Aspiring Artists High School Program – The Art Students League

Aspiring Artists High School Program

Scholarship Class for Talented High School Students
at The Art Students League of New York

Application Information
Your application requires the submission of 5 images and a Statement of Artistic Interests.

The deadline for applications for this season has passed. Please check back for the next deadline. 

For more information contact League Program Director Robert Telenick, rtelenick@artstudentsleague.org.


Program Description
In September 2018, the Art Students League of New York on 57th Street is launching a new class for talented high school juniors and seniors as part of the “Aspiring Artists High School Program.” This professional-level class on Sunday afternoons during the 2018-19 academic year is a unique opportunity for young artists interested in developing their observational skills in painting from nature and working with other exceptional young artists. The class is taught by the renowned contemporary still life painter Amy Weiskopf, who will select up to 25 students by portfolio application. Every student will receive a full scholarship that will cover tuition and materials. This is an extraordinary opportunity to study at one of the country’s leading art schools.

Class Description
Students will paint directly from life as they learn the fundamentals of oil painting: light, color, form, space, and composition, the very building blocks of individual expression. The class will take place Sunday afternoons (1:00 – 4:45 PM) at the League.

‘View From Lucignano’ by Amy Weiskopf

About the Instructor
Amy Weiskopf studied at Washington University in St. Louis and Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia and Rome, where she stayed for 9 years studying European painting. She has shown her still lifes extensively in the USA for over 30 years. She is in numerous private and public collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She is represented by Hirschl and Modern, NYC.

 

 

 


About the Art Students League
The Art Students League of New York is one of America’s premier art schools. It was founded in 1875 by artists, for artists, to provide a ordable studio-based art education of the highest quality. Great artists have trained, taught, and exhibited at the League throughout its rich history. Classes, lectures, workshops, exhibitions, and professional development programs continue the League’s legacy of supporting students who intend to make art a profession, and cultivating a spirit of community among artists. Among its prominent instructors and students, the League counts Thomas Eakins, Frederic Remington, Reginald Marsh, Georgia O’Kee e, Norman Rockwell, Jackson Pollock, Robert Rauschenberg, Mark Rothko, Jacob Lawrence, Louise Nevelson, and Ai Weiwei, among many others. Today, thousands of students each year study drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking and mixed media at the League.