Simon Griffee · Design · Photography · Writing · Illustration

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Clothed Figure Drawing, New York City, 2020

Monday & Tuesday Todo, New York City, November 2019

Piano Player, New York City, 2019

Beethoven Studies, New York City, 2019

Alma Mater and Thinker, Columbia University, New York City, 2019

Quinn’s, Beacon, New York, 2019

Dried Fall Leaves, Inwood, New York, January 2016

Using Photography for Everyday Well-being #
Taking one photograph a day is good for your health: Interest in the connection between involvement in digital communities and well-being has increased as these communities become more commonplace. Specific models of interaction that affect well-being have emerged; here, we examine one of those models, termed ‘digital daily practice’. Digital daily practices involve a commitment to doing one thing – exercise, photography and writing – every day and sharing it online. …continue

Life Drawing at Columbia, New York City, October 2017

George Clooney Drawing, New York, September 2017

Good morning from George!

The Challenge of Art to Psychology, New York City, April 2017

The basic inquisitiveness of the human mind serves the fundamental desire of the human to establish meaningful relationships between himself or herself and the world, and (intrinsic to that process) to put his or her personal stamp on some aspect of the surround.

—Seymour B. Sarason, The Challenge of Art to Psychology, pp. 68–69.

View of Tokyo, New York City, March 2017

Hand-made Coriolis Cuboctahedron Space Station!

I was inspired to make a Coriolis Space Station (a cuboctahedron) after seeing the recent Elite: Dangerous art book while reading The Hand by Frank R. Wilson (recommended to me by Milton Glaser).

The finished piece.

The finished piece not quite floating, but 🌟glowing🌟 in my workspace!

Update 2016-08-19: Comments from my high school graphics teacher :)

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Plenary Vote at FAO, Rome, Italy, March 2012

\getcloser100 Day 67.

Via dei Baullari, Rome, Italy, October 2012