Born in New York City, Regina Guarino studied art and design at Parsons School of Design and FIT before earning a Masterís in Education at Fordham University. After a successful career as a designer for Naval Architects Gibbs and Cox and as a teacher at both Brookdale College and Monmouth University, she began painting in the studio of Portrait Artist Scott Nickerson. She has also studied with artists Steven Assael, Max Ginsburg and Mario Robinson. Her technique of oil painting reflects the classic style of the 17th and 18th Century Old Masters. Regina is a member of The Portrait Society of America, Allied Artists of America and is a member of The Salmagundi Club in New York City.