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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

Student Perspectives: Hagar Shur MFA 2018

Hagar Shur, a second year MFA student, shares with us her Studio School experience. When Adam and Eve where expelled from paradise, Eve said, “I think we are in a time of transition.” I am not as innocent as Eve, and I have not been expelled, yet, but I do feel Studio School is a place […]

March 1, 2018 · Student Perspectives

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