ABOUT THIS COURSE:
John A. Varriano will guide you through this time-honored tradition that was practiced by all of the masters we will be studying. This interactive class will analyze the portrait and human figure in terms of masses, planes and construction lines. Students will be asked to make copies of lesson plates and master drawings. The class will combine lecture, demonstrations, and critiques of students’ works.
Suitable for all levels, no experience necessary! Ages 16+
Deadline for registration is 24 hours before the first class. For Zoom links and other important information about this course, please check your student dashboard.
Wednesdays, April 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2023
10:00 – 11:00 AM
$126 for four consecutive classes
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
John A. Varriano is an award-winning representational painter. He has exhibited extensively and has won numerous awards, including an Honorable Mention in the 2014 Portrait Society of America Member’s Competition, Best in Show at the UCJF’s 2010 Fall for Art Show, and the National Art League’s 2011 Annual Exhibit, the Sanford Grumbacher Gold Medal, the Alfred and Mary Crimi Award, and the Guilia Palermo Award at the Audubon Artists Exhibit, NY. He was one of 20 artists chosen out of thousands to participate in the 2012 International Fine Art Exhibit in Chelsea, and was selected in 2012, 2013 and 2014 for the Hudson Valley Artists Association Annual Exhibition. Varriano studied at the Art Students League with Frank Mason and Gustav Rehberger. He currently teaches at the Art Students League of New York as well as at the Art Center of Northern New Jersey. He is represented by Mark Gruber Gallery in New Paltz, NY.