Georgetta Gancarz graduated from the School of Visual Arts and Fordham University with degrees in science, education and Fine Arts.
She also minored in Art Therapy and received various artist and instructor awards and scholarships. She is a professional artist,
professor, author and international travel guide. She has been teaching painting for over twenty five years and is the director and creator of the
Painting On Location International ART - POLI program, with studio, art history, creative writing, Italian language and photography classes,
offered in the USA and Europe.
Working on her charity art show "Artist For Breast Cancer", she continues to educate the public on awareness and prevention.
Georgetta spends a lot of her time volunteering, teaching and promoting artists. She currently teaches art at Seattle Central College,
University of Washington EC, and Western Europe (London and Italy). Her paintings have been exhibited worldwide and at the
Metropolitan Museum of Art; She is internationally represented by the Saatchi Gallery and Galeria Aberta in Portugal,
Other collections are in the Muse/ Foundation and Museums in NYC. Her works are on file at The Women Museum of Arts, Washington,DC;
Her Renaissance style paintings are in collection of Basilicas in Florence and Venice, Italy.
For fourteen years she has served on the Executive Committee Board of Directors for instructors at the EC University of Washington.
In 2010, she was blessed as a portrait painter for the Roman Catholic Church and is on the guild of St. Luke. Her picture is on the cover
of Alberto Manguel’s, 2002 International best seller, "Reading Pictures: What We Think About When We Look at Art".
To date, Georgetta is writing and illustrating her eighth book as well as opening another art studio program in Spain.
She just released her own 2014 line of ART - POLI acrylic and watercolor paints.
Georgetta loves teaching and enjoys seeing her student's progress all over the world.
- Courses taught by Georgetta Gancarz:
- Painting for Everyone (15SU.10.02901)