Summer 2012 Printmaking & Painting Intensives
Selections from the Summer 2012 Advanced Painting and Printmaking Intensives
The Advanced Painting and Printmaking Intensives are concurrent six-week programs held by Columbia University’s School of the Arts, featuring individual instruction in technique, individual and group critiques, field trips to professional studios and exhibition spaces throughout New York, lectures and discussions with established New York artists, and two final exhibitions in the LeRoy Neiman Gallery.
Art21, the non-profit producer of the Peabody Award-winning series Art in the Twenty-First Century, announced the addition of eight new featured artists in New York Close Up, the Webby Award-nominated online documentary series devoted to showcasing artists in the first decade of their professional career, while living and working in New York City.
Afro Punk Pictures presents The Triptych, a short documentary film series that highlights the work of Faculty Sanford Biggers, along with fellow artists Wangechi Mutu, and Barron Claiborne. Live music and Q&A with the artists will follow the screening. The screening will be held at Brooklyn Museum, Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 7 p.m.
Two members of the Visual Arts faculty at Columbia University School of the Arts—Kara Walker and Kiki Smith—have been named 2012 Fellows by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Smith and Walker are among the 220 artists, scholars, scientists and writers elected to the 2012 Class by the prestigious honor society.
Columbia University School of the Arts is proud to announce that alumnus Gilad Ratman (’09) has been chosen to represent Israel at the 2013 Venice Biennale. Ratman, who lives and works in New York and Tel Aviv, is the youngest of the artists selected to represent Israel at this prestigious exhibition.
The American Academy of Arts and Letters accounced Visual Arts Faculty Kara Walker as a newly elected member for 2012. Members of the Academy are chosen for life and have included leading figures in American arts, literature and music. They are organized into committees that award annual prizes to help up-and-coming artists.