Clarisse Frenkel is a multifaceted,contemporary artist whose sumptuous use of color is both interpretative and mesmerizing. Her sensuous paintings and ceramics speak a language from her soul, hinting at subliminal messages within the form and content of her work.
Driven by a powerful need to create and express her innermost feelings through her art, Clarisse works in oils, acrylics, watercolor, clay and glass. A serious artist all her life, her work has been described as “intensely beautiful, vibrant and captivating” and reflects her vision of what inspires her. Her work cannot be categorized by one particular style, yet what all her paintings and clay pieces reflect is a passion for life.
From the age of three, when taught to draw by her mother, Clarisse knew she was destined to be an artist. She has continuously studied art, exploring various media, while always striving to achieve new heights in her work. Clarisse has a B.F.A. and M.S.Art Ed. from Queens College, studied under master artists, Aaron Schikler, Burton Silverman, Peter Cox and taken classes at Urban Glass, National Academy of Fine Art, Greenwich House Pottery, and S.V.A.