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Faculty & Staff Events
Event Mary A. Valverde-Works on view Mar 28, 2014
Event Gabriele Evertz-Sensory Impact, American Abstract Artists (AAA) Morgan Stanley & Co., Purchase, NY, May 1 2014 - May 1 2015,
May 01, 2014
Event Robert Hickman-Fluid Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Staten Island NY,
May 03, 2014
Event Paul Ramirez Jonas-Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum,
Jun 13, 2014
Event Paul Ramirez Jonas-We Make the Treasure Exploratorium, Pier 15, San Francisco, CA,
Jun 19, 2014
Event Gabriele Evertz-American Abstract Artists 75th Anniversary Print Portfolio Martin Gallery, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA,
Aug 27, 2014
Event Marthe Keller-American Abstract Artists 75th Anniversary Portfolio The Martin Art Gallery at Muhlenberg College,
Aug 27, 2014
Event Shawn Powell: Cabin Fever STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK WESTCHESTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE FINE ARTS GALLERY ACADEMIC ARTS BUILDING 3RD FLOOR 75 GRASSLANDS ROAD VALHALLA NEW YORK 10595,
Sep 02, 2014
Event Kerry Downey-Sex Without Bodies Temporary Agency Chashama 855 Wyckoff Ave. Queens, NY 11385,
Sep 05, 2014
Event Becky Brown-"No, said the Fruit Bowl" Governor's Island, in the kitchen of Building 407-A on Colonel's Row,
Sep 06, 2014
Event David J Wilson-Socrates Sculpture Park Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01 Vernon Boulevard Blvd @ Broadway,
Sep 07, 2014
Event Hugh Walton-Wash Your Mouth Out Romano Gallery Armstrong-Hipkins Center fo rthe Arts Blair Academy, Blairstown, NJ 07825,
Sep 08, 2014
Event Reiner Leist-Cityscapes and Memories: Measuring Absence Deutsches Haus at NYU,
Sep 09, 2014
Event Brian Wood-Spin Zero NOVELLA GALLERY 164 Orchard Street New York, NY 10002,
Sep 11, 2014
Event Peter Dudek- North Adams & Pierogi XX North Adams & 177 North 9 Street, Brooklyn,
Sep 12, 2014
Event Katerina Lanfranco-All Worked Up Sep 12, 2014
Event Jenny Jaskey-Curators: The Younger Than Jesus Effect SVA NYC,
Sep 16, 2014
Event Max Weintraub-Sensory Impact Morgan Stanley International Headquarters, 2000 Westchester Avenue, Purchase, New York,
Sep 17, 2014
Event Marthe Keller-SENSORY IMPACT Morgan Stanley Global Headquarters in Purchase, NY,
Sep 17, 2014
Event Peter Dudek-Susan Hartung, Following the Line The Teaching Gallery at Hudson Valley Community College, Troy NY,
Sep 18, 2014
Event Michael Berube-#occupycommonground Church of St. Paul The Apostle, corner of Columbus Ave. and W. 60th St.,
Sep 18, 2014
Event Jenny Jaskey-E/I: Saturday Discussions Tanya Bonakdar Gallery ,
Sep 20, 2014
Event Gabriele Evertz-Doppler Shift 68 Elm Street Summit, NJ 07901,
Sep 28, 2014
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Drawing

Drawing is a language of ideas. At Hunter drawing focuses on basic drawing skills, so that every student will have the ability to record three-dimensional space with a certain degree of accuracy.  A large part of learning these skills is beginning to see in a new way; students learn to depend on visual cues about the appearance of objects and their relationships in space. A large part of learning these skills is beginning to see in a new way; students learn to depend on visual cues about the appearance of objects and their relationships in space. The basic drawing skills to be covered are line, composition, measurement, proportion, and value. 

Learning to draw places the student in the process of discovery and the beginning of the development of their artistic voice. Since drawing goes beyond skillful technique, students will learn how to present a point of view, an interpretation, and an expression unique to the individual artist. Students will understand conceptually why these skills have become invaluable in the rendering of the three-dimensional world.

The skills and the creative possibilities explored through drawing are as important for those pursuing art as they are to those pursuing other careers.

Classes are taught by full and part-time faculty, all are distinguished practicing artists.
All students have access to The Zabar Art Library, located on the same floor as the painting studio.
Open figure drawing sessions are offered every semester and available to all drawing students.

The drawing studio is located in room 1600, Hunter North. Students have use of drawing tables, easels and are given basic drawing supplies with their material fees. In addition a surplus of other drawing materials are on hand for use by students.

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