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Category: 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

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

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

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

NYSS Drawing Marathon Summer 2016

Written by Eileen Hsu, Marathon Student, Summer 2016.  Originally published here. My God, where do I begin? Perhaps 20 years ago to the first time when I attended the Drawing Marathon at the New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting, and Sculpture. As a mere bud of an artist, I was unprepared for the depth […]

July 14, 2016 · Marathons, Student Perspectives