Drawing New York is proud to present an oil painting demonstration by artist Jennifer Gennari.
Jennifer will create an oil painting portrait from a live, special-guest model from start to finish, live on-site. She will discuss her decision-making process and the techniques she uses throughout. Questions are encouraged from all levels; beginners to experts.
Guest Model: Daniel Dubrovkine, Chief Technology Office of Artsy.
Original oil paintings will be available for sale at this event.
We hope you will join us for this very exciting and informative evening with an extremely talented artist.
Biography: Jennifer Gennari is a classically trained figurative artist. She graduated in 2005 from Ringling College of Art and Design and in 2008 left for Italy to study at the Florence Academy of Art where she spent three years abroad studying classical realism under Daniel Graves.
Jennifer returned to New York in 2011 and started working as a painting assistant to Jeff Koons. She eventually left to pursue teaching at the National Academy Museum and School, the Long Island Academy of Fine Art and instructs students privately from her studio in Greenpoint Brooklyn.
Jennifer has written a book on drawing the human figure and has also hosted an online class through Craftsy that instructs beginners on the techniques used in creating traditional portraits.
Jennifer’s work has been shown internationally and has received multiple awards and honors.