UNDER THE VIADUCT 2015 Informational Meeting for West Harlem & Northern Manhattan Visual Artists Digital Media Opportunity Thursday, April 30, 2015 6- 8:30 p.m. West Harlem Development Corporation 423 W 127th St, New York, NY 10027 Presented by The West Harlem Art Fund in partnership with Pratt Digital Arts.
And when we say, GEAR UP, we really mean it. The West Harlem Art Fund is planning some lifestyle interventions for Under the Viaduct. With support from the NYC Department of Transportation, WHAF hopes to create temporary lanes for new and experienced riders on 12th Avenue. Signage will be created by street artists and then […]
The Steering Committee for NYC Light 2015 is proud to present Vicki DaSilva’s light graffiti work as our official digital logo. The artist has been extremely supportive of our efforts to showcase the importance of this technology. The kick-off press event will be held in BLDG 92 at the Brooklyn Navy Yard on Friday, January […]
≈ In 2015, during the International Year of Light, we will partner artists together to creative interactive and immersive installations that will draw the public. This young artist is interested in very earthy botanical works as well as clay. I think this is fascinating because you do not see many men outside of landscape […]
In honor of Michael Jackson, the King of Pops! the Street Artist Lady K Fever and the Curator Savona produced a graffitti tribute in West Harlem on 12th Avenue, Under the Viaduct. Enjoy the imagery and Video.
This past Saturday evening along the East River Esplanade, Vicki DaSilva created several light graffiti works. Commissioned by the Friends of the East River Esplanade and curated by Savona, the goal of the intervention was to bring attention to esplanade and the need for repairs that are necessary for the local residents. Most attention is […]
The H in Harlem is the largest public art installation in the community’s history. It will be lit on June 25th through September 25th, 2014. Many thanks goes to the artist, his team at Bentley Meeker Lighting & Staging and Theta Consulting. Thanks are to be given to the NYC Department of Transportation & […]
The West Harlem Art Fund is spearheading a public art initiative for the communities of West Harlem, Washington Heights and Inwood. Communities along the Hudson River, want to enhance their open public spaces and attract artist locally, regionally and beyond. Northern Manhattan neighborhoods understand the benefits of the “arts” and that it can improve […]
Above is a recap of the evening last Saturday night. I want to thank all the artists for their time, patience and participation.
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SATURDAY’S LINEUP May 10, 2014 Artists Cynthia Beth Rudin D. Carlton Bright Dennis Hlynsky Dianne Smith Eduardo DiFarnecio Eileen Cohen Erik Sanner Eva Olsson Henry Gwiazda Jonas Nilsson Julian Bozeman Kathleena Howie Peter Rogina Rupert Nesbitt Steve Pavlovsky Harlem Biospace Guest Curator Linda Griggs
Vicki DaSilva is a light graffiti and painting pioneer. Since 1980, she has been making single frame time exposure photographs, at night. Vicki is credited with the term “light graffiti” as well as being the first artist to make deliberate text light graffiti photographs. Vicki was influenced by video and performance artist Joan Jonas […]
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
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 […]
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 […]