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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.
Jackson’s exhibition The Land Claim began an extensive dialogue with local Indigenous, Black, and Latinx families on Long Island’s East End.
There is not a hint of psychological trauma in Astrup’s art, despite the parallels in his own experience to that of his countryman Edvard Munch.
Over the course of three months, the resident artists in Going to the Meadow will collaborate and create with a curated set of continually changing materials.
Inspired by her foremothers’ recycling of materials, Jan Wade creates altarpieces, shrines, and memory jugs out of found objects.
This retrospective of the work from a São Paulo photo club is a reminder that Modernism was not solely a European phenomenon.