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Betty Ton By Betty Ton • November 12, 2018

Student Feature: Will Steele

 

 Where are you from?

St. Louis, Missouri

Where do you go to school?

Ohio Wesleyan University.

What is your internship?

I work with three artists, two are collaborators. The other is a book binder and works from commissioned from high end companies and people.

What have you learned most from your internship?

To take everything that is being told to me seriously and to take in everything even the community that they surround themselves with so that I can get a glimpse of what I want when I am an artist practicing.

What do you think is the most valuable quality in an artist?

The undying dedication to the trade and the never ending thinking of what could be done to make art better.

What is the most memorable moment you’ve experienced from your time at this program?

Getting to know really good friends, having people that are in the same field and have the same feelings on things, but also the community that artists have here.

Where is your “hot spot” in the city so far?

West 4th, the West Village

What do you plan to do after your experience here?

Graduate and get a job in the visual art field.

Have you found any hidden spots in NY that you wanna share?

Just walk around you will find them, there are plenty of holes in the wall of this big city.

Written by: Betty Ton

Interview: Will Steele