Tuscany in the Frame

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Mel Williamson

Mel Williamson’s success and recognition have been growing since winning “Best Work on Canvas” at her first-ever juried art show in 2013. She has a background in graphic design and illustration, and studies relentlessly, winning scholarships to both the Portrait Society of America and Menorca Pulsar in Spain (for a juried bootcamp with Jeremy Mann, …

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Mary Rose O’Connell

Mary Rose O’Connell, a lifelong resident of New England, is a classically trained artist and teacher. She is primarily an oil painter with concentrations in portrait, still life, marine, and landscape painting. In addition to studio work, Mary Rose is an avid Plein air painter. As a workshop instructor, she has experience with all skill …

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Artist Lina Ferrara

Lina Ferrara

I once stood in front of a painting in a museum and I actually got goosebumps. I stood far away, then I got closer. I looked at it from an in away, trying to figure out how the artist was able to achieve the effects that he did. I was so close that I made …

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Artist Marcie Cohen

Marcie Cohen

Marcie Cohen grew up in Chicago and moved to Colorado in 1995 because of her love of nature, the mountains, and outdoor activities. Her connection to the natural world and its subtleties emerges fully in her pastel and oil paintings. Inspiration for her paintings comes from the Colorado landscape and her travels, especially to Italy. …

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William Graf | Tutor at Tuscany in the Frame Italian Workshops

William Graf

Bill Graf is a professional fine artist and art instructor of Oil, Acrylic, and Watercolor Painting classes for The Atelier Art School, Art League of Long Island, and the National Art League in New York.