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New York Academy of Art:
The New York Academy of Art, in Tribeca, lower west Manhattan is a private, not-for-profit art university offering Master of Fine Arts degree programs with concentrations in drawing, painting and sculpture to U.S. and International students. The New York Academy of Art also offers continuing education opportunities. At the New York Academy of Art, we believe that the world of visual art is built upon the essential cornerstones of figurative drawing, painting, and sculpture. Mastering these disciplines is critical to the development of an artist's personal vision and, ultimately, to the creation of vital contemporary art.

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Post-graduate Fellowships:

Photo of Study Fine Arts in New York CityEach year, the Academy selects three outstanding graduating students to serve as postgraduate fellows. The fellowships include studio accommodations, annual stipend, exhibition opportunities, tutorial support and opportunities for teaching assistantships. The fellowships are awarded through a competitive application and selection process.

Exhibitions:

The Academy maintains an active exhibitions schedule. Annual presentations include the MFA Diploma and Postgraduate Fellow exhibitions, and the Summer Exhibition featuring works by Academy students and Alumni. Periodically, the Academy hosts traveling exhibitions of works by artists from around the globe, including the US, Latin America, South Asia and Europe. Student work is regularly on display in dedicated spaces throughout the building.

International Residencies:
The Academy sponsors several International Residencies awarded on the basis of merit and suitability. These residencies expose students to the global art world, build relationships, and often afford the opportunity to exhibit work abroad.

Student Accommodation:
New York City is composed of five boroughs – Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island. Manhattan is the borough most associated with “the city.” Most affordable housing can be found in the other four boroughs as well as New Jersey (Jersey City or Hoboken). Each of the boroughs have their own, unique neighborhoods and lifestyles to offer.

Graduate Degree & Continuing Education Art Programs:


Master of Fine Arts degree concentrations:

- Painting
- Drawing
- Sculpture

Continuing Education programs:
- Drawing & Painting Studio
- Absolute Beginners Drawing & Painting
- Painting in Oils
- Friday Atelier
- Landscapes & Seascapes
- Portrait Sculpture
- Academic Figure and Portrait Painting
- Figure Drawing 101
- Intermediate Drawing and Painting
- Still Life Painting& more....

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LiloVeve Jewelry School, New York
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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.

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London Art Portfolio, UK
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• 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.

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Art & Design Portfolio Courses / Career Change / Private Tutoring in:

• Fine Art
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Year-round & Summer Courses:
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New York Jewelry Design Institute
Courses / Programs
Conveniently situated in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, New York Jewelry Design Institute (NYJDI) is dedicated to helping beginners and professionals develop the skills they need to compete and thrive in today’s jewelry industry.

We provide a range of quality jewelry design courses at our school in the heart of New York City. We also provide online / distance learning courses.

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Thanks to Director Jenine Lepera Izzi’s focus on networking and building business relationships, the school is also an excellent resource for students to make connections with many influential professionals throughout the jewelry world.
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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.
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- Handcrafted Costume Jewelry

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Ashcan Studio of Art, New York City
Courses / Programs
Ashcan Art Studio is a creative space for future professional artists, designers, illustrators, sculptors and those applying for art schools. With two locations in New York City (in Manhattan and Queens), Ashcan specializes in college portfolio preparation. Our main objective is to assist you, whether you are a high school student or a transfer student, gain entrance into the university art program or the private art school of your choice. We offer individualized classes for students to develop their visual arts portfolio to the highest standards.

At the Ashcan Studio, we have programs designed to complete 15-20 works of art for your portfolio, in 3 months to a year. We provide programs in the fields of art and design, visual arts, painting, drawing, sculpture, figure drawing, fashion design, multi-media, interior design, architecture and more.

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