About the Teacher
Mrs. Monica S. Otero received a B.A. in Art with a concentration in oil painting from Rutgers University and she has been teaching Art for the past 27 years. Mrs. Otero is a professional artist as well as an educator. She often shows her work in venues throughout New Jersey and in New York City. Mrs. Otero is a member of AENJ or Art Educators of NJ.
Quotes from the Masters
Originality depends only on the character of the drawing and the vision peculiar to each artist.
– Georges Seurat
A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte, 1884- 1885. Oil on canvas
November – January
I found I could say things with color and shapes that I had no words for.
Blue Morning Glories, 1938. Oil on canvas
January – March
Art is a harmony parallel with nature.
Mont Sainte-Victoire, 1904-1906. Oil on canvas
March – June
To draw you must close your eyes and sing.
Mandolin and Guitar, 1924. Oil and sand on canvas