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The Sara Twomey Gallery - Isle of Dogs, London.
Known for his images of elegance, Joel Spector who was born in Havana, Cuba, came to the United States at the age of twelve and currently lives in New Milford, CT with his wife, Rowena and four children, Max, Ari, Jacob and Saskia. He graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology and attended the Art Students League and received his MFA at WCSU in 2005.
Joel started out in the field of fashion illustration then moved on to general illustration and has been working on well-known accounts throughout the years. His work has been published in books, childrenís books, magazines, newspapers, advertising and annual reports.
Honors include; Award winner at the 2013 and the 2011 International Portrait Competition in Atlanta, GA; award winner in the Artistís Magazine 2011 Competition; Gold Medal awards from Pastel Society of America, Society of Illustrators awards, Portrait Society of America, Oil Painters of America and Best in Show at the Kent Art Association.
His work has been shown at the New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT; Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, CT and various galleries. He has been featured in Artistís Magazine, American Art Collectors Magazine, Best of Pastels II, International Artist Magazine and various international magazines. Japanese television produced a documentary showing his vibrant methodical illustration process. And he has created murals for Norwegian Cruise Lines in addition to illustration.
Joel is sought out to paint commissioned portraits and his portrait work has been included in the National Arts Club, New York, NY; the Players Club, New York, NY and in many prominent collections. He has taught at the Fashion Institute of Technology, Wooster Community Center for the Arts, Art League of Long Island, SCAN and at Western Connecticut State University. Joel is always happy to discuss commissions with clients. For further details please contact his agent at Whitepeaks Fine Art Ltd on +44 (0) 1629 732825.