On Paper is Now Online!

June 1, 2018By Costa Vavagiakisannouncements

On Paper: An Exhibition of Drawings, is on exhibit until Friday, June 22, 2018 at The Florence Academy of Art, 888 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302. In case you can’t make it in person, you can view the exhibit at their online gallery.

The Naked & The Nude

April 19, 2018By Costa Vavagiakisannouncements

Please join me to celebrate the opening of The Naked & The Nude: Contemporary Masters of the Human Form which will be on exhibit May 2–June 30, 2018 at Studio 7, 5 Morristown Road, Bernardsville, NJ 07924. Along with my work, this show features the work of Mark Gonzales, Anthony Panzera, and Ephraim Rubenstein. The … Read More

Student Concours 2018

February 19, 2018By Costa Vavagiakisannouncements

The Student Concours: Tradition in Atelier Education Each year from January to May, work of Art Students League of New York students is exhibited in the Phyllis Harriman Mason Gallery. The “Student Concours” exhibit showcases the work of all the school’s students in every discipline (painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, mixed media). Each week the exhibit … Read More

Amsterdam Trip Q&A Session Scheduled

January 15, 2018By Costa Vavagiakisannouncements, painting abroad

Come meet Rick Brosen and me on Thursday, January 25, 2018, from 12:30-1:30pm at the Phyllis Harriman Mason Gallery at the Art Students League of New York (ASL). We will be there to answer your questions regarding our Amsterdam Workshop which is scheduled for June 3-11, 2018. Philip Levine, ASL travel coordinator, will also be … Read More

Join Me in Amsterdam!

January 2, 2018By Costa Vavagiakisannouncements, painting abroad

Experience Amsterdam under the tutelage of two of the Art Students League’s long-time instructors, Frederick Brosen and Costa Vavagiakis. This 8-night, 9-day immersive art workshop in late spring should not be missed. Students will benefit from the unique opportunity of interacting with both instructors as they work outdoors at chosen locations along the canals and … Read More

You Are Invited!

September 6, 2017By Costa Vavagiakisannouncements

Annual Instructor’s Exhibition at The Art Students League of New York Since the late 19th century, The Art Students League of New York has launched its fall exhibition season with a presentation of work by current instructors. Notable teachers who inaugurated this tradition include James Carroll Beckwith, William Merritt Chase, Thomas Dewing, and Walter Shirlaw. … Read More

LINEA Interview: On Teaching

May 3, 2017By Costa Vavagiakisannouncements

On Teaching: Costa Vavagiakis “Learning to get comfortable with not knowing is one of the last stages of an artist’s development. That’s how you start to develop the habit of questioning and seeking, which can propel and sustain you outside the classroom.” — Costa In late Spring I was interviewed by Stephanie Cassidy, Editor of … Read More