JOSH TIESSEN AFC, IGOR, SAA, ARC Associate Living Master
International award-winning artist, was named among top ten prodigy artists worldwide (Huffington Post), the only known male art prodigy in North America (Dr. J. Ruthsatz). Mentored by masters like Robert Bateman, Tiessen’s numerous exhibitions include The National Gallery, exhibiting for the past eleven years from Toronto GTA to Niagara Region and throughout the United States. His work appears in private and corporate collections worldwide as the youngest member of International Guild of Realism (IGOR), Artists for Conservation (AFC) and Society of Animal Artists (SAA). Now recognized as an “Associate Living Master” by Art Renewal Center (ARC), his many awards include the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, IGOR Creative Achievement and First Place Winner of international “Search for the Next Great Artist” chosen from over 2000 artists around the world. Often in the media, Tiessen makes frequent art donations, volunteers in the arts community, and is a sought-after speaker and teacher.
Artist Website – www.joshtiessen.com