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THE KUBERT SCHOOL

The Kubert School offers students a high quality and challenging education in Cartooning and Graphic Art. We are committed to investing our time in preparing our students for the rewarding and exciting careers and opportunities ahead of them.
The Kubert School is located in Dover, NJ.

SATURDAY CLASSES
FALL EVENING CLASSES
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5 – NOVEMBER 9
6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

 

Free Drawing Workshop at Mercy College: April 4 and 11

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The Computer Arts+Design Program at Mercy College invites students to attend a Drawing Workshop hosted by Professor Josh Gaetjen.

Saturday, April 4 and April 11, 2015
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Dobbs Ferry Campus
555 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, NY

The workshop provides students with an introduction to the basic principles and processes of observational drawing. Emphasis will be placed on establishing clear spatial and volumetric renderings of forms. Admission is free for this workshop. Space is limited to 16 students on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information or to register, contact Professor Josh Gaetjen at 914.674.3015 or at jgaetjen@mercy.edu.

Students can hone their skills and
take their creativity to the next level.

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FREE-High School Art Classes at NYU This Spring (Ceramics, Painting, Photography/Digital)

The New York University Spring 2013 Saturday Advanced Art Workshop for High School Students offers a unique opportunity for high school students in the five boroughs and New Jersey to take advanced art classes at the University’s art facility.  All classes are taught by NYU alumni.
The program will begin on Saturday, February 2nd, 2013, and run through the beginning of May, culminating with a final exhibition of students’ work on May 5th.  There will also be a Visionary Studios lecture series featuring working artists offered on three of the Saturdays following class, and a Portfolio Review will be held on May 4th.

We encourage you to share this information with your art students who can find the application at:
Additional information about the program is also available through that link.  The application can be printed out and sent to the NYU Barney Building at 34 Stuyvesant St, New York, NY 10003, or scanned and emailed to me at sam.englander@nyu.edu.  Students must include a portfolio of 5-10 images of work with the application.  Please do not send original artwork.  Applications are due no later than Friday, January 11th.  It is important for all students to make a commitment to attend all classes.

Classes offered for the Spring 2013 Advanced Art Workshop:

Ceramics
This course will encourage students to find their voice in clay through a series of hand building projects. Slab, coil and pinch pot processes with be covered through dynamic works aimed at self-expression.  Each week the class will look at various historical works in clay as a starting point for our own inspiration as well as to gain a deeper awareness of this medium.

Experimental Painting
This class, as opposed to the traditional introductory classes in painting which usually focus on basic technique, will take a more modern approach to painting and focus on what we as contemporary viewers value from painting today.  The goal is not to dismiss technique (for it is obviously very important) but to expose younger students who might not otherwise have the chance, to what it means to be a painter today.  Experimentation will be key, not for its own sake, but for the rewards that will arise from trial and error.

Photo/Digital Art
This course will include an introduction to several techniques in creating digital artwork. Students will learn basic skills in image and video editing software, which will provide the basis for completing several class projects, as well as discuss how digital techniques can be useful in creating traditional works. The class will begin by looking at digital photography/collage and progress into video and the moving image. Further, we will be looking at a number of contemporary and modern artists working in the field as a means of contextualizing work completed in the class.

Elmwood Theater-FREE monthly workshops

Don’t miss this opportunity!!!!

 

Tech Event Schedule

Custom Props and Special FX · Tuesday December 11, 2012 at 7:30pm
Hosted by Jennie Marino, Broadway and Television custom Properties & FX Designer.
Artist panel: Chantale Bourdages, Duncan Bell, Wendy Portney, Kathy Gnazzo

Sound · Tuesday January 29, 2013 at 7:30pm
Hosted by Larry Marino & Larry Wilbur, Regional Theatre Sound & FX Designers/Technicians.
Artist panel: Mike Gnazzo, Rob Ward

Lighting · Tuesday March 19, 2012 at 7:30pm
Hosted by Mike Gnazzo, Broadway and Television Lighting & FX Designer/Technician
Artist panel: Rob Ward, Meg Flood, Larry Marino, Larry Wilbur, Crawford Deyo

Scenery and Rigging · Tuesday April 9, 2013 at 7:30pm
Hosted by Rob Ward & Chantale Bourdages. Broadway, Television, Industrial Scenic Designers/Technicians. Artist panel: Chantale Bourdages, Bill Mentz, David Julin, Crawford Deyo

Make Up, Prosthetics, Hair · Tuesday May 21, 2013 at 7:30pm
Hosted by Jennie Marino, Broadway, Regional & Film Make Up & FX Designer.
Artist panel: Carolyn Whitford, Wendy Portney, John Anderson

Costumes and Millinery · Tuesday June 4, 2013 at 7:30pm
Hosted by Claudia Stefany, Regional Costume Designer & Supervisor.
Artist panel: Mara-Lynne Brenner, Shelagh Mayo, Laura Davis, Suzanne Potoma, Johnnie Farmer, Helen Campadonico

Fall Session at Rockland Center for the Arts

NEW! Figure Drawing for Teens (ages 13 -18)

$250.00

Draw the clothed figure while learning basic drawing techniques, line quality & shading.

Elizabeth Sayles

$200 plus $50 model fee
F239 10 sessions Sat. Oct. 6 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Drawing Faces with Glynis Sweeny (Ages 13-18)

10 sessions starting Tues Oct 2

4:30-600pm

$170

For more info go to

http://rocklandartcenter.org/

845-358-0877

FREE Saturday Art Classes at NYU-Starts soon- APPLY ASAP!!!

Introducing the Fall 2012 Saturday Art Workshop for High School students from New York University.  This program offers a unique opportunity for high school students in the five boroughs and New Jersey to take classes at NYU taught by our very own MA graduate students.  The program will begin on Saturday, October 13th, and run for nine consecutive saturdays (excluding November 24th for Thanksgiving), ending with a final exhibition for all students on December 16th.  We require our students to make a commitment to attending all classes.
Our application is online only, and can be completed very easily.  Applications are due no later than September 28th.
THIS PROGRAM IS ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS.  WE STRONGLY URGE YOUR STUDENTS TO APPLY ASAP.
To find the application and any additional information about the program, please visit:

The classes/themes offered for this program are:

Soundscapes (focus on digital tools, sound recording)
From the sounds of the urban city to the music that plays on our headphones – how are we defined by the sounds and music around us? Artists today often combine visual and auditory forms in their work. From artists who work with found and recorded sound to artists who integrate music and auditory elements into installations, performance, and sculpture, increasingly the boundaries between visual and sound art are blending. This class will explore found sounds, produced sounds, and homemade sounds to find connections between who we are and what we hear and listen to. Students will explore a wide range of ways to collect, re-mix, and merge sounds and visual imagery using digital and analog tools.

Under Pressure
From the financial, to the social, to the political, we all feel and exert pressure in different ways. The need to deal with issues of social conformity and political pressure both relate to similar societal impulses. What are different forms of pressure that exist in different contexts – for instance in home, school, or society? How does pressure affect the way we interact and function with friends and family members, in our neighborhoods and communities? Does pressure exert control over us or can we control pressure? Artists have looked at the idea of pressure from many different vantage points – from artists who feel pressure to conform to government/societal expectations to artists who look at the current economic crisis from a global perspective. In this class students will explore the theme of pressure from various perspectives in order to create works of art in a variety of media.

The Changing City (Urban Landscape/Gentrification)
Art, artists and the art world play a role in changing city neighborhoods. Although often part of the process of gentrification that changes poor neighborhoods into more wealthy areas, artists have also been critical of this process and played a role in drawing public attention to it. In this class, students will investigate the history and politics that have defined city neighborhoods and propose their own visions for urban public spaces and neighborhood transformations. Doing their own historical and contemporary research, students will also be introduced a wide range of artists who have looked at issues of gentrification and neighborhood evolution. Why do neighborhoods look different from one to the other? Who gets to live where and why? How do residents, business owners, and visitors all shape the way neighborhoods and the city overall looks, feels, and sounds? This class will look specifically at the urban environment, but through the lens of gentrification.

Transformed
We all change daily. Change happens in our body as cells regenerate, when we meet new people and have new experiences, when we wear different clothes or put on makeup. In turn, individuals have the power to transform the spaces and situations around them. This class will explore how individuals cannot only transform themselves, but influence broader social issues and concerns. What is the power of taking on different roles and how can these new roles enable individuals to change the world around them? Many artists have explored the themes of identity and transformation as a form of social activism. These artists often use alter egos or new personas to influence the world around them and address specific concerns in ways that perhaps they could not have done without their transformation. What forms, structures, and aesthetic strategies are contemporary artists using to represent transformation in our self, society, and world? This class will explore the theme of transformation as a means of personal and social agency.