Cynthia Harris-Pagano  »  Middletown, NY
Cynthia Harris-Pagano  »  Otisville, NY
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Jon Dupee, Attorney, Deceased
Dupee and Monroe Legal Services
Goshen, NY


Cynthia Harris-Pagano
Middletown, NY & Otisville, NY
Fee range: $800-$7,000

cpagano@citlink.net
845-386-1712
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About the Artist

Cynthia Harris-Pagano specializes in oil and pastel portraits in her North Light Studio in Otisville, New York - one hour Northwest of New York City.
Her studio, especially built on to her home brings in a North light which gives beautiful light and shade to the face and clothing.

Traveling to a client's home to sketch and photograph, or, working from a favorite photograph sent to her, Ms. Harris-Pagano concentrates inwardly on the intonation of color, light, and how personality is expressed.

In high school, Cynthia traveled by herself on the Long Island Railroad, from Plandome, LI to take classes at the the Art Students League. At Vassar College she took classes in sculpture with Concetta Scarvaglione (who came two days from New York City.), then switched to painting with Rosemarie Beck.

Settling in Otisville with her husband, Angelo, and two children, she painted a semi-abstract series of large paintings, Genesis: Creation and Flood. After this and other large feminist/psychological paintings, she came to her full commitment in portrait painting.

This led her back to the Art Students' League Anatomy Lectures with Robert Beverly Hale and to a workshop in North Salem, NY with Daniel Greene.

Then, the attachment of a North Light Studio of her own, in Otisville, and six more years of study with John Osborne at the Ridgewood Art Institute, New Jersey. This effort represents a "picking up" of the thread, started in Barbizon, France (Corot and Others Plein Air), and continuing thru the Academy Julien, Paris (where Women were first permitted to paint the figure). Cynthia’s portraits are now in Public and private collections in the USA, Canada, England, Sweden and Italy.

In 2013, Harris-Pagano showed the "Genesis:Creation and Flood" paintings in Palmer Gallery, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY. Of this series the painting Firmament was chosen for Parting Shot (look for slide show) by Chronogram, Arts and Culture, Magazine. To see a slide show of this series, click here.

Cynthia Harris-Pagano is a member of The Portrait Society of America, and The Catharine Lorillard Woolfe Art Club.
 

2012 “Best in Show” at the MAG Juried Show, Orange County Community College, Middletown, NY
2011 “Best in Show” at the MAG Juried Show, Orange County Community College, Middletown, NY
2006 Connecticut Pastel Society Award at the 34th Open juried Exhibition of the Pastel Society of America, The National Arts Club, NYC
2005 American Artists Professional League Award at the Ridgewood Art Institute 26th Annual Regional Open Juried Show, Ridgewood, New Jersey
2005 “Best in Show” at the MAG Juried Show, Orange County Community College, Middletown, NY
2004 “Best in Show” at the MAG Juried Show, Orange County Community College, Middletown, NY
2002 Arthur Maynard Memorial Award at the Ridgewood Art Institute.
1997 “Young Woman in Brown Vest” was reproduced in Pastel Highlights, in 1997, an American Artist Publication.
1976 Featured artist in the Hudson Valley Magazine



Portrait Fees

Depending on size, number of subjects, and medium (oil or pastel), fees range from $800 to $7,000 for paintings up to 40" x 32". Portraits 48" x 36" or larger start at $7,000.

Full price list and quotes for more than one person on the same canvas are available upon request.



Additional portraits

Japan Cocker Spaniels
Orange County, NY
Pagano dog, Bruno
German Shepard
Morris Plains, New Jersey
Hopper Dog, Ibor
Freehill Dogs
Howells, New York
Peter G. Botti, Attorney at Law
Goshen, New York 10924
Dr. and Mrs. Manouchehr and Ziba Lavian
Psychiatry Specialist
Garnet Health Medical Center
Middletown, New York
Lt. Edgar Hayes NYCFD
New York City Fire Department
New York, New York
Angelo Pagano, Conductor
Highland Symphony Orchestra
Sugar Loaf, New York
 
Sam Fast Oil Company Inc.
Goshen, New York
Peter A Pagano and Associates Inc.
Jacksonville, Florida
Jon Dupee, Attorney, Deceased
Dupee and Monroe Legal Services
Goshen, NY
Mr. Ken Abt, Bank President
First Federal Savings of Middletown 
Middletown, New York
Norman D. Costa, PhD
Research Psychologist, IBM
Poughkeepsie, New York
Alex and Angela Wedding
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Dr. James Cotter, Professor English 
Mount Saint Mary College
Newburgh, New York
 
Mrs. Zandi Nammack
Educator Kimberly Academy
Montclair, New Jersey
The Krogsland Brothers
Boy with Dog
Mr. and Mrs. Tom and Zandi Nammick
Head of School and Teacher
Montclair Kimberly Academy
Montclair, New Jersey
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Joshua
Bar Mitzvah
Hendon, Virginia
Father
Andrea as Clara
The Nutcracker
Goshen, New York
 
Alara as Clara
Catharine Bond Hill, PhD
Former President Vassar College
Poughkeepsie, New York
Dr. Borden W. Painter Jr.
President & Professor of History, Emeritus
Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut
Oil on canvas 48 x 36
Congressman Benjamin Gilman
U.S. Representative from New York
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Dr. Richard Wagman, Internal Medicine
Brooklyn Hospital,
Brooklyn, New York
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Jack Aranson, Actor
 
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Dr. Fred Kennett
Dentist, Virginia
Oil on canvas
36 x 30
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Marya Kennett, Director
Kennett School of Dance
Goshen, New York
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President Abraham Lincoln
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Woman in Green Jacket
Orange County, New York
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The Pearson Children
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27
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Reverend Jeffrey Farley
Pastor
Otisville-Mt Hope Presbyterian Church
Otisville, New York
Oil on canvas 24 x 20
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Works for sale

Still-Life with Asparagus
Lilacs
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