Opened Up

August 11, 2009

On Thursday, August 6, students participating in the Division of Continuing Education’s Summer Residency Programs invited the public to see what they’d been working on all summer. The program’s Open Studios event brought family, friends and other viewers to studios filled with new works by artists in the Painting and Mixed Media; Photography; and Printmaking and Book Arts residencies. In addition, members of the Public Art program took to the streets for “SIGN 23,” presenting installation and performance works, in collaboration with Art in Odd Places.

Below are photos taken along 23rd Street in Manhattan and in the studio spaces on West 21st Street:

Images: (top to bottom) Sura Khudairi, 30 Days, 2386 Bombs, 2009; Visitors in the painting studios; Sophia Hadjipapa, This Life is Good: A Parapetetic Poem, 2009; Maria del Mar Abós and Amanda Katz, Haven/Shelter: A proposal for Roosevelt Island’s Southpoint Park, 2009; Jude Harzer’s painting studio. Photos by Michael Grant and Keren Moscovitch.

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