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Category: Marathons

Student Perspective: Dorothy Frey on Monday Evening Virtual Drawing with Fran O’Neill

I wanted the luxury of being a student again. I wanted to challenge my drawing habits. I was looking to feel that nervous energy often paired with new experiences. Monday Evening Drawing – Virtual with Fran O’Neill came recommended to me by my friend, former student, and NYSS staff member Shauna Marley. A decade ago, […]

May 31, 2023 · Marathons

Student Perspective: Paula Wachsstock (CERT 2023) on the Hudson River In-Person Painting Marathon with Clintel Steed

Taking a marathon with Clintel Steed is what I would liken to taking a ride into a world of energized passion and discovery. Recently I completed Hudson River In-Person Painting Marathon with Clintel Steed and I feel as though I had a break through in who I am as a painter, and how I want to […]

August 15, 2022 · Marathons, Student Perspectives

Student Perspective: Carleen Murdock on “Shifting The Earth: The Shape of Color and Transformation of Images” Virtual Intersession Marathon with Graham Nickson

  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, Student Perspectives

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