About Blend Cota
Blend is the owner and Art Director of RedBlendArt and the founder of RedBlendArt Academy. He started his career as a European artist who is now completed with over 27 years of artistic experience in painting and photography. Studied at the Art College of Elbasan focusing in Classic drawing and painting, followed by a 3 year Private art courses specializing in art media and techniques. On 1990 he enrolled on a 4-year University Program receiving the BFA Degree from Fine Art Academy of Tirana and soon after, recognition of the same Degree from the University of Toronto. For 13 years, he was the Art Director of Atelier America, and Brushstrokes Fine Art, Inc., two of the largest Art Publishing/Direct Mail companies in North America. He successfully managed and delivered countless art originals and reproductions, and over 30,000 oil portraits for private accounts such as QVC, Kohl’s, Ikea, Sears, HSN, Direct Buy, Frontgate, Messenger, CSI and more. He is the creative mind behind the original art that is supplied to high-end clients all over Europe, Canada and United States.