Gum’s presentation, “Ode to She,” is a timely reflection on her own experience as a Xhosa woman. Her work is rooted in the tradition known as intonjane, where a young girl evolves physically and spiritually through the many stages of her native culture. In her young 20s, Gum is certainly a young artist on the […]
Palmer Hayden, Harlem Renaissance artist and beyond Palmer Hayden’s birth was on November 9th 1890. He was an African American painter whose work became known during the Harlem Renaissance. Born Peyton Cole Hedgeman in Wide Water, Virginia, he was a prolific artist of his era. He depicted African American life, painting in both oils and […]
In light of so many tragedies around the world, West Harlem Art Fund is sharing art to inspire and curse ignorance. God Bless to all the victims.
Metropolitan Museum of Art – Pre Columbian Art Gallery Latin American art is the combined artistic expression of South America, Central America, the Caribbean, and Mexico, as well as Latin Americans living in other regions. The art has roots in the many different indigenous cultures that inhabited the Americas before European colonization in the 16th […]
The Executive Director of the West Harlem Art Fund is now the Host & Producer for the new radio show State of the Arts NYC. We have been using as our musical theme Lovely Day by Bill Withers. And now, we will look to include original music from NYC artists. Please submit to our […]
HARLEM & BEYOND ART MAKING WORKSHOPS 2016 In the new year, the West Harlem Art Fund will introduce a new series of art making workshops for the public. Participants will work with professional artists, dancers, chefs & designers to create land art that will pop-up outdoors, […]
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.
THE WEST HARLEM ART FUND & NEW YORK RESTORATION PROJECT BRING INTERACTIVE PUBLIC ART INSTALLATIONS TO EAST HARLEM GARDENS East Harlem, NY…Play (LABS) is a group exhibition that will link four East Harlem community gardens together and explore the importance of play for both children and adults. This public art series will begin in mid-October […]
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 […]