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OUR MISSION

Determined Artists

Manhattan Art is a well respected and thriving Art Academy in New York, New Jersey and Korea. We’ve got a history of commitment toward our students and our artists. While we’re dedicated to producing our own art and community art, we’re also devoted to bringing the artist out in our students. Offering classes to adults, teens and International Students in both group settings and private lessons, there’s something for anyone looking to foster their inner Picasso. We strive to instill creativity and teach form and function to all artists and guests that come to Manhattan Art seeking a fun, relaxing, and well rounded artistic experience.

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+++THE BIRTH OF ACADEMIC ART - MANHATTAN ART+++
Individual creativity comes alive when redefining and expressing three-dimensional objects and images, leading to the discovery of artistic imagination and the nature of academic art. The process is more important than the result. The pieces that are preferred and selected for a college portfolio arise from the process of learning the foundation principles of art as well as those that come from personal history. At Manhattan Art, we put more importance in the natural evolution of artistic ability than “results” and strive to develop a student’s personal artistic history.


+++INVESTMENT FOR THE FUTURE+++
Preparing a portfolio will develop a strong foundation and serves as a valuable investment for the future. Having a strong artistic foundation will have a substantial influence in getting into college, doing well within it, and having a successful career. An artist’s success depends on the strength of their artistic foundations.


+++PHOTOCOPIES AND COMMERCIAL ART+++
Copying two dimensional photos omits the redefinition of objects, and is an obstacle to creative development since it traps the student into a habit of mindlessly transferring borders and colors onto a medium. Today’s best schools in international academic art prohibit copying from photographs and have labeled it as their ideas.


+++OPERATIONAL PHILOSOPHY+++
Sincerity and Honesty are Manhattan Art’s motto. We faithfully dedicate ourselves to cultivating future artists and designers by developing the artistic foundations that they need and providing information on college admissions.


+++REJECTION OF OVER-COMMERCIALIZATION+++
We are saddened by the state of art academies today and reject exaggerated advertisements, illegal practices, and cutting corners. We approach the instruction of art and assistance in college admissions much like a parent views a promising child.

 

MANHATTAN ART

+ NY Studio: 115 West 30th Street, Suite #1204, New York, NY 10001 ::: Phone: (212) 736-1808

+ NJ Studio: 1638 Parker Ave, 2nd FL, Fort Lee, NJ 07024 ::: Phone: (212) 736-1808

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