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Category: Marathons

Student Perspective – Virtual Marathons: Carleen Murdock

  I am still glowing and whirling from the five days in Graham Nickson’s March 2022 Virtual Intersession Marathon: Shifting The Earth: The Shape of Color and Transformation of Images.   This is my fourth marathon and it was more than equal to those I have done before, including the longstanding tradition Arbor Vitae Marathon […]

May 10, 2022 · Marathons

Marathon Perspective: Katherine Earle, Teaching Assistant

When I first found my way to a New York Studio School course with Jilaine Jones a few years back, I did not have much experience working in three dimensions.  Beyond a rather spectacular failure to achieve my artistic vision in a block of rosewood in high school, I had mostly shied away from creating […]

April 5, 2022 · Marathons

Marathon Perspective: Alison Causer, MFA 2021, Teaching Assistant

Working with Clintel Steed is like attending a cross between an art boot camp and a revival meeting. Stay with me. I first met Clintel in the New York Studio School’s famous course Drawing at the Metropolitan Museum in 2019. For those of you outside of the New York Studio MFA program experience, this class […]

March 8, 2022 · Marathons

Student Perspective – Virtual Marathon: Samantha Howard

Before taking Room with a View Virtual Landscape Painting Marathon with Fran O’Neill, I had not done much landscape painting. In my own work, I consider myself a still life painter, but was drawn to this particular Marathon because of the implications of its title. In my recent work I had been increasingly exploring interiors […]

August 31, 2021 · Marathons

Sculpture Forum 22: Clay Figure Critique. New York Studio School with Garth Evans and Bruce Gagnier

“The human figure is an essential touchstone of sculpture, remade generation by generation as it must be today, by contemporary artists. Over three decades working together at the New York Studio School, Garth Evans and Bruce Gagnier conducted life-size figure critiques that are now legendary. Those had been undocumented, but the recent Figure Marathon, taught […]

August 24, 2021 · Marathons