Newsletter Spring 2013

Stay up to date about what's happening at IDSVA! In our Spring 2013 newsletter we discuss, Getting to Know Cohort '12, Plymouth Rock Plus Some, and much more!

Matisse Reunion

By Kathe Albrecht, Cohort '11

What a Bakhtinian spectacle of life! I sometimes felt overwhelmed during the IDSVA New York Residency 2013, cramming so much art and philosophy into my head and my heart. But mostly I felt blessed being with friends from Cohorts ‘11 and ’12, experiencing the New York art scene together, listening to insightful paper presentations, and discussing critical issues.  

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Studio Visit – Dr. Simonetta Moro

by Larry Decker, Cohort '11

Locating Dr. Moro’s studio in DUMBO was a challenge.  It is ironic that we could have used a detailed map whereby upon on entering the studio we were confronted on all sides by maps.  These maps are her art, wherein she creates and paints a topography of a city such as Venice and New York as it was in the past.  

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Art Basel Miami Beach

by Susan Johnson, Cohort '13

This past December I enjoyed the ultimate art fair experience. Not only was this my first visit to Art Basel Miami Beach, but also my first ever visit to Florida. Blessed with gorgeous sunny 80-degree weather, South Beach and Miami Beach were converted into an endless parade of art fairs with gorgeous beach draped alongside. 

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