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Joel Iskowitz

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Untainted Joy, 2012 Pencil,pen and Ink 11" X 17" © Joel Iskowitz The Mountain Studio
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The Other Side of the Coin, 5/8/11 Alkyd,oil and Acrylic on Canvass 96''x 38" © Joel Iskowitz
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Inspiration of the Lincoln Cent, 2009 Color Pencil and Aquarelle 23"x28" © Joel Iskowitz
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Directorates of Vision, 4/14/09 Oil on Canvas 96"x46" © Joel Iskowitz
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First Around the World Flight 1924 #2, 2009 Oil on Canvas 32 X 40 X 2 Inches © Joel Iskowitz
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Inspiration of the Lincoln Cent, 2009 Color Pencil and Aquarelle 23 X 35 Inches © Joel Iskowitz
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Rendezvous With Destiny, 2009 Oil 34'x48" © Joel Iskowitz
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Queen Mum, 1998 Limited Edition Archival Print. Ed. of 30 (color Pencil) 14"x17" © Joel Iskowitz
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Ghandi, 1998 Color Pencil and Aquarelle 20'x30' © Joel Iskowitz
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Bobby Jones, 2002 Color Pencil and Aquarelle © Joel Iskowitz
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I'll Be Seeing You, 2012 Oil on Canvas 32"46" © william Gaurnere and Sons
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Journey For Peace, September 2012 Pencil 10" Round © Joel Iskowitz The Mountain Studio
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The Daughter of God, 6/12 Pencil and Pen and Ink © Joel Iskowitz The Mountain Studio
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The Humanities, 6/7/13 Pencil © Joel Iskowitz The Mountain Studio
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The Humanities, 6/7/13 Pencil © joel Iskowitz The Mountain Studio
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Edgar Allen Poe, 6/6/14 Charcoal, Pastel 11"x14" © Joel Iskowitz The Mountain Studio
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The Honorable John H.Glenn Jr., 2015 Color Pencil 11"x17" © Joel Iskowitz The Mountain Studio
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Lincoln Funeral Sesquicentennial, May 2,2015
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
The Bronx, New York
Birth year
1946
Lives in
Woodstock, N.Y.
Works in
Woodstock, N.Y.
Representing galleries
Victory Art Gallery, Signature Art Medals, Inc.
Tags
government realism traditional realism painting, figurative
Statement

Joel Iskowitz is one of few living artists to have had  his artwork displayed in the Pentagon, the Capitol and the White House. He has created artwork for three decades that has graced the covers of books, periodicals, journals, public spaces, coins and postage stamps worldwide. He is also an active United States Air Force (USAF) artist and has a number of oils in the USAF permanent collection. Mr. Iskowitz has been invited twice to document Space Shuttle missions and his artwork is on permanent display at the NASA Kennedy Space Center Museum. He is the designer of both obverse and reverse of the New Frontier Congressional Gold Medal which will be presented to the Apollo11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins,  Buzz Aldrin and Mercury astronaut John Glenn, later this year by the leadership of Congress in the Rotunda of the Capitol. Mr. Iskowitz's work has been featured in many international journals; including profiles of his numismatic and philatelic art in CoinAGE Magazine; Watercolor Magazine  American Artist Magazine , Smithsonian Profiles; and his murals have been featured in Exhibit Builder Magazine. He has been awarded both bronze and silver medals for his corporate illustrations and grand-scale public art in Portfolios.com international competitions . His design for the American Numismatic Association’s Presidential Award won the 2008 silver medal in corporate illustration in the International Creative Shake competition. His design for the District of Columbia quarter dollar reverse was displayed at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History and his design for the reverse of the “Illinois”  2009 Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Cent is displayed in the  Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum and the New York Historical Society Museum. A recently completed mural which chronicles the history of aviation technology has been installed at the Pentagon at the Entry to the Department of the Air Force. A full scale gicleé of this work is on display at Wright – Patterson AFB. His most recent large scale painting will be installed in Airman's Hall,the Pentagon and won international recognition in Artslant's Showcase 2011. Mr. Iskowitz has also received the National Oceanic and Philatelic Society citation for his contributions to Space Philately.His obverse design for the Louis Braille Silver Dollar flew aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis on it's mission to service the Hubble Telescope. He continues to present his artwork in illustrated lectures at universities and professional organizations, including the Fashion Institute of Technology, Syracuse University, Marywood College,The Society of Illustrators, Fordham University, Montclaire State University, Hunter College, the American Numismatic Association, and the New York Numismatic Club. In May of this year he was inducted into the Hunter College Hall of Fame.

This fall Mr. Iskowitz's work will be featured at Heritage Auction Galleries Inc.in Dallas and in January at SWANN GALLERIES, INC. NewYork.

 

UNITED STATES MINT Design Credits

2011 Gettysburg Quarter dollar(reverse)

2011 New Frontier Congressional Gold Medal(obverse)

2011 New Frontier Congressional Gold Meda(reverse)

 

2011 Infantry Commemorative Silver $1 Coin

 

2011 Army Commemorative Gold $5 Coin (obverse)

 

2011 Soldiers of WWII Nisei Congressional Gold Medal (0bverse)

 

2011 Eliza Johnson First Spouse Gold Coin(obverse)

 

2011 American Eagle Platinum coin (reverse) Domestic Tranquility 

 

2011 Medal of Honor Commemorative Gold Coin( reverse)

 

2010 WASP Congressional Gold Medal (obverse)

 

2010 Mary Lincoln First Spouse Gold Coin (reverse)

 

2009 Lincoln Bicentennial Cent reverse,(3rd aspect)

 

2009 First Spouse Julia Tyler reverse

 

2009 First Spouse Julia Tyler obverse

 

2009 District of Columbia Quarter reverse

 

2009 Louis Braille Commemorative Silver obverse

 

2008 American Eagle Platinum reverse (Judicial Branch)

 

2008 Arizona State Quarter Dollar reverse

 

2008 Presidential $1 Andrew Jackson obverse

 

2008 Presidential $1 Martin Van Buren obverse

 

2008 First Spouse Elizabeth Monroe obverse

 

2008 Bald Eagle Commemorative silver obverse 2008 Arizona Quarter reverse

 

2007 First Spouse Dolley Madison reverse

 

2007 First Spouse Dolley Madison reverse

 

2007 Presidential $1 John Adams obverse

 

2007 Presidential $1 James Madison obverse

 

2006 American Eagle Platinum (Legislative Branch) reverse