September 28, 2019

The Habitorium was commissioned to prepare a brief survey about food habits for Gabriel's Food Chain. Take it.

September 5, 2019

The Survey of Bookish Habits is live. If you live in Pittsburgh, I encourage you to complete the survey at City Books, or hand deliver your completed copy. I will be using the Survey of Bookish Habits results to inform a number of paintings that will be exhibited at Ia...

September 3, 2019

The Habitorium has been busy, really busy. 

Perhaps the BIGGEST news: I've been invited to show my paintings! City Books, Pittsburgh's oldest used bookstore, reached out to The Habitorium last month. I met with the fascinating Arlan Hess and we talked about all the poss...

July 2, 2019

The 2019 Bottle Works Art Fest will happen from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Habitorium will be conducting a survey and I will do demonstrations throughout the day.

  • 10 a.m. watercolor demonstration: BLUE ON BLUE chart

  • 10:30 watercolor demonstration: TEXTURES 1, 2, 3

  • ...

July 1, 2019

Charles Pfeil is just completed a model of The Dale Theater. It will be one of six models on exhibit this month at The Bottle Works in Cambria City. FOR THE LOVE OF DALE is a pop up show is in conjunction with the 3rd Ave Arts Fest and happens July 13, 2019 from 10 a.m...

June 14, 2019

In support of the upcoming lectures, I have accrued various resources. These documents, links and lists are presented in no particular order. If you have a request for a different resource, please reach out to The Habitoorium

Survey for Lecture Participants


May 30, 2019

The Habitorium is an independent research project of Jo Novelli-Blasko. It is a platform for creative gestures that disrupt habits, slow them down and distill actions from attitudes. The Habitorium surveys participants to generate data and aims to use this information...

May 21, 2019

Want to take one class, but not all six? Make a reservation and get pricing details. Taking notes by hand requires an interpretation of what you hear, not a translation. Remember what you hear in cursive. Evidence on NPR

update 6/8: This workshop is closed. 

May 21, 2019

Invite someone to track your habits.

Keep someone else's habits for a while.

Alter the scale of your habits.

Measure the time you spend performing each habit.

Rebuild a broken habit and record your process.

Collaborate with another person to develop a joint habit.


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