2016 AMERICAN ART AWARDS WINNING ARTISTS FOR CATEGORY 17 FLORAL – REALISM:
1ST PLACE: JOHN MCCARTIN, AUSTRALIA, www.johnmccartin-artist.com, “Summer Rose” 60 x 80cm Oil.
2ND PLACE: ED ROBERTS, USA, www.edrobertsart.com, “In The Spotlight” 26 x 48″ Acrylic on panel.
3RD PLACE: JOHN MCCARTIN, AUSTRALIA, www.johnmccartin-artist.com, “Silver Jug and Roses” 27 x 27cm Oil.
4TH PLACE: RON WALDECK, SOUTH AFRICA, www.ronwaldeck.com, “Insect Attack, No Deterrent To Beauty – Iris Unguicularis” 400 x 535mm Acrylic on board.
5TH – TIE: ELAINE RUETTIGER, USA, www.elaineruettiger.com, “Anthuriums” 10 x 20″ Oil.
5TH – TIE: MARNEY-ROSE EDGE, CANADA, www.marneyroseedge.com, “Jubilation” 48 x 31″ Watercolor.
6TH – TIE: DANGUOLE SERSTINSKAJA, LITHUANIA, www.petdrawings.net, “Poppies” 12 x 16″ Pastel on mat.
6TH – TIE: LORRAINE DIETRICH, CANADA, www.lorrainedietrich.com, “Serenade“ 22 x 15” Watercolor.
BIO ON 1ST PLACE WINNER JOHN MCCARTIN:
Commencing full time painting in 2002, John has recently been catapulted from relative obscurity to international acclaim as one of the world’s finest artists.
In 2014 he received over 25 MAJOR INTERNATIONAL ART AWARDS and is acknowledged as a master artist by many of the world’s leading artists and galleries. That number of awards has increased to over 50.
John was recently invited to exhibit with Settlers West Gallery and Trailside Galleries, two leading galleries in the United States and was hand-picked from those considered the best fine artists working in the world today to become an exhibiting member of MASTER PAINTERS OF THE WORLD.
John is able to work effectively in most mediums to capture a very diverse range of subjects of adept painter in landscapes, seascapes, floral/still life, human figure/portraits and animals. Visually striking and convincing representations of the real thing, his works have great beauty and intense realism, designed to stir the heart and lift the soul. His masterful use of colour and tone create a powerful illusion of space, light and atmosphere. These qualities combined with John’s keen powers of observation and passionate response to an inexhaustible array of subjects, sets him apart from other artists. His works can be found in private and corporate collections worldwide and in the following galleries: • John McCartin Fine Art Gallery: Hahndorf, South Australia • Morpeth Gallery: Hunter Valley, NSW • Trailside Galleries: Jackson, Wyoming and Scottsdale, Arizona • Settlers West Gallery: Tucson, Arizona • Gallery France: Beynac et Cazenac, Dordogne, France • New Masters Gallery: Carmel, California. USA.
SEE MORE OF MCCARTIN’S WORK HERE: www.johnmccartin-artist.com
ARTISTS CAN ENTER FOR 2017 HERE: www.AmericanArtAwards.com