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I have been a professional artist for 40 years,having received my MFA degree from Northern Ilinois University. I Specialize in realistic portraits of people painted from photos. My work is in private collections throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. My work is a reflection of my experiences from the places I have lived, which includes Paris, New York and Chicago. 4 comments


James S. Rousonelos has been a professional artist for forty years.

He holds a Master's of Fine Arts degree(MFA) and has exhibited his art in galleries and shows throughout the United States. His art work is in private and corporate collections throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. Rousonelos has received numerous honorable awards from several arts organizations nationwide. His realistic work focuses on the human portrait and figure, which captures the essence and inner personality of each person portrayed; this is a very unique, natural quality in Rousonelos' art work that has attracted many art collectors worldwide. His art also has a very ethereal,classical and emotional filled quality within each unique piece.

Rousonelos has also taught art, design and art history for many schools since 1980. He continues to teach art classes to interested art students, and tutors some students independently.

Rousonelos also accepts portrait, commercial and landscape commissions upon request. He can be contacted at Also, please visit his web site at where you can see more of his fascinating work. Contact information is also available at his web site.


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