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Category: Marathons

Student Perspective – Virtual Marathons: Sam Kelly

The Summer 2020 Virtual Drawing Marathon with Graham Nickson & Guests was a wonderful experience. I am very thankful to the New York Studio School for offering this program during these difficult times. Fran O’Neil, Charity Baker, Sam Levy and Graham Nickson did a fantastic job running the program and it was an experience that […]

January 12, 2021 · Marathons

Student Perspective – Virtual Marathons: Patty Hudak

I was delighted to be able to attend “Abstracting the Landscape” Virtual Drawing Marathon, with Fran O’Neill from my home in northern Vermont. The pandemic lifestyle has enforced my intimacy with the forest surrounding me, so the ability to focus and process my drawing research, in the community of other artists, with direction from O’Neill, […]

January 5, 2021 · Marathons

Student Perspective – Marathons: Mimi Kwon, MFA 2021

Art is a poem. One word is very important in my life, one picture, and one moment of painting is very special. That has a power and that is my motivation to be an artist. I fondly remember my first Marathon Drawing in 2019 with Dean Graham Nickson, which was a really wonderful experience in […]

December 1, 2020 · Marathons

Student Perspective – Virtual Marathons: Samantha Howard

  I have been drawn to the Marathons at the New York Studio School since the time I became familiar with the School. The very notion of a Marathon of any kind is intriguing, and of course appeals to a certain type of personality. I am not being trite in admitting I am a runner, […]

November 3, 2020 · Marathons

Student Perspective – Virtual Marathons: Lisa Wilde

Clintel Steed’s Sacred Geometry Marathon was a transformative experience for me. Because of COVID restrictions, a limited number of students were allowed to attend this Marathon and we were “podded” into two large studios. We all wore masks, including the instructor and the model.  The structure of our days was like other Marathons – Clintel […]

October 28, 2020 · Marathons