Sean Forester is co-founder and Academic Director of the Paris Seminar.  He studied classical painting at Charles Cecil Studios and the Florence Academy of Art where he was Director of Art History, Humanities, and Composition.  A Rotary Scholar, Sean has a B.A. from The Great Books Program at St. John’s College and an M.A. from Cambridge University.  Sean is a Principle Instructor at the Golden Gate Atelier in the San Francisco Bay Area.  He has lectured at Grand Central Academy, Sarum Studios, and the Alpine Fellowship, among others.   Sean has led European art tours for Classical Pursuits and Context Travel.   He has been featured in Fine Arts Connoisseur and his artwork is in private collections in Europe and the United States.

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