Robert Pietrantonio is a professional artist with extensive artistic training in classical drawing and painting techniques. As a student, Robert attended some of the best art studio ‘ateliers’ in North America and Europe including the Atelier in Minneapolis MN and the R.H. Ives Gammell Studios in Boston, MA. He has also studied with renowned realist artists Daniel Greene and Anthony J. Ryder.
Robert’s works are in a number of private collections across the USA and Canada. As a student, Robert was a recipient of the prized Elizabeth T. Greenshields’ grant for representation artists worldwide.
He has traveled throughout Europe and has extensively studied the old masters. Robert has been an art teacher for several years and has offered private instruction to a select group of individuals. Robert specializes in pencil, oil, and charcoal portraiture from life. He is currently working on a book on how to draw. Robert is the Director of the Classical Academy of Drawing and Painting at the Montreal Art Centre and is currently represented by the Montreal Art Centre.