Mrs. Monica Otero

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 

September- November  

Originality depends only on the character of the drawing and the vision peculiar to each artist.

– Georges Seurat

Georges Seurat (French

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.

-Georgia O’Keeffe

Artist: Georgia O'Keeffe

Blue Morning Glories, 1938. Oil on canvas

January – March  

Art is a harmony parallel with nature.

-Paul Cezanne

  Mont Sainte-Victoire - Paul

 Mont Sainte-Victoire, 1904-1906. Oil on canvas

March – June

To draw you must close your eyes and sing.

-Pablo Picasso

produced by Pablo Picasso 

Mandolin and Guitar, 1924. Oil and sand on canvas