Peonies in Antique Earthenware, Oil on canvas, 14 x 11"
Copyright 2014 Kathryn Dana Halpern
Kathryn Dana Halpern
FIAT LUX ARTIBUS
Post Office Box 108
Chatham, MA 02633
**About the artist**
Kathryn Dana Halpern lives in Chatham, Massachusetts, and is an artist, educator, and architectural designer. She has worked extensively in classical Italian Renaissance drawing and painting techniques, as well as in classical 19th century color based painting techniques, in private study, with classical portraitists Numael and Shirley Pulido, and classically trained artist Evelina Brozgul; Dr. Halpern has received additional training in drawing and painting at the Museum of Fine Arts School in Boston, MA, and at the New York Academy of Art in New York City; and in design, at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Currently, her work in painting emphasizes classical portraiture, both human and animal, and still life, at times in its metaphorical and metaphysical tradition, and as a richly beautiful creative and expressive form. Dr. Halpern is also an experienced teacher and educator, and holds a Master of Arts degree as well as an Honorary Doctoral degree, with additional backgrounds in literature, philosophy, and theology, as well as Maharishi Vedic Science.