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Marco Abelli

“I am an opportunist…I am acquiring wonderful artistic materials to reach an end. I am on my way!”

I have been creating with AFTS for 7 years. “A great location, opportunity and community.” That’s the best of AFTS. I found out about the program through artists from AFTS on the bus, Larry Williams and Howard Cook. 

I am inspired by photography and constantly looking for inspiration. If I see a picture that’s well composed I take notice of technique and style. I enjoy painting flowers and mixed media. Whatever the piece calls for. I enjoy creating conversation and mood for the painting.

I have a BA in Art History from New Jersey State University and am thinking of going to UT library science. I would like to try a class in creative writing and maybe an associate degree in creative writing.