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Category: Alumni

Alumni Studio Visit: Hearne Pardee

NYSS: Describe a typical day in studio. Hearne Pardee: I go to my studio on the UC Davis campus around 10 AM, where an array of north-facing skylights supplies me with abundant natural light all day. Since 2001, I’ve been living in Northern California and teaching at UC Davis. I have been carrying on my […]

March 23, 2021 · Alumni

Alumni Spotlight: Janet Sawyer

I was among the students in 1963 who were seeking a deeper way to realize our commitment to our art than could be found in the current offerings of our schools. I had come to Brooklyn from Virginia where I was an art student at Virginia Commonwealth in Richmond. The previous summer I had met […]

March 15, 2021 · Alumni

Alumni Spotlight: Geoffrey Stein

I first heard of the New York Studio School from a newspaper article, and took my first Drawing Marathon with Dean Graham Nickson in the spring of 1991. I learned about perceptual drawing, space in a drawing, positive and negative space, the picture plane, warm and cool colors, and plasticity. I was hooked. I took […]

January 19, 2021 · Alumni

Alum Don Kimes Interviewed by Art Historian Barbara Rose

“I went to five different schools, but as I’ve said, the place that had the greatest impact was the Studio School of the 1970s. There I met dozens of artists, but the ones who had the greatest impact were the ones who had a strong conviction that art was the most important thing in the […]

January 19, 2021 · Alumni

Alumni Studio Visit: David Rich

NYSS: Describe a typical day in the studio. David Rich: At present I paint from late morning into evening or night. In the past my schedule involved teaching during the day and painting at night. I usually have a couple of new paintings in progress, as well as a couple of older paintings being significantly […]

December 16, 2020 · Alumni