Studio Intensives

Studio Intensives: Winter 2019

Scholarship Art Programs for NYC High School Students.

Participating students are also eligible for college scholarships.


Multi-Media Studio Intensive: The Figure in Motion

January 15 – February 28, 2019: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.

The Figure in Motion is a free class organized by Studio Institute in partnership with the New York City Ballet’s Art Series. Students will use a combination of traditional drawing media and digital collage to create work that is inspired by the human figure. Students will attend a backstage tour, a rehearsal, and a performance of the New York City Ballet at Lincoln Center, all of which will inform their artwork in class. The program will culminate with an exhibition of student work at Lincoln Center on February 28th, 2019.

Below: student artwork from past iterations of the Multi-Media Intensive: The Figure in Motion.

Class dates:

Tue 01/15, Thurs 01/17

Tue 01/22, Thurs 01/24

Tue 01/29, Thurs 01/31

Tue 02/05, Thurs 02/07

Tue 02/12, Thurs 02/14

Tue 02/19, Thurs 02/21

Tue 02/26, Thurs 02/28 (Final Exhibition at Lincoln Center)

Location: 75 West End Ave, New York, NY 10023




Winter Painting Intensive

Winter Break, February 18th – 22nd , Monday through Friday, 12:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.

The Winter Studio Intensive: Painting is a week-long painting intensive for high school students to achieve at least one well developed and finished acrylic painting that can be added to their portfolios. This class will work to introduce the medium of acrylic paint and expand upon each student’s abilities and skills. The emphasis of this class will be on unlocking the secrets of acrylic paint, composing an image, and achieving a finished work that displays the student’s skill, vision and potential.

Below: student artwork created in past iterations of our Painting Intensive.

Class dates:

2/18, 2/19, 2/20, 2/21, 2/22

Location: 75 West End Ave, New York, NY 10023




Studio Intensives: Fall 2018

A Scholarship Art Program for NYC High School Students

Participating students are also eligible for college scholarships

Portfolio Development: Saturdays 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Portfolio Development is a focused course for artists in grades 11-12 who are interested in the art school application process. Students will bring their existing portfolio to the first session and evaluate strengths and weaknesses in order to establish goals for the course. Students will focus on representational drawing and learn new techniques that will diversify and strengthen their portfolios.

Below: student artwork from past iterations of Portfolio Development.

Class dates: 10/6, 10/13, 10/27, 11/3, 11/6 (Tuesday), 11/17

National Portfolio Day: 11/12

Location: 75 West End Ave, New York, NY 10023

College Application Support: Tuesdays 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

The College Application Support sessions will provide students with resources for college preparation. Through workshops and college visits, the classes will help students learn about art schools and develop their college applications.

Session dates: 10/16, 10/23, 11/6, 11/13

Location: 410 W 59th Street, New York, NY 10019