Art That Tells A Story: The Fine Art, Illustrations, & Designs of Joel Iskowitz

The Mountain Studio

 Award-Winning Designer & Illustrator

In every design and illustration, I feel it is my job to evoke a narrative or tell a story. As a coin and medal designer, this means I get to tell the stories of some of the greatest people to ever live while staying grounded in historic fact. Feel free to get in touch with me or The Mountain Studio for more about available artwork or commissions.

Elephants Painting Gentlemen Sitting American Heroes


International Design Award Gold Medal 2016
(for Design of the Congressional Gold Medal Given to the Borinqueneers - May 2016)

Certificate of Excellence from the"A Design Award Committee Based in Milan
(for Design of the 50th Anniversary of the 1964 World's Fair Medal - April 2015)

2008 Silver Medal In Corporate Illustration at the International Creative Shake Competition
(for Design for Numismatic Association's Presidential Award)

2010 United States COTY Nominee for Most Artistic Coin
(for Reverse Design of the American Platinum Eagle Coin)

About the Artist

 Joel Iskowitz, has earned a reputation for creating fine art with a classic, timeless sensibility. As a versatile illustrator and designer, he creates drawings, paintings, designs for coins, medals, and stamps. He has also created large scale puplic artwork such as murals. With his ability to capture the human side of  historic achievements and accomplishments, his work is represented in several prominent museums, throughout the United States and Europe.

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47 E Market Street, Rhinebeck, NY 12572

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