has been painting portraits professionally for six decades.
She was born of French parents in Roxbury, Connecticut and worked
as a young artist in the studio of her uncle who was a well-known
sculptor. Her later training included the National Academy and
the Art Students League in New York. For many years she has
traveled extensively as one of the countrys busiest artists.
The Rockefellers, Weickers, Pillsburys and Doubledays are included
among her many prominent clients.
of Sydney, Australia, has works in the permanent collection
of The National Portrait Gallery of Australia and is on the
Official Artists' register at Parliament House Canberra. He
has painted former Prime Ministers, former Australian Governor
General Sir William Deane as well as other dignitaries and celebrities
both at home and abroad. He has painted many portraits in the
to see a selection of Paul Newton portraits.
is research director of the John Singer Sargent Catalogue
Richard Ormond, formerly director
of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, is an independent
art historian. He is the co-author of books on Sargent, Landseer,
Winterhalter and Lord Leighton. He is a great-nephew of John
|| John Howard Sanden
has been, for over thirty years, one of Americas best
known portrait artists. He is the author of five books on portrait
painting. In 1994 he was the first recipient of the John Singer
Sargent Medal for Lifetime Achievement from the American Society
of Portrait Artists. In 2005, he received the Portrait Brokers
of America Lifetime Achievement Award.
to see a selection of Sanden portraits.
has painted commissioned portraits for fifteen years, following
a seventeen-year career as a health care executive in Phoenix,
Arizona. In addition to her painting schedule, she is an active
portrait instructor, teaching both portrait painting and business
skills. Chris is the author of Painting Beautiful Skin Tones
with Color and Light.
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||Nancy Malkin Stember
paints traditional portraits in oil and pastel. Born and educated
in New York City, she graduated from the High School of Music
and Art, received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Cooper
Union School of Art and Architecture, a Master of Fine Arts
degree from Columbia University, and a Doctorate degree in art
and art education from Columbia University Teachers College.
She was awarded a Gourgaud Fellowship in painting to study for
one year in Paris and at the American Academy of Rome, and Columbia
University's Brevoort-Eichmoyer fellowship. Her paintings have
been purchased by numerous private, public and corporate collections
including the Albright-Knox Museum, The French Embassy in Washington,
D.C., and Columbia University.
to see a collection of Stember portraits.
is internationally known for his realistic portraits. Town and
Country magazine recently named him one of the top dozen portrait
painters in America. Whitney has won over forty regional and
national awards as well as three grants from the Greenshields'
Foundation of Montreal. His paintings hang in over 650 public
and private collections throughout the United States and abroad.
Born in 1946, Whitney graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University
of New Hampshire in 1968. He studied with the eminent Boston
painter R. H. Ives Gammell for five years. Whitney's paintings
have been seen on national cable television and have been the
subject of numerous newspaper and magazine articles. Whitney
is the author of Painting the Visual Impression and a
co-author of the book Realism in Revolution: The Art of the
Boston School. His paintings have also been reproduced in
the book Edmund C. Tarbell and the Boston School of Painting.
He is listed in a dozen reference books including Who's Who
in American Art, Who's Who in America, and Who's
Who in the 21st Century.
to see a selection of Whitney paintings.
webmaster for The World of Portrait Painting, is the
creator of A Stroke of Genius, widely recognized as the
premier Internet showcase for portrait artists. Created in 1996,
the site now features the work of approximately 150 artists.
In addition, Daniel has recently created the Masters of Portrait
Art site. Her design skills, exemplified in these two sites
and countless others she has created on commission, have established
the recognized standard for the portrait profession online worldwide.
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