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Category: Student Perspectives

Student Perspectives: Charity Baker MFA 2019

My work is partly autobiographical. I am captivated by human interaction, intimacy and landscape. Responding to real-world people and places, my paintings unfold from a winding, obsessive autobiographical narrative; influenced by a cosmist philosophy in which figures and landscapes are transformative. My curiosity with natural light is used to elaborate this running narrative of people in the […]

January 7, 2020 · Student Perspectives

Student Perspectives: Carlo Cittadini MFA 2019

I came to the New York Studio School a few years after completing my BFA at Pratt Institute. I was working a studio building in Crown Heights, and although I treasured the community I had there, I felt there was something missing in my paintings; I was almost happy with my work, and I found […]

January 6, 2020 · Student Perspectives, Uncategorized

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