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Andrew de Sa

Andrew de Sa is a classically trained artist working in the Washington, D.C. area. The artist received training in the Boston School tradition under master painter Paul Ingbretson. This apprenticeship continues a historic legacy of master painters and their pupils that traces back to the 1700s and the French painter Jacques Louis David, court painter to Napoleon.


Mandarins, oil on canvas, 16” x 20”Click To Enlarge

Mandarins, oil on canvas, 16” x 20”

Andrew de Sa has won awards and scholarships on both the local and the national level, including being a finalist at both the 89th National Exhibition of the American Artists Professional League and the 84th International Exhibition of Fine Art in the Miniature. In 2016, de Sa won a nationally juried competition to attend the Portrait Society of America's Annual Conference. He is a recognized copyist at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., and was appointed to the BXVI Council for Liturgy and the Arts, a part of the Benedict XVI Institute for Sacred Music and Divine Worship (www.benedictinstitute.org). He also serves as an art ambassador and board member of the Benjamin T. Rome School of Art, Music, and Drama at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.


Besides his own creative work, Andrew de Sa is the acting Creative Director of The Carl Schmitt Foundation, (www.carlschmitt.org), whose mission is to “perpetuate the legacy of the American artist Carl Schmitt (1889-1989), and to make better known his achievement as an outstanding man, artist, and profound thinker on aesthetics. Using the example of Schmitt's life the Foundation seeks to educate the public and artists on the role of Beauty in everyday life and the artistic vocation through exhibits, articles, concerts, conferences and more.”.

Andrew’s latest commission is for a chapel to be built in Kerala, India. Please contact the artist with any questions, commission requests or simply to say hello: andrew@studiodesa.com. Note that Andrew shares a studio with wife, soprano Emily de Sa. Both these classically trained artists focus on sacred work. 

Peter, oil on canvas, 9 x 12
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Peter, oil on canvas, 9” x 12”

Andrew de Sa
(603)-858-6291
www.studiodesa.com


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Night Shroud, oil painted mural, 5 x 15

Night Shroud, oil painted mural, 5’ x 15’

Night Shroud, oil painted mural, 5 x 15

Night Shroud, oil painted mural, 5’ x 15’

 

Night Shroud, oil painted mural, 5 x 15

Night Shroud, oil painted mural, 5’ x 15’

St. Joseph Benedict Labre, oil on panel, 5 x 12

St. Joseph Benedict Labre, oil on panel, 5” x 12”
Flight to Egypt, oil painted mural, 4.5 x 23

Flight to Egypt, oil painted mural, 4.5’ x 23’