Member Since: Aug 2016
Christopher Newhard is a figurative and landscape painter who lives in Petaluma, California. Graduating from the New York Academy of Art-Graduate School of Figurative Art with an MFA in Painting in 1998 he was well prepared to begin executing his own creative work with a strong academic background in traditional drawing and painting.
In addition, Newhard taught figure drawing and portraiture at the San Francisco Academy of Art University from 1998 to 2014 and has a wealth of experience teaching drawing to all skill levels and class sizes, consistently getting good results from his students. Christopher currently teaches his own figure drawing and portrait painting classes and workshops in Petaluma and maintains a studio where he paints full time.