Tag Archive for: Robert Kingsley

For Maestro

  There are Painters who teach And Teachers who paint And there is Kingsley His performance as Teacher Gave me courage and discipline His performance as Painter Proved him right Show me, fair Caesar A Kingly star to sail by And…
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Self-Portrait in the Bowels of Rome

Sometimes the only thing to do is hold on to those that keep you going. This was one of the very few self-portraits that survived my five-year stay in a bunker-like, hole-in-the-ground studio in Arco degli Acetari near Campo de' Fiori.
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Nello Studio del Maestro

My undergraduate education in painting and drawing was solid, but the real journey began when I joined Robert Kingsley in his studio for what became a two-year apprenticeship... and a lifetime of friendship.