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Steve Shaheen

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Steve Shaheen is an artist who resides and works in New York City. He has worked and trained extensively in Italy, earning his degree as a stone sculptor in Siena, and his MFA from the New York Academy of Art. He is the recipient of a Ludwig Volgestein Foundation Grant, the Italian Cultural Institute/La Fortuna Foundation Fellowship and an artist residency at the Digital Stone Project.  He has taught at the City University of New York in Manhattan, the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts and the New York Academy of Art, and is the director of Tuscany Study, an intensive summer art program in Italy.

 

August 2020

Reference Carving

August 10 - August 14

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Using a reference model is a historically-proven method for creating a predictable stone sculpture, the most advanced technique being “pointing” with the use of a specialized, multi-axis mechanism developed in 18th-Century Italy.

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