In CATEGORY 365, REALISM – LANDSCAPE WITH LIFE: The most awarded painter this year and last, Australia’s John McCartin, took four places in this category: 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 5th. Tying John for 3rd Place was American Lindsey Kustusch. Another American, John Buxton, took 4th. Tying John for 5th was Lithuania’s Karolis Greiciunas. Galleries also loved Mukseh Thapa of India, giving him 6th Place here and 9 awards total.”
2016 AMERICAN ART AWARDS WINNING ARTISTS FOR CATEGORY 36. REALISM – LANDSCAPE WITH LIFE:
1ST PLACE: JOHN MCCARTIN, AUSTRALIA, www.johnmccartin-artist.com, “Morning Mood” 70x 100cm Oil.
2ND PLACE: JOHN MCCARTIN, AUSTRALIA, www.johnmccartin-artist.com, “Don’t Fence Me In” 60 x 80cm Oil.
3RD – TIE: LINDSEY KUSTUSCH, USA, www.lindseykustusch.com, “Pike & 7th” 20 x 30″ Oil, panel.
3RD – TIE: JOHN MCCARTIN, AUSTRALIA, www.johnmccartin-artist.com, “Grazing Beneath the Old Gum” 40 x 50cm Oil.
4TH PLACE: JOHN BUXTON, USA, www.buxtonart.com, “A Brief Delay At The Wall” 32 x 40″ Oil on linen.
5TH – TIE: KAROLIS GREICIUNAS, LITHUANIA, www.realisticdrawings.weebly.com, “Auto Realism Painting” 42 x 59.4 cm Acrylic on paper.
5TH – TIE: JOHN MCCARTIN, AUSTRALIA, www.johnmccartin-artist.com, “Moovin’ on a Sunny Afternoon” 60 x 80cm Oil.
6TH PLACE: MUKESH THAPA, INDIA, www.mukeshthapaart.com, “The Silent Friend” 34 x 29.5″ Oil
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 color 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
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