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Houston Astros’ José Altuve accepted this James Fiorentino original

During a recent home game on-field ceremony honoring Altuve with the prestigious Latino MVP for his outstanding 2017 season.

Watercolor Painting by James Fiorentino presented to Latino MVP Award Winner Gary Sanchez

by Latino Sports Writers & Broadcasters Association on the field at Yankee Stadium following the Hispanic Heritage 28th Annual Latino Awards Ceremony, which was held at nearby Giovanni’s Restaurant.Sanchez was awarded the prestigious award during a Hispanic Heritage Month community awards event at a restaurant walking distance from the stadium, but unfortunately could not attend. For the full story, read here:

LT. GENERAL JOHN A. TOOLAN. (Retired Marines) Painted by artist James Fiorentino and presented to Toolan at a Special Dinner honoring Legacy of WWII Hero John Basilone.

James’s artwork was presented to Gio Gonzales, pitcher for the Washington Nationals for winning the 2017 Latino Sports MVP  NL Pitcher of the Year.

Gio was blown away by the painting and could not stop talking about it.

August 26, 2018-Citifield, NYC

Francisco Lindor presented James Fiorentino original artwork for Latino Sports MVP in Puerto Rico

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James Fiorentino on set at GMA with Michael Strahan

James presented Giants Hall of Famer and Good Morning America Host Michael Strahan an original painting in his back offices after the show. 


James presents Vice President a portrait at Drew University

Presenting Vice President Biden 44 with portrait at Drew University last week.

Left to right: MaryAnn Baenninger, President, Drew University, Thomas Kean
Former Governor of New Jersey, Joe Biden, Former U.S. Vice President, and James Fiorentino

James Fiorentino's “Snow Leopard” will be featured in the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation DSWF Wildlife Artist of the Year Exhibition 2018

MallGalleries - Tuesday, 1st May – Sunday, 6th May, 2018

Put the date in your diary and don’t miss out on this fabulous wildlife experience at one of London’s most prestigious art galleries.

Where: Mall Galleries, London SW1
When: Wednesday May 2nd – Sunday May 6 (PV Tuesday May 1st by invitation)
Opening hours:
Wednesday to Friday – 10am to 5pm
Saturday – 10am to 4pm
Sunday – 10am – 1pm

with David Shepherd Wildlife Art



James painting “Barred Owl” was selected to the 5th Annual Juried Highlands Art and Photography exhibition will feature a selection of works featuring landscapes, flora, fauna, natural, cultural and/or historic resources of the Highlands of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut. For more information on the show please visit 


Award Winners for 2017 AFC Exhibit

Vancouver, BC CANADA - August 26, 2017 - Artists for Conservation (AFC) is pleased to announce the award winners of the tenth annual AFC Exhibit to be held this fall in Vancouver, BC. The awards include five AFC Medals of Excellence, which recognizes at least five outstanding artworks in the exhibit, and an Environmental Statement Award. AFC has also created a new Best in Show Award this year, in recognition of the highest scoring artwork by the jury panel in the annual exhibit. James Fiorentino for his painting, “Portait of a Bighorn Sheep”

latino sports mvp - July 2017

James created a painting of Cardinals All Star Catcher Yadier Molina to celebrate his Latino MVP award through Latino Sports. The original artwork was  given to Yadier at Citi Field when he was in town to play the New York Mets. James has painted many legendary players for Latino Sports over the past ten years.


Larry Holmes Heart of a Legend Golf Outing-July 2017

This 30 x 40 original painting was created for Larry Holmes celebrating the heavyweight Champs career. Limited edition signed giclees are available to benefit his  Heart of a Legend charity. I unveiled this at Larry's home at their annual golf outing.

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The Raptor Trust of New Jersey -The Len Soucy Memorial Lecture Series

Pulitzer-Prize nominated author, conservationist and ornithologist Scott Weidensaul spoke on the migration of Snowy Owls on the East Coat of North America. A founder of Project SNOWstorm which tracks Snowy Owls, James created a painting to help raise money for the Raptor Trust. Once of the owls, Amishtown was featured in the painting which was created into thirty limited edition giclees signed by James and Scott.


 Hanging out with Al Roker  -May 2017

Had a chance  to meet Al Roker at his office in 30 Rock. I presented him with an original painting of himself with his rescue dog Pepper. The artwork will go into a book on amazing rescue animals and their owners stories. All profits from the books sales will be dedicated to helping homeless animals worldwide.


The Society Of Animal Artists

I have been selected to participate in my third Annual Exhibition with the Society of Animal Artists and have been promoted to Signature status. My "Lined Seahorse" original will be in display this Fall at the Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum in Oradell,  New Jersey. 

My 9 x 12 original, “Brown Bear Fishing” will be featured at The Nature Art Museum in Gloucester , England this Summer through the Society of Animal Artists Members show and sale.

I am also very proud to announce my painting “ Portrait of a Bighorn Sheep”  will be on display at the Trailside Galleries in Jackson, Wyoming August 1-31, 2017.