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Ridgewood Native Eric Santoli Opens New Art School – Novus Atelier

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Ridgewood NJ, Novus Atelier is a representational painting and drawing school established in Ridgewood, New Jersey.  Our focus is on traditional drawing and painting skills, portfolio development and students who want to learn about representational art.  We concentrate on working from life, which allows artists of all skill levels to grow and develop. Novus Atelier was founded in 2019 by artist and teacher, Eric Alexander Santoli.  Mr. Santoli has been teaching drawing, painting, art history and college portfolio preparation to students at various schools, including Ridgewood High School, since graduating from the University of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 2014 .

Located in the education building at the Old Paramus Reformed Church at 660 E. Glen Ave and will be open Monday – Friday for two sessions a day (10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm).  Classes start Monday, June 24th and are $50 for each session.  People can buy classes online or in person.  We are also offering a summer pre-registration that gives 25% off your first class. More information is available at  

One thought on “Ridgewood Native Eric Santoli Opens New Art School – Novus Atelier

  1. As a neighbor & I hope friend I’m delighted to know this very talented young man. He has much to offer to those who wish to learn. Good luck.

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