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5 Tips for Painting Better Portraits from Professor Edgar Jerins

July 23, 2022

Edgar Jerins is a professional artist and an Adjust Professor of Drawing at the New York Academy of Art. He currently instructs classes at Pelham Art Center, which include Drawing & Pastels, Oil Painting for Beginners, Drawing Fundamentals,  and special workshops and intensives that help beginner and intermediate students hone their skills in drawing and […]

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The Mysterious Figure of Romare Bearden’s “Conjur Woman”

July 19, 2022

by Chanel Baxter, Pelham Art Center Intern Romare Bearden was a prolific American artist who sought to depict both the experiences and cultural nuances of the African-American community through his artwork. He was born in North Carolina to parents who were involved with the production of the art and literature during the Harlem Renaissance, an […]

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