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LARGE Works in Watercolor Workshop with Antonio Masi
Upper Gallery, April 25, 2017 - April 26, 2017

Tuesday  & Wednesday,  April 25 & 26.
4 to 9PM, $350.

Specal TWO DAY WORKSHOP focusing on LARGE works in watercolor - 30”X40’ or 60”x40”.

Antonio Masi, President of the American Watercolor Society, will demonstrate and explain his approaches to his large paintings (60"x40"), usage of his brushes, palette, material and colors. 

Attendance is limited.
For a materials list, click HERE.

Masi is a watercolorist, but his paintings do not look like watercolor paintings. Watercolor, being a thin medium, organically allows expression of the most delicate subjects, but Masi has developed a novel way to use watercolor thickly, in the same way that others use oils thickly. It is an approach that produces exceptional results.  Masi’s unique use of watercolor allows him to capture each bridge’s mass, power, and delicacy.

In 2006, The Artist’s Magazine chose his painting of the Queensboro Bridge, “N.Y. Tramway II,” as First Place winner in the Landscape category in the magazine’s “Best Art” contest.  The magazine described “N.Y. Tramway II” as “dark and pulsating” and relating “a stirring, overpowering sensation.” The 2006 contest received some 14,000 entries. Many additional honors have followed.

Antonio Masi, is President of the American Watercolor Society and has had feature articles in The Artist’s Magazine, PBS – “Sunday Arts”, NBC-TV “Weekend Today in New York”. Newsday feature in Aug. 20, 08, “Bridgemaster” and in June 2009 a solo exhibition for The New York Centennial Commission of the Queensboro Bridge, and in 2010 a solo show at The Forbes Gallery in New York City, and The New York City Transit Museum in 2012, also at The Salmagundi Club of New York and The New York Times video, Sept. 2014 titled, “Living City: A Tale of Two Bridges”.

Fordham University Press published a book on his paintings titled, “New York’s Golden Age of Bridges”, with essays by Joan Marans Dim.

To register, email the Club at info@salmagundi.org or call 212.255.7740.

For more information about Antonio Masi, click HERE


 

 

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