STUDIO TODAY 2013
STUDIO TODAY 2013

Stairway to loft, designed & constructed by the artist, 1988-1994

 

  

 

 

STUDIO TODAY 2013
STUDIO TODAY 2013

MAIN STUDIO as seen from loft; compare this with the final studio shot from 1994

 

 

STUDIO TODAY 2013
STUDIO TODAY 2013

Main studio, livingroom, diningroom & stairs to loft

 

STUDIO TODAY 2013
STUDIO TODAY 2013

Loft bedroom & office above, kitchen below; desk built-in in foreground 

 

 

STUDIO TODAY 2013
STUDIO TODAY 2013

From small studio to livingroom to main studio (beyond) 

 

 

WENDY'S STUDIO (BEFORE)
WENDY'S STUDIO (BEFORE)

Left half of former gym is Wendy's studio; roof leaks ruin ceiling and gym floor

 

ABANDONED CLAFLIN SCHOOL
ABANDONED CLAFLIN SCHOOL

Claflin Elementary School purchased for artist live/work space in 1986

 

   

PHASE I: LOFT CONSTRUCTION
PHASE I: LOFT CONSTRUCTION

Artist construction begins with a loft & a two-entrance closet with storage             

 

 

 

 

OVERVIEW
OVERVIEW

Early stages of studio development prior to artist construction 

 

 

PHASE I: 1988-90
PHASE I: 1988-90

Wall/bookcase serves as a divider for kitchen; drywall is installed on loft & wall

 

 

PHASE I: 1988-90
PHASE I: 1988-90

Homasote boards protect new wooden floor, and later installed on studio wall 

 

ART/NEW ENGLAND MAGAZINE
ART/NEW ENGLAND MAGAZINE

FEBRUARY 1989 ISSUE, "Artists Model" on the Claflin School Studios Project

PHASE I (finished)
PHASE I (finished)

Loft and stairs near completion (except for railing) 

BOSTON SUNDAY GLOBE MAGAZINE
BOSTON SUNDAY GLOBE MAGAZINE

"Complex Duplex", by Christine Temin, 9/30/90; two halves of a gymnasium

 

 

 

OVERVIEW: PHASE I & 2
OVERVIEW: PHASE I & 2

Early construction phases (1988-92); designed & constructed by the artist

 

 

PHASE II
PHASE II

End of Phase II, built-ins added upstairs and down; office upstairs done

WENDY IN STUDIO 1992
WENDY IN STUDIO 1992

Phase II of construction, 1992; designed & constructed by Wendy Seller, 1988-1994 

 

NY TIMES (feature) • April 7, 1994
NY TIMES (feature) • April 7, 1994

"A Drill & A Dream Make a Gym a Home", by Robin Herbst; photos by Will Howcroft

 

NEW YORK TIMES (Page 2)
NEW YORK TIMES (Page 2)

Other half of the gym designed/built by Wellington & Patricia Reiter,   architects                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

 

STUDIO FLOOR PLAN
STUDIO FLOOR PLAN

"How Wendy Seller Did It", New York Times article, April 7, 1994                         

 

 

 

 

PHASE III for NY TIMES 1994
PHASE III for NY TIMES 1994

View from bedroom & office loft, kitchen & walk-in closet beneath

 

 

PHASE III for NY TIMES 1994
PHASE III for NY TIMES 1994

View from bedroom & office loft, kitchen & walk-in closet beneath           

 

 

 

 

PHASE III for NY TIMES 1994
PHASE III for NY TIMES 1994

View from bedroom & office loft, kitchen & walk-in closet beneath              

 

 

 

 

STUDIO TODAY 2013
STUDIO TODAY 2013
STUDIO TODAY 2013
STUDIO TODAY 2013
STUDIO TODAY 2013
WENDY'S STUDIO (BEFORE)
ABANDONED CLAFLIN SCHOOL
PHASE I: LOFT CONSTRUCTION
OVERVIEW
PHASE I: 1988-90
PHASE I: 1988-90
ART/NEW ENGLAND MAGAZINE
PHASE I (finished)
BOSTON SUNDAY GLOBE MAGAZINE
OVERVIEW: PHASE I & 2
PHASE II
WENDY IN STUDIO 1992
NY TIMES (feature) • April 7, 1994
NEW YORK TIMES (Page 2)
STUDIO FLOOR PLAN
PHASE III for NY TIMES 1994
PHASE III for NY TIMES 1994
PHASE III for NY TIMES 1994
STUDIO TODAY 2013

Stairway to loft, designed & constructed by the artist, 1988-1994

 

  

 

 

STUDIO TODAY 2013

MAIN STUDIO as seen from loft; compare this with the final studio shot from 1994

 

 

STUDIO TODAY 2013

Main studio, livingroom, diningroom & stairs to loft

 

STUDIO TODAY 2013

Loft bedroom & office above, kitchen below; desk built-in in foreground 

 

 

STUDIO TODAY 2013

From small studio to livingroom to main studio (beyond) 

 

 

WENDY'S STUDIO (BEFORE)

Left half of former gym is Wendy's studio; roof leaks ruin ceiling and gym floor

 

ABANDONED CLAFLIN SCHOOL

Claflin Elementary School purchased for artist live/work space in 1986

 

   

PHASE I: LOFT CONSTRUCTION

Artist construction begins with a loft & a two-entrance closet with storage             

 

 

 

 

OVERVIEW

Early stages of studio development prior to artist construction 

 

 

PHASE I: 1988-90

Wall/bookcase serves as a divider for kitchen; drywall is installed on loft & wall

 

 

PHASE I: 1988-90

Homasote boards protect new wooden floor, and later installed on studio wall 

 

ART/NEW ENGLAND MAGAZINE

FEBRUARY 1989 ISSUE, "Artists Model" on the Claflin School Studios Project

PHASE I (finished)

Loft and stairs near completion (except for railing) 

BOSTON SUNDAY GLOBE MAGAZINE

"Complex Duplex", by Christine Temin, 9/30/90; two halves of a gymnasium

 

 

 

OVERVIEW: PHASE I & 2

Early construction phases (1988-92); designed & constructed by the artist

 

 

PHASE II

End of Phase II, built-ins added upstairs and down; office upstairs done

WENDY IN STUDIO 1992

Phase II of construction, 1992; designed & constructed by Wendy Seller, 1988-1994 

 

NY TIMES (feature) • April 7, 1994

"A Drill & A Dream Make a Gym a Home", by Robin Herbst; photos by Will Howcroft

 

NEW YORK TIMES (Page 2)

Other half of the gym designed/built by Wellington & Patricia Reiter,   architects                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

 

STUDIO FLOOR PLAN

"How Wendy Seller Did It", New York Times article, April 7, 1994                         

 

 

 

 

PHASE III for NY TIMES 1994

View from bedroom & office loft, kitchen & walk-in closet beneath

 

 

PHASE III for NY TIMES 1994

View from bedroom & office loft, kitchen & walk-in closet beneath           

 

 

 

 

PHASE III for NY TIMES 1994

View from bedroom & office loft, kitchen & walk-in closet beneath              

 

 

 

 

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