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Student Perspectives: Emily Nam MFA 2018

Emily Nam, second year MFA student, shares with us her Studio School experience. It was in the periphery that my life would take course at the New York Studio School.  My thoughts had wandered on its name and a desire to take graduate studies allured me. With minimal training in Painting and Drawing, I was […]

February 14, 2018 · Student Perspectives

Conversation with a Painting: Silas Borsos’ The Animated Man

by Manny Padernos, MFA 2018 Written for the assignment “Conversation with a Painting” as part of the Critical Studies Course with Karen Wilkin.  Manny writes about a piece by Silas Borsos, Certificate 2018.  8:15 pm The Student Gallery The New York Studio School It is a chilly night. The moon is full but Manny is alone in the […]

May 4, 2017 · Student Perspectives

Student Perspectives: Louis Esposito MFA 2017

Louis Esposito, second year MFA student, shares with us his Studio School experience.  Join us for our 2017 MFA Thesis Exhibition, Opening Wednesday, May 17, 6-9pm.  As a painter, I strongly believe that as artists we must try and teach ourselves throughout our entire lives. I’ve always understood that there’s a rich culture of art history […]

May 1, 2017 · Student Perspectives

Student Perspectives: Louise Kerr MFA 2017

Louise Kerr, second year MFA student, shares with us her Studio School experience.  Join us for our 2017 MFA Thesis Exhibition, Opening Wednesday, May 17, 6-9pm.  Almost 3 years ago I made the decision to come to the New York Studio School and take Graham Nickson’s Drawing Marathon and the summer program, at first in the […]

April 26, 2017 · Student Perspectives

Student Perspectives: Seth Becker MFA 2017

Seth Becker, second year MFA student, shares with us his Studio School experience.  Join us for our 2017 MFA Thesis Exhibition, Opening Wednesday, May 17, 6-9pm.  When I started at the Studio School I had been painting on my own for a year. My work was stifled by repetition at a level of involvement where—isolated from […]

April 18, 2017 · Student Perspectives