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Miriam Baranov

Visual Arts: Drawing, Painting, & Portraiture
Home Franklin Columbus Ohio Work Phone: (740) 972-5106

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Miriam is a visual artist specializing in classical realist painting and drawing. She has been fortunate to study apprenticeship style under master figurative painters in California. She went through a rigorous atelier program ‘Golden Gate Atelier’ that focused on classical training for realist artists. Miriam works in genres like still life, landscape, portraiture, and figurative art. Her work has been exhibited nationally in galleries and published in magazines nationally and internationally.

Her goal is to influence and educate others in the field of figurative realism and help direct them on a path to success.

Miriam is highly knowledgeable and passionate in her field. Her teaching method breaks down the drawing and painting process into stages and teaches each stage consecutively in atelier style manner. She focuses on high standards and teaches from the ground up. Starting with mastering the setup, tools and materials, and jumping into techniques. This is important to achieve accuracy in your work. She loves sharing her knowledge with others and seeing success in her student works.

She has also taught in different cultural and religious organizations where she catered custom content/theme based on the request of the client.

Miriam has taught the age range of teens to older adults. She has done workshops, private mentorship, and private and group online classes. She has taught group sizes ranging from 40 students to private one on one classes.

Miriam is a professional craftsman that works on commissioned portraits out of her studio at home, sells artwork through galleries, and teaches on the side.

Grade Levels/Age Groups

  • Grades 9-12
  • Young Adults
  • Adults
  • Older Adults

Facilities and Resources Required

  • Tables
  • Chairs
  • Sink/Water
  • Project (nice to have)

Organizational Involvement


Upon request





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