Art Portfolio Preparation.
Pre-College Classes. New York.
Cooper Union, MICA, PAFA, Pratt, SVA, Parsons, FIT,
Cornell, Art Institute of Chicago, SVA, Repin Academy
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Semester: September 17 - December 9 (12 weeks)
Winter 2013 Semester: January 7- March 31 (12 weeks)
Spring 2013 Semester: April 1 - June 26 (12 weeks)
2013 Semester: July 8 - August 31 (8 weeks)
registering for the Summer 2013 (July 8 - August 31)
Call (718) 937-1300 or (301) 681-6987
School students working from live models
to the following Bridgeview students:
Fishman, high school senior who has been
accepted to Cambridge University, England.
Adereth, high school senior for being
accepted to Edinburgh University, Scotland.
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Portfolio. Drawing and Painting from Observation.
Developing personal style.
this 12 weeks course which should be continued by a
student through more than one semester, students will
divide their time between drawing and painting in a
variety of media. Each class will include a short art
history lecture. Subjects include still life, portrait
and figure. Please note, that nude models are used in
this class. Minimum age is 14.
permitting, visits to studios of practicing artists and
field trips to Museums will also be arranged in addition
to working in class.
additional benefit for students, Bridgeview invites
college admissions councilors who talk about their
colleges and also review students' portfolios.
will be given a list of supplies for this course.
from 2010 - 2013
3.30 - 6.30 pm
$280 (8 sessions)
Painting on Location. Paint New York.
painting class will meet on location. Variety of
inspiring locations will be explored including New York
Central Park, waterfronts and etc. New York scenery has
inspired many artists of the past including Child Hassam
and William Meritt Chase, to just name a few. Guided by
an experienced master artist students will pick a subject
and record their feelings through form and color. Aspects
of composition, color mixing, perspective and scale will
may choose their own materials such as watercolor,
pastels, oils or pencils.
10 - 1 pm
$280 (8 sessions)
Harout Simonian's student
Sasha Miasnikova painting in France, July 2012
The above courses
are taught by Harout Simonian
Simonian, an MFA graduate from the Armenian State Academy
of Fine Arts, studied classical painting and sculpture
for most of his life. Having gone through years or the
most rigorous classical training and having achieved
major awards in this area, he changed his interest
towards Contemporary Art and has become an established
contemporary artist in NYC with his work featured by the
New York's New Museum, Momenta Gallery in Williamsburg,
Brooklyn, and Venice Art Bienalle.
Simonian has been teaching art since 1996 in a variety of
disciplines including Sculpture, Drawing and Performance
Art. Currently he is a guest teacher at the Cooper Union
be included in a portfolio
Excerpts from article by Kavin Buck,
Recruitment and Outreach Director for the School of Arts
and Architecture at UCLA
College Portfolio Class