Math Art for Kids

For this post I thought I’d talk about a drawing I’m currently working on and discuss how it has evolved over time. My son is 8 years old and one part of his math homework is completing word problems. These are math problems where the main information is presented in narrative form. A fairly simple…

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James Cohan

James Cohan Gallery is a contemporary art gallery located in New York City that has a reputation for producing some of the most compelling exhibitions in the world.  Jim has differentiated himself as a grounded, smart, and thoughtful mentor to so many historically important artists including: Trenton Doyle Hancock, Fred Tomaselli, Beatriz Milhazes, Spencer Finch and…

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Studio Visit with Danielle Orchard

Danielle Orchard is a painter living and working in Brooklyn New York. Orchard is represented by Jack Hanley Gallery and is a member of the artist run curatorial collective, Underdonk which is based in Bushwick, Brooklyn. I recently did a studio visit with Dani and we spoke about painting, habits, work ethic, rejection and much…

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September Gallery: ‘Sit In’ Organized by Kristen Dodge

This last weekend I visited a show at September Gallery, run by Kristen Dodge in Hudson, NY. The show titled Sit-In, was a conglomeration of eighteen women’s sculptures that were either a chair, explored themes based on chairs or incorporated a chair as material. Some “could” technically be used to sit in, while others simply…

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On the Works of Chris Arabadjis

The Butterfly Effect was named in the 1960’s by Edward Lorenz. He used to describe how a very simple system could yield immensely greater effects in varyingly unpredictable ways. Lorenz described the details of a tornado: its form, its velocity, path, etc., as being influenced by exceedingly minor disturbances in the weather. As the story…

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One River School Comes to Millburn, NJ

I am so thrilled to swing open the doors in Millburn, NJ today! Led by our super fantastic Director Erin Champion, Millburn is our 6th location and our 3rd in New Jersey. Located in Essex County, right on the border between Morris and Union Counties, we are so excited to bring our transformative experience to…

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Moving to His Own Beat: Jesse Greenberg

There is no question that artists move to a different beat. Jesse Greenberg’s beat happens to be smarter and more interesting than most. When you meet Jesse for the first time you instantly like him, but you aren’t struck with the immediate notion that Jesse is a sculptor. He presents in a multitude of ways…

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One River Spotlight: Kristin Stazzone

Kristin Stazzone grew up in Tewksbury, a small town in central New Jersey. She graduated from High Point University in North Carolina in 2016 with a B.A in Studio Art and minor in Events Management. In late January of 2018, she started working at One River as an Assistant Director for our new Millburn location which…

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On the Works of Nicholas Buffon

Nick Buffon is an emerging artist with a practice that goes against the grain.  While there are a lot of artists who make art that is focused on architecture, Nick’s subject matter ranges from tenements to bodegas to supermarkets on the Lower East Side of New York City!  Not exactly imagery that is in vogue,…

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Monday Thoughts: Train Your Brain

Over the last ten years, I have put my heart and soul into building arts education businesses that provide compelling and fun ways for people to develop their creative skills. Along the way, I have learned so much about how humans think and the pure benefits of doing artistic things for our brain development. Countless…

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