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Category: Alumni

Jamie Allen (MFA 2020) Interviewed in Two Coats of Paint

“While the paintings definitely begin in more of an intuitive manner, the way in which the space becomes articulated revolves around the idea of creating a structure, similar to a scaffold, that can then be built upon itself; playing with the edges of the rectangle and the way in which the forms can be considered […]

August 23, 2022 · Alumni, Dumbo Sculpture Studio

Alumni Perspective: Mark Milroy (MFA 2018) Discusses his Exhibition at Nancy Margolis Gallery

What a great surprise it was the day I received a letter from Lilian the Associate Director of Nancy Margolis Gallery. At first, I thought how do they know me? Is this real? I knew the gallery and several of the artists that they have shown and more than that the significance of the gallery. Nancy […]

February 8, 2022 · Alumni

Alumni Studio Visit: Georgia McGovern, MFA 2019

NYSS: Describe a typical day in your studio. Georgia McGovern: I often work “in the field” out in nature or cities taking notes and sketching, but I also have a small studio in Red Hook, Brooklyn, that I share with a soapmaker. The bulk of my studio time is in the preparatory drawings. Even if […]

February 1, 2022 · Alumni

Alumni Studio Visit: Rosie Lopeman, Certificate 2016

NYSS: Describe a typical day in your studio. Rosie Lopeman: What feels meaningful keeps changing, so I’m finding ways to follow it. To begin, I have to let all this content arise:— anxiety, restlessness, inspiration, doubt, ambitions — all this stuff has to be allowed to wash over me for a while. I just need […]

November 9, 2021 · Alumni

Alumni Studio Visit: Carol Diamond

NYSS: Describe a typical day in the studio. Carol Diamond: My studio is in my home and my home is my studio; I walk through it and am IN it most of the day, especially during the months of Zoom teaching. So, being in the studio doesn’t make it a Studio Day. Typically, I multitask […]

September 28, 2021 · Alumni