Neil Di Teresa
Neil Di Teresa, a New Yorker by birth, is a Kentuckian by choice. As Professor Emeritus of Painting and Drawing at Berea College (Seabury Foundation Award for Excellence in Teaching; Phi Kappa Phi Professor). He has a Bachelor’s Degree from Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY (Dean’s Scholarship), and a Masters in Fine Arts from the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque (University Graduate Fellowship).
He continued to study and research as a visiting Senior Professor at Darwin College, University of Kent, Canterbury, England, and has established post-graduate painting studios in Florence, Italy, Canterbury, England, and Albuquerque, New Mexico. His art remains in public and private collections here and abroad. He maintains a home studio in Berea, Kentucky (Only Art 2), where he continues to paint and draw, also teaching small groups of private students.