UPCOMING COURSES:

THE SIX-HOUR ART MAJOR--as seen in Time Out New York!

ART LECTURES:

SEEING THINGS OUR WAY: ART AND PROPAGANDA

“THE PLACE OF THE MUSES”: A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE MUSEUM

WEST MEETS EAST—AN INTRODUCTION TO CHINESE ART

BEFORE AND AFTER THE RENAISSANCE

STUDIO PAINTING CLASSES IN ALL MEDIA

Instructor Gene Wisniewski received his art education at the New York Academy of Art, The National Academy of Design, The New School, and L’Ecole Albert Defois in Vihiers, France. He has exhibited in galleries nationwide, including New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago. He has twenty years’ experience teaching and lecturing on visual art, and is the author of The Art of Looking at Art, released October 4, 2020 by Rowman and Littlefield publishers, an academic press based in Maryland. He is available for private engagements.

THE SIX-HOUR ART MAJOR: A CONCENTRATED SEMINAR IN VISUAL ART

This engaging yet highly informative seminar offers mini-versions of the essential courses included in the typical art major. In addition to Art History and Art Appreciation, there are hands-on drawing exercises that demonstrate the thought processes and techniques behind making art, and a general discussion on the creative process. NO PREVIOUS ART EDUCATION/TRAINING REQUIRED. Features over 250 works of art.

Three Thursdays, April 15, 22, 29, 2021 6:30 PM-8:30 PM--Via Zoom

CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART, Bedminster, NJ

REGISTRATION: https://reg125.imperisoft.com/ContemporaryArt/Search/Registration.aspx

PHONE: 908.234.2345 ext. 102

EMAIL: gong@ccabedminster.org

LECTURES:

SEEING THINGS OUR WAY: ART AND PROPAGANDA


Five Thursdays, March 25-April 22, 2021 11:00 AM-12:40 PM--Via Zoom

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR APPLIED LIBERAL ARTS

REGISTRATION: https://www.sps.nyu.edu/professional-pathways/courses/ARTS1-CE9008-seeing-things-our-way-art-as-propaganda.html

PHONE: 212.998. 7200

EMAIL: sps.nyu.edu/cala


Four Wednesdays, May 12, 19, 26, June 2, 2021 6:30-8:30 PM--Via Zoom

BROOKDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Lincroft, NJ

REGISTRATION: TBA

PHONE: 732.224.2303

EMAIL: lmartin@brookdalecc.edu


Four Thursdays, May 13-27, June 3, 2021 6:30 PM-8:30 PM--Via Zoom

CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART, Bedminster, NJ

REGISTRATION: https://reg125.imperisoft.com/ContemporaryArt/Search/Registration.aspx



“THE PLACE OF THE MUSES”: A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE MUSEUM

Sunday, April 11, 2021 1:15-2:15 PM—Via Zoom (included in "Sundays at JASA" membership)

JASA, New York, NY

REGISTRATION: MEMBERS ONLY, https://jasa.org/sundays-at-jasa-registration

PHONE: 212.273.5304

EMAIL: Sundays@jasa.org



WEST MEETS EAST—AN INTRODUCTION TO CHINESE ART


Friday, April 16, 2021 10:00 AM-12:00 PM--Via Zoom

CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART

REGISTRATION: https://reg125.imperisoft.com/ContemporaryArt/Search/Registration.aspx


Tuesday, May 4, 2021 10:30-12:30 PM--Via Zoom

BROOKDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Lincroft, NJ

REGISTRATION: TBA

PHONE: 732.224.2303

EMAIL: lmartin@brookdalecc.edu



BEFORE AND AFTER THE RENAISSANCE


Four Tuesdays, August 3, 10, 17, 24, 2021 6:00-7:00 PM--Via Zoom

CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART

REGISTRATION: https://reg125.imperisoft.com/ContemporaryArt/Search/Registration.aspx



STUDIO CLASSES:

FINESSE YOUR DRAWING SKILLS

Weekly, Thursdays, 12:00-1:00 PM through June 24

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN

LINK: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85262191406?pwd=a0dhcmw4YkZiOERUTlFRUmEvMGs4UT09

MEETING ID: 852 6219 1406

PASSWORD: Gene

PHONE: 212.687.5030

EMAIL: denise@ncjwny.org



DRAWING FOR ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS

Two Mondays, April 5 and 12 6:00 PM-8:00 PM

CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART

REGISTRATION: https://reg125.imperisoft.com/ContemporaryArt/Search/Registration.aspx


Four Mondays, April 19, 26, May 3, 10 3 PM-4PM

QUEENS PUBLIC LIBRARY

REGISTRATION: TBA



FINESSE YOUR DRAWING SKILLS: FOCUS ON FACIAL FEATURES

Four Mondays, August 2, 9, 16, 23, 2021 6:00 PM-7:30 PM

CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART

REGISTRATION: https://reg125.imperisoft.com/ContemporaryArt/Search/Registration.aspx


DRAWING AND PAINTING IN ALL MEDIA

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN

Wednesdays, 10 AM-1 PM

Wednesdays, 2-5 PM

FUTURE DATES TBA

50 + DRAWING AND PAINTING

JCC MANHATTAN. 334 Amsterdam Ave NYC

Fridays, 1:30 PM-4:30 PM

FUTURE DATES TBA

REVIEWS FOR THE SIX-HOUR ART MAJOR:


“Thanks again for a terrific class that I only WISH could have been longer—as someone who spent a career evaluating teachers and courses, I have to say you and yours were among the best I've experienced.”—F.K., Ph.D., Creative Studies, seminar participant

“I'd like to be part of your network because I want to know of any classes you develop in the future. I've just taken your exceptional 6-Hr Art Major and wish it were the 60-Hr Art Major.”—J.H., seminar participant

“Thanks for the great class. I really do look at paintings differently now!”—H.P., seminar participant

“I studied art at Pratt Institute—this was the best art lecture I ever heard.”—N.J.B., seminar participant

“Thanks again for a great course this Tuesday. It was fantastic!”—S.L., seminar participant

“...a natural speaker...”—B.G., Ph.D., seminar participant

“It's hard to find a teacher who inspires his students as he does.”—C.E., seminar participant

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THE SIX-HOUR ART MAJOR HAS BEEN OFFERED AT:

92nd Street Y, New York, NY

92nd Street Y Tribeca, New York, NY

Art Center of the Bluegrass, Danville, KY

Arts Guild New Jersey, Rahway, NJ

Barron Arts Center, Woodbridge, NJ

Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, NJ

Caveat, New York, NY

Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster, NJ

Creative Center for People With Cancer, New York, NY

Dorot, New York, NY

Elective, New York, NY

Gypsy Yogis, Weehawken, NJ

Hudson County Community College, Jersey City, NJ

Hunter College, New York, NY

IvyConnect.com, New York, NY

JCC Manhattan, New York, NY

John Jay College, New York, NY

Julia Hough Yoga Studio, Weehawken, NJ

Lehman College, Bronx, NY

Lourdes University, Sylvania, Ohio

National Council of Jewish Women, New York, NY

New York University, New York, NY

Princeton Area Newcomers and Friends, Princeton, NJ

Private

Queens College, Queens, NY

Queens Public Library, Queens, NY

Riverdale Y, Riverdale, NY

Soho House, New York, NY

Springfield Museums, Springfield, MA

SUNY Broome Community College, Dickinson, NY

SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY

Symposia Books, Hoboken, NJ

Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY

Westfield Art Association, Westfield, NJ



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