Although James Fiorentino started painting sports celebrities to obtain their autographs, autographs are now requested of him nationwide. Prestigious companies, galleries, museums, politicians, athletes, and entertainment personalities have commissioned James. James has worked with Yogi Berra, Cal Ripken Jr., Mickey Mantle, Ted Williams, Greg LeMond, and many contemporary athletes. His artistic ability has evolved into more than just a childhood hobby.
James has painted and illustrated hundreds of intricately developed works in watercolor and oils since he was a young child. Like many artists, Fiorentino enjoyed painting at an early age; however, his talents displayed a unique maturity for someone so young. While others his age were coloring rough images, his mother Jackie noticed that he could draw fully developed anatomy at the age of three. He was recognized as a prodigy and has been prolific ever since. Included in his diverse collection are photo-realistic portraits ranging from sports figures and celebrities to everyday life, most recently adding neo-expressionism to his portfolio.
James is considered one of the most unique artists of the twentieth century. His skill embodies a compelling sense of realism....
Wild Creatures: Protecting Endangered Wildlife for 40 Years exhibit: D & R Greenway Trust
D&R Greenway, 1 Preservation Place, Princeton, NJ 08540 - January 29 - March 21
D&R Greenway Land Trust is central New Jersey's nonprofit land preservation organization. Some of the proceeds of sales of original artwork will benefit the Trust.James Fiorentino will be exhibiting some of his original wildlife artwork along with other selected artists at the gallery which is located inside a circa 1900's restored barn that is also home to D&R Greenway Land Trust. The show will be curated by Diana Moore. The show dates are January 29 - March 21 with an opening reception from 5:30-7:30 on January 31...
Renowned Portrait, Sports & Wildlife Artist Works on Exhibit in Bernardsville
Bernardsville , New Jersey - JANUARY 2 - March 2, 2014
Nationally acclaimed sports and wildlife artist James Fiorentino will display his finest works of sports art from Thursday, January 2, 2014 through Sunday, March 2, 2014 at Studio 7 Fine Art Gallery, 5 Morristown Road in Bernardsville, New Jersey. Studio 7 is open Wednesday to Saturday from 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. The Artist’s Reception is scheduled for Friday, January 10, 2014 from 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M....