Juliette Aristides is a Seattle based painter who seeks to
understand and convey the human spirit through art. Aristides is the founder
and instructor of the Aristides Atelier at the Gage Academy of Fine Art in
Seattle, WA. She teaches workshops both nationally
and internationally. Author of Classical Drawing Atelier, Classical Painting Atelier and Lessons in Classical Drawing with
Watson-Guptill, NY. Aristides has frequently contributed to Artists Magazine .
Her work has been featured in magazines such as Art Connoisseur, American
Art Collector, American Artist and Gulf Connoisseur Magazine. She
exhibits in one person and group shows nationally.
Aristides has spent ten years acquiring a rigorous
education on the principles of classical realism. She began her studies in 1988
under Myron Barnstone in Design Systems. She continued to study drawing and
painting at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, then at The Atelier in
Minneapolis in the tradition of Richard Lack. This work was followed two years
of instruction at the National Academy in New York with Jacob Collins, while
also receiving instruction from Carlos Madrid. Juliette spent a year working
with a small group of students at Jacob Collins' studio prior to becoming a
founding member of the Water Street Studio in Brooklyn, New York.
Juliette received both the Wilder Prize for Drawing and
the Albert Hallgarten Traveling Scholarship while studying at the National
Academy of Design. She is also a recipient of the Elisabeth Greenshields Grant.
Her work can also be seen under the living masters gallery on the website for The Art Renewal