Jeff Fioravanti is an expressive realist painter, who offers to the viewer works of art that are not only representations of the subject, but images of mood and feeling, that entice and stimulate the viewer to make an emotional and personal connection to each piece.
Jeff, a champion and friend to the preservation of America, is a technically sound and gifted artist, who has shown his talents in regional, national and international juried and invitation only exhibitions including “Paint the Parks – 2010” a traveling exhibit of paintings of America’s National Parks, and “Pastels by Invitation 2010, 2011 2012, 2013 2014 & 2015”, Chatham, MA., resulting in many top honors and awards as a participant in these shows. Included in his awards/honors are: “3rd Place Landscape/Interior category – 12th Annual Pastel 100 Competition, sponsored by the Pastel Journal magazine”,“Best of America Pastel Artists, Volume II”, “Best Of Worldwide Charcoal, Pastel & Pencil Artists Vol. I”, “Who’s Who in American Art”, “Who’s Who in America”, the Richeson Pastel Award and the PSA Award, at the “It’s Pastel” 2009 National Juried Pastel Exhibition, sponsored by the Pastel Society of New Hampshire, the “Dick Neuville Memorial Award” at the 16th Annual Pastel Painter’s of Maine international juried exhibit, “Dick Blick Award” at the 14th Annual Pastel Painter’s of Maine international juried exhibit, the “Terry Ludwig Gold Award” at the 7th Annual Pastel Painter’s of Maine national juried exhibition, the “Michael Allen Company Award: Best in Show” at the 7th annual “Renaissance in Pastel” national Juried exhibition, sponsored by the Connecticut Pastel Society, “First Runner-Up” at the Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod’s 5th annual national Juried exhibition, the “Olympian Corporation Award” at the “Pastels USA”, national Juried exhibition, sponsored by the Pastel Society of the West Coast, “Best in Show, Pastels” at the ArtsAround Boston national Juried exhibition, and is a two time finalist (Landscape division 2002 / 2009) in the “Pastel 100”, juried competition of top pastel artists from around the world, sponsored by “Pastel Journal Magazine.”
Jeff has judged exhibitions including the 8th annual, “Renaissance in Pastel”, and has been featured in such publications as, National Geographic The Civil War: A Traveler’s Guide (February 2016), Pastel Journal (April 2011), Best of America – Pastels II (Kennedy Publications 2009), American Artist Magazine (November 2005), and Pastel Artist International, (May/June/July 2000) in their prestigious section: “Masters of Pastel Artists of the World, USA Showcase.”
Jeff is an IAPS/MC (International Association of Pastel Societies/Master Circle) recipient and a member of several national pastel societies, with the added distinction/honor of “Signature Artist Member” in the prestigious and world renowned Pastel Society of America (New York, N.Y.), as well as The Connecticut Pastel Society (Meriden, CT.) Pastel Society of New Hampshire (Derry, NH), the Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod (Barnstable, MA.) and in 2014 The Pastel Painters of Maine (Kennebunk, ME). Jeff’s work is currently held in many corporate and private collections throughout the US and Europe, as well as in the permanent collection of the Cape Ann Historical Museum.
Jeff is a member of the Saugus High School Athletic Hall of Fame and currently resides in Lynn, Massachusetts.