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Clio Newton

1989

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Biography

American born artist, Clio Newton, combines traditional portraiture with a contemporary sensibility. Classically trained at the Florence Academy of Art, Newton’s over- sized charcoal drawings range up to 7 feet high. Her stunning works on paper are remarkably realistic, informed by bold choices and a contemporary edge.

Clio Newton studied at Cooper Union in New York and the Florence Academy of Art. She has been the recipient of numerous awards, fellowships, and residencies worldwide.