Dana Simon and Tony Cruz looking at spray painting I was reliving my youth at the graffiti workshop at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Tony Cruz led the workshop and we used small spray bottles filled with liquid paint… Continue Reading Spray It, Don’t Say It!
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The exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum presents twenty-eight LGBTQ+ artists born after 1969 whose works grapple with the unique conditions of our political time, and question how moments become monuments. We visited several artworks during our verbal tour at the… Continue Reading Desire: interacting at the exhibition Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall
Here we are; exploring collage at the Seeing Through Drawing workshop at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. I like the idea of juxtaposing images in a new context as seen in Jeff Koons Lips. This painting shows two views… Continue Reading Playing with Collage
I want to share this video from the Today Show about Emilie Gossiaux, she teaches several of our classes at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Emilie Gossiaux lost her sight after a bike accident, but that is not stopping her… Continue Reading Meet the blind artist who has deeper connection with art after accidentb
I attended the very first course of Drawing As Seeing, held at the Siena Art Institute in Italy this past July 2016. This was an exciting opportunity to travel to Siena and Florence, and explore new techniques in multi-sensory… Continue Reading Drawing as Seeing in Siena Italy
As I now live in Brooklyn, Coney Island has been part of my past and present. I remember visiting the carnival and sideshow with my grandparents as a child and going on the Cyclone roller coaster with my grandfather. As… Continue Reading Coney Island at the Brooklyn Museum
From the Moby Dick series, swirls of color painted on aluminum, each painting in this series is inspired from a chapter in the novel Moby Dick. On a cold December morning, I got up early to join the Verbal and… Continue Reading Touching Frank Stella