Lake Carmel Arts Center
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The Transition from Classicism to the 20th Century in Art

Monday, March 1, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Monday, March 8, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Monday, March 15, 2021 at 7:00 pm


Coming soon to Arts on the Lake

Join in on this exploration - Session 2 on Monday

The second session is on March 8th.  The first session is available for viewing after registration. The cost is $90 for the entire series of the 6 sessions.


Examining the movement in art from Classicism to where we are today, Alex Shundi explores this fundamental transformation in the history of art and our cultures. This exploration includes the movements of Impressionism, Post Impressionism and Expressionism.



This on-line Zoom lecture series consists of six 1 hour sessions and begins Monday, March 1st at 7 PM. Once you register you will receive the links for each session as  well as the video recordings of each previous session.


Once you receive the links be sure to be sure to sign in bit early.




About the Event

Alexander Shundi's works are in many public and private collections in the United States and abroad. He has been the subject of many articles in news papers and magazines including: Art News, Art in America, Arte Moderna, Hartford Magazine, Duchess County Magazine, The New York Times, Il Redentore, The Boston Globe, The Bridgeport Post, Apotheosis, The New Haven Register, South West Magazine, Ridgefield Times, Pasatiempo, Westport Bulletin, The Lakeville Journal, Harlem Valley Times, Waterbury Republican, Miami Herald, Litchfield County Times, Nimrod International Journal, The Country and Abroad Magazine, Millerton News, and La Gazzetta di Parma. Alex spent seven summers racing "off the road" vehicles in international rallies throughout Europe, Asia, and Africa. He has traveled for twenty years exploring the American Southwest, with particular focus on both ancient and current Pueblo culture, art, and mythology.


Born in Correggio (Reggio Emilia), Italy on May 19, 1944.

Lived in Parma, Italy until 1957, when his family moved to the United States.

Alex lives and works in a converted 1850's church with his wife Elizabeth Hill, also a painter, and has two children, Aramis, and Siena.


1967- 69 Yale University (New Haven, CT.) BFA, MFA, Graduate School of Painting, Full Scholarship and Fellowship.

1966- 67 Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera (Milano, Italy.)

Certificate of Honor - Painting with Pompeo Borra, and Sculpture with Marino Marini.

1967 Ecole des Beaux Arts (Paris, France.)

1963- 66 Silvermine College of Art (New Canaan, CT.)

Full Scholarship, and Assistantship in Sculpture and Ceramics.