Archive | October, 2011

YOUNITY PANEL DISCUSSION- 11.12.11 at 3pm

23 Oct

YOUNITY is hosting a panel discussion on “Women Innovators in Art and Agriculture”. Come check it out!

Please see flier below for more info:

“Women Innovators in Art and Agriculture”
Saturday, November 12, 2011 3 p.m.
Heimbold Visual Arts Center
Sarah Lawrence College
Kimball Avenue, Yonkers 10708 (Bronxville P.O.)

In conjunction with the art exhibition GODDESShood: Our land is our jewel, on view at the Yonkers Public Library from September 10 – December 4, 2011, the Younity female urban art collective and Sarah Lawrence College present a roundtable discussion on art as a social change agent and its relationship to sustainable agriculture and development. Panelists will contribute and exchange knowledge on current trends in seed exchanges, permaculture, issues in small to medium scale farming, urban agriculture, and artist driven sustainable development projects.

Panelists:
Alice Mizrachi, Artist / Co-founder, Younity Arts, Queens, NY
Co-curator GODDESShood: Our land is our jewel
Elissa Blount Moorhead, Vice Director / Director of Design, Programming and Exhibitions, Weeksville Heritage Center, Brooklyn, New York
Molly Meehan, CAES Community Outreach and Education Coordinator, Accokeek Foundation and Community Farm, Accokeek, Maryland
Founder, Centro Ashe, Washington DC / Costa Rica
Moderator:
Diana McClure, Artist/Curator/Writer/Editor, Brooklyn, NY
Co-curator GODDESShood: Our land is our jewel

For directions and parking information please visit: http://www.slc.edu/directions

YOUNITY Panel Discussion(new)

Rooftop Legends 2011

20 Oct

2 weeks ago I painted at the Rooftop Legends event, was really fun painting with friends and enjoying the session. The rooftop is filled with pieces and art along with a mini skate park that kept it fun and active throughout the event. If you’re in the LES go check out the rooftop space- its really inspiring!

This piece is inspired by my brother in law- Joe who passed away 3 years ago. Whenever I paint walls, butterflies often come to visit me. I feel like its Joe coming to say hi, I see you:) It makes me feel so comforted.  Hence the title “The Butterfly Effect”.

Thanks to JOSEPH PAIS for putting this dope space together for artists to come and do their thing…

GO CHECK IT: New Design High School Rooftop- 350 Grand Street btw Ludlow an Essex Streets

YOUNITY “GODDESShood” video

11 Oct

Check this YOUNITY video out for the “GODDESShood” exhibtion- if you didnt see it heres a teaser…

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