Instructors

Eliza Moser

Eliza Moser is a contemporary realist painter from Springfield, Massachusetts. From an early age, Eliza developed an interest in classical art, beginning her study of traditional realist techniques at the age of 14 under the direction of Angel Academy alumnus Christina Mastrangelo, with whom she trained for five years.

In 2012 Eliza first oil painting was accepted into the Academic Artists Association's 62nd National Exhibition, receiving the Academic Council Award. She was the youngest artist to ever have been accepted into the annual exhibition at that time. Since then her work has been shown in various local and national exhibitions, such as at the 2013 Alpine Fellowship in Switzerland, and most recently at the Guild of Boston Artists 2018 Regional Exhibition.

Eliza's desire to learn more about the techniques of the old masters lead her to Florence, Italy, where she enrolled in the Florence Academy of Art to study oil painting. At her graduation ceremony in 2016 her advanced still life was selected for the award Best Still Life of the Year.

Eliza Moser<br>

Paul Batch

A contemporary painter praised for his evocative atmospheric landscapes, Paul's paintings are a poetic response to the fleeting and ephemeral light cast by the passing sun or rising moon. He focuses on transitions, painting various times of day, changing weather, and the rich seasons New England offers.

"My work reflects the tone and qualities offered by nature. I strive to convey a felt experience through my art. Though most of my work is representational, I keep myself open to embracing the more abstract elements of each individual scene."

Paul received his BFA and MFA from the Hartford Art School where he studied under the late great Stephen Brown. He is an award-winning member of Oil Painters of America and Portrait Society of America. His work has appeared in numerous publications including the Artist's Magazine, International Artist and Fine Art Connoisseur.

Paul Batch<br>

Nick Frasco

With a Bachelors Degree from Paier College of Art for Illustration Nick also holds a Diploma degree in Fine Arts. He has also studied and earned a certificate abroad at the College of Urbino in Italy. Nick enjoys working with children, to guide them at a young age to embrace their artistic abilities.With the right approach, he is able to bring out the untapped talent in young people. Nick feels teaching children is his true calling in life, and he is very committed and passionate about his role at R.J. Kinsella Magnet school of Performing Arts, where he is a full time Enrichment Program art teacher.

Nick  Frasco<br>

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