Monthly Archives: January 2011

Studio Visit: Caroline Glemann, jewelry designer, 1/19/11

Professional jewelry designer Caroline Glemann believes that jewelry should be accessible—this is why she sells pieces in her Williamsburg, Brooklyn boutique that are affordable, and why she works with clients to design custom, one-of-a-kind engagement rings and other pieces, using … Continue reading

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Studio Visit: Michael Paul Britto, video, photo, and mixed media artist, 1/12/11

When we first walked into Michael Paul Britto’s Sunset Park, Brooklyn studio, one of the first things that caught our eye was a huge white window—propped up in the middle of the room and looking out to nowhere.  Equally eye-catching … Continue reading

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Studio Visit: Eve Sussman and Simon Lee, video artists, 1/5/11

“What can you do to subvert the genre of film?” This was the key question posed to Art Ready students by mentors Eve Sussman (aka Rufus Corporation) and Simon Lee, during our first Art Ready visit of the new year. … Continue reading

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Basic drawing class with Sonya Blesofsky, 12/22/10

At teaching artist Sonya Blesofsky’s earlier portfolio prep workshop, students had learned the importance of drawing from life, and drawing regularly in a sketchbook, in order to build a successful art school portfolio. This second workshop focused on basic observational-drawing … Continue reading

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Studio visit to Luisa Caldwell, Mixed media installation/public art, 12/15/10

During our visit to the Greenpoint studio of Luisa Caldwell, the Art Ready group learned that art can be made out of anything—including other artwork. “I like to think of these as ‘readymades,’” Luisa explained, using a term that recalls … Continue reading

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