Meet Artist Yasmin Hernandez

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 […]

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FUƧION NEW YORK

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 […]

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Archived Installation — Sacred Body Art of the Omo Valley People

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 […]

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BROOKLYN’S ART KARTEL COMES TO HARLEM

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. […]

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Confronting Bushwick 2

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 […]

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Spring Gallery Tours

The West Harlem Art Fund has partnered with the hot online marketing site Course Horse to promote our art tours, lectures, exhibitions and special events. Our spring gallery tours are available now and look out for our upcoming spring exhibition, artist talks, lectures and artisan classes. Course Horse Registration/West Harlem Art Fund

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