FUSION NY 2014 Artists and curators of color made a powerful statement during Armory Week. They propelled themselves in the midst of Armory and the results were amazing. The best is yet to come. Congratulations to all of the artists. Lead Curators & Producers: Savona Bailey-McClain and Yves Marie Vilain Participating Curators: Ina Archer, Badder […]
Richard Beavers is a seasoned art professional with over fourteen years in the art industry. He is the owner of House of Art Gallery in Brooklyn, New York established in 2007. He has worked with numerous private and corporate clients and often provides guidance and information related to art investments and art education. Richard has […]
We have three interviews with artists and curators participating in our FUƧION NYC show. You will hear from Badder Israel, Richard Beavers and Yasmin Hernandez. Savona Bailey-McClain conducted the interviews which were co-produced by Yves Marie Vilain and Ms. McClain.
Brooklyn-born and raised Puerto Rican artist Yasmin Hernandez’ work is rooted in struggles for personal, political and spiritual liberation. Her on-going project Bieké: Tierra de valientes combines oral history, painting, installation and video to explore the struggle for peace and justice in Vieques after decades of US Navy bombing maneuvers. Her 2011 mural Soldaderas, honors […]
FUƧION NEW YORK is an engaged, curator-driven art show. The organizers will produce up to 16 curatorial experiences for the public at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural & Educational Center. Our show will explore what it takes to live and express oneself as a full human being. Technology has not only changed our lives forever […]
The West Harlem is pleased to have film-maker Ina Archer as a guest curator for our special Armory Week Show. FUƧION NEW YORK is an engaged, curator-driven art show. The organizers will produce up to sixteen curatorial experiences for the public. The show will explore what it takes to live like a full human being. […]
Tribal Societies, who still follow the ancient custom of face painting, choose the colors according to the available raw materials. In ancient times, only primary and locally available colors like red, blue, yellow or white were used. Sometimes by sprinkling dust or soft bird feathers, special effects were achieved. Nowadays, most tribesmen choose to use […]
BROOKLYN’S ART KARTEL WILL JOIN HARLEM CURATOR FOR INTERACTIVE PUBLIC ART SERIES THIS FALL Photo Credit: Lev Radin Independent curator Savona Bailey-McClain will join artists from around the City to create installations in gardens throughout East Harlem, beginning this fall. According to McClain, “I am very excited about the new art scene that’s developing uptown. […]
ArtHelix presents Savona Bailey-McClain, Executive Director & Chief Curator of the West Harlem Art Fund has been selected to participate on a panel for Bushwick Open Studio. She will be joined by Carlton Newton, Associate Professor/Interim Chair/USculpture + Extended Media Department VCU; Katarina Hybenova , Editor in Chief/Bushwick Daily and George Ferrandi, Artist/Studio Program Director […]
Friday, we closed our art exhibition Brimming on the Edge. We wish to thank Mid-Bronx Senior Citizen Council for giving us an opportunity to exhibit. Our show was focused in the Princess and Executive Ballrooms and the front main lawn with sculptures by Nancy Steinson and Dianne Smith. Several hundred visitors came to see […]
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BE BOLD BE COMPETITIVE BE RELEVANT The artists spotlighted here are Chakaia Booker, Richard Hunt, Radcliffe Bailey, Dianne Smith, Scherezade Garcia, Yinka Shonibare. Great artists that push the envelope with materials, ideas and concepts. Opportunities abound in public art on both private and public spaces.