Monthly Archives: January 2016

Art Ready students at work in the studio with Beth Dary

We have had a great start to our studio sessions.  The first week we talked a lot about what art means to us as individuals and what we hoped to learn and accomplish during the semester and then jumped right … Continue reading

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Art… the stored honey of the human soul

On December 2nd 2015 The Art Ready students went to visit Cecile Chong. This unique artist is someone I find myself thinking about whenever I use honey while making my famous homemade biscuits. Cecile uses encaustic – a wax based … Continue reading

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The Storytelling Treez

On Wednesday, January 6th the students of Smack Mellon’s Art Ready program visited the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) to view Ebony G. Patterson’s exhibit, Dead Treez. This exhibit had vivid colors and thanks to our tour guide Carlos … Continue reading

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REMINDER: Mentor Match Day

This week: Wednesday, January 13: 4:00-5:30pm: Studio Visit: Nyeema Morgan, Sculpture/Drawing,http://www.nyeemamorgan.com/ Smack Mellon, 92 Plymouth Street: F train at York Street. 5:30-7:00pm Mentor Match Day! Students, mentors and parents/guardians in attendance – mandatory.

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Jewels of Thought

What do we think about when looking at out bracelets, rings, and other jewelry? Do we think about the process that makes the wonderful jewelry we wear? Do we even care to think about the wonderful artists that design the … Continue reading

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