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TheMountainStudio.com - Joel Iskowitz Fine Art illustration
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"Art is a lie, which reveals the truth." Picasso

"I am a realistic, narrative artist, which plainly stated, means that I tell stories with pictures." Joel has painted covers for nearly every major publisher,with paintings in the permanent collections of the USAF Art Collection, NASA and the Museum of American Illustration. His artwork has been exhibited at the White House, the Capitol, the Pentagon, the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery ,The New York Historical Society Museum , The Historical Foundation of Brévands, France and the Abraham Lincoln Home and Presidential Library in Springfield, Illinois. He has have created well over 2000 stamps for some 40 separate nations.Joel has illustrated more than a dozen children's books, and has painted the portraits of Royals, Political Leaders, celebrated individuals from Nobel Laureates to film stars. Over 50 of his designs have been selected for minting by the United States Mint, including sixteen Congressional Gold Medals. "I take pride in covering everything from the Pope to Popeye. Everything under the sun and beyond has a fascinating story that I love to tell with images." In 2014 Joel was elected to the Hunter College Hall of Fame. In 2015 the Honorable John Glenn nominated Joel to receive the National Medal of the Arts.

RECENT CLIENTS
NASA / USAF
Signature Art Medals
American Numismatic Association
The Bradford Group
Major League Baseball
UNITED STATES MINT

AWARDS
Portfolios.com Award
D and AD
New York Festivals
NOAA Space Philately Award
A Design Award-Design Excellence ,Italy
Nine USAF Art Citations
2 COTY awards The United States nominee for 2008. Most Artistic Design
International Design Bronze Prize 2011International Winners Circle Awards,Artslant and Aplied A
Hunter College Hall of Fame
SPECIALIZATIONS
Advertising
Animals
Children
Editions
Fine Art/Limited Editions
Logos
People
Portrait
Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Watercolor
Murals,realism,classic, coin design

SOFTWARE
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Photoshop

 
 
PORTFOLIO CATEGORY:
Illustrator
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Professional
MEMBER SINCE:
February 21, 2003