My first formal art training was in a course for architecture majors - freehand drawing in pen & ink taught by an accomplished painter, Neil Welliver. For me the course was an enlightenment.
View from my first apartment at 3409 Race Street.
Building designed by Frank Furness was home to Graduate Fine Arts students' studios, as well as Louis Kahn's master of architecture class.
Germ warfare protest sit-in in College Hall, U of P. Protest was successful and Penn terminated germ warfare research contracts.
oldest continuously occupied residential street in North America Notice that it was paved with Belgian blocks. It since has been restored to cobble stones.
My first painting class with Rackstraw Downes. Andy's girlfriend Ann poses for class.
View from 5th floor of the Duhring Wing
one of those quick oil sketches
my studio apartment on Powelton Village
Worked on this painting for a week. Red Grooms looked at it, shook his head and said, "Never work on a painting for more than a day."
on-site sketch in Powelton Village
on site oil sketch in Powelton
view out my front window on Hamilton Street
view from east side of Schuylkill near art museum
portrait of the artist as a young man
all images ©️ Jim Schaefer