Tuesdays, October 31 - December 5 from 9 am - 12 pm
This course will teach students how to compose compelling compositions and develop paintings that interpret the ever-changing light and color of the landscape. Class sessions will be held in the studio using photo references. Students will explore many painting techniques and methods. Class demonstrations will be provided, but the emphasis will be on individual instruction to encourage the students’ own sense of personal expression.
This course is open to all levels.
About the Artist: Michael Viera
Michael Viera, a Connecticut native was born in 1973. He studied at the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts in Old Lyme CT, where he received a BFA in painting in 1996. Michael received his Masters of Fine Art in Painting from The New York Academy of Art in 2001. Mr. Viera has awards from the National Arts Club, New York and The New Haven Paint and Clay Club, where his work is part of their permanent collection. Working with both Figurative Narrative and in Landscape, Michael emotes depth of space and mood through selective brushwork and illuminating glazes. His paintings have been described as “reserved intensity, unique in style that incorporates haunting light and depth of texture with clean geometric compositions.” Michael’s work has been shown at Gerald Peter’s Gallery, New York and Santa Fe, NM. His most recent solo exhibition was at Peter Marcelle Project, Southampton, NY. Michael is represented by MM Fine Art, NY.