NYC high-school students learn about decorative painting

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On December 3, 2013, Pierre taught an introductory decorative painting class for a handful of local NYC inner-city high school students.

Raison Pure NYC L’Orangerie (RPNYC L’Orangerie) is a foundation dedicated to helping inner-city high school students discover design and craftsmanship beyond the classroom, thereby inspiring them with career choices otherwise unimagined.  read more …

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Pierre gave an overview of what he does at his NYC company, GRAND ILLUSION.  He also explained his title of “craftsman” as opposed to “artist”.  Hopefully, the students understood that one can make a living from the craft of decorative painting.


  1. Great minds and talents can do wonderful things together. L’Orangerie
    And Pierre a match made in heaven!!!

  2. Thank you Pierre for your involvement with us this year.
    the students were super inspired by your demo and your teaching!


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