Glenna Hartwell studied with Henry Hensche from 1976 through ‘79. During that time she also worked as a portrait artist in Provincetown at The Starving Artist Studio. Master portrait artist Tom Moore was one of her mentors at the studio. These two experiences have shaped and influenced all her artistic endeavors.
Following her time as a “street artist”, Glenna took portrait commissions for many years. Her portraits are in many prominent collections, including the family of actor Christopher Reeve, and the DuPont family.
Glenna has also studied with Hilda Neily, Cedric and Joanette Egeli, and John Clayton. She is honored to be of the instructors at The Cape School of Art.
Glenna has also worked as a designer and illustrator, sculptor, and 3D character designer.