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Alumni Studio Visit: Mary Murphy

Mary Murphy is a painter based in Philadelphia and New York. She earned a BA in English/Writing from Barnard College, an MA in Art & Education from Teachers College, Columbia University and an MFA from Tyler School of Art. She also studied at Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture and the New York Studio School. […]

December 3, 2018 · Alumni

Alumni Studio Visit: Tricia Sellmer

Drawing Marathon Alum, Tricia Sellmer, shares studio practice. Sellmer is a multi-layered, multi-media Canadian artist working primarily within the parameters of painting and drawing. 1. Describe a typical day in the studio. My days start with coffee, reading and a couple rounds of Sudoko. I have two studios in my home, the Glass Room and the […]

November 15, 2018 · Alumni

William Bailey, David Cast, Betty Cuningham, James Panero, Kyle Staver

Parlo Come Pittore: The Life and Work of Andrew Forge William Bailey studied art at the University of Kansas, Yale University, and the Yale School of Art, where he studied with Josef Albers. He has exhibited at Andre Emmerich Gallery, Robert Miller Gallery, and Betty Cuningham Gallery. He taught at the Yale School of Art […]

November 7, 2018 · Lecture Series Archive

Alumni Studio Visit: Todd Bienvenu

Todd Bienvenu (b. 1980 Little Rock, AR)  received his BFA from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 2003 and his MFA at New York Studio School in 2007. Solo shows in 2018 include Jaywalk at Laurent Godin in Paris and Slapstick at Almine Rech opening November 24 in London.  Bienvenu lives and works […]

October 31, 2018 · Alumni

Phyllis Tuchman and Mary Weatherford

A Conversation about Painting, Abstraction, and Other Matters. Phyllis Tuchman contributes articles and reviews to Artnews.com, Artforum, The New York Times, and other publications. She wrote the catalogue text for Weatherford’s 2017 solo show at the David Kordansky Gallery in Los Angeles. Mary Weatherford (b. 1963, Ojai, California) will be the subject of a retrospective […]

October 30, 2018 · Lecture Series Archive

Joachim Pissarro and Richard Schiff

“Old art offers just as good a criticism of new art as new art offers of old.” — Jasper Johns Joachim Pissarro is the Bershad Professor of Art History and Director of the Hunter College Galleries, CUNY. Former Curator, Department of Painting and Sculpture, MoMA, NY. Publications include the book, Individualism and Inter-Subjectivity in Modernism: Two Case Studies […]

October 30, 2018 · Lecture Series Archive

Pushing the Body – DUMBO First Thursday Gallery Walk

The New York Studio School Dumbo Sculpture Studio and Gallery is proud to present Pushing the Body a group show featuring a broad range of approaches to the sculpture in the regard to the figure by NYSS alumni. To a great extent the works originated from their experience working amidst the perspectives and guidance there of […]

October 29, 2018 · Alumni, Dumbo Sculpture Studio, Events, Exhibitions, News

Fall 2018 NYSS Open Studios & Info Session

Participating Students: Painting: Charity Baker Binah Bindell Carlo Cittadini Emilio Cuilan Audrey Cohn-Ganz Jenny Drewitt Jill Finsen Yolande Heijnen Eva Jimenez Brendan Luchik Laura Magbee Madeleine Fia Matsson Georgia McGovern Misa Pang Michael Polubiec Lucy Turnbull Briggs Whiteford Sculpture: Hagar Fletcher Jou Glasheen Marco Palli

October 25, 2018 · Events, Exhibitions, News, Student Gallery

Andrea Belag on Mercedes Matter

Painter Andrea Belag reflects on Mercedes Matter’s passion for the New York Studio School and its students. This excerpt was part of the panel discussion and exhibition, “X Marks the Spot: Women of the New York Studio School,” and was held on Monday, July 30, 2018 X Marks The Spot was presented by the NYSS […]

Jilaine Jones: Viewing of a Summer – DUMBO First Thursday Gallery Walk

October 1, 2018 · Dumbo Sculpture Studio, Events, Exhibitions

Alumni Katie Ruiz: Painter to Galleriest

Alumni Katie Ruiz (MFA 2015) is a Chicana artist living in Los Angeles. She was raised in Los Angeles and Northern Arizona and returned to California in 2016 after completing her MFA at NYSS to open Vivid Space, an artist run gallery in San Diego. 1. Tell me a little about your background as an artist […]

September 11, 2018 · Alumni, Exhibitions, News

Women of the New York Studio School Panel Discussion

Artist & alum Christina Kee moderates the discussion for the exhibition, “X Marks The Spot: Women of the New York Studio School,” with artists & alumni Joyce Pensato, Andrea Bekag, and curator Malado Baldwin. Presented by the NYSS Alumni Association. Recorded on July 30th, 2018.

William Corbett reads a poem on John Walker

In Memoriam: William Corbett The New York Studio School mourns the loss of poet and friend, William Corbett. Last year, Corbett spoke at the Evening Lecture Series for the opening of the exhibition, “John Walker: The Sea and The Brush.” For a decade Corbett participated in critiques at Walker’s graduate MFA program at Boston University. […]

August 23, 2018 · Lecture Series Archive

The Chautauquan Daily: Lois Jubeck and Don Kimes

Alumni and former NYSS faculty Don Kimes discusses his time as Director of the Chautauqua School of Art. “Kimes took the job as visual arts director in 1986, soon after he started teaching at American University. He’d already worked as a faculty member and program director at the New York Studio School, and wanted to […]

August 15, 2018 · News, Student Perspectives

National Association of Women Artists: Hagar Shur Fletcher

Hagar Fletcher, MFA 2018, interviewed by the National Association of Women Artists. “Being aware of society’s ills, I wanted to collaborate with women from deprived conditions. In Israel I chose to work with five refugees from Sudan and together we worked for nine months on that installation. We all benefited. In the future, I will […]

August 13, 2018 · News, Student Perspectives

Alice Klugherz performs at X Marks The Spot

Performance artist Alice Klugherz performs “Bloody Business, Deer in the Light (work in progress)” at the opening reception of “X Marks The Spot: The Women of the New York Studio School,” on July 25, 2018. Curated by alumni Malado Baldwin and Maia Ibar and presented by the NYSS Alumni Association.  

Photographer Janelle Lynch’s Summer at NYSS

  This summer, more urgent than wander or rest, I immersed myself—a large-format landscape photographer with a 20-year practice—in six weeks of Marathons at the New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting & Sculpture. I spent two weeks working in each medium. In the Drawing Marathon, I drew with charcoal from life with Graham Nickson […]

August 8, 2018 · Marathons

The Chautauquan Daily: Painter Baker Returns to the School of Art After a Architecture Career

Charity Baker, MFA 2019, recipient of the New York Studio School Chautauqua School of Art Scholarship interviewed about her experience this summer at Chautauqua. “Baker recalled her time at Chautauqua, where she learned how to paint and draw and fell in love with the craft. She enrolled in a 12-hour-a-day marathon drawing program at the […]

July 16, 2018 · News, Student Perspectives

Tracking The Curve: Pop-Up Exhibition

Tracking the Curve showcases works created during Graham Nickson’s Drawing Marathon based on establishing the closest point to the artist’s eye, then trying to understand the complex space that emanated from that. With paper, paint, and charcoal, the students created drawings from life on the convex surface of umbrellas. These works represent the bold way of […]

June 18, 2018 · Events, Exhibitions, Marathons

Susanna Coffey on creative breakthroughs

Susanna Coffey speaks on painting her self-portrait as a way to prepare for teaching, which led to an important realization on breakthroughs. Presented as part of the Evening Lecture Series at the New York Studio School. Recorded on February 13, 2018.

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