Since her adolescence in Springfield, Massachusetts New England artist Aspasia Arvanitis has been drawn to the works of the Renaissance masters. Her earliest oil painting tuition was during evening classes at Springfield Putnam High School, in the early 1970’s. In the mid 1970’s, she attended painting classes at the Museum of Fine Arts in Springfield, and in the 1980’s she won a Humanities Award for Excellence in Fine Arts Painting at Springfield Technical Community College. In the 1990’s, she attended private lessons in pastel and oil painting in Agawam and in the early 2000’s, she took a highly specialized course in Florida, involving the learning of oil painting techniques of the Renaissance Masters. Aspasia enjoys experimenting with new techniques and styles in oil and pastel painting.
Her works comprise of portraits, landscapes, seascapes, still life, abstract and surrealistic paintings. Two of her works are currently in a private collection in Germany.
Her favorite subject matter is water reflections