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NYSS Instructor Elisa Jensen Interviewed in Art Spiel

“In my sketch books I draw from artwork and take notes on what I am reading.  Paintings come directly out of those drawings.  I love painting wet into wet, so I try to get the entire painting covered at once when I am working on a larger painting – this can be very physical, like […]

October 22, 2018 · Faculty

NYSS Instructor Elisa Jensen reviewed in Whitehot Magazine

“Jensen’s paintings tend to be on the smaller side and are often darkly illuminated. Again, they point to her otherworldly bent. Cosmic Egg, Fair Wheel (2018) presents a whorl of green lines, spiraling in space. The title refers to cosmic elements in Nordic mythology; the fair wheel is a kenning, or poetic compound word, for the […]

May 16, 2018 · Faculty


COLORSCULPTURE November 2 – December 15, 2017 Opening reception Thursday, November 2, 6-9 pm Artists Talk December 15, 6:30pm Gallery open Fridays 2-6pm, and Thursdays Nov 2 and Dec 7 as part of First Thursdays, and by appointment “When color is particular and integral to a sculpture, it is not descriptive, literal, arbitrary, provisional or […]

October 11, 2017 · Alumni, Faculty, NYSS in DUMBO

“Presence of Form” Opening Reception

Presence of Form  Exhibition dates: October 8 – November 10, 2015 In honor of the New York Studio School’s 50th anniversary, comes Part II of work by artists who are associated as faculty members of the school; past and present. The exhibition explores “The Presence of Form” – an aesthetic idea that links the teaching […]

October 12, 2015 · Exhibitions, Faculty

Instructor Fran O’Neill interviewed on Gorky’s Granddaughter

“There is something about knowing that there’s this underlying grid and structure to something that becomes really powerful. And knowing that you can break it all. Knowing that you can edge something the tiniest bit to give it a different feeling within the work itself. You know if I’m consciously making something twisting this way […]

June 8, 2015 · Faculty