Aline received her BFA at Cornell University, and continued her training at the Academy of Art College in San Francisco, earning a degree in Illustration.
“My goal as an artist is to find those times and places where beauty is not only evident, but startling and suddenly present.”
Aline is a Master Pastelist with the Pastel Society of America, a Signature Member of the American Impressionist Society and a Master Circle Pastelist with the International Association of Pastel Societies (IAPS). She has juried the Pastel Society of America's National Juried show; The Pastel Journal's Top 100 Animal and Wildlife Competition, the Pastel Society of New Mexico's Annual Juried Show and the Adirondack Plein Air Festival Awards.
She was featured in an article in the February issue of the Pastel Journal and she has been honored with awards at the 33rd and 34thand 38th Annual Juried Shows of the Pastel Society of America in New York City. Aline has won awards several times in the Top 100 Pastels issues of the Pastel Journal. Her work has been accepted innational juried shows of the American Impressionist Society, The Pastel Society of Americaand the Oil Painters of America. Aline teaches workshops throughout the country and in Europe. She is represented by Camden Falls Gallery in Camden, Maine; Blue Heron Gallery in Wellfleet, MA; William Ris Gallery, NY; Little Gallery in Mackinac, MI and Gallery Artrio, ME and Chasen Gallery, VA. Her website is www.alineordman.com and she maintains a blog at http://alineordmanartwork.blogspot.com/