Claudia Venditto – Jazz Musicians, Mixed Media 36″ x 48″

Claudia Venditto is the founder and owner of the Blue Door Studio.  She received her Masters in Arts of Teaching in 1995 from Rhode Island School of Design. She is a certified Visual Arts Educator for the city of Cranston and has enjoyed teaching there for the past twenty years.  She has thirteen years of experience working with elementary school students and seven years of experience working with high school students.  She has also volunteered her teaching services as a cooperating teacher for the Rhode Island School of Design and Rhode Island College teaching programs.

Claudia Venditto – The Rising, Mixed Media, 36″ x 48″

Claudia enjoys being a mother to her two beautiful daughters, ages thirteen and eleven.  She also enjoys painting with  acrylics and making collages and mixed media pieces in her free time.  She just recently won first place, for her Jazz Musicians painting at the juried Wickford Art Association opening, The Blues, in June 2013 and second place for her Sea Beneath mixed media piece at the juried Wickford Art Association opening , Art of the Ocean State, in July 2013. “I strongly feel that the purest form of art comes from the inner being of the individual.  The purest form is the most powerful, for the artist and the viewer.”- Claudia Venditto