“Vermont Winter”
20 x 24 in.

“As you can see, the picture was painted on a grey, damp, cold morning in Vermont. The good thing about a painting trip is you paint no matter what the weather–even if you’d rather stay at the lodge and have a nice warm bowl of soup. So this is one of those paintings. Vermont, like much of the U.S., is dominated by a rural lifestyle most of us townsfolk often think no longer exists. But it’s everywhere–and it’s the real America!”

Charles Movalli has lectured and demonstrated painting techniques for over a hundred different art organizations. He has judged shows in Massachusetts, North and South Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Indiana, Kansas, and Bermuda. He has given workshops in 24 states, Bermuda, Mexico, Canada, England, France, and Switzerland.

Charles Movalli was a Contributing Editor to American Artist magazine, for which he has written over 70 articles on art and artists. His articles have also appeared in the Southern Accents, Southern Boating, Southwest Art, and The American Art Review.

An article on his work appeared in American Artist, June, 1986. His work has also appeared in Frank Webb’s Dynamic Composition, Wendon Blake’s Artist’s Guide to Using Color, and Stephen Doherty’s Handbook to Landscape Painting.

Charles Movalli wrote a historical preface to William Hunt’s On Painting and Drawing, edited How to Paint Successful Seascapes with Roger Curtis, Color in Outdoor Painting with Roer Curtis, Croney on Watercolor with Claude Croney, Painting with Light with Betty Lou Schlemm (also issued in Japanese), The Art of Landscape Painting with Paul Strisik (also issued in Chinese), Gruppe on Painting, Brushwork, Gruppe on Color, and Brushwork for the Oil Painter, all with Emile Gruppe. Movalli is also listed in Who’s Who in American Art.

B.A. Clark University, Worcester, MA
M.A. and Ph.D. University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT


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