(1948 – )
of Dearborn, Michigan, Allan R. Banks is a highly accomplished artist
whose credentials speak for themselves. He was the recipient of the
Elizabeth T. Greenshields Memorial Fellowship in 1972 and 1973,
The Stacy Award in 1974 and later, an Ohio Arts Council Award.
Mr. Banks is the president of the American Society of Classical Realism.
|Paul S. Brown
(1967 – )
S. Brown was born August 11, 1967 in the U.S. and currently resides
in London, UK.
(1947 – )
was born in Brooklyn, New York and currently resides in NJ. Upon graduating
preparatory school in Massachusetts, he entered art school in Boston.
Desperate for knowledge he left art school to copy old masters at the
museums in Boston in an attempt to teach himself.
the day after leaving art school, R. H. Ives Gammell discovered DeLorenzo
at the Boston Museum of Fine Art and invited the boy to join his studio
school. Mr. DeLorenzo continued his studies with Richard Lack in what
was to become Lack's core group. Nearly four years later he returned
East to establish himself as a still life and portrait painter.
Mr. DeLorenzo carries on the tradition
of artistic excellence inherited from his teachers enriched with his
own deep understanding of the great art of the past.
(1949 – )
Gjertson studied in the first cohesive group of students at Atelier
Lack, from 1971 to 1975. Since then, he has painted commissioned portraits,
still lifes, landscapes and imaginative paintings. His floral still
lifes and intimate genre works are eagerly sought by knowledgeable collectors.
His work has won several awards, and he received three grants from the
Elizabeth T. Greenshields Memorial Foundation in Montreal, Canada.
He is a founding member of the American Society of Classical Realism
Guild of Artists and is an editorial advisor for the Classical Realism
(1928 – 2009)
Lack was one of the most influential pupils of R. H. Ives Gammell.
His artistic training began at the Minneapolis School of Art, but his
interest in the classical traditions soon led him to the atelier of
Ives Gammell, with whom he studied for five years in the Fenway Studios
in Boston from 1950 to 1956.
Levin, a native of Minnesota, was interested in an art career even as
a young boy. His aptitude for art was inspired and nurtured by his father,
a commercial artist. His artistic training began at the Minneapolis
College of Art and Design; however, he soon transferred to Atelier LeSueur
in Excelsior, Minnesota, where he honed his artistic skills in drawing
and painting from life for the next six years. Levin has been featured
on the cover of American Artist and has been the recipient of
many national awards, including three awards from The Artists
Magazine, the Outstanding Merit Award from The Portrait Institute
in New York, and the Grumbacher Gold Medal Award from Oil Painters of
(1952 – )
distinguishes himself as one of the finest realist painters of our era.
He is a full guild member of the American Society of Classical Realism
and an associate member of the Oil Painters of America. He has completed
portrait commissions for prestigious patrons such as the Metropolitan
Opera and the Amarillo Symphony Orchestra. His works have also been
published as limited edition prints.
(1946 – )
for his portraits and landscapes painted from nature in the traditional
manner, Mr. Whitney's paintings hang in over 500 public and private
collections throughout the United States and abroad.