Month: December 2015

Drawing On-Site | Documentary Illustrator and Street Artist SASHALYNILLO



I remember my first college Documentary Art class; once the teacher said “drawing on site” I was terrified, but became hooked soon after learning the beauty of capturing people and places on the spot. Since then, I’ve been invited to several events to draw people, including Fashion Forward at The Metropolitan here in New York City. My love for drawing people became so strong, I took it upon myself to go out into the world to see what was out there, and began to take my sketchbook everywhere.

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Photos from BX200 Virtual Artist Studios @ Bronx Documentary Center! Photos by Fanta Diop and Elias Williams

December 15, 2015

A million thanks to everyone who came out to our final BX200 Virtual Artist Studios of the year at Bronx Documentary Center! We were honored to present the work of these 6 artists and to hear their stories. We’ve had the privilege to present 30 artists this year!

Here are some photos from the event shot by 13 year old Fanta Diop, Bronx Documentary Center student, and BDC’s Elias Williams. (Great job Fanta!)

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CALL FOR ART | From Here to Haiti Annual Art Exhibition – January 23 & 24, 2016 DEADLINE: January 16, 2016

From Here to Haiti will hold its Annual Art Show Fundraiser

on Saturday and Sunday, January 23 and 24, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
1446 Utopia Parkway, Whitestone, NY 11357

They are looking for unframed prints, small works ready to hang, and art books.

70% of sales will go to the artist, and 30% of sales will be retained by From Here to Haiti.

Participation in this show is open to all artists and galleries!

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BX200 @ State of the Arts NYC on WBAI 99.5FM!

We were invited to speak about art in the Bronx on WBAI’s new Sate of the Arts NYC program! Hosted by long-time arts advocate Savona Bailey-McClain, State of the Arts NYC airs live every Friday from 5pm-6pm. This new radio program hopes to start a conversation between art enthusiasts in all five boroughs.

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