John McCartin, Bruce Lawes, Sam Hall, Tomas Castano And Peter Goodhall Named Best Landscape Realists Of American Art Awards, 2014, Highlight Hollywood EXCLUSIVE

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Painters, photographers, sculptors and digital artists from 51 countries entered online art in www.AmericanArtAwards.com which was scored by 25 renown American galleries. Highlight Hollywood has thus far revealed winning artists (one category at a time, daily) in 34 of the 50 categories of the 2014 American Art Awards. Today we reveal winners in Category 35 – Realism Landscape, won by artists in Australia, Canada, United Kingdom and Spain.
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1ST PLACE winner JOHN MCCARTIN began full time painting in 2002 and is now internationally recognized as one of the world’s finest artists. Since January 2014 he has won over 20 major international art awards, catapulting him from relative obscurity to international acclaim and subsequently has been approached by a number of leading galleries in the United States and Europe.
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McCartin is currently a member of Master Painters Of The World, a group of artists hand-picked from those considered the best fine artists working in the world today. With no formal training McCartin has continued to develop his craft through constant practice combined with a thorough study of the work of many great artists who inspire him, displaying great versatility in his ability to work effectively in most mediums and genres to capture a very diverse range of subjects.
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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.
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Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett
Photographs are Courtesy: AAA
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