Yaymaker Host Brian Antifonario  located in Worcester, MA

Brian Antifonario

  2796 (ratings)

  • Hosting since April 2014
  • 766 events hosted

Brian Antifonario
Bio


Born 1962 in Lowell, Massachusetts, Brian has been doing art ever since he could hold an oversized Crayon in his young hands. At age 13, he won a hometown Parks and Recreation citywide art contest using provided only craft materials. He explained, “I looked at the various craft material and decided to do a homage to my mother’s two tier wooden fruit bowl. I used burlap to represent the wood and a variety of colorful materials to create the various fruits.” He laughs, “I was actually shocked that I won first prize.” He knew way back then that a career in art was probably his calling.

He graduated with honors from Salem State University, Massachusetts, in 1986 with a Bachelor of General Studies degree with a focus on the Arts and Media Communications. He took advantage of study abroad program in his junior year and spent a semester at Nottingham University, Nottingham, England and the next semester at the Université de Caen, Caen, France. During that time he studied play-writing, and film making in England and fulfilled a bachelor’s of science French language course in France. While in Europe he absorbed the culture and was inspired by the people and the beaux art all around.

After college he worked many jobs, as a creative mind tends to do, and pursued painting on his own and through various art workshops. At the Beacon Hill Art Walk he garnered a blue ribbon for his nighttime portrait of the Eiffel Tower.

Brian’s fine art paintings, and digital graphics can be seen and are available for sale at www.Etsy.com/shop/AntifonarioGallery/

Reviews

5 out of 5 (33 reviews)
Verified Plant Nite Guest

Brian was absolutely amazing! This was the first time my mom and I had done a plant night. He was so fun and energetic it was a great vibe in the room- lots of laughing and fun memory making! Thank you for being wonderful and making this such a great night

Verified Paint Nite Guest

Upbeat.... comical..... great instructor

Verified Paint Nite Guest

He was very friendly and engaging and easy to understand .

Verified Paint Nite Guest

Brian is the best! He always has me leaving not only with my own beautiful painting but a big smile on my face. Tonight there was 2 very intoxicated rude guests who were extremely rude not only to the entire paint nite crowd but especially with him. He mai

Verified Paint Nite Guest

Very nice

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