64 Spring Street
New York, NY 10012
Considered by many artists to be the best place to draw in New York City,
Spring Studio is a professional art studio offering ongoing life drawing
sessions 7 days a week. Located in downtown Manhattan on the edge
of SoHo, on the colorful and busy corner of Spring and Lafayette Streets,
the studio will celebrate its 22th anniversary of year-round sketch classes
in February 2014. Started by artist Minerva Durham in 1992, Spring Studio is known for
its excellent models, its prompt starting times, its participants' gracious manners,
and for its spirit of artistic tolerance. It attracts artists and students from all
over the world.
Draw from the model all day, every day, and six evenings a week in NYC.
Learn to draw the figure by relating disarticulated bones to the living
body in Minerva Durham's drawing classes Saturdays and Thursdays
at 9:30am. Improve your portrait drawing skills Sundays at 1:30pm in the
Portrait Workshop taught by Lyle Gertz. Practice the approaches of varied artists
with Jerilyn Jurinek Tuesdays at 9:30 and from Nicolaides' "Natural Way to Draw"
with Julia Foote and Kate Norberg Wednesdays at 9:30am. Study the long pose
with Bob Palevich Friday mornings at 9:30am. Bring soft vine charcoal, an 18" x 24"
newsprint pad and enjoy long and short poses, gestures and croquis in figurative
drawing workshops in the company of serious and congenial artists at all levels of
skill development. Beginners are welcome. Walk-in, first-come, first-served.
Spring Studio is mentioned in "The Undressed Art, Why We Draw" by
Peter Steinhart, a best selling book which examines the phenomenon of figure drawing
from practically every conceivable angle.
Spring Studio is located east of Broadway, between Crosby and
Lafayette in Soho in Manhattan: 64 Spring Street, New York NY 10012.
Public Transportation to Spring Studio includes Lexington Line #6
to Spring Street. Broadway Line #R or #N to Prince Street and the #F
$18 per session
5 sessions $75 Good for 1 Year
10 sessions $130 Good for 1 Year
25 sessions $275 Good for Unlimited Time
50 sessions $450 Good for Unlimited Time
For information call: (212) 226-7240
Artists from left to right: Mauricio Varela (watercolor), Barbara Goldberg (charcoal & white chalk),
Minerva Durham (charcoal & charcoal pencil)
About this website
designer: Rose Materdomini