Figure Painting from Life – The Art Students League

Figure Painting from Life

Max Ginsburg

Workshop Description

Sept. 4-7
Monday – Friday, 1:30-5:00 pm
Fee: $365
Instructor present each day
Enrollment limited to 12 students

Please Request Supply List

We will be studying and painting the figure concerned with:
• Gesture
• Structure
• Balance

And then develop:
• Form with Value & Color

And finally paint the beauty of the:
• Individuality of every human body.

Different Models will pose Each Day with Varied Lighting to Help Express the Dynamic Beauty of the Figure.


About the Instructor

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).



Stay connected