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The Role of Shape/Pattern in Art (and in Life)

The Images that accompany this essay are student work, randomly selected from my recent cut-paper class assignments at The Drawing Studio. In our Drawing Fundamentals classes, we break down the elements of drawing, for example, ‘line’ or ‘space’ or ‘light … read more >

From the Archives: William Kentridge

I originally published this essay two years ago. Because William Kentridge continues to inspire and influence me as an artist and as a teacher, I’ve decided to repost it, with the addition of a few more images. Whether you are reading … read more >

On Stan The Man

My earliest memory of baseball was in St. Louis in 1940 as a 9-year-old, where we all played every second we could – stick-ball in the streets after school, and sand-lot pick-up games on the weekends. Grandma Irene (who was … read more >