Teacher/Artist

Jason Polins teaching at one of his art classes.
Jason Polins instructing an art student in his studio.
Teacher & Artist

Jason Polins currently teaches art classes in oil painting, drawing and the human figure in his Boston art studio and at Northeastern University in Boston. He also offers workshops and private instruction.

Jason Polins is a Bostonian who began his art career as a teenager drawing poster designs for high school plays.  In high school he participated in college-level classes studying the human figure at Boston University. He would later attend BU as a full-time undergraduate student.

Jason Polins received his BFA from Boston University in 1994 and went on to study in Florence, Italy at The Florence Academy of Art. There, he honed his skills as a realist painter, fulfilling his studies in 1997 and receiving their certificate of completion.

Upon returning to Boston, Jason continued his painting studies with various notable painters, such as Nelson Shanks in Philadelphia, and Gary Hoffmann in Boston.

Teaching and Working in the Art Studio

Jason Polins has always felt a strong connection to the heritage of the historical painters of The Boston School of Painting. Adept as an artist, Jason endeavors to pursue their ideals through strong drawing skills, composition, and color in each of his own works.

Jason’s work has appeared in quarterly issues of Drawing Magazine and in the annual edition of  Strokes of Genius – The Best of Drawing.

Jason keeps a studio in Somerville, MA located close to Boston where he conducts classes as well as works on his own art. Classes are held weekly and include critiques demonstrations and technique work.