STATE OF THE ARTS

  Photo by Will Vaultz Hosted by Savona Bailey-McClain NYC’ s creative industries have exploded over the last decade. But this growth has benefited just a few museums, galleries and auction houses. This special broadcast will discuss what is needed to sustain a vast array of performance and visual arts professionals jockeying high rents, high […]

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FUSION NY 2014 VIDEO

This mixed media installation premiered at FUSION NY 2014. An outdoor installation with sculpture by artist Dianne Smith is being planned with the City of New York for 2015. Some of the sculptures will incorporate black and white photographs and sound. Imitiation of Life is curated by Savona Bailey-McClain

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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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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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