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Pomport City Medal of Hornor

"The Death of President John F. Kennedy"
by Sam Adoquei


On view at the artist's Union Square Studio in remembrance of President John F. Kennedy.
Private viewing November 16 through December 8, 2007. By appointment only.
Please call 212-228-1796 or or e-mail samadoquei@earthlink.net
Please share this opportunity with family and friends.



EXHIBITIONS:
Click here to view the dates and schedule of the Smithsonian Institution's national exhibition on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., featuring Sam Adoquei's monumental triptych.
From November 10 to December 10, 2005, a collection of Sam Adoquei's paintings, drawings, and etchings will be on display at his spacious new Union Square studio. Please call for hours or to schedule an appointment.

NEWS:
In February 2005 at the National Academy of Design, Sam will give a painting demonstration for students and a group of art enthusiasts. The demo has been organized by American Artist Magazine in conjunction with a forthcoming article on Sam's teaching philosophy. Please join us.
Sam Adoquei's lecture at the Portrait Society of America conference in May 2005 in Washington, DC, is already sold out. Please contact the Portrait Society of America for information about future conferences featuring Sam Adoquei.
Every other fall for the past six or eight years, a group of scholars from Denmark has come to study the works of Sam Adoquei and learn about his American experience. The group will visit again in October 2005.
In March 2006, students from the Bronx Preparatory Charter School will be visiting Sam Adoquei's studio to study and discuss his artworks, work ethics, philosophy, and his American experience. Please call to join Sam Adoquei in answering all of the tough and challenging questions from these wonderful, talented young children who represent the future.

RECENT ARTICLES:
In February 2005, an interview with Sam Adoquei conducted by the Portrait Society of America will appear in International Artist Magazine. Click here to read the article.
Plein Air Magazine's June 2005 issue features an article on Sam Adoquei's plein-air artwork.
The Summer 2005 issue of Workshop Magazine, published by American Artist Magazine, will feature an article on Sam Adoquei's philosophical approach to teaching, written by Joseph Skrapits.
The National Academy of Design will feature an interview with Sam Adoquei in their 2005 Fall bulletin.
The Today's Masters section of the May 2006 issue of Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine features an article on commissioned portraiture. Sam Adoquei's portraits appear alongside works by John Singer Sargent, Sir Joshua Reynolds, Frans Hals, and other modern portrait painters in this feature written by Editor Jennifer King.