With an alla prima approach we will paint the model and strive to capture his or her unique character with respect to the expression and the form. There will be an emphasis on careful observation and the development of painting skills. We will have primarily long poses.
Ginsburg’s awards and solo exhibitions include: Grand Prize, Portrait Society of America Painting Competition, 2015; President’s Gold Medal Award for Advancement of Traditional Fine Art 2013, California Art Club; Retrospective Exhibitions 2011 Butler Institute of American Art and Salmagundi Club; “Best in Show” 2011 Art Renewal Center; ACOPAL Group Show Six Museums in China – 2012–13; Exhibition 2008 The Martin Luther King Labor Center; Philip Desind Award 2008 and Collectors Prize 2007, The Butler Institute; “Best In Show” 2007 Salmagundi Non Members; Purchase Prize 2005 Art Renewal Center; The Christopher’s Award 1991; and the Gold Medal 1984 Society of Illustrators. Selected group shows include those at: American Academy of Arts and Letters, Museum of The City of New York, New York Historical Society, and National Academy of Design Biennials. Museum collections include those at: Butler Institute, New Britain Museum, Society of Illustrators Museum. Ginsburg’s professional occupations include: Illustrator, 1980–2004, Teacher, 1960 to Present (H.S. Art & Design, School Visual Arts, Art Students League).