Posts Tagged ‘Michael Newberry’

Kaizen 37: Carmela De Stefano and Simone Amendola

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

The latest issue of Kaizen [pdf] features our interview with Carmela De Stefano and Simone Amendola on Entrepreneurship in Italy.

Also featured in this issue of Kaizen are guest speaker Michael Newberry and a new philosophy reading group on The Brothers Karamazov sponsored by CEE.

Print copies of Kaizen are in the mail to CEE’s supporters and are available at Rockford University. Our next issue will feature an interview with Zach Meiborg on Automation and Its Challenges and Opportunities for Transport.

More Kaizen interviews with leading entrepreneurs are here at our site.

April 2012 Issue of Kaizen

Monday, April 9th, 2012

In our latest issue of Kaizen we feature an interview with R. Paul Drake, research scientist and Henry S. Carhart Collegiate Professor of Space Science at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Also featured in Kaizen are: student essay contest winners Melinda Schumacher, Darian George, Amanda Hofmaster, and John Polemikos; and guest speakers Michael Newberry, a Los Angeles based artist, and John Gillis, a New York City architect.

A PDF version of Kaizen is available here. We will soon post separately the full interview with Dr. Drake.

If you would like to receive a complimentary issue of the print version of Kaizen, please email your name and postal address to CEE [at]

Art and entrepreneurship

Monday, December 1st, 2008

At Small Business Trends, Anita Campbell comments on the emerging trend of artists acting as entrepreneurs to sell their works. We discussed the connection between art and entrepreneurship in our interview with artist Michael Newberry in the January 2008 issue of Kaizen.

Interview with Michael Newberry

Thursday, May 22nd, 2008

newberry-webExcerpts from this interview appear in the January 2008 issue of Kaizen, CEE’s newsletter. Below is the full interview.

Michael Newberry’s painting career has spanned three decades. He has exhibited throughout Europe and the United States and taught life drawing, drawing and composition, and painting at Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles. He has established the Newberry Workshop, sharing his knowledge through a series of online mini-tutorials. He has also published several essays and lectures on aesthetics and the philosophy of art.

Kaizen: When did you first become interested in painting and start thinking about it as a possible career?

Newberry: I started painting when I was about eleven, after falling in love with Rembrandt’s art work. My grandmother bought me a book of his work for my birthday. I enjoyed going through it, and I began drawing and painting. But as far as a career, that didn’t happen until much later, in my twenties, when I started examining what the life of an artist would be and whether or not I had the skills to make it worthwhile to follow up on painting.


January 2008 issue of Kaizen

Sunday, January 13th, 2008


The second issue of our glossy newsletter, Kaizen, has been published.

It features news about some of the Center’s faculty, last semester’s student prize-winners in Capitalismand a feature interview with New York City painter Michael Newberry.

We hope you enjoy it.

You can also download a PDF version of the issue.

If you would like to receive a complimentary issue of the print version of Kaizen, please email your name and postal address to CEE [at]