Figureworks, through juried selection with the New York Academy of Art Alumni Association, is pleased to present this second biennial exhibition. Twelve accomplished alumni were selected. Graduates range from 1993 through 2006. Works include mixed media collage by Ros Winner Sterling, drawings by Caitlin Hurd, oils by F. Douglas Blanchard, Claudia Butz, Matthew Greenway, Lisa Lebofsky, Aldo Lira, Alyssa Monks, Maggie Rose, Daehyuk Sim, acrylics by Dean Dalfonzo and sculpture by Stephen Shaheen.
Each artist present strong, diverse, and accomplished work. Collectively, the beauty of this figure-based work supports the merits of the Academy and strengthens the mission of this gallery.
Located in the heart of TriBeCa, the New York Academy of Art, a not-for-profit educational and cultural institution, is dedicated to the advancement of figurative painting, sculpture and drawing. The only graduate school in the United States devoted exclusively to the study of the human figure, the Academy fosters values and skills intrinsic to the creation of significant contemporary art. With this focus, Figureworks is honored to support and host exhibits with their alumni.
Figureworks is located at 168 N. 6th St., Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11211, one block from the Bedford Avenue “L” train. The gallery is open to the public Friday, Saturday, Sunday from 1-6 PM and is dedicated to exhibiting contemporary and 20th century fine art of the human form.