Mireille L. Duchesne
Born in Normandy France. Mireille studied at the Beaux Arts, When she moved to the United States , she took classes at the Pastel Society of America and The Art Student league with Richard Pionk. Then with Gregg Kreutz, and Frank Arcuri at his studio. She is a Signature member of the Pastel Society of America Active member of Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Artist member of the Salmagundi Club She received numerous awards for her pastel as well as her oil pantings
Trained as a classical painter in the tradition of Chiaroscuro, light and dark, Mireille is always very excited by the interaction of these 2 elements but color is also her passion. Dark, Light , colors are the main actors of her paintings, they play together to give the audience , pleasure,, Joy, energy, If she has succeeded to incite these feelings , her goal as an artist is fulfilled.
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