BLOG*August 17, 2011

I am honored to be presenting a workshop at the historic Westbeth in NYC. Located in West Greenwich Village, Westbeth has provided affordable living and working spaces for artists and their families since 1970. The workshop is open to all artists. I guarantee that any participant that faithfully applies the...

BLOG*February 28, 2011

I met Shaun Tan five years ago in NYC at a dinner with Roxana, Donato, Irene Gallo, and John Jude Palencar. Shaun’s picture book ‘The Arrival” had recently been published and was winning awards. Who would have guessed that five years later he would receive an Academy Award based on...

BLOG*February 1, 2011

The NYC gang- Ramomar Buckley, Greg Spalenka, Lynne Foster, Kari Christensen, Jerome Miller, Omari Cameron, Thomas Kowal, Matthew Wachnicki, (not shown Mel Odom, Charles Saputo, Nancy Hart). AFTER I just presented my AAB Workshop at the NYC Society of Illustrators with ten talented art professionals and college students. I want...

BLOG*December 9, 2010

Pre-Register by December 19th by placing your name in the comments box below. No payments until January 3rd. $295 15 PARTICIPANTS ONLY! January 21, 22, 23rd Fri- 2:00-8:00 Sat- Sun 10:00-8:00 Society of Illustrators New York See what art professors, professionals, college students are saying. Make sure you read the...

BLOG*October 20, 2010

Photos by Spalenka *MINI ART EMPIRES IN THE ROUGH* Street Artists make a living selling directly to the public. When I was in New York last week for my lecture at the Society of Illustrators Educators Symposium I had an opportunity to walk around SoHo. When I lived in Manhattan...