January 20, 22, 27, 29
Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
This class is for students at all experience levels and projects are customized to the student’s interest. Together we’ll explore the similarities and differences in painting and drawing, and will study methods of how to approach an idea, the importance of developing subjective visions, classic concerns such as perspective, measuring for proportions, the various functions of color and how to coordinate hand and eye, as well as current methods of expression.
With more than 50 years of teaching and creating art, Alexander Shundi’s works display a complex and imaginative mind that is rarely at rest. He holds a B.F.A. and an M.F.A. from Yale University and has studied at many prestigious institutions, including Brera Academy in Milan and the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. Shundi’s talent and unique approach have led to distinguished teaching positions at Silvermine College of Art in New Canaan, Conn., State University of New York (SUNY Purchase), and Santa Fe International Academy of Art in New Mexico. He is currently a professor at New York Institute of Technology in Manhattan.