Calendar 2019 - 2020
Fall Session 1: Sept 16 - Nov 9, 2019
Fall Session 2: Nov 11 - January 25, 2020
Thanksgiving Break: Nov 25 - Nov 30, 2019
Winter Break: Dec 23 - Jan 4, 2019
Spring Session 1: Jan 27 - Mar 21, 2020
Spring Break: Mar 23 - Mar 28, 2020
Spring Session 2: Mar 30 - May 23, 2020
Online Tools for Artists
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Learn to use technology as a powerful tool for your art career. You will learn how to effectively research opportunities, build an online portfolio, website or blog, and submit artwork to competitions. Using social networking, you’ll learn how to promote yourself and design your own branding to attract traffic to your website. Personal laptops are required.
Museum and Gallery Visits
Fridays: September 27, October 25 November 15, December 13, January 17
10:30am - 12:30pm
Explore New York City’s vibrant art scene. Guided visits to a wide range of art galleries, outdoor installations and museums will provide opportunities for discussion and inspiration. We will visit a different neighborhood each week and cover topics from classic to contemporary.
Photographing your Artwork
4pm - 6pm
This class will introduce you to the principles of documenting your own artwork in the best possible way with the resources available to you. Through hands on demonstrations and technical instruction you will learn the basic photography principles and optimal camera settings. We will cover lighting, white balance, and camera placement to best represent your work and capture color accurately. By using Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop you will learn how to resize, crop, manipulate exposure, balance color and combine multiple files to improve the documentation of your work. Finally, we will cover how to save and export your files for the proper outlet: print, web, distribution, etc.