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Faculty Exhibition

DATES August 29, 1973 through September 30, 1973
ORGANIZING DEPARTMENT Brooklyn Museum Art School
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  • August 23, 1973 Brooklyn Museum Art School Open House On September 9th

    The Brooklyn Museum Art School will launch its new season with a Faculty Exhibition in the School Gallery on August 29. Instructors will exhibit their most recent works including painting, sculpture, batik, printmaking, cloisonne enameling, quilting, welding and woodworking. The Faculty Exhibition will remain on view through September 30. Admission is free.

    Participating artists include: Allen Barber, Elsa Brown, Maurice Flecker, Murray Hantman, Janet Hildebrand, Barney Hodes, William Jensen, Lauri Reiss, Barbara Schwartz, Reuben Tam, Shirley Anger Venit, and Paul Zelevansky.

    The Art School's annual Open House will be held on Sunday, September 9, from 1-4 P.M. Studios will be open to the public and visitors are invited to look around the school and meet with faculty members who will be on hand to discuss curriculum and teaching methods. There will also be demonstrations in ceramics, batik, sculpture, woodcarving, stained glass and weaving, and a class with a model and an instructor will be available for those who would like to try their hand at drawing. Refreshments will be served at the reception at which [t]ime it will be possible to register for Fall courses.

    The Brooklyn Museum Art School, under the direction of Jolyon Hofsted, offers more than 90 full- and part-time courses, including painting and drawing, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, welding, woodworking, and for the first time a full-time painting and drawing course for serious night students, and a part-time course in quilting. The Painting Critique course will be repeated this year for advanced students with such outstanding artists as Lee Krasner, Vincent Longo, Doug Ohlson, Kendall Shaw, Joan Snyder and Marcia Tucker participating. They will offer individual criticism and conduct seminars during the 15-week evening session. The deadline for submission of portfolios is September 10th.

    New this season is a course called SWEEP, in which students will use their experiences, associations and memories to develop images, ideas and forms in various 2-dimensional media. Registration is now open. For further information on classes and fees, call 638-4486.

    Brooklyn Museum Archives. Records of the Department of Public Information. Press releases, 1971 - 1988. 1973, 034-035
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