Ralph Papa is active/lives in New York, Florida. Ralph Papa is known for plein-air landscape, portrait and figure painting.
Biography Ralph Papa
Ralph Papa has been drawing and painting since his early childhood in Manhattan on East 105th Street. In the 1960's after developing his own style, he studied art and architecture at Queens College and City College of New York and painted under Henry Gasser at the Art Students League. Papa worked primarily in New York City and exhibited and sold his paintings in Greenwich Village.
Through the 1960's and 70's, his paintings were of larger than life faces conjuring a pensive mood with feelings of isolation and loneliness. In the past 20 years, Papa has lightened up as seen in his studio paintings while working in Tehran, Iran in 1978. Later in the 1990's he shifted to plein-air painting on-location in the
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