Independent studies

Get one-on-one feedback about your art and professional practices.

ISP Option A: One visit per month

In-person or video chat individual visit and email exchange with either:

Catherine Haggarty: Artist, director of Ortega y Gasset, and curator. Director, NYC Crit Club.

Hilary Doyle: Artist, Curator, faculty at RISD and Purchase College. Founder, NYC Crit Club.

Just $150 per month covers the following each month:

  • A consultation email about your artistic goals and aspirations for the month such as improving and developing your work, professional practices, and life plan as an artist. 
  • One in-person or video chat studio visit for one hour
  • Follow up email exchange answering questions about career goals such as the following:
    Pick of the following options for follow up email: List of residencies appropriate for you to apply to, relevant readings, grad school advice, professional practices advice, artist statement feedback, questions answered or anything else you might want advice or guidance with.

If you would like to work with both Catherine and Hilary, then you can choose to do a 2-month or ongoing independent study for an additional $150 per month.

How to Apply for Independent Study Option A or B

Step 1. Fill out the Application and send our application fee.

Step 2. Email us at NYC.crticlub@gmail.com with the subject "Independent Study A Application." In the email please include: if you would like to do one month, two month, or ongoing independent studies and include which faculty member (Catherine or Hilary) you would like to work with which month*, and we will get back to you with our availability and info on moving forward. 

*Working with both Hilary and Catherine requires at least a two month commitment of $300.

 


ISP Option B: 2 Studio Visits per Month

In-person or video chat individual visit and email exchange with both Catherine Haggarty and Hilary Doyle.

  • A consultation email about your artistic goals and aspirations for the month such as improving and developing your work, professional practices, and life plan as an artist. This class can be customized for each artist's plan and project We will work together to develop a curriculum that best fit your needs.

  • One in-person or video chat for one hour. This can be a studio visit or a session on professional practices.

  • Three emails total a month for feedback on digital images of your work and your applications for residencies and grad schools.

  • Follow-up email exchange answering questions about career goals such as the following:
    Pick of the following options for follow up email: List of residencies appropriate for you to apply to, relevant readings, grad school advice, professional practices advice, artist statement feedback, questions answered or anything else you might want advice or guidance with.How to Apply for Independent Study Option B

How to Apply for Independent Study Option B

Step 1. Fill out the Application and send our application fee.

Step 2. Email us at NYC.crticlub@gmail.com with the subject "Independent Study B Application" and we will get back to you with our availability and info on moving forward. 

We accept payment in installments one time payments or in 10 $30 per week installments to help better serve artists also. Please email us if you have any questions at NYC.crticlub@gmail.com.