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148 King St. E. Stoney Creek, Ontario, Canada

 

Tuesday to Saturday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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905-664-5049

 

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Josh Tiessen is an international award-winning artist from Stoney Creek, Ontario, Canada. Considered one of the world's top ten prodigy artists (Huffington Post) and the only known male art prodigy in North America (Dr. J. Ruthsatz, global prodigy expert). Tiessen was juried in as the youngest member of International Guild of Realism among foremost realist artists from around the world, Artists for Conservation and Society of Animal Artists, elite groups of the top nature and wildlife artists worldwide. Art Renewal Center USA designated him Associate Living Master, and Jonathan LeVine Projects chose him as First Place Winner out of 2000 artists in their international competition "Search for the Next Great Artist."

Mentored by masters like acclaimed Canadian artist Robert Bateman, Tiessen has exhibited his work for the past 13 years in over 100 exhibitions including the National Gallery of Canada and prominent galleries in the United States. He has sold over 90 original works and hundreds of limited edition giclée prints to private and corporate Canadian and international collectors. 

 

Featured upwards to 200 times in the press and media, speaking and teaching at 60 venues, making 90 invited art donations to charitable organizations, and establishing his own Arts for a Change Foundation, Tiessen has garnered over 60 awards and honours including IGOR Creative Achievement, Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and Canada's Top 20 Under 20 for his artistic accomplishment and philanthropic work.  

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In spite of this early success, Tiessen humbly acknowledges that his artistic talent is a gift from God. The interaction between the natural world and manmade structures is a particular interest, often giving rise to metaphors, which highlight truth, beauty and the longing for ultimate restoration in the world.

REVIEWS

 

EVENTS

10th Anniversary Josh Tiessen Studio Gallery Open House

November 22-24, 2019, 1-5pm • Stoney Creek, ON • New Originals & Prints • Bring a food bank donation to enter draw for book, "Josh Tiessen: A Decade of Inspiration"

Mini Solo Exhibition: "Streams in the Wasteland II" • Corey Helford Gallery

December 14, 2019 - January 18, 2020 • Los Angeles, CA

Seven Artist Show • Rehs Contemporary Gallery

May 2020 • New York, NY

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