Juan Carlos Martínez is an award-winning artist trained in
the atelier tradition who works in the classical realist style, focusing on the human figure.
Juan studied in Toronto, Canada, and in Florence, Italy under the tutelage of master painter M. John Angel.
In addition to working on commissions, Juan
has acquired an international reputation as an artist and art educator.
has won several awards in the Art Renewal Center's (ARC) Salon competition, as well as from the Portrait Society of America and the Portrait Society of Canada.
work can be found in private and institutional collections in North America.
authored a popular six-part instructional series in International Artist Magazine
entitled "The Academy Way" and has appeared on Bravo!
" Star Portraits" program.