The Take Care Series 
Saturday, July 15

Photo courtesy of Paul Deo
Photo courtesy of Paul Deo

Paul Deo
Self Actualization Portraits Workshop

Studio A4, Upper Gallery, The Arts Center at Governors Island

Paul Deo’s self-actualization portrait painting classes offer a fun, calm, and safe environment to find your inner essence and unwind while learning to create beautiful works of portraiture. This workshop invites you to open your mind to the wisdom all around us by letting go of past trauma and exploring your purpose and destiny in this interconnected universe. Paint yourself surrounded by your visions, reinforcing your positive affirmations and manifesting your goals.


Paul Deo is a talented, prodigious, and prolific visionary artist who at every turn, tirelessly inspires and advocates for under-served communities. The inspiration of all his work is to seamlessly blend art and spirituality through art and technology as a means for these communities to envision bright & meaningful futures. Paul is a digital shaman who shares his insights and wisdom about the spirit of art and the metaverse wilderness.

Photo by Gregory Gentert
Photo by Gregory Gentert

Open Studios with Arts Center

Artist Studios, Upper Level 

Engage with the artists-in-residence at LMCC's Arts Center Open Studios! Explore the artists' studios, where they will showcase their ongoing projects and provide interactive and captivating experiences for visitors.

2023 Session One Artists-in-Residence:

Aaron Cobbett
Aika Akhmetova
Ana Cordeiro
Ayling Dominguez
Daniel Clurman
Da'Niro Elle Brown
Edgar Moza 
Erica Shires
Hannah Lutz Winkler
Jenny Eunjung Cho
Katerina Vo
Marina Gutierrez
Maria Rodriguez Jimenez
Matt Whitman
Néstor Pérez-Molière
Phyllis Sanfiorenzo
Priscilla Stadler
Sally Twin