|Detail from a composition in progress.....|
The painters were allowed to bring a suitcase of objects from home with which to compose a still life painting. To heighten the challenge, the judges unveiled mystery objects everyone had to include in their composition. Six objects were revealed, and the painters could pick three to use in their composition. SCROLL DOWN for images of the mystery objects!
The artists are:
Caleb Carter, Jeremy Deck, Grace DeVito, Hans Guerin, Justin Hess, Sam Hung, Michael Klein, Noah Layne, Cesar Santos (straight from the Hudson River Fellowship) and Justin Wood.
The judges are:
Artist, Founder of the Water Street Atelier, Hudson River Fellowship, Grand Central Academy and the Grand Central Atelier (coming shortly to LIC, QUEENS!!!)
Chairman of the Department of European Paintings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Artist, GCA Instructor, and the inventor of this competition!!
The volunteers are:
A million thanks to the volunteers who helped set up the studio and who will be monitoring all week: Anthony Baus, Kevin Muller, Katie Engberg, Patrick Byrnes, Liz Beard, Mariana Hernandez-Rivera, Audrey Rodriguez and Dale Zinkowski!!
|Cinnamon Scented Pine Cones|
|These books have been generously loaned to the GCA by the General Society for Mechanics and Tradesmen Library located on the ground floor of this building. Some are from the 1800's. One call slip shows check outs from 1910!|
|White, yellow and peacock feathers! Painters could pick one or more feathers.|