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Nanette Fluhr has created paintings which have acquired collections worldwide. Her work has been featured in exhibitions at the Museu Europeu d’Art Modern (MEAM) in Barcelona, the Butler Institute of American Art, the Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art, the Eisele Gallery of Fine Art, the Hutchins Gallery at C.W. Post College, the National Arts Club, the Salmagundi Club, and the University of Connecticut Gallery, among many others.

A highlight of Nanette’s career was having three of her works selected for a historic presentation of American painting, Contemporary American Realism, which toured national museums in China including the Beijing World Art Museum, Dalain Modern Museum, Tianjin Art Museum, Hubel Provincial Museum, Zhejiang Provincial Museum and the Shanghai Art Museum.

She has received honors and awards from institutions such as the Art Renewal Center, Artist’s Magazine, the Catherine Lorilland Wolfe Art Club, the Connecticut Society of Portrait Artists, the Portrait Society of America, and the School of Visual Arts.

Nanette graduated from Rutgers University in 1987 and then went on to earn her BFA with Honors from the School of Visual Arts in New York City, where she received the Rhodes Family Award for Outstanding Achievement. There she met John Frederick Murray, who taught her drawing, painting and picture making skills gleaned from the techniques of the Old Masters. During this time Nanette became a registered copyist with the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, where she painted museum-quality replicas of works by Lawrence, Le Brun, Rembrandt, Rubens, Velazquez and Van Dyke.

As a faculty member of the Art League of Long Island, Nanette shares her extensive knowledge of traditional realism. She is a sought after workshop instructor for schools such as the Teaching Studios of Art, where she taught Master Copy, and is currently visiting faculty. In partnership with Nanette taught a 7 episode online video class, Classic Children’s Portraits in Oil. She has also worked with Rosemary & Co. Brushes. to create two signature brush sets.

Nanette has been featured in several publications as well as in a video produced at the Metropolitan Museum of Art highlighting her Master Copies.

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  1. […] Nanette Fluhr’s* painting of “Serinna” was acquired by a new collector and will now join a wonderful art collection. The other good news is that Nanett’es most recent portrait “Manu” is featured in April’s Fine Art Connoisseur with her bio. It mentions that she teaches at the Art League! Here’s a link to the Fine Art Connoisseur feature : […]

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