Firmdale Art Walk & Drawing Workshop
at Crosby Street Hotel
Saturday 15th October 2022 at 10:30am
Enjoy tea, coffee and freshly baked cookies with art aficionados in Crosby Street Hotel's Drawing Room before taking a private tour of the hotel's renowned art collection led by landscape artist Lyora Pissarro. You will also learn how to produce your own masterpiece as Lyora guides you in an exclusive drawing workshop, helping and inspiring you to create a dreamlike landscape to take home.
Artworks at Crosby Street Hotel have been carefully curated by Kit Kemp, Founder and Creative Director of Firmdale Hotels and Kit Kemp Design Studios. The collection includes Fernando Botero's iconic 12-foot cat sculpture, a dramatic painting by Anselm Kiefer and Justine Smith’s unique sculptural dogs.
$150 per person, including walking tour, drawing workshop and refreshments. Art materials will be provided.
Order of Events
10:30am - Arrive in our Drawing Room to enjoy tea, coffee and freshly baked cookies
10:45am - Join our Firmdale Art Walk with a private tour of Crosby Street Hotel’s art collection
12 - 1:30pm - Drawing class with Lyora Pissarro where art materials and refreshments will be available
79 Crosby Street, New York, NY 10012
T: 646 929 6304
French artist Lyora Pissarro has been painting since the age of 4. Taught by her mother through a lineage passed down over five generations. Her work is both figurative, abstract and rooted in painting. Currently based between New York and London, Lyora completed her formal education at Hunter College in NYC, after doing her foundation year at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). The dreamlike landscapes of Lyora Pissarro’s works have in common her embrace of her artistic heritage. Incorporating both traditional techniques and modern technology in a constant attempt to better refract the layers of aesthetic language developed over generations of artists. Amongst her strong training in painting, Lyora was also submersed into both the art market and academic theory in art from a young age. Her experience spans from art dealing in galleries and high-end art fairs around the world, as well as having worked for a curatorial and architectural firm Parallel in NY, a company building museums to house private art collections. Discussing art was the only subject around her dinner table growing up. Lyora is currently preparing for her first solo exhibition that will take place at The Amangiri in Utah in January.