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Join us for our very first Wine Down First Friday from 6-8:30PM on July 7th at the Palette Shop!

We will have complimentary wine for attendees and shoppers.

Three Artists. One Model. Three Different Mediums.

DRAWING Edmond Rochat studied painting, drawing, and sculpture at duCret School of Art, The Art Students League of New York, and Janus Collaborative School of Art. He supplemented his studies as a lab assistant for advanced artistic anatomy offered by Janus Collaborative School of Art and hosted by Drexel University School of Medicine. Rochat received the Mary Elizabeth Scholarship from the New Jersey Society of Arts and letters, The Dr. Furman Fink Award from duCret School of Art, and the Chairman's Award fromthe Salmagundi Club's Junior/Scolarship members show.  He was also awarded a grant from the John F. and Anne Lee Stacey Scholarship Fund, which he used to study Greek and Renaissance sculpture at the Slater Memorial museum.  His works have appeared in the Persimmon Hill Journal and published in The Visual Language of Drawing: Lessons on the Art of Seeing. He has taught at The Art Students League of New York and currently teaches drawing and painting at the Janus Collaborative School of Art.

WATERCOLORS Mario Andres Robinson is an Exhibiting Artist Member (EAM) of The National Arts Club, an Artist Member of The Salmagundi Club and a Signature Member of The Pastel Society of America. His work has been featured several times in The Artist's MagazineThe Pastel JournalWatercolor MagicAmerican Art CollectorFine Art Connoisseur and on the cover of American Artist magazine. In the February, 2006 issue of The Artist's Magazine, Mario was selected as one of the top 20 realist artists under the age of 40. 

OILS Jennifer Gennari is a classically trained figurative artist. She graduated in 2005 from Ringling College of Art and Deign and in 2008 left for Italy to study at the Florence Academy of Art where she spent three years abroad studying classical realism under Daniel Graves.

Jennifer returned to New York in 2011 and started working as a painting assistant to Jeff Koons. She eventually left to pursue teaching at the National Academy Museum and School, the Long Island Academy of Fine Art, and instructs students privately from her studio in Greenpoint Brooklyn.

Jennifer has written a book on drawing the human figure, and has also hosted an online class through Craftsy that instructs beginners on the techniques used in creating traditional portraits.

Jennifer’s work has been shown internationally and has received multiple awards and honors.