Monthly Archives: December 2011

Studio Visit: Rachelle Mozman, Photographer, 12/14/11

A slideshow of photographer and current Smack Mellon Studio Artist Rachelle Mozman‘s work sparked Art Ready students’ curiosity in various ways–one big question was how she gets access to the people and places she depicts. These include suburban homes and … Continue reading

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Studio Visit: Phillip Shung and Mallie Mickens, Graphic/Web Designers, 12/7/11

“What is design?” This was the opening question posed to Art Ready students by mentor Phill Shung of design and brand identity companies Sundree and Pixod. It led to a discussion of how Phill and his business partner, Mallie Mickens, … Continue reading

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Studio Visit: Sonya Blesofsky, Sculpture/Installation Artist, 11/30/11

Mentor Sonya Blesofsky invited the group to her apartment in Willamsburg, Brooklyn for her Art Ready talk, so we could experience where she both lives and works.   “I wanted you all to see how artists can do a lot … Continue reading

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Studio Visit: Eve Sussman and Simon Lee, Video Artists, 11/16/11

During our Art Ready visit, mentors Eve Sussman (aka Rufus Corporation) and Simon Lee exposed students to a very different type of way to approach photography and film than what we had seen in previous weeks. In an age where … Continue reading

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