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 25 years. Mrs.Otero is a professional artist as well as an educator. She often shows her work in venues throughout New Jersey and most recently in New York City.  Mrs.Otero is an active 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 on 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