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art by kathleen nesi · 5M ago

Notan - Playing with light and dark

I've been looking for ways to teach my students about space...positive and negative space to be exact.  I remember trying to learn it in  middle school and being totally confused.  I don't w...
art by kathleen nesi · 1Y ago

Surrendering to Nature

I've had an idea for an art project in my mind for a while now.  As I look around I am constantly reminded of the force of nature on the world around us.  I started photographing images of t...
art by kathleen nesi · 1Y ago

Being a Tourist in My Own City

Today was a gorgeous day, so I took the opportunity to visit the High Line in the city.  The High Line opened in 1934 to carry goods into the meat packing district.  It closed in 1980 and wa...
art by kathleen nesi · 1Y ago

12-13-14 or Annual ARTsistahs Holiday Day in the City

Every year the ARTsistahs gather to celebrate the holidays in New York City.  This year we decided to have lunch and take a class with Donna Downey at the Ink Pad.  Just like last year, it w...
art by kathleen nesi · 1Y ago

Flower Moon ~ A Tribute to Allison Stilwell

It began when I received an email announcemet of Flower Moon ~ A Tribute to Allison Stilwell.  It was to take place at Jeanine Taylor Folk Art Gallery in Sanford, Florida.  The date of the c...
art by kathleen nesi · 1Y ago

Where I Live

Talented artist Seth Apter is doing a studio 'show and tell' on his blog, The Altered Page.  He wants people to see what a real working studio looks like on any given day.  I love this idea ...
art by kathleen nesi · 1Y ago

Coffee with BZ

It was just another Saturday morning in New Rochelle when BZ stopped by for coffee.  Of course when Betti and I get together, we don't JUST have coffee, we somehow end up squeezing in SOME k...
art by kathleen nesi · 1Y ago

The Big Egg Hunt

Faberge sponsored a Big Egg Hunt in NYC beginning on April 1st.  There were 206 eggs hidden throughout the city.  Using social media (facebook, twitter, instagram), clues were given and the ...
art by kathleen nesi · 1Y ago

playing catch up ~ part 1

What is a girl to do when school is on break and there are no classes to teach?  Play catch up on projects lying around the studio!My first project was inspired by Carla Sonheim's Drawing an...
art by kathleen nesi · 1Y ago

Hardbound by the Colorful Covers and Scrumptious Spines!

I was recently invited to a private book arts class.  It was held in the most gorgeous apartment on the east side with spectacular views:view of 59th st bridgeIt was a rainy spring day in NY...