BX200 News/Blog

John Ahearn, South Bronx Artist-in-Residence

In a time of great changes in the Bronx and all over the city, when artists are referred to as “shock troops” for gentrification, and some artists are questioning the validity of having to provide “socially engaged” art to communities to be considered for public grants, John Ahearn’s career serves as a model of how art and community can co-exist and each be elevated.

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Feb 6 – Mar 26 | BXArts Factory/Bronx Music Heritage Center – Memories Un-Remembered: Thinking of Home (Longing) Group Exhibition

BxArts Factory in partnership with the Bronx Music Heritage Center invites you to their 1st Art Exhibition of 2016!

Memories Un-Remembered: Thinking of Home (Longing)

Featured Artists:
Francheska Alcantara
Stephanie Mota
Lazarus Nazario
Edwin Torres

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Benton C Bainbridge | Video Profile

A Contemporal Collage made from video paintings by Benton C Bainbridge

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Jan 20 – Feb 20 | BronxArtSpace – Black Lives Matter: Speak Out Group Art Exhibition

Selected works from over 40 artists address the persistent condition of injustice by presenting empowering concepts of the self, body, and community.

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January 20 – March 23 | Casita Maria – AMY PRYOR: SUPERGIANT / SÚPERGIGANTE Solo Artist Exhibition

A selection of Pryor’s recent mixed media collages on panel, canvas and paper as well as site-specific installations that incorporate painting, printmaking and sculpture are on view at Casita Maria Gallery.

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5TH Bronx Latin American Art Biennial Call for Participation, September – December, 2016 DEADLINE: JULY 1ST 2016

5TH Bronx Latin American Art Biennial Submissions Guidelines

SEPTEMBER – DECEMBER 2016
Open to all Latin American artists residing in any part of this world can submit artworks for consideration in every fine art category: paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture, photography, video, computer-generated images, performance, and site-specific installations will be considered.

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Jose Soto | Video Profile

Maganda

Video 2.46 min
2015

This video portrays an expanding and contracting bamboo forest seen from a birds eye view.

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Drawing On-Site | Documentary Illustrator and Street Artist SASHALYNILLO

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by 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.
at
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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