Artist in Focus
Bridget Bossart van Otterloo
Bridget Bossart van Otterloo paints and teaches in Corning, New York. Her artwork is about the beauty in nature. She has a degree in Studio Art from Houghton College and has studied in Florence, Italy.
Bridget moved to Corning in 2002 to work as an apprentice and studio assistant for the late Thomas S. Buechner. She currently works from her light-filled home studio, where her subjects include still life, flowers, plants, portraits, and landscapes painted in oils and watercolor.
Bridget teaches painting workshops from her home studio. She has also has taught art classes at local youth centers, museums, libraries, Corning Community College, and public schools.
Bridget has been on the faculty of 171 Cedar Arts Center teaching oil painting and watercolor painting classes since 2002.
Bridget's work can be viewed at several venues in the area including: The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes in Corning NY, The North Star Gallery in Ithaca, Memorial Art Gallery in Rochester, Oxford Gallery in Rochester, Gallery 54 in Skaneateles, and The Franklin Street Gallery in Watkins Glen, NY.
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Bridget's exhibit will be up from October 1st through October 31st at the Franklin Street Gallery.