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Grace DeVito, 1965 | Figurative / Still life painter

American painter🎨 Grace Mehan DeVito has spent her life immersed in the art of painting.
Her representational realist skills are equally adept at portraiture, figurative and still life genres.
She love of light and form imbue her work with beauty and timelessness, elevating even the humblest of subjects, bearing witness to the beauty of the world.
A native of Connecticut, Grace studied at The School of Visual Arts in New York City, majoring in Illustration.

After a decade of working for such clients as The United Nations, Sony, and Pepsico, she left the commercial art field to pursue fine art painting.
She studied with Laurel Stern Boeck and honed her skills in workshops with celebrated artists Joshua LaRock, Jeremy Lipking, Michael Klein, Daniel J. Keys, Casey Baugh and Michael Shane Neil.
Grace has completed portraits for such clients as Villanova University, The City of Cambridge MA, Univ of North Carolina and The University Hospitals of Case Western Reserve and many private homes. Her Still Life’s and Figures are sought after by discerning collectors.

Grace was included in The Grand Central Atelier’s Still Life Competition 2014 and in the Inspiring Figures Show at The Butler Institute Of American Art, Youngstown OH.
She is the recipient of many awards including the Portrait Society of America’s First place Commissioned Portraits, Members Only Competition 2010 as well as numerous Still Life awards🎨, The 2018 Joseph Hartley Award, The David Leffel Award For Excellence in Painting, Best in Show as well as 3rd Place, and the 6th Annual Plein Air Competition Best Floral in Studio Oct/Nov 2016.