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Leslie X.

Annapolis, MD

$40/hr

Art of the Antique Mediterranian, European and Italian Art History.

Art of the Antique Mediterranian, European and Italian Art History.

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I have been an artist for over 30 years. My art technique is reflective of my studies of classical Italian oil painting under the direction of Maestro Gigi Wanvestraut, of Vanart Studio in Naples, Italy.

My artwork is reminiscent of old world Italian paintings, as I use techniques typical of the Scuola di Posillipo and Caravaggio.

I graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in art history. My courses included studies in Florence (Renaissance art), Rome (Baroque art), Brussels (Flemish art), Amsterdam (Van Gogh and Dutch artists), Paris (Picasso and contemporary 20th century artists) as well as works by artists in southern Italy. While most of my studies are in European art, I have a love of the American art and am familiar with many of the well known American artists. I lived in Italy for five years, where I studied and received a degree focused in art history. I have studied in Florence, Rome, Siena, Paris, Amsterdam and Brussels.

I also worked in Pompeii for four seasons assisting in archaelogical studies of the ancient ruins while studying the frescoes and mosaics and doing field drawings.

All of this training and experience helped me to become an excellent teacher of art and art history. Learning is not a spectator's sport, and for those that are willing to open their minds and turn off the television, the end results are very fulfilling.

I am a very patient teacher. I understand how frustrating art can be, but I can also help you to see and understand the steps to enjoying art.

In art history, I can help you to understand what to look for in art. If you are having problems understanding what a professor is looking for, or if you're just looking for guidance in writing papers, I can show you how to conduct research and better understand the role of art in history.

Let me bring my love of art and art history to you. Whether it be through teaching you how to paint and draw or by helping you to write an effective essay on art history, I am confident that I can give you what you need to succeed.

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Art History

I graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in art history. My courses included studies in Florence (Renaissance art), Rome (Baroque art), Brussels (Flemish art), Amsterdam (Van Gogh and Dutch artists), Paris (Picasso and contemporary 20th century artists) as well as works by artists in southern Italy. While most of my studies are in European art, I have a love of the American art and am familiar with many of the well known American artists..

Painting

I have been an artist almost all of my life. In addition to taking over 60 credit hours in architecture, I've successfully completed a two year program in classical Italian oil painting in Italy for which I received an accredited diploma. I've taught students privately now for 5 years with great success. I have shown my works both in the United States and abroad.

UMUC Europe
Art History

Education

UMUC Europe (Art History)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 36 hours notice required

Travel policy

Leslie will travel within 10 miles of Annapolis, MD 21401.


About Leslie

I have been an artist for over 30 years. My art technique is reflective of my studies of classical Italian oil painting under the direction of Maestro Gigi Wanvestraut, of Vanart Studio in Naples, Italy.

My artwork is reminiscent of old world Italian paintings, as I use techniques typical of the Scuola di Posillipo and Caravaggio.

I graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in art history. My courses included studies in Florence (Renaissance art), Rome (Baroque art), Brussels (Flemish art), Amsterdam (Van Gogh and Dutch artists), Paris (Picasso and contemporary 20th century artists) as well as works by artists in southern Italy. While most of my studies are in European art, I have a love of the American art and am familiar with many of the well known American artists. I lived in Italy for five years, where I studied and received a degree focused in art history. I have studied in Florence, Rome, Siena, Paris, Amsterdam and Brussels.

I also worked in Pompeii for four seasons assisting in archaelogical studies of the ancient ruins while studying the frescoes and mosaics and doing field drawings.

All of this training and experience helped me to become an excellent teacher of art and art history. Learning is not a spectator's sport, and for those that are willing to open their minds and turn off the television, the end results are very fulfilling.

I am a very patient teacher. I understand how frustrating art can be, but I can also help you to see and understand the steps to enjoying art.

In art history, I can help you to understand what to look for in art. If you are having problems understanding what a professor is looking for, or if you're just looking for guidance in writing papers, I can show you how to conduct research and better understand the role of art in history.

Let me bring my love of art and art history to you. Whether it be through teaching you how to paint and draw or by helping you to write an effective essay on art history, I am confident that I can give you what you need to succeed.

Education

UMUC Europe
Art History

Education

UMUC Europe (Art History)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
36 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Annapolis, MD 21401

Leslie’s Subjects

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