Denise Fryburg studied painting at the National Academy School of Fine Art in New York City. She has studied drawing, anatomy and sculpture at the Art Students League, the Grand Central Academy, the National Academy School of Fine Art, the Old Church Cultural Center in Demarest, New Jersey and Illustration at the School of Visual Arts. Denise’s paintings and drawings have been selected for exhibitions at the National Academy Museum, The Cork Gallery at Lincoln Center and the Art Students League in New York. She was the recipient of the Colonel Michel Jacobs First Prize For Drawing in the 2007 Student Year End Exhibition at the National Academy. Denise is a contributing artist at Gallery35 in New York City, an artist collective, and the Arts Society of Kingston. Denise has recently joined the editorial staff of The Sankofa Review, “an online blog/magazine that aims to bring different but enlightened stories, interviews, and reviews about art, artists, and culture to art lovers everywhere”.

"Who can fail to be captivated by the beauty of cherry blossoms in full bloom in the moonlight? And on a glorious day, we all look up at the blue sky and think, "How wonderful!" The bubbling of a stream delights the ear, refreshing our senses. These are all examples of our intuitive love of beauty".

Daisaku Ikeda
The Way of Youth
Art Transforms the Heart