Laura Paray

parayLaura Paray teaches Oil Painting for Young People

Sunday afternoons,
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm.

She can be contacted
by email at
or by phone at
(201) 281-6940.

Laura Paray’s class concentrates on still life, landscape and self-portraiture and emphasizes how light interacts with the subject. Laura started at the Ridgewood Art Institute when she was a child herself and has continued through the years taking time off to raise three boys. During her years with the Ridgewood Art Institute, she studied traditional oil painting techniques primarily
with John P. Osborne and Arthur F. Maynard.

She currently serves as the education chairman of the Ridgewood Art Institute and has co-chaired The Art of the Self-Portrait Show. Laura graduated Magna cum Laude with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Rutgers University and has also studied at the Art Students League in New York City. She has exhibited and been awarded at Audubon Artist, Inc., Essex Art Association and the Ridgewood Art Institute and has shown at the Lyme Art Association, Wethersfield Academy for the Arts, and Maine Art Gallery.

lauraparay“Cows in the Sibillini Mountains, Italy”
by Laura Paray
Oil painting 20 x 24 inches