Education

Angel Academy of Art, Florence, Italy - Fundamental Degree - 2006-2009 

Grand Central Academy, New York, New York, USA - Summer2010/11 Workshops 

James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia, USA - BA in Studio Art - 2002-2006

Exhibits and Awards

On Being, October 13-November 24, 2017, Four-Person Show, The Space Gallery, 120 E. Forsyth St., Jacksonville, FL.

Stories and Studies: Paintings and Drawings by Christina Mastrangelo and Nicholas McNally, May-July 2016, Two-Person Show, The Wood Library and Museum, South Windsor, CT.  

Inaugural Opening, May 2016, Group Show, Williams Fine Art Dealers, Wenham, MA.

Guild of Boston Artists New Member's Exhibition, April 2016. Group Show. Boston, MA.

Leaving Our Mark: In Celebration of the Pencil, November 2015-March 2016, Group Show, The Michelle and Donald D'Amour Museum of Fine Art, Springfield, MA.

Live Art Renewal Center International Salon, 2014/2015, Juried Group Show & Traveling Exhibition, The European Museum of Modern Art (MEAM) in Barcelona, Spain, and the Salmagundi Club in NYC - Recipient of the Knohl Collection Award for Literature and History Inspired Art (for "Know Not Thy Pending Fate, Triptych.")

Guild of Boston Artists Member's Only Exhibition, May-June 2015, Juried Show. Boston, MA.

NOAPS National Oil & Acrylic Painters' Society International, Spring 2015,  Online Competition - Recipient of a Merit Award for "Know Not Thy Pending Fate"

A Breath of Spring, May-July 2015, Group Show, Wakeen Gallery, Somers, CT.

Guild of Boston Artists New Member's Exhibit, April 2015, Group Show, Boston, MA. 

Salmagundi Club, Junior and Scholarship Members Exhibition,  January 2015, Group Show, NYC, USA - Recipient of the Michael Budden Award.

Portrait Society of America Members Only Competition, November 2014, Online Competition - Recipient of 9th Place in the Outside the Box Category.

Salmagundi Club, Thumb Box Exhibition, November 2014, Group Show, NYC, USA - Recipient of the JoAnne Leister Award.

Women Painting Women, Sept. 2014, 5th Annual International Juried Show, Principle Gallery, Charleston, SC, USA.

Guild of Boston Artists 100th Year Show, July 2014, Juried Show, The Guild Gallery, Boston, MA, USA

Oil Painters of America Online Showcase, May 2014, Juried Online Show - Recipient of an Honorable Mention Award.

Raymar Monthly, May Competition, May 2014, Juried Online Competition - Finalist.

Portrait Society of America Member's Only Competition, November 2013, Online Competition - Recipient of Second Place in the Still Life Category.

Landscapes of the Hudson River Valley and the White Mountains of NH, May 2013, Solo Show, Gallery at the Mill House, Chester, CT, USA

Landscapes of the Hudson River Fellowship, August2012, Group Show, Jackson Historical Society, Jackson, NH, USA

Salmagundi Club, Junior and Scholarship Members Exhibition, August 2012, Group Exhibition,  NYC, USA -  Recipient of the President's Award.

Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts 101st Exhibition, June 2012, Juried Exhibition, Mystic Arts Center, Mystic, CT, USA - Recipient of the Second Place Award.

Academic Artists Show, April 2012, Juried Exhibition, American International College, Springfield, MA, USA - Recipient of an Honorable Mention Award. 

Monson Annual Art Show, March 2012, Juried Exhibition, Monson Arts Council, Monson, MA, USA - Recipient of Best in Show and The President's Award. 

Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts 100th Exhibition, June 2011, Juried Group Exhibition, Mystic Arts Center, Mystic, CT, USA

In the Footsteps of the Masters: Paintings by Christina Mastrangelo, April-July 2011, Solo Show, D’Amour Museum of Fine Art, Springfield, MA, USA

Classical Realism in the European Tradition, September-October 2010, Solo Show, Western New England University Gallery, Springfield, MA, USA

Annigoni’s Legacy - Angel Academy Show,May 2010, Group Exhibition, The Villa Bardini Museum, Florence, Italy

Academic Artists Association Annual Show, April 2010,2011, Juried Exhibition, American International College, Springfield, MA, USA

Monson Annual Art Show, March 2010, Juried Exhibition, Monson Arts Council, Monson, MA, USA - Awarded Best in Show, People's Choice, and Honorable Mention Awards.

Art Renewal Center International Salon Competition, 2010, Juried Online Exhibition, ARC International - Finalist in the Still Life Category.

NUDE, August-September 2009, Juried Exhibition, Manifest Gallery,Cincinnati Ohio, USA

Naturale, July-August2009, Solo Show, One-Eyed Jack, Florence, Italy

The Art of Christina Grace Mastrangelo, June-July 2009, Solo Show, Sei Divino, Florence, Italy

Angel Academy of Art Annual Shows, May 2008, 2009, Group Show, Angel Academy of Art, Florence,Italy

City-Wide Art Exhibits V, VI, VII,VIII 2007, 2008, 2009, Juried Show, St. James Church, Florence, Italy

Art Renewal Center International Scholarship Competition, 2009, Online Competition -  Recipient of the Second Place Award. 

Professional Experience

Classical Painter & Sole Proprietor of Christina Grace Mastrangelo Fine Art- MA, USA - Sept. 2009- present

Painting and Drawing the Portrait, Still Life, Figure, and Landscape; accepting commissions. 

Primary Drawing and Painting Instructor- Wethersfield Academy of Art, Wethersfield, Connecticut - Oct. 2012- May 2016. 

Teaching Academic Figure Drawing from Life, Figure Anatomy, Bargue Drawing, 10-Day Still Life Painting Workshop, Flower Painting, Skin Tone Painting, Landscape Painting, and Fundamentals in Drawing & Painting. 

Drawing Instructor & Workshop Instructor- Academy of Realist Art, Boston,Massachusetts - Sept. 2012- Aug. 2013. Summer Workshops in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Teaching the Academic Methods of Cast and Bargue Drawing, and 10-Day Workshops in Still Life Painting from Life. 

Drawing and Painting Instructor- Springfield Museums, Springfield,Massachusetts -Sept. 2012 – 2015.

Teaching Academic Figure Drawing from Life, Color Mixing and Matching, Portrait Drawing, Master Copies, Bargue Drawing, Skin Tone Painting, Flower Painting, and 10-Day Still Life Painting from Life.

Instructor of Drawing- La Scuolina, Florence, Italy - Jan. 2009 to July 2009

Small business co-op Partner; Instructor of Bargue, Cast, Figure Drawing, & Copies. Lessons in Italian. 


Lectures and Demonstrations

"Classical Techniques and Schools"- Wethersfield Academy for the Arts, CT, March 2016.

"Classical Drawing Techniques and the Art of Sight-Size"- lecture at the D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA, February 2016.

Agawam Art League Demo, Agawam, MA, 2012

Holyoke Art League Demo, Holyoke, MA, 2012

Wilbraham Art League Demo, Wilbraham, MA, 2012

“The Academics Behind Classical Realism”- D’Amour Museum of Art lecture series, Springfield, MA, 2011

“Classical Realism in the European Tradition”- Western New England University, 2010

“Tour of the Museum: Art History from the Artist’s Perspective”- to the docents at the D’Amour Museum of FineArt, Springfield, MA, 2010

“Classical Techniques”- to the docents at the D’Amour Museum of Fine Art, Springfield, MA, 2010

Memberships

  • The Guild of Boston Artists
  • Oil Painters of America
  • The Portrait Society of America
  • American Women Artists
  • Hudson River Fellowship

References available upon request.

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