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Category: Marathons

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

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

NYSS Drawing Marathon Summer 2016

Written by Eileen Hsu, Marathon Student, Summer 2016.  Originally published here. My God, where do I begin? Perhaps 20 years ago to the first time when I attended the Drawing Marathon at the New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting, and Sculpture. As a mere bud of an artist, I was unprepared for the depth […]

July 14, 2016 · Marathons, Student Perspectives

My Marathon Experience: Drawing is an Adventure

by Rachel Rickert, MFA 2015, practicing artist, Recruitment Coordinator for the New York Studio School Drawing and Sculpture Marathons are intensive two week programs that kick off each semester at the New York Studio School.  Full-time MFA and Certificate students are joined by outside students of all levels for these immersive studio and educational program. […]

November 11, 2015 · Alumni, Marathons

Fall Marathons

We are at the second week of the Marathons and some exciting work is being made.

September 11, 2014 · Marathons, Student Perspectives