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2015 - 2016 Academic Calendar

Fall 2015 Semester: September 21 - December 13 (12 weeks)
Winter 2016 Semester: January 4 - March 28 (12 weeks)
Spring 2016 Semester: April 4 - June 26 (12 weeks)
Summer 2016 - Dates to be Announced (8 weeks)

To register or inquire call (718) 937-1300

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Art Classes & Drawing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Central Park, and other Museums.

Minimum age for this class is 12. There is nothing more inspiring than studying the masterpieces at the Met. This is an instructed three-hour class taught by Tatyana Zhurkov . Each session begins with a short introduction to a specific period or art genre. Afterwords each student, as advised by the instructor, chooses an object or painting that he wants to sketch from. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced artist, sketching from the Old Masters will open a window into the great mind of a genious. Individual critiques covering the basics of drawing such as proportions, value, construction and perspective will be offered. Class size is limited to 12 students.

Fridays 6 - 9pm
$420 (12 sessions)
Class Dates: Sept 25 - Dec 11
Tatyana Zhurkov

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Marble Statue of Aphrodite, pencil on paper by Gerry McGann

Tatyana Zhurkov is a Bridgeview instructor who teaches Art Museum courses.

Tatyana received her training as a classical sculptor from the Rerich College of Art in St. Petersburg, Russia. She continued her training in theater and set design at the Institute of Theater, Music and Cinematography, also in St. Petersburg. When she came to America, she received additional training in Fashion Design from Parson's School of Design in New York.

Tatyana Zhurkov is a recepient of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation's Award. In 2001, she had a solo exhibit at the State Russian Museum in St. Petersburg. Zhurkov's work is included in major museum collections:

Renwick Gallery of the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC
The Hillwood Museum, Washington DC
Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Museum at Rutgers University, NJ
The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

Materials. Sharpened pencils HB, B or 2B, eraser. Color pencils are optional. Drawing pad or separate paper sheets with a clip board. Paper size no larger than 12 x 17.

Museum fees. Metropolitan Museum has pay as much as you wish policy. Ticket prices are not included in tuition fees

Withdrawal policy. Students can withdraw before the first day of class by notifying the school by telephone, e-mail or in person. Full refund will be provided. Students can withdraw after the first day of class, in which case they lose 1/3 of tuition. Also, Bridgeview has the right to expel children who are disruptive to the class. In such case, we will return the unused portion of tuition minus $50 fee.

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