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Dominique Medici: Emerging

Dominique Medici: Emerging

NEW EXHIBITION!

DOMINIQUE MEDICI: Emerging

Presented by Chelsea Classical Studio School of Fine Art

Thursday, October 20 – Sunday, October 30, 2016

Gallery Hours:
October 21-30, 2016  12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Opening Reception
Thursday, October 20, 2016  6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Chelsea Classical Studio
528 West 26th Street (Between 10th and 11th ave)
Suite #415, New York City, NY  10001

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Dominique Medici is a NYC-based artist specializing in both Egg tempera and Oil painting. She studied in London and has exhibited internationally, including Art in Action, Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Christies Young Artist Exhibition and the Society of Portrait Painters. She was a semi finalist in 2006 Outwin Boochevor Portrait Completion and recently received an honorable mention in the 2014 Portrait Society of America members show and honorable mention for portraiture during Oil Painters of America’s 24th Annual National Juried Show and the Margaret Dole Award at the Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club 118th Annual Exhibition . Dominique has undertaken numerous international portrait commissions and her work in displayed in many private collections throughout Europe and the US, including Hugh Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness. Dominique has a passion for teaching and has taught extensively both privately and publicly.

“I love working from life with direct observation because it is tangible and concrete. However, there is something that lies behind the obvious, a sense of mystery and wonder. Whether it is the model in the studio, a stream in woods or a crowded downtown scene, life has a sparkle and shimmer. I love connecting with that and trying to get an expression of it directly in my work. I am always searching for a quality of stillness in my work. There is a profound and serene joy that washes over when the boundary between subject and object is lost. My hope is that my viewers get a sense of this when looking at my work”—Dominique Medici

http://dominiquemedici.com

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Max Ginsburg: The Realities of Our Times

Oil on canvas 50in x 72in 2010 - I had decided to use my studio's natural sky light directly on the models again, as I did in my Torture Abu-Ghraib painting. This gave a more solid three-dimensional look to the forms in contrast to the flatter look of candid photography, although the candid shots have other redeeming qualities. I based this composition on my observation of people waiting for New York City buses. Of course each model brings his or her own personality into the mix. The location for my background was 96th Street near Broadway in Manhattan.

Oil on canvas 50in x 72in 2010 – I had decided to use my studio’s natural sky light directly on the models again, as I did in my Torture Abu-Ghraib painting. This gave a more solid three-dimensional look to the forms in contrast to the flatter look of candid photography, although the candid shots have other redeeming qualities. I based this composition on my observation of people waiting for New York City buses. Of course each model brings his or her own personality into the mix. The location for my background was 96th Street near Broadway in Manhattan.

NEW EXHIBITION!

MAX GINSBURG: The Realities of Our Times

An exhibition of ten recent major works from Artist Max Ginsburg
Presented by Chelsea Classical Studio School of Fine Art

Saturday, September 24 – Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Gallery Hours:
Monday – Sunday, 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Opening Reception
Saturday, September 24, 2016 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Highline Loft Gallery
508 West 26th Street (Between 10th and 11th ave)
Suite 5G, New York City, NY  10001

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Since 1953, Max Ginsburg has exhibited extensively in public venues and galleries, won various awards, and his paintings are part of many museums and private collections. In the years 1980-2004, Max was a prominent illustrator for major publications. Long admired as a teacher, Max taught from 1960-1982 at H. S. Art & Design, 1984-2000 at the School of Visual Arts, 2008-present at the Art Students League and has conducted many workshops around the U.S. and abroad. In 2011 he published his book, Max Ginsburg – Retrospective.

AWARDS

The William Draper Grant
Portrait Society of America, Portrait Painting Competition, 2015

Solo Exhibition
ArtRage Gallery in Syracuse, NY, 2014

Gold Medal Award
California Art Club for Life Time Achievement in the Arts, 2013

Best In Show
Art Renewal Center on line Competition, 2011

Retrospective Solo Exhibition
The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH, 2011

Retrospective Solo Exhibition
The Salmagundi Club, New York, NY, 2011

http://maxginsburg.com
http://maxginsburgillustration.com