Monthly Archives: October 2011

Portfolio Prep classes with Sonya Blesofsky

One thing Art Ready aims to do is educate students about the process of getting into art school, in addition to specific career paths in the arts. For the past four years, we have been offering special workshops on art … Continue reading

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Studio visit to Tara St. James, Fashion Design, 10/19/11

During the second week of Art Ready, the students headed to the main headquarters of fashion designer Tara St. James in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Before starting her Study clothing line, Tara worked with various different companies. Then, in 2009 Tara decided … Continue reading

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Field trip to Dia: Beacon and Storm King Art Center, 10/15/11

Each year, on the first Saturday of the program, Art Ready students take a bus trip to Dia: Beacon and Storm King Art Center in upstate New York. These unique art spaces challenge traditional notions of the museum: Dia: Beacon … Continue reading

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First day of Art Ready, and talks with Isidro Blasco, Susan Graham, and Cheryl Molnar, 10/12/11

The new Art Ready school year got off to a great start on its first day, with an introduction to the program at Smack Mellon and talks from some of the exhibiting and resident artists in the gallery. Intro from … Continue reading

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