A Celebration of the Creativity and Diversity of the Art Students League of New York

October 6, 2018By Costa Vavagiakisannouncements

Pop-up shows are becoming extremely popular. They are a response to the vacant storefronts and offices now common in New York City’s economic climate. The resourceful are converting unorthodox locations into creative showcases to view art. These unused spaces can liberate artists and curators from the conventional installations of white box galleries. The unexpected setting … Read More

Pop-Up Art Show #3

September 19, 2018By Costa Vavagiakisannouncements

I will be at the opening reception of Pop-Up Art Show #3 by The Perspective Collective. Curated by Momo Evans, this exhibition of twenty-three artists, including many of my students, will be on view through September 29.

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