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The Salmagundi Club offers a variety of Art Classes, all open to the public. As of September 9, 2015, all art classes will be $20 per class to attend and are "walk-in" classes (no advance notice is required). Attendees must bring their own art supplies but easels and tables are provided as are models for the life drawing classes. As there are days when classes are not scheduled due to installations, a day-by-day calendar and up to date changes are posted on our RECENT NEWS page, accessible from the home page.
The Salmagundi Club offers a variety of Art Classes:
Zoran Crnkovic was born in one of the most stunning coastal countries of the Adriatic, none other than Croatia, in 1969. From an early childhood he enjoyed his time drawing, painting, carving and sculpting. In his very early years he received guidance from his creative father, Arsen Crnkovic, and was inspired by the sculptures, drawings and watercolors of his uncle, Bogolijub Crnkovic, from Australia. From the age of eleven he was taught by the multi disciplinary artist and educator Grga Marjavonic. As a high school student Zoran formed a performance group called "Neprilagodeni", which means unadjusted in Croatian, and still exists in his home town of Delnice. Being of broad interests he pursued the study of physics wanting to unite his devotion to art with the fascination of science that was ignited during his visits, from the early age of five, to the lab, where his aunt was assistant to the leading nuclear physicist in the country.
prevailed and after two solo shows that opened the "DHV" building in
his home town as an art exhibiting space that still exists to this day, and two
more solo shows at the coastal city of Volosko and the capital city of Zagreb,
he moved to New York. In New York he has continued to advance his art and give
a new home to his son Viktor Crnkovic.
his studio in the South Bronx he joined "The Space," a newly formed
group of artists in Long Island City, to repair and use a neglected building complex
for art events and exhibitions. He then moved his studio to the building across
from the PS1 Museum that had just opened for artists known as the "Phun Phactory"
and later known as the "5Pointz," for its graffiti covered exterior.
There he organized open studios and exhibitions which included residents and neighborhood
artists in order to establish a new name and character for the building to be
known from then on as the Crane Street Studios.
mixed media at SoHo Photo in Tribeca. His next exhibit is part of a grant project
for bringing art and dance to the public's eye in lower Manhattan. It will be
held in June 2006.
David H. Reuss
He is also an Executive member of the Society of Illustrators.
David has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts and a Master of Professional Studies from Pratt Institute in Arts and Cultural Management.
With over twenty years experience in illustration and fine art David's work encompasses an array of subjects, mediums and clients. Because of his versatility David can offer students of all levels and disciplines an opportunity to grow and learn. Whether it be still life, portrait, human figure or landscapes, students can expect individual attention and lessons that will be sure to enhance their work.
Students should bring their own art supplies and surfaces to work on. Still life subject material is available however many students opt to work from personal or commercial photographs or from prints of paintings and drawings by other artists. Please fell free to contact David Reuss at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Marshall Jones has taught figure drawing and painting at the Art Students League of New York and Studio 371 in Jersey City. He works and teaches out of his studio in Hell's Kitchen.
Mr. Perez holds weekend classes for adults in landscape and seascape painting at the Salmagundi Club (Sunday mornings ) and aboard his beautiful house barge in Seaford, Long Island.