Instructor: Michael David
August 26 - September 8

Please join us for this unique opportunity for a two-week residency and Master Class with Artist/ Gallerist/ Teacher Michael David,  and special guest Brenda Goodman. 



This residency and master class will provide you a studio, access to a complete printmaking shop, encaustic facility and living quarters surrounded by the beauty of Cape Cod in August. The program will be limited to only 8 participants and will be subject to a portfolio submission process.

The goal of this hybrid master class/residency will provide you the time to focus on your work away from the distractions of  day-to-day routines and to participate in the shared energy of like-minded artists as you take your work to new levels and prepare for exhibition opportunities.

Michael David will work with you via Skype or phone for two hour long sessions (email as needed) prior to your arriving at the residency. This will allow Michael to gain a better understanding of you, your work and goals to maximize your experience. He will also be available on a consistent basis for dialogue about your work during the time in Truro, with the artwork produced being part of a final exhibition.

Michael David has been exhibiting internationally sine 1981. First, with the Historical Sidney Janis, and then with M.Knodler & Co for over two decades. His work is included in the permanent public collections of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Guggenheim Museum in New York, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Arts. In the last decade David established the Fine Arts Workshop in Atlanta working with artists on an immersive one to one basis. In the last five years David established, directed and curated two of the most successful galleries in Brooklyn— Life On Mars (no longer in existence) and his current curatorial project David & Schweitzer Contemporary.

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Brenda Goodman was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1943. She studied at the College for Creative Studies.  After a number of successful shows in Detroit,  moved in 1976 to New York City and was included in the Whitney Biennial in 1979. Since 1973 she has had 38 one-person shows and has been included in over 200 group shows in galleries and museums throughout the United States, including Edward Thorp Gallery, Nielsen Gallery, David&Schweitzer Contemporary, and Jeff Bailey Gallery. Her work has been reviewed in many publications, including Art in America, New Yorker, Brooklyn Rail, Detroit Free Press, and Huffington Post and is included in a number of collections such as Agnes Gund, Santa Barbara Museum, and Detroit Institute of the Arts. She received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York Foundation for the Arts. In 2015, and was included in the American Academy of Arts and Letters annual invitational and received an Award in Art. In May 2017, received an honorary doctorate of fine arts from my alma mater. Since 2009, she has lived and worked in the Catskill Mountains.