brownWilliam Brown teaches Oil Painting. His class is part of the Ridgewood Art Institute's Community Adult Education program held in cooperation with the Ridgewood Community School.

Mr. Brown can be contacted by email at or by calling (973) 962-6436.

William Brown's students learn still life and landscape painting. An emphasis is placed on prismatic light and atmospheric effect which is the basis of all fine painting. He explains the principles of painting so both new and more experienced artists will have a better understanding of what they are seeking to achieve.Mr. Brown brings to his class years of "on location" and studio painting experience and knowledge. He studied with John Phillip Osborne for eight years. Mr. Brown's ongoing study of landscape painting has taken him throughout the United States, Europe, Canada and the Caribbean.

Mr. Brown's work has received much recognition. His work has been exhibited in New York at the American Artists Professional League, Hudson Valley Art Association and the Audubon Artists Society Awards received include the Grumbacher Gold Medal and Honorable Mention from the Hudson Valley Art Association.

Several galleries currently represent Mr. Brown and his work is in many private collections. He is a life member of the Ridgewood Art Institute and holds a seat on the Board of Trustees.

brown-wkWinter in West Jersey

By William Brown

Oil Painting, 22 X 28 Inches