Studio Update: So long, little shack

When I recently vacated my summer studio shack at Habitat For Artists, Simon Draper, creator/curator of the unusual HFA residency project in Beacon, NY, asked me to write a brief essay on my experience. It’s longer than my usual posts, and some of it may sound familiar from earlier Studio Updates, but I thought readers … read more… “Studio Update: So long, little shack”

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Lost in space: Art post-studio

The June issue of The Brooklyn Rail has gone online today. My contribution examines studio space, and how some artists making traditional art objects (painting, drawing, sculpture, etc.) are rethinking the studio paradigm. Read how Deborah Fisher, Austin Thomas, Simon Draper, Cindy Tower, and I are moving beyond the romanticized notion of the artist’s loft.“Renaissance … read more… “Lost in space: Art post-studio”

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Habitat for Artists: Studio shack update

(Note: Look for my essay, “Lost in Space: Art Post-Studio,” which examines the evolving studio needs and expectations among contemporary artists, in the June issue of The Brooklyn Rail.) Here are some pictures of the studio shack Simon Draper is building for me up at Spire Studios in Beacon, NY. Spire Studios are on the … read more… “Habitat for Artists: Studio shack update”

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Studio update: Itinerant painter

Every professor has a wildly optimistic, first-day-of-summer-vacation “List of Things To Do.” Here’s mine. The most significant decision has been to continue working out of my cramped room in the attic rather than rent a proper studio. In a larger space, I could work on more projects concurrently, but renting studio space can also feel … read more… “Studio update: Itinerant painter”

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Studio update: Habitat For Artists

Simon Draper has recently invited me to participate in “Habitat for Artists,” a site-specific, collaborative exhibition project in Beacon, NY. Draper, who is interested in concepts regarding habitat and shelter in his own art practice, will provide each artist with a basic 6ft. by 6ft. wood shed, to be considered as an artist’s habitat/workspace throughout … read more… “Studio update: Habitat For Artists”

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