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New York Studio School, Lower Manhattan:
The New York Studio School on West 8th Street in Lower Manhattan is where drawing, painting and sculpture are studied in depth, debated energetically and created with passion. We provide a range of art programs to adults and students, including a Master of Fine Art (MFA) and Certificate Program in Fine Art which mirrors the Masters Degree. From our historic campus in New York City, students can enroll in full and part-time programs as well as evening and weekend courses designed to suit their needs.

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Why Study at the New York Studio School?


- Historic Campus in the heart of New York City

The School occupies eight historic buildings with an extraordinary cultural and artistic history. Occupied by various artists, and the original home of the Whitney Museum of American Art from 1931 to 1954, the School's physical home has been a place where art has been created, discussed and displayed for over a century.In the forty five years that the School has been on West 8th Street, artists and students alike have found both inspiration and comfort in continuing the tradition of drawing, painting and sculpting in the historic spaces that have played such an important role in the history of art in America.

- Commited to Quality Art Education

The New York Studio School is committed to giving a significant education to the aspiring artist that can last a lifetime. Our aim is to reveal to the entering student appropriate questions about drawing, painting and sculpture and to encourage them to work hard and think rigorously at all times, enabling them to construct an ethical and philosophical framework for their life's work.

- Creativity and Passion

We urge those students to apply who genuinely wish to learn and who are bold enough to take on the challenge of painting and sculpture in the twenty-first century. We offer the chance to translate the metamorphosis of life into art's metaphor. The New York Studio School is a place where the power of images is still searched for, the philosophy of drawing still present, and the quest for tangible form still engaged.

- Fully Accredited Institution
The New York Studio School is chartered by the Board of Regents of The University of the State of New York with the authority to award the Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree. The School's MFA program is registered by the New York State Education Department under the quality standards in the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

Full and Part-Time Degree and Certificate Programs in Fine Art:

The New York Studio School's atelier-based curriculum operates in terms of a group teaching model for both the full-time and part-time programs. These courses are open to beginning and advanced artists regardless of their affiliation. As part of the School's structure, students work from life, from compositional drawings and from their imaginations. Our programs include:

- Master of Fine Art (MFA) degree with concentrations in Painting or in Sculpture
- Certificate (CERT) Program (mirroring the MFA)
- Drawing
- Painting
- Scultpture
- Critical Studies
- Full / Part-time programs
- Evening / Weekend courses
- Intensive 'Marathon' Art programs
- Pre-College Programs (ages 14-18 years)
- Summer Sessions
- Financial Assistance & Funding options

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Address: 8 West 8th Street, Manhattan, New York , USA
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Christie's Education, New York
Courses / Programs
Christie’s is the only major auction house in the world that directly runs educational programmes at Master’s, Graduate Diploma, and Undergraduate Degree levels. At Christie's Education, at the center of midtown Manhattan in New York, the history of modern and contemporary art is explored through first-hand study of works in many media as well as through the history of the art market, patronage and art institutions.

Christie´s Education is validated by the New York State Board of Regents to offer a Master’s programme in History of Art and the Art Market: Modern And Contemporary Art. Works of art are studied in terms of their unique properties as objects but also in historical, social, economic, and visual contexts.
Graduate Degree Program:
- Master's Degree in History of Art and the Art Market: Modern And Contemporary Art

Certificate Programs:
- Certificate in Modern and Contemporary Art
- Christie's Art Business Course
New York Acting School for Film and Television
Courses / Programs
NY Acting School for Film and Television offers year round classes in Acting for movies, commercials, TV Shows. The school is conveniently located on the West Side of Manhattan, in New York City. All levels and ages are welcome, beginners, intermediate, advanced and professional actors study with us. Learn basic technique, monologs, scene study, improvs, audition technique, career advice. All classes are on Camera.

Acting classes are small and you will be on camera in every session. Work on your acting craft in a professional but intimate setting. Sessions run year round. Showcase your work for agents and casting directors! Students are invited to participate in screening of their monologues and scenes on the big screen. Showcases take place in New York three times a year. Agents, Managers and Casting Directors are invited.
A range of acting classes:
* Acting Class for Film
* Star in a Movie
* Acting in Commercials - Reading and interpreting boards, character portrayal, how to dress, blocking and hitting marks, use of props, handling the product, mime and pantomime, the business of commercials, pleasing casting directors
* Learn the techniques for auditioning, monologues, scene study, cold readings, improvisations
* We also offer film and TV acting classes for kids
The Little Studio, Manhattan
Courses / Programs
The Little Studio is a boutique arts school situated on Manhattan's Upper East Side (71st Street).

We provide specialized courses in Handcrafted Jewelry, Fashion Accessories, and Ceramic Restoration.

All courses are one-on-one, with lessons scheduled according to each student's convenience.

Vladimir Deming, our founder and instructor, provides close supervision to students, having taught students of all skill levels for more than twenty years.
Specialized One-on-one Arts Courses:

- Handcrafted Costume Jewelry

- Fashion Accessories: Unique Apparel Accents and Commercial

- Restoration of Antique Ceramics
London Art Portfolio, UK
Courses / Programs
• London Art Portfolio provides successful Art and Design portfolio preparation courses and foundation courses in Central London in all areas of fine art and design to students from New York, the U.S. & around the world - at all levels. We help to prepare you for University applications, interviews, or your personal development!

• Prepare for entry to a Masters Degree, Bachelor Degree, Foundation Diploma or Pre-Degree level course in Art and Design.

• We ensure successful placements at all levels, including onto University of the Arts London, UCA & other renowned art colleges & universities in the UK, USA & around the world.

• London Art Portfolio is run by Julia Dennis, a practicing artist with many years of experience in preparing art and design portfolios for degree applications, organising exhibitions and preparing students for interviews.

• Julia has great success in placing British and international students onto the right course, at the right level, at any stage in your career.

• With class size limited to 12 students, we offer a very personal, tailored service throughout the year.

"Central Saint Martins has offered me a place on Foundation Pathway: Graphic Design. I'm so happy! Thank you so much for your guidance and all heart that you put in to help me out."
- Aleksandra, Poland

"At the end of the course, I had an interview at the London College of Fashion and was accepted! It was a great victory & I owe a lot to London Art Portfolio! Thank you very much!"
- Paola, Italy
Art & Design Portfolio Courses / Career Change / Private Tutoring in:

• Fine Art
• Fashion Design
• Textiles
• Graphic Design
• Photography
• 3D Design / Architecture

Year-round & Summer Courses:
• Portfolio Preparation Courses: 24, 18, 12, 6, or 4 weeks
• Digital Portfolio Preparation
• Foundation Course in Art and Design
• 1 week Enrichment Course in Drawing or Model Making
• One-to-one Tutoring
• Art & Design Short / Evening Classes
• Art & Design Summer Courses (Adults & Teens)
• Corporate Workshops
• Private Online Tutoring (Adults & Teens)
LiloVeve Jewelry School, New York
Courses / Programs
Located in the heart of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, NYC, LiloVeve Jewelry School offers fun, informative classes and workshops in the art of handcrafting jewelry. Classes include full 6-week programs, or short 2-day workshops.

Founded by a jewelry artist, the school is a professional environment for the exploration of jewelry fabrication and design.

Fields of study range from basic silversmithing and wax carving to high karat gold alloying and stone setting.

Our weekend workshops highlight specialty techniques such as filigree, enameling, granulation, chain making, and more.

Our focus is to provide an artistic and creative classroom in which to learn and explore the art of jewelry making. Small class sizes and personal attention are a hallmark.

We offer hourly rate benchtime for practice, completion of work / jewelers in need of equipment and space, students wanting to explore their own ideas in a supportive environment.
Specialized 6-week Jewelry Classes:
- Introduction to Silversmithing
- Gold Alloying (Goldsmithing)
- Introduction to Wax Carving
- Wax Carving II: Stonesetting
- Wax Carving II: Bracelet Design
- Silver II: Design & Technique

2-Day Jewelry Workshops:
- Steel
- Mold Making
- Bezel Setting
- Prong Setting
- Flush Setting
- Tube Setting
- Jewelry Production
- Business for Designers
Aviva Spray Tanning Academy, NYC & Online
Courses / Programs
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• Our courses are designed for mobile spray tanning business owners, spray tanning consultants, estheticians, cosmetologists, hair stylists, makeup artists and anyone that wants to be a professional spray tanning consultant.

• Our comprehensive short courses are ideal if you want to add spray tanning certification to your beauty career portfolio, or to start a successful spray tanning business, or improve the profitability of your current spray tanning business.

• Sunless spray tanning is one of the fastest growing services in the beauty industry. Aviva will provide the knowledge, tools and resources you need to be successful in this field.

• On completion, you will receive a Certificate signed by Aviva Labs’ President stating that you have successfully trained as an Aviva Labs spray tan professional consultant.

Student Review:
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Onsite Spray Tan Training Courses:

Sunless 101 Spray Tan Certification Program:

• A 1-day comprehensive course for basic beginners up to intermediate level.

• All of our spray tan classes come with a 100% money-back guarantee

Online Spray Tan Certification Programs:

Sunless 101 Online Course:

• 3 hour course for beginner to intermediate level spray tanning professionals.

• This is a web-based course to study at your own pace

• An Aviva Academy Sunless Certificate will be awarded and mailed to you on completion of your online course.