Anissa Teaches: Academic Drawing
A native of Brooklyn, NY, Anissa Boutwell has pursued representational art at the National Academy of Design and at The Art Student’s League with renowned artists Michael Burban and David Leffel. She then traveled to France to study trompe l’oeil (fool the eye) painting at Mes Illusions, a French atelier run by Ted Seth Jacobs. Upon return to the United States, she had the opportunity to study with one of the foremost portrait artists in the country, Ronald Sherr, for three years. During this time, she started to work on private portrait commissions as well. Anissa Boutwell has exhibited work at the Cork Gallery in NYC, as well as in Vihiers, France. She has executed murals for businesses and private individuals as well as for NYC mural companies.
She resides in Corning, NY, with her artist husband, Dustin Boutwell, with their seven boys.