Charles Alton Pfahl
Charles Alton Pfahl is active/lives in New York, California. Charles Pfahl is known for interior, still life and figure painting.
Study for Self-Portrait with Monks Hood
Biography Charles Alton Pfahl
Realist painter, Charles Pfahl is best known for his mysterious interiors, haunting still life subjects, and sumptuous figure images.
The artist was born in Akron, Ohio on May 15, 1946. He studied with Robert Brackman in Madison, CT, John Koch in New York, with Jack Richard and in Cuyahoga Falls, OH. He was given a solo retrospective at Grand Central Art Galleries in New York City in 1980. He is an instructor of painting at the Arts Student League, NYC (1981-) and a member of the Allied Artists of America, the Audubon Artists, and the Salmagundi Club.
Over the years Pfahl's style became tighter and the subjects more complicated while the process he uses has remained the same. He begins by making a few composition studies to
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