Monday, August 12, 2019

Contemporary Still-Life Workshop: The Everyday Object

Jeffrey Morabito will be teaching a Still-Life Workshop: The Everyday Object

Wednesday Aug 16, 2019 

6:30 - 8:30 pm

Cost: $85 per session

Limited to six participants

Simply Fine Workshop

526 West 26th Street
Studio 710
New York, NY 10001

For more information and to sign up inquire at: to sign up.

About the workshop:

Paint a still-life with traditional techniques but through a contemporary lens. Pictorial structure, composition, and color will be focused upon while close-looking and improvising will be equally emphasized. Visual tools explored will be: Illusionism, Perspective, Horizon Line, Conceptual 3-D Space, Shape & Color Hierarchy, and Site-measuring. Students are encouraged to bring in their own “everyday object” or paint an object provided.
Open to painters of all levels, and to acrylic/oil painters who want to broaden their skills and concepts.
No experience necessary — Beginners welcome!
Full instruction and ALL MATERIALS provided. Friendly, creative atmosphere. Some drinks and snacks included.

About Jeffrey Morabito:
Born in Bronxville, half Hong Kong-ese and half Italian, Jeffrey Morabito spent his early years traveling between New York and Hong Kong. He returned to Asia in 2006, to apprentice with a calligraphy master in Seoul, South. Korea. He then spent six years in Beijing, beginning with a Red Gate Gallery Residency, in 2009, teaching at Capital Normal University. Morabito returned to New York in 2016 to pursue an MFA at the New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting, and Sculpture, while also founding JMN Artists, a curatorial collective, which has already produced three shows in New York.
Morabito has exhibited in “Art Beijing;” International Art Fair and Matthius Kupper Gallery, Beijing, China; N-Space and Jay Gallery Seoul, South Korea; Rosenfeld Gallery, New York; SFA Projects, New York

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