Harlem Artist Tomo Mori New Mural Unveiled At Columbia University

Tomo MoriHarlem-based visual artist Tomo Mori will transform the Miller Theatre lobby at Columbia University in West Harlem into an immersive work surrounding viewers with a sponge-stamped waterfall of images, based on her cut and painted mosaic process. Continue Reading →

Souleo: A world traveler takes action with When in Need Foundation

Photo Credit_When in Need FoundationBy Souleo

When most travelers go on vacation it is to relax and unwind. However for Chetachi Ecton traveling to resorts throughout the world proved more taxing than relaxing. It was during a trip almost three years ago when she stepped foot off of a resort that her life changed forever. Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: Sugar Hill Children’s Museum New Exhibitions

Shani Peters, David Shrobe, Lauren Kelley and Sandra Garcia-Betancourt

Shani Peters, David Shrobe, Lauren Kelley and Sandra Garcia-Betancourt

By Udo Salters

On Thursday July 14th, the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling celebrated two New Exhibitions by artists Shani Peters and David Shrobe.

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Russell Simmons 17th Annual Art For Life Gala In The Hamptons

BRIDGEHAMPTON, NY - JULY 16: Angela Simmons attends Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation's 2016 ART FOR LIFE Benefit at Fairview Farms on July 16, 2016 in Bridgehampton, New York. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation)

Russell Simmons and his brother, artist Danny Simmons, co-hosted the 17th Annual ART FOR LIFE gala to benefit the RUSH Philanthropic Arts Foundation. Continue Reading →

“Mounting Frustration: The Art Museum in the Age of Black Power” With Susan E. Cahan In Harlem

mounting and susan cahan1Consider this: Prior to 1967, fewer than a dozen museum exhibitions in the U.S. had featured the work of African American artists. Continue Reading →

The Art Hand Embroidery Workshop At Morris-Jumel Mansion

aefb0fcd-9acf-4c53-9d24-a5fe4d1bf9a8Explore the vintage embroidery collection of the Morris-Jumel Mansion as you learn basic hand embroidery stitches from quilt and mixed media artist Laura R. Gadson. Continue Reading →

New Works “Speaking Colors” By Haile King Rubie In Harlem NY

speakingcolors image in harlem1The Clara Francis Gallery is proud to launch with a solo exhibition of works by Harlem-based artist Haile King Rubie, with selections from his works dating from 2007-2009 and his subsequent “art waves” of 2013-2016, including works on canvas, paper and recycled bottles. Continue Reading →

Souleo: DNA Tests Inspire New Photo Series

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By Souleo

African art is sweeping through the mainstream art world as noted in recent examples from the Brooklyn Museum’s Disguise: Masks and Global African Art to the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Creative Africa exhibitions. Continue Reading →

Saint Nicholas Houses Youth Artists Dedicate Mural In Harlem

harlem projects nuralGroundswell, the Office of Council Member Ritchie Torres, and the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) will unveil the first two murals of a series of three at the Saint Nicholas Houses today Thursday, June 23 at 4:00 PM EST, as part of a major one-year initiative entitled “Public Art / Public Housing.” Continue Reading →

Art Piece Goes Missing From East Harlem Waterfront

stolen art in harlemIs there an art thief on the loose in East Harlem? Some residents believe there is after a large banner designed to hang along the waterfront disappeared just days after it was installed. Continue Reading →