Americo Makk was an internationally acclaimed master painter, and portrait artist of two United
States Presidents. He used a unique personal blend of impressionism and realism to create his
signature style, which is evident in the legacy he left behind. His wide array of paintings include,
but are certainly not limited to, powerful scenes of city life, character studies, western paintings, and
Over the past six decades, the importance of Americo Makk’s work has been recognized with numerous awards and honors, including the American Ecclesiastic Award, European Banner of the Arts, Oscar d’Italia, Alfred Nobel Medal for Peace from the Einstein International Academy Foundation, and Outstanding Achievement Award for Western Paintings from the American Biographical Institute.
In 2013 he was awarded a Gold Medal from the Hungarian Prime Minister for his donation of 13 murals accurately depicting Hungarian history, personally given to him in Hawaiꞌi by the Consul General.
Paintings by Americo have been the focus of major public exhibitions, including the U.S. Senate Rotunda in Washington, D.C., and Carnegie International Center in New York. His work has also been exhibited in numerous other galleries and museums spanning the United States, France, Spain, Austria, Switzerland, Monaco, Hungary, Brazil, Canada, and Japan.