Joseph Perez has been painting and enjoying landscapes and Seascapes for most of his life. He is an artist member of the prestigious Salmagundi Club in New York City and is also an official Coast Guard Artist with COGAP and a member of the American Society of Marine Artists. He is an avid sailor and builder of wooden boats with a Master of Coastal Motor and Sailing Vessels license. His inspirations in marine art have included Winslow Homer, Emile Gruppe and A.T. Bricher.
Mr. Perez has studied landscape painting with Mr. Richard Pionk, and Mr. Frank Mason, two notable artist who have taught at the Art Students League in New York City. He has also studied with Mr. David Leffel, Mr. Charles Sovek and Mr. Greg Kreutz. His award winning paintings are enjoyed in private collections worldwide.
Mr. Perez holds weekend classes for adults in landscape and seascape painting at the Salmagundi Club (Sunday mornings ) and aboard his beautiful house barge in Seaford, Long Island.
Mr. Perez will also be teaching Plein-Air workshops on selected weekends.
Spots must be reserved ahead of time. We can not accept cash that day or credit card purchases at the time of the class.