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Category: Student Perspectives

The Chautauquan Daily: Lois Jubeck and Don Kimes

Alumni and former NYSS faculty Don Kimes discusses his time as Director of the Chautauqua School of Art. “Kimes took the job as visual arts director in 1986, soon after he started teaching at American University. He’d already worked as a faculty member and program director at the New York Studio School, and wanted to […]

August 15, 2018 · News, Student Perspectives

National Association of Women Artists: Hagar Shur Fletcher

Hagar Fletcher, MFA 2018, interviewed by the National Association of Women Artists. “Being aware of society’s ills, I wanted to collaborate with women from deprived conditions. In Israel I chose to work with five refugees from Sudan and together we worked for nine months on that installation. We all benefited. In the future, I will […]

August 13, 2018 · News, Student Perspectives

The Chautauquan Daily: Painter Baker Returns to the School of Art After a Architecture Career

Charity Baker, MFA 2019, recipient of the New York Studio School Chautauqua School of Art Scholarship interviewed about her experience this summer at Chautauqua. “Baker recalled her time at Chautauqua, where she learned how to paint and draw and fell in love with the craft. She enrolled in a 12-hour-a-day marathon drawing program at the […]

July 16, 2018 · News, Student Perspectives

Student Perspectives: Mona Shen MFA 2018

Mona Shen, a second year MFA student, shares with us her Studio School experience.  When I was still in undergraduate art school, I struggled with all the theoretical art talks and arguments about painting more as a concept instead of a practice. I felt quite lost because of the lack of studio practice for my painter’s […]

April 23, 2018 · Student Perspectives

Student Perspectives: Marco Palli MFA 2018

Marco Palli, a second year MFA student, shares with us his Studio School experience. I care not about objects themselves, but about the experience objects offer. As simple as this concept may appear to be, it has cost me many years of ongoing observation, meditation, and experimentation to arrive at it. My upbringing in science is the […]

March 12, 2018 · Student Perspectives