Cameron Schmitz

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MEDIUMS: Oil
SPECIALTY: âś” Generalist

Cameron Schmitz is a professional fine art painter based in Massachusetts. She received her Master’s of Fine Arts in Painting from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Painting & Drawing from the University of New Hampshire, in addition to completing studies at Studio Arts Centers International in Florence, Italy.

In addition to her full-time painting practice, Cameron teaches painting workshops that range from Exploring Abstraction, Creative Mark-Making, Abstracting the Landscape and Painting Techniques for both representational and abstract painters. Formerly also in the commercial art gallery business, Cameron’s breadth and depth of professional art experience provides her an expansive understanding of both art and the business of being an artist.

Cameron’s work has been featured at institutions that include Kyoto Seika University, Emory University, Fitchburg Art Museum, Northern Arizona University Art Museum, Green Mountain College, and The National Arts Club. Her paintings are included in permanent collections that include New York-Presbyterian Hospitals, UVM Medical Center, Lahey Medical Centers, Wells Fargo and the Almoosa Specialist Hospital in Saudi Arabia. Notable press includes spotlight features in Fresh Paint Magazine and the featured guest on a two-part series on the popular podcast, Savvy Painter. Her work is represented by galleries and art consultants that include Mitchell-Giddings Fine Arts, Carrie Coleman Fine Art, Boston Art Inc., Art Partnership Inc., and Libby Silvia Fine Art Consulting.

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Cameron’s EXPERTISE

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Specialty: âś” Generalist

Technical:

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Color and Composition

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Studio Setup for Art Production

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Supplies & Tools – what to use, where to save, and where to spend

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Teaching How to Self Critique

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Providing Art Critiques

Marketing:

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Social Media

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Website Design

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Marketing & Branding

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Shows & Exhibits

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Artist Statement & CV

Business:

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Running Your Art Business the Day to Day

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Studio Time Management

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Pricing Artwork

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Approaching Galleries

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Selling Online

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Products, Prints, Reproductions

“Mastrius has done wonders for my confidence. I have managed to step way outside of my comfort zone which has in turn given rise to so many more opportunities to further my art career.”
~ Deb, Emerging Artist

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MORE ABOUT THE ARTIST

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EDUCATION

  • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, MFA in Painting, Philadelphia, PA
  • University of New Hampshire, BFA in Painting & Drawing, Durham, NH
  • Studio Art Centers International, Florence, Italy

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • 2021 – Present Snow Farm, Williamsburg, MA | Teaching Faculty
  • 2013 – Present River Gallery School of Art, Brattleboro, VT | Painting Instructor & Faculty Member
  • 2009 – 2013 Green Mountain College, Poultney, VT | Adjunct Art Instructor
  • 2005 – 2006 PAFA, Philadelphia, PA, Cooperative After-School Studio Arts Program Teaching Assistant