Seashells for Sale

18.00"W x 24.00"H x 0.0"D

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Leo Di Fraia


Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: female figure, figurative, nudes, seashells, rocky shore, mermaids

Media: pastel on paper

Size: 18"W x 24"H x 0.01"D

Year Created: 2014

I painted this at a time that I had many opportunities I could not see because I was focused on a recent loss.

I was born in Italy and immigrated to New York with my family in 1975. Instead of jumping into the art world, I did the "sensible" thing and studied art education at Arizona State University, graduating in 1988 with a BFA and in 1991 with a Masters in Education. This led to a very rewarding career teaching art/design and photography, to students in kindergarten all the way to college. These days, I teach art part time at Mesa Community College in Arizona and continue to refine and build my drawing and painting practice in my home studio.

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