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Dale Zinkowski attended the School of Visual Arts in New York City where he studied the Reilly method with both Marvin Mattelson and John F. Murray. He followed Murray to Tuscon, Arizona and focused his studies on the palettes, methods, and materials of artists such as Velazquez and Rembrandt. 

In 2012, he attended the Florence Academy of Art in Italy, where he pushed his understanding of traditional techniques and materials even further. He then returned to New York, completing the 4 year core program at Grand Central Atelier(GCA) studying under Jacob Collins. 


He currently teaches painting and drawing at the GCA, and teaches workshops across the United States and in Europe. To know more, go to his website at

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