About the Artist

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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 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 1700’s and the French painter Jacques Louis David, court painter to Napoleon. 



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 and is a recognized copyist at the National Gallery of Art in D.C. Andrew de Sa is the acting Creative Director of the Carl Schmitt Foundation, an arts non-profit dedicated to sharing the work, life, and legacy of American painter Carl Schmitt (1889-1989). He has also been appointed to the BXVI Council for Liturgy and the Arts and serves as an Arts 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. 

Currently, the artist is focusing on large scale painting commissions  for residences and institutions across the United States and internationally. 


Please contact Andrew with any questions, commission requests, or simply to say hello at andrew@studiodesa.com