A behind-the-scenes, intimate view of the works and processes of some of New York’s inspiring contemporary artists. Participants will cross the city to visit artist studios and receive an insider’s view of how artists are working today. This series of sessions, led by visual artist Jonathan Van Dyke, includes an in-depth lecture on an aspect of contemporary art, with insights into studio visit etiquette, the development of cutting-edge genres and the conversations shaping the future of contemporary art practice.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
• Exposure to emerging contemporary artists in their studios and how they are working across New York
• The artistic process from the artists’ perspective and insight into studio life
• The development of cutting edge genres and the future of contemporary art practice
November 21, 2019: Artist – Julianne Swartz
Morning Lecture with Jonathan VanDyke: With Other Words: Sound and Space in Contemporary Art.
Afternoon walk through with the artist, Julianne Swartz’s of her installation at acclaimed building, The Hunters Point Community Library designed by Steven Holl Associates. Julianne will give us a behind-the-scenes tour of the building and her work.
December 13, 2019: Artist- Alyson Shotz
Morning lecture with Jonathan Van Dyke: Rendering the Impossible in Public Space: New Visions for Contemporary Sculpture.
Following a lecture in the morning by Jonathan Van Dyke, the class will travel to Brooklyn to visit with artist Alyson Shotz in her studio. Visit the artist’s website here.
January 16: Artist- Janine Antoni
Morning lecture with Jonathan Van Dyke: Sacred Movement and Changing Identities: Performance and Sculpture in Contemporary Art
In the afternoon, the class will travel to visit with artist Janine Antoni in her studio. Visit the artist’s website here.
Jonathan is a visual artist based in New York City. Recent solo exhibitions have appeared at 1/9unosunove in Rome, Loock Galerie Berlin, abc Berlin, Four Boxes Gallery in Denmark, and Scaramouche in New York. Recent performances and commissions have appeared at Storm King Art Center, Este Arte in Uruguay, The Power Plant in Toronto, Vox Populi in Philadelphia, The National Academy Museum, and The Albright-Knox Art Gallery. His work has been widely reviewed in many publications, including Art Forum, TimeOut New York, Art Papers, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Modern Painters, Art Review, The Buffalo Review, and Creative Correspondence. VanDyke received his MFA from The Milton Avery Graduate School at Bard College. He also studied at the Glasgow School of Art, The University of Glasgow, The Atlantic Center for the Arts (where he was mentored by artist Paul Pfeiffer), and The Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. He has been a faculty fellow at The University of Chicago, Illinois State University, The Pennsylvania Governor’s School for International Studies, and Krabbesholm Academy in Denmark, and currently serves on the faculty of both the Low-Residency and Devised Performance MFA programs at The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, and on the faculty of Sotheby's Institute in New York.
How to Register
How to Register
November 21, 2019: Register here
December 13, 2019: Register here
January 16, 2020: Register here