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Instructors Kerry Dunn and Katya Held named finalists in international competition
Studio Incamminati instructors Kerry Dunn and Katya Held both earned Finalist awards in the Still Life category in the 12th International ARC Salon.One of the premier competitions for contemporary realist artists, the contest drew more than 3,000 entries by 640 artists from 63 countries.
Jason Patrick Jenkins and Michela Mansuino: Creating Art, Changing Lives
Studio Incamminati artists are not only creating meaningful art but using it to change lives.
For proof, look no further than fourth-year students Jason Patrick Jenkins and Michela Mansuino.
ALUMNI PROFILE/ Kathleen Moore's Alla Prima art makes connections

Kathleen Moore’s Portrait Project, painting Alla Prima portraits of New Hope Academy students, was about more than making art.

It was about making connections.

Studio Incamminati a strong presence at international realist art symposium

From an instructor to an alumna to a current student, Studio Incamminati, School for Contemporary Realist Art, will have a strong presence at TRAC2015, The International Representational Art Conference.

Very special senior portraits earn a very special award for Studio Incamminati

An innovative approach to the traditional high school senior portrait has earned Studio Incamminati the Promise Award from Camden's Urban Promise Academy. More importantly, the program has given these youths the rare - and empowering - experience of sitting for a portrait artist, something usually reserved for the rich, famous and powerful.

ALUMNI PROFILE/Carolyn Gabbe Trying to bring peace and beauty
Carolyn Gabbe can do lots of things. She has been a classical ballet dancer and a nonprofit strategic planner. She’s done set and costume design. But, of all those things she can do, there is just one thing she says must do.
“I can’t not paint.”
In China, Instructor Dan Thompson says art was the common language

Instructor Dan Thompson proved once again that art is a universal language.

Thompson, invited to China by The Artists Association of Liaoning Province, was a lecturer and workshop leader at "DIALOG-PEAK,” a symposium on realist art. Although translators were assigned, Thompson found that, with his long-form painting demonstration done over five mornings, it was the picture that told the story.

International realist art conference hears
presentation on Face to Face project

Studio Incamminati Teaching Fellow Alisyn Blake brought and intimate and emotional context to her work with Face to Face: The Craniofacial Portrait Project during her presentation "Painting from the Inside Out" at The Representational Art Conference, California Lutheran University, March 3, 2014.

Nelson Shanks' portrait of Pope John Paul II
remains an enduring legacy of beloved pontiff

It’s not easy to impress artist Nelson Shanks. He has created portraits of presidents, queens and Supreme Court justices. But, one subject stands out vividly among the many luminaries.
"I was in total awe,” said Shanks of Pope John Paul II, who will be canonized this Sunday. “Struck by the holiness of the man."

Philadelphia Museum of Art's Joseph Rishel
to receive Studio Incamminati Founder's Award

Joseph Rishel, the Philadelphia Museum of Art ‘s distinguished curator, scholar and author, will receive the 2014 Founder’s Award from Studio Incamminati, School for Contemporary Realist Art. The award recognizes an individual for long-time contributions to the arts in Philadelphia. Rishel, the museum’s Gisela and Dennis Alter Senior Curator of European Paintings and Sculpture and the Curator of the Rodin Museum, certainly qualifies.