Patt Baldino's work has recently won awards
from the 112th Annual Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Exhibition and the
Ridgewood Art Institute. Baldino also has gained national attention in
New Artist International book, which compared her paintings with those
of Vermeer and the Dutch masters. Baldino's dramatic still life
paintings of fruit and flowers reflect her impressive technical skill
and keen eye for composition. A pinpoint of light on a glass or the play
of shadows in her rich palette invite us to explore her subjects with
"I love the old masters and often take a classic
approach to many subjects," says Baldino. I used a sharp contrast of
light and dark in my works. I also paint in an impressionist style, with
loose brushstrokes that radiate with an energy of color.
Patt Baldino's work has been exhibited at the National
Academy Museum and in other group gallery shows over the past several
Patt started her art education at the High School of
Art and Design, earned a BFA from the School of Visual Arts and also
studied at the Art Students League and the National Academy of Fine Art.
Her teachers include Nicki Orbach, Victor Zaldivar, David Leffel, Wolf
Kahn, and Everett Raymond Kinstler.