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Kimmy Wu Ma holds Master of Art in the School of Education,
New York University (1996) and successfully completed her graduate 
studies with exhibitions in NYC & ItalyMrs. Ma was also selected to attend Instituto Universtario di Architectuttura di Venezia at NYU's Graduate Studio Arts Studies Abroad program in Venice, Italy. 
 
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With her academic concentration in painting, thesis of her art interplays environmental elements & literature-based metaphors.  As a lead art educator, the curriculum is dedicated to focus in artistic development, art histories & theories.
 
 
Mrs. Ma engages actively in public arts projects as Queens Library guest lecturer in various branches, and facilitates art education parent workshops for various public schools. 
 
 
 
Her art participated in Clara E Gli Americani Travel Exhibitions in Italy. 
In NYC, exhibitions included Casa Italian Zerilli-Marimo  for her series of
"12/81 Chapters Interpretation"; 80 Washington Square East Gallery of
"36/81 Chapters of Interpretation" series; thesis group exhibition in Peggy Guggenheim Collection Venice, Italy; W. Wickiser Gallery with "Dreamscape" series & solo/group exhibitions in photography, woodcut & print making
collections in Klapper Hall at QC Galleries. While attending her graduate studiesshe collaborated several national ad campaigns in spearheading creative briefs for Mercedez Benz, (LVMH) Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton for Hennessy brand, E*TRADE, Citibank & Amercian Express. Her window designs & schematics were commisioned by top cosmetic company for its summer & spring collections. Always enjoy her involvement in art education events and creating  theme-based original designs for public school foyers & performance stages in our community. 
 
Prior to ARTStudio, in addition to teaching, she had served as Director of Queens campus for Audrey Cohen College, and VP of Account Services at Admerasia Advertising Inc. Her works have been privately collected by NYC adverstising agencies, NY law offices/legal services & local business centers. She continues to share her passion in art and always aims to work toward the annual art exhibitions with her students at the Art Studio.


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ARTStudio is dedicated to provide fine arts instructions to creative thinkers who have
strong interests in artistic development
Our art members are encouraged to create
in an artistically supportive environment,
as they learn various perspectives of looking
at art while exploring various disciplines of visual arts. 
 
Our ARTStudio's work standards anticipate members to connect intellectually with
readings, theory discussions and through
well-guided technique instructions with
highly qualified teaching artists.  
 
 
 


ARTStudio's Teaching Artists 
 
 
 
Mr. Alan Bessen (summer 2013 Saturdays)
Instructor for summer Saturday PM Illustration/Cartooning classes:
A professional graphic artist, illustrator and cartoonist. A graduate of the School of Visual Arts, who has published work in national, regional and local publications. His fourteen years of teaching experience includes Hofstra University Specialty Summer Camp , The Dalton School after school program as well as a number of other non-profit after school programs in New York City. Click to view Mr. Alan's portfolio.
 
 
 
Ms. Christine Roepken 
(Mon & Sun Beginners' Instructor & Comic Program Instructor for school breaks)
Instructor for our serious beginners classes:a working artist/illustrator, graduated with the Bachelor of Fine Art from School of Visual Arts and M.A. from Adelphi University, collaborated in comic series for NY Comic-Con in 2011. She also provides animation/art instructions for the past six summers for L.I. Usdan Center for the Arts. Click to view Ms. Christine's Bio & Portfolio.