Monthly Archives: March 2013

Art Ready Field Trip: Brooklyn Museum, Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui exhibition, 03/27/13

On Wednesday March 27, 2013, Art Ready met as a large group for the first time in almost two months to take a trip to the Brooklyn Museum. Usually on Wednesdays the students do not meet at Smack Mellon anymore … Continue reading

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Ring making:works in progress….

Our rings are starting to come along. Next week we’ll put the finishing touches on them so they are clean enough to be brought for casting into bronze or brass. We’ll bring them to a professional casting house in the NYC jewelry … Continue reading

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A trip to Jazz at Lincoln Center with Phill, Dennis, Maat, and Tania

At the end of the Fall semester of Art Ready, two other Art Ready students and I were matched up with Phillip Shung. He will be my mentor until the end of Art Ready’s Spring Semester. Phill works in the … Continue reading

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wax carving at Liloveve

Today we began our first project.  In the next couple of weeks, we are going to be working on making a ring from start to finish and completing all of the processes that are necessary in order for it to … Continue reading

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EFA Open House & Moving Image Fair on Chelsea Day

Gelsomine and Danissa take a trip with mentor Natalia Nakazawa through artist studios at The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts and the Moving Image Contemporary Art Video Fair. Can you believe those are real Sea Monkeys!!? Playing with projects at … Continue reading

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Student Works in Progress in Susan Hamburger’s Studio

Damarcus, Kayla and Malik are all interested in drawing, and Kayla, in particular, is interested in painting.  All of them are finding out how challenging it can be to narrow one’s focus, especially when there are so many potential subjects! … Continue reading

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Inspiration trip to the NYC jewelry district

This week we took a field trip to the NYC jewelry district by Rockefeller Center to get some inspiration for the rings we’ll be making. We saw amazing vintage jewelry, and diamonds!! Would you rather a college education, or this … Continue reading

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