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Category: 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: Samantha Howard on “Room with a View” Virtual Landscape Painting Marathon with Fran O’Neill

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, Student Perspectives

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

Student Perspective: Liz ZJ Li on “Room with a View” Virtual Landscape Painting Marathon with Fran O’Neill

­Room with a View: Zoom with Magic More than Painting The 2021 Virtual Painting Marathon “Room with a View” with Fran O’Neill was not just about painting. The two-week intensive program opened so many doors for me: playing with color, bringing life to brushwork, designing a journey on canvas, being empowered to walk out of […]

August 17, 2021 · Marathons, Student Perspectives

Student Perspective: Camila Chaves Cortes on the Virtual Marathon with Graham Nickson

The Virtual Marathon with Dean Graham Nickson at the New York Studio School was a way for me to excel in artistic skills while enjoying exciting practices, critiques, and guidance which takes one on a journey of discovery and unknown creativity.  Be prepared to give your most and at the end of the marathon you […]

May 11, 2021 · Marathons, Student Perspectives