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Grand Central Atelier


Tony Curanaj

Tony (b. 1973) was born and raised in New York. He is a dynamic painter who first studied at the School of Visual Arts and the National Academy of Design. In the late l990’s, Curanaj met Jacob Collins and became a member of the Water Street Atelier, an institution founded on the ideals of academic realism, where his studies and skills flourished. His subjects are classic and edgy, his paintings beautifully designed and masterfully executed with painstaking care. Curanaj currently teaches painting and drawing at the Grand Central Atelier in New York City as well as privately from his studio, also in New York.