Hello! Welcome to my portfolio site. Here you can view my artwork and purchase much of it directly from me. If you have any questions regarding a specific artwork for sale please email me and I will respond as soon as I am available.
Bio: Rina Miriam Drescher is a Finnish-American artist living and working in The Neighborhood Of The Arts District, Rochester, NY USA. Rina has been making, exhibiting, and selling original paintings and drawings since 1998. Rina holds a BA degree in Studio Art as well as a BA degree in English from the University of Rochester. She also holds a certificate in Painting and Drawing from Vapaa Taidekoulu / The Free Art School, Helsinki, Finland. Rina received a grant to attend the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston so she moved from Finland to the US to attend SMFA. There, she worked as a Gallery Assistant in the SMFA Gallery and took Art History courses at Tufts University. Rina has also studied art & art related subjects at Tampere Polytechnic, The Summer University of Helsinki, Rochester Institute of Technology, and Monroe Community College. Rina enjoys painting portraits and large abstract paintings most, but also likes to make artwork of all different sizes and shapes. Rina has worked professionally in Art Sales, Art Handling, as Studio Assistant to Olivia Kim (Rochester, NY Figure Sculptor), as an artist's model, and has also curated exhibitions on occasion in the past. Her work has been collected and exhibited internationally since 2004.
My paintings, drawings, limited edition linoleum block prints, and zines can be purchased directly from Studio Harpy: Artspace, Hungerford Building, Rochester, NY. Usually open each First Friday of every month from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm and by appointment. However temporarily closed due to Covid 19 :(
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