Artist Lin Anne Luciano Fiore

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“I began my career at The Art Students League of New York in the late 1970's.  I was a young girl of 18, yet, I knew what I wanted to do.  Paint as a Master. It was a lofty goal of an ambitious young woman. I searched for someone with whom I could study who taught in the manner of the Great Masters of the 1500’s in Italy, and as the Dutch Masters painted.  I was so thrilled to find that such a teacher existed. I immediately began my study with David Leffel, who became my mentor for the next 6 years.
 Studying with other internationally known painters, Ted Seth Jacobs, Oldrich Teply, and John Howard Sanden, I developed a good, solid, basic knowledge of painting in the traditional manner.  I discovered that at this school, which patterns itself after the Renaissance Schools of Painting, one could pursue mastery of the technique of chiaroscuro, developing skill in values- strong contrasts of light and dark.  I painted many still lifes, portraits and genre scenes in my early oil painting days. In recent years I have taken workshops with internationally known painters, David A.Leffel,  Sherrie McGraw, Joan Potter, Burton Silverman, Dennis Perrin, and local Ohio artists Judy Carducci, and Jack Liberman. 
Recently, I have taught out of my home/studio, the Summit Art Space in the hall of the Akron Society of Artists, in the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center, and at The Little Art Gallery. I am about to offer online classes due to this pesky pandemic keeping most of us at home. I lead workshops in the U.S., Canada, and Europe. The workshop I did in France was in the lovely area well known as Provence. Two workshops in Italy are about to be announced for 2021, safely far enough away from this these virus days, [...]

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