Monthly Archives: March 2012

Clarence and Shauntell paint with light!

Clarence and Shauntell paint with light!, a set on Flickr. Photography mentor Jessica Ann Peavy teachers her students some new special effects! Says Jessica, “The process is simple. Using a DSLR, set the shutter to BULB. Press and hold the … Continue reading

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Field trip to the Whitney Biennial, March 21, 2012

On the second day of spring, the art ready students, along with a few of their mentors, visited the Whitney Biennial to be given a tour by the by high-school docents in the Youth Insights program. The Biennial is an … Continue reading

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Kena and Keianna work with porcelain clay

Post by Susan Graham, sculpture/mixed media mentor For the first six weeks of the Art Ready mentorship, Kena and Keianna were introduced to working with porcelain clay.  Both students expressed a desire to “get my hands dirty” and “make something”, … Continue reading

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Eve, Simon, Peggy and Adam visit Doug Wheeler

Peggy’s reflections on Doug Wheeler at David Zwirner Gallery Simon, Eve, Adam, and I trudged and endured the arduous five day line of the Doug Wheeler exhibit (and by five days I mean one hour). Finally making it inside the … Continue reading

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More Paper Space. . .

March 14, 2012 After deep thought and tough decision-making, I’ve come up with four models, although I only like three. They are mainly composed of paper, with two of the models concentrating on layers. I felt that the first model … Continue reading

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Paper Space

March 14, 2012  Creating a space that was pleasing to the eye yet still functional was my overall goal. Throughout each model the task was to create an installation that one could sit, lay, or walk through. And within each … Continue reading

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