Crafting Abstract Elegance with Diana Rodrigues

Janice K. Johnson

Diana Rodrigues’s art embodies abstract elegance in every sense of the phrase. We’ve recently had the privilege of conversing with her about her creative journey and how she perceives the world through her creations. Let go of all your preconceived notions and dive into Diana’s awesome creative pursuits with us. […]

an art show turned toward the future

Janice K. Johnson

To say the past year and a half has been hard for  graduating artists is a massive understatement. On top of dealing with a spiralling COVID-19 crisis, they had their IRL workshops and crits cancelled, their studio spaces closed, and their much-anticipated degree show moved online. But at last, in person […]

3 Fun Art Lessons to Show Gratitude

Janice K. Johnson

Over the years, I’ve done a handful of gratitude style projects that my students have not only enjoyed but really sparked joy around the school. I’m breaking these down from most involved to easiest incase you are uncertain which you’d like to do. Let’s start with my favorite: Gallery of […]

BSA Images Of The Week: 12.11.22

Janice K. Johnson

Welcome to BSA Images of the Week! Welcome to BSA Images of the Week. We begin with a series of shots from an outdoor exhibition on Governors Island right now. Timely, political, educational, and powerful; “Eyes on Iran” is an excellent opportunity to contemplate the values we say that we […]

All About Stalheim by Johan Christian Dahl

Janice K. Johnson

Title of Artwork: “Stalheim” Artwork by Johan Christian Dahl Year Created 1824 Summary of Stalheim The hilly landscape of Stalheim, Voss, Hordaland is depicted in an oil painting by J. C. Dahl titled View from Stalheim (Norwegian: Fra Stalheim) that was completed in 1842. As a major work of Romantic […]