Louise B. Hafesh

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Introduction Making “herstory” as the first woman Ad Manager in Harte Hanks' newspaper chain, Louise's campaigns garnered national acclaim, besting "The Washington Post" & "Boston Globe." Continuing the pioneering spirit, she also published the first woman’s regional magazine, "NJ Woman," and forged a 30-year career in journalism. In 2001, following her heart, Louise began to study painting in-studio with Frank Arcuri and at The NY Art Student’s League and John P. Osborne at the Ridgewood Art Institute, NJ. She has exhibited at the National Arts Gallery in Hudson Valley Art Association & Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club Exhibitions and received noted industry awards. Her work is in numerous private collections/foundations, was featured in the June 2008 and March 2017 issues of "Artist's Magazine," and on the cover of a Vivaldi CD entitled, "Venetian Dreams." As a writer, Louise's syndicated features on art, personalities and travel have appeared in over 30 national and international publications. She is a frequent contributor to Watercolor Artist and a Contributing Editor at The Artist's Magazine.