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Artist Christine D'Addario


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“To provide the viewer with a sense of calm, joy or awe through my work is the greatest reward of all.” - Christine D'Addario




Biography


Biography:
Christine D’Addario is an American artist living and painting in the heart of Long Island’s Gold Coast, Locust Valley, NY. She started painting with oils at the age of five and attended The College of Saint Rose, where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree. She is married to her loving husband Michael D’Addario and has three beautiful daughters. Christine worked as Art Director for the family owned world class music accessories brand D’Addario & Company, Inc. After giving birth to her twin girls she was inspired to transition into her true passion of fine art. Her award-winning figurative and coastal scenes are full of radiant color, energetic brush strokes and transparent layers to express luminous light. Living on Long Island, Christine has a deep appreciation for the beautiful and fleeting beach going season. The goal of her work is to evoke positive feelings within the viewer by sharing the essence and peace that comes from a long summer day spent at the beach.Her art is inspired by the masterworks of William Merrit Chase, Frank Weston Benson, and Joaquín Sorolla. She has also worked with many award winning artists such as Howard Rose, Don Demers, John Traynor, Quang Ho, Kathy Anderson (from the Putney Painters/ Richard Schmid,) David Shevlino, Max Ginsburg, California artists Scott Hamill and Peggi Kroll Roberts.Christine is a member of the historic Salmagundi Art Club in New York City where she exhibits her work in their state of the art Greenwich Village brownstone galleries. At the Salmagundi Art Club she was selected to serve as an alternate Juror of Exhibitions. She has also been recognized as one of the top International Contemporary Artists around the world.Her affiliations include Nassau County Museum of Art, Hecksher Museum of Art, The Art Guild of Port Washington, The American Society of Marine Artists, Oil Painters of [...]

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