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The Drawing Marathon with Graham Nickson (June 5-16) offers a firsthand understanding of the language and importance of drawing today through form, space and scale. Lee Tribe’s Sculpture Marathon (June 5-16) takes sculptural elements from found objects and uses these qualities to create new bodies of work.
In Arbor Vitae Landscape Painting with Graham Nickson (June 19-30) plein air painting in the spectacular Old Westbury Gardens combines with color research and synthesis in the studio. Portrait Painting Focus with Joseph Santore and Linda Darling (June 19-30) highlights the physical process and tradition of portraiture in painting. In Sculpture & Place with Jilaine Jones (June 19-30) participants draw and make topographical studies of self-selected sites which will grow into a series of larger sculptural “portraits” of spatial dynamics.
Why Paint the Figure with Elisa Jensen (July 5-19) explores the history of figuration in painting, encouraging students to develop personal imagery by working from life, imagination and memory. Color with Kaitlin McDonough (July 5-19) places practice before theory to heighten our sensitivity to all aspects of color, using colored papers and the teachings of Josef Albers to experience color action and relatedness.
Marathons are an amazing way for professional artists and students of all levels to gain new strategies and find tremendous growth. Scholarships available on a rolling basis.