Portrait Society of Atlanta 2020 Spring Open Juried Exhibition
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the 2020 Spring Exhibition is now online.
The Portrait Society of Atlanta 2020 Spring Exhibition Open Juried Exhibition is online as of April 11, 2020.
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL AWARD WINNERS AND FINALISTS!
Juror: Juliette Aristides is a Seattle based painter who seeks to understand and convey the human spirit through art. Aristides is the founder and instructor of the Classical Atelier at the Gage Academy of Fine Art in Seattle, WA. Juliette teaches workshops both nationally and internationally. She is the author of Classical Drawing Atelier: A
Contemporary Guide to Traditional Studio Practice , Classical Painting Atelier: A Contemporary Guide to Traditional Studio Practice , Lessons in Classical Drawing and Lessons in Classical Painting, published by Watson-Guptill, NY. Juliette is Vice President and Cofounder of the Da Vinci Initiative, providing artistic training to public school educators nationally. Aristides frequently contributes to Artist & Illustrators and Artists Magazine. Her work has been featured in magazines such as Art Connoisseur, American Art Collector, American Artist and Gulf Connoisseur Magazine. She exhibits in one person and group shows nationally including a solo exhibition, “Observations” at the Reading Public Museum of Art in Reading, Pennsylvania (2014). Aristides acquired a rigorous education on the principles of classical realism, beginning her studies in 1988 under
Myron Barnstone in Design Systems. She continued to study drawing and painting at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, then at The Atelier in Minneapolis in the tradition of Richard Lack. This work was followed by two years of instruction at the National Academy in New York with Jacob Collins, while also receiving instruction from Carlos Madrid. Juliette spent a year working with a small group of students at Jacob Collins’ studio prior to
becoming a founding member of the Water Street Studio in Brooklyn, New York.
Juliette received both the Wilder Prize for Drawing and the Albert Hallgarten Traveling Scholarship while studying at the National Academy of Design. She is also a recipient of the Elisabeth Greenshields Grant. Juliette is an ART Living Master Artist and her work can be seen in the living masters gallery on the website for The Art Renewal Center. (For more information on our juror, visit: www.aristidesarts.com.)
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