Department of Art Alumni
Alain J. Picard '97
Alain J Picard, a fine artist and portrait painter who specializes in pastel, owns Picard Studio in Southbury. He is a member of the Connecticut Pastel Society and the Portrait Society of America, and has won numerous awards throughout the New England region. He won the Best Portfolio Award in 2009 at “The Art of the Portrait”, the annual Portrait Society of America conference in Washington DC.
Alain enjoys focusing on the individual and brings out the identity and special qualities of his subject. He was featured in News Times on Friday, 2/14/03 and again 12/20/04 DNT article. and has some oictures in the October 2010 Pastel Journal. http://www.artistsnetwork.com/article/pastel-faces/?r=passsnl092110