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Elisa Jensen and Ruth Miller in Conversation with William Bailey: The Long View, Still Scenes and Street Lives

Lectures are free and open to the public. Seating may be limited. For inquiries about accessibility, please contact Leeanne Maxey at lmaxey@nyss.org.

This talk coincides with a two-person exhibition of work by Elisa Jensen and Ruth Miller at the New York Studio School, March 6 – April 5, 2014, and a solo exhibition of William Bailey’s work, February 13- March 22, 2014, at Betty Cuningham Gallery, NY.

Elisa Jensen: Brooklyn-based artist. Recent exhibitions at Chashama Gallery, Woodward Gallery, and Sideshow Gallery in New York, and Galleri Salling and the Mors Kunstforening in Denmark.  Awarded Prize for Painting from the National Academy of Art, and the John Koch Award for Figurative Painting at the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Jensen is a member of the Studio School faculty.


Ruth Miller: Connecticut – based artist. Solo exhibitions include Lohin Geduld Gallery, 2011, and a drawing retrospective at the Studio School, 2002, which travelled to the Jaffe-Friede & Strauss Galleries, Dartmouth College, NH. Elected to the National Academy of Design where she was the recipient of the Emil and Dines Carlsen Still Life Award, 1997; the Benjamin Altman landscape Prize, 1999; and the Henry Ward Ranger Purchase Award, 2000. A member of Zeuxis, Miller has taught at the Studio School since 1972.



William Bailey: Connecticut based artist. Kingman Brewster Professor Emeritus, Yale University. Recipient of numerous distinctions including the Benjamin Altman Award in Painting, National Academy of Design and Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Represented in major public collections across the country including MoMA, NY; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC.


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