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THE MINERVA FOUNDATION
FOR FIGURE DRAWING - NYC

SPRING STUDIO EVENTS: In-Doors & Out-Of-Doors
on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays


OUTSIDE SCHEDULE
IS ONGOING


JOIN US Every Tuesday Morning
FREE  drawing with clothed model
Sara Delano Roosevelt Park, 
Broome St. Corridor
9:30 am to 1:30 pm

Short and Long Poses;  Renna models
Bring your own supplies. Access to bathrooms
in SDR Park at Hester Street. Access to studio for 
bathroom or to get plastic stools or your supplies with keys. 
IF IT RAINS we will start 20 minutes after the rain stops.


JOIN US Every Thursday Morning
FREE  drawing with clothed model
Sara Delano Roosevelt Park, Broome St. Corridor
9:30 am to 1:30 pm

Short and Long Poses
Bring your own supplies. Access to bathrooms
in SDR Park at Hester Street. Access to studio for 
bathroom or to get plastic stools or your supplies with keys. 
IF IT RAINS we will start 20 minutes after the rain stops.

JOIN US Every Saturday Morning
FREE  drawing with clothed model
Sara Delano Roosevelt Park, Broome St. Corridor

3:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Soon to start an hour earlier.
SHORT POSES 3:00 to 5:15pm 
LONG POSE 5:30 to 8:00 pm

Bring your own supplies. Access to bathrooms
in SDR Park at Hester Street until 4pm. Access to studio for 
bathroom or to get plastic stools or your supplies with keys. 

IF IT RAINS we will start 20 minutes after the rain stops.

Andrew Bolotowsky will join us and play Baroque 
flute during many of our out-of-door drawing sessions.

EVERYONE WELCOME
To draw outside, just show up.



INSIDE SCHEDULE

Minerva's Drawing Studio
4th Floor, 91 Canal Street 10002
RSVP
if you want to draw INSIDE

JOIN US indoors ALL DAY  Saturday, Aug 1st
with nude model. LIMIT 8 artists per session.
FEE: card punch or $20 (Prices are reduced.)

RSVP for morning, afternoon, and/or evening session
9:30am to 12:30pm Minerva teaches
1:00pm to 5:00pm Short Poses
6:00pm to 9:00pm Long Pose

RSVP: Minerva Durham
917-375-6086, text or call
springstudio@earthlink.net


 

NEW SESSIONS Opening Up Now

JOIN US Indoors EVERY Friday morning
Long Pose
4th Floor, 91 Canal St, 10002
with nude model. LIMIT eight artists per session
FEE: card punch or $20 (Prices are Reduced)

RSVP: Minerva Durham
917-375-6086, text or call
springstudio@earthlink.net

JOIN US Indoors EVERY Monday for Nicolaides

4th Floor, 91 Canal St, 10002
with nude model. LIMIT: 8 artists per session
FEE: card punch or $20 (Prices are Reduced)

RSVP: Minerva Durham
917-375-6086, text or call
springstudio@earthlink.net

 



TO SUPPORT the STUDIO
Buy a class card at a discounted rate. 
Mail a check made out to "Spring Studio" to:

Minerva Durham
86 Kenmare #25
New York, NY 10012. 
Your card will be waiting for you in the monitors' box at the studio.

DISCOUNTED RATES:
-- Five sessions for $70;
-- Ten sessions for $130; 
-- Twenty-five sessions for $300;  
-- and fifty sessions for $500.

Or make a TAX-FREE DONATION
Tax-deductible donations can be sent to: 
The New York Foundation for the Arts
20 Jay Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

The check must be made out to NYFA and must indicate at the bottom that it is a donation for:
The Minerva Foundation for Figure Drawing Inc.

Love,
Minerva
To RESPOND: 
917-375-6086
springstudio@earthlink.net



Sara Delano Roosevelt Park

 


Drawing in Sara Delano Park

 

NEW SESSIONS OPENING UP NOW
- See Info Below

Masks must be worn;
Distancing
must be observed.
FREE to all outside.  
NO LIMIT to number of artists. FREE

By Reservation Inside. 
Limit: 8 artists; card punch or $20

 


Saturday in the Park



ANDREW PLAYS



MINERVA DRAWS



HENRY POSES



CAROL STUDIES 



SUN SHINES



UMBRELLA SHADES



ALL IS WELL

PHOTOS: Susan Yung



 

We are here for Phase 4
We can still meet outside till then --
Let Me Know !

springstudio@earthlink.net

917-375-6086

FIRST: 

Thanks to VERY RECENT DONORS, card buyers, 
and helpers  online and  in the studio and out-of-doors,  and to others for keeping me healthy: Nancy Bass, Andrew Bolotowsky (flute), Brucius, Jeryl Castro, Tomas Daskam, Karen Konicke, Gordon Fitch, Katsu Goto, Alexandra Grannis, Vadim Krol, Talia Lempert, Ro Lohin,  Darlene Mayser, Luca Mosca  (repeat),  Scott Moy, Kate Norberg, Tom Regan (repeat), Judy Russell, Beverly Tall, Carl and Thelma Stone (repeat), Susan Yung, and a generous anonymous New Yorker who sent me some crisp hundred dollar bills in an envelope.
Thank you.


SECOND:
 

please let me know ASAP, inside or outside?
if you are ready to draw indoors, or if you would rather draw out-of-doors  in the Broome Street Corridor of Sara Delano Roosevelt Park.

I am making decisions right now about how to most effectively continue the mission of the studio to provide the Public with both instructed and non-instructed sessions with live models at a reasonable cost, or, in the case of out-of-door sessions, FREE,  at no cost at all.

See the photos below of last Saturday's session in the park. LONG POSE artists gracefully and heroically drew through the rain.

I sense that there is still much deep fear of the virus among the artists who draw in the studio. We can and will continue to offer out-of-door sessions during the summer and early fall, the weather and God willing.

We have a new schedule for indoor sessions.

To RESPOND to Minerva: indoor or outdoor, days and hours: 
917-375-6086 text or phone call --
springstudio@earthlink.net


THIRD:


RECOMMENDED for you to watch on You Tube 
Lex Fridman and Eric Weinstein in timely 
intelligent conversation for two hours and 46 minutes:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rIAZJNe7YtE

OUTLINE:
0:00  - Introduction  2:08  - World War II and the Coronavirus Pandemic  14:03  - New leaders  31:18  - Hope for our time  34:23  - WHO  44:19  - Geometric unity  1:38:55  - We need to get off this planet  1:40:47  - Elon Musk  1:46:58  - Take Back MIT  2:15:31  - The time at Harvard  2:37:01  - The Portal  2:42:58 - Legacy


LAST BUT NOT LEAST:

Photos from last Saturday:
It rained for twenty minutes but everyone kept on drawing

PHOTOS: Liliya Skubish
Earlier it was sunny

PHOTO Karen Konicke      
LEFT to RIGHT:  Andrew Bolotowsky, Liliya Skubish, Minerva Durham  


PHOTOS: Liliya Skubish
Earlier it was sunny
Drawing in the Rain

 


PHOTO Karen Konicke      
LEFT to RIGHT:  Andrew Bolotowsky, Liliya Skubish, Minerva Durham  


THANKS TO EVERYONE FOR DONATIONS.

Love,
Minerva Durham, Founder and Director
Spring Studio a/k/a Minerva's Drawing Studio

SEE below to donate through the New York Foundation for the Arts.

Reminder: Support the Studio!



MAIL A CHECK
made out to
“New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)”


with "The Minerva Foundation for Figure Drawing” in the memo line


to NYFA at 20 JAY STREET, SUITE 740
BROOKLYN, NY 11201


For donations over $2,500,
you must include a Contribution Letter with your check to NYFA!

THE STUDIO's LOCATION
as of Summer 2019

Spring Studio / Minerva's Drawing Studio
91 Canal Street near the corner of Eldridge Street, NYC.

Phone: 212-226-7240 or 917-375-6086.

Gallery Hours: 4-6pm weekdays & by Appointment
Call Minerva for appointment 917-375-6086

 

 

Minerva’s Drawing Studio aka SPRING STUDIO
91 Canal Street, New York, NY
Minerva Durham, Director, 917-375-6086
springstudio@earthlink.net

 


The Minerva Foundation for Figure Drawing Inc.,

91 Canal Street, New York, United States

Minerva Durham, Director, 917-375-6086
springstudio@earthlink.net

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