Anastasia Egeli began her professional career at age seven.
She took classes her parents organized at their farm in Maryland and in Provincetown. Studying with Henry Hensche, one of Charles Hawthorne’s students, Anastasia developed a realist painting method informed by a colorist sensibility. After graduating from St. John’s College in Annapolis, Anastasia studied with Nelson Shanks (also a Hensche student). She developed her style, one steeped in the New England School of Painting, which infuses portraits with luminous color and lively brushwork. Currently, Anastasia lives and works in New York City. She offers portrait workshops at the Egeli studio in Maryland, and also teaches color theory during the summer in Provincetown, MA.