Atmospheric Landscape Painting in Florence, the Hidden City
Watercolor Painting with League Instructor Naomi Campbell
April 28 - May 12
Package price of $2500 includes:
- Instructed workshop
- Double room occupancy in a shared apartment (single room supplement is $375)
- Museum card
Enrollment limited to 20 students
“It must be considered that there is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, than to initiate a new order of things.” - Niccolo MachiavelliPrimavera, the rites of a Tuscan spring
It is spring in Florence, the bedrock of the Renaissance, where it all happened: Giotto, Donatello, Brunelleschi, Fra Angelico, and Michelangelo. The Florentine school affected all of Europe. The revival of the Greek aesthetics of natural beauty is said to have catapulted us into the modern world, creating one of the most beautiful cities in the world. They were great architects, artists and writers. Opera was born from that Renaissance. There is inspiration everywhere. En plein air, we will mine the atmosphere of the waters of the Arno surrounded by markets, piazzas, gardens and the monuments of the Renaissance. We will translate these cityscapes into unique experiences in watercolor and peruse masterpieces of the Western world housed in cathedrals and museums. We will go beyond the stones seeking the flesh of the city and the road less traveled.
Naomi Campbell has exhibited extensively both nationally and internationally in galleries and museums. She is an honored signature member of 4 recognized national fine art organizations (two of them for watercolor) and has garnered 4 gold medals of honor from leading national fine arts juried organizations. She has been featured in over 14 fine art book publications, numerous fine art magazine publications, art journals, newspaper and newspaper on-line video interviews and television over the years. She has been a guest lecturer at New York art colleges and art organizations. Her permanent public and corporate collections include: the City of New York, the City of Geochang, South Korea, the City of Irving, TX, the Trenton City Museum, NJ, the New York Public Library, the New York State Museum, SWIFT Pan-Americas, NY, Maimonides Hospital, NY, the ASPCA, NY and FL and London International Advertising, NY, London, England. Ms. Campbell currently works and resides in New York City. For more information please visit www.naomicampbelltheartist.com.