Charles Movalli is one of Cape Ann’s best known painters and teachers. He is a native of Gloucester and makes frequent painting trips to Maine. Movalli’s paintings are electric with movement,color and vibrant light. He studied at Clark University, the University of Connecticut,and with Emile Gruppe, Roger Curtis, Zygmund Jankowski and Betty L. Schlemm. He has taught painting at Painting Workshops in the USA, Canada, Mexico and Europe and won gold and silver medals at the Rockport Art Association and a gold medal at the Salmagundi Club (NY). His work is represented in private and corporate collections throughout the U.S. He is a Contributing Editor for American Artist Magazine and his books include Gruppe on Painting; Brushwork; Color in Outdoor Painting; Painting with Light; Art of Landscape Painting; Croney on Watercolor, North Light. The artist resides and paints in Gloucester.