Art

Monday Thoughts: Garden State Plaza, What a Special Exhibition

Every once in a while, I am moved by something that my team and our students are able to accomplish. During the month of October, we gave our teen students in New Jersey a really cool assignment and ten days ago we installed over 100 paintings in the Garden State Plaza! The artwork is a…

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Monday Thoughts: Art for Boys!

When I was the CEO of School of Rock people used to say to me at times that it was a great place for boys to learn music. At which point I would jump in and lobby that there was no better place for girls to learn to play music. When I thought about it…

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Five-Year Anniversary for One River!!!

I’m not one for the gratuitous anniversary celebration. Having spent 20 years in advertising and media, it always seemed that the lo-brow way to promote was to default to an anniversary promotion. Having said that, I am really proud that we just hit our five-year anniversary at One River and our future has never been…

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Monday Thoughts: Art Education is Broken in America

A Conversation with Matt Ross and Mike Ragogna of the Huffington Post Mike Ragogna:  You have a new venture, One River School of Art + Design.  What gave you the idea and how did it come together? Matt Ross: Let’s face it. Art education is broken in America and has been so for many years.…

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