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Peter Walsh fights for artists rights

From artist From artist Peter Walsh:… Continue

Added by Artists Unite on May 10, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

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dread scott lecture in NYC

Sky Pape interviewed Artist Dread Scott for Artists Unite ISSUE back in 2007 ( He is coming to talk at Lehman College this Wednesday, April

7th from 5-6 p.m. It is a Q&A public talk about his work.

Dread Scott,

Date: Wednesday, April 7

Time: 5-6 p.m.

Place: Lehman College, Art Gallery,… Continue

Added by Artists Unite on March 27, 2010 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Call for Art! EXTENDED!

MTA –Artists Unite Subway Elevator Poster Project


Northern Manhattan Artists

Deadline: Friday, March 19, 2010 Midnight

Dear Artists, Friends and Community Members,

The MTA-Artists Unite Subway Elevator Poster Project, a long standing effort by the community is happy to announce this…

Added by Artists Unite on March 17, 2010 at 12:01pm — No Comments

Good advice: 2 new books

March 25

Join the New York Foundation for the Arts and Barnes & Noble for a discussion with Jackie Battenfield (author of The Artist’s Guide: How to Make a Living Doing What You Love) and Heather Darcy Bhandari and Jonathan Melber, authors of ART/WORK: Everything You Need to Know (and Do) As You Pursue Your Art Career) on the necessary tools for a successful art career. After the discussion, the panelists will sign copies of their books. The event will take place on Thursday, March 25… Continue

Added by Artists Unite on March 17, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Performance opportunity from WNYC!


Talent throwdown in The Greene Space

Got Talent? This spring, WNYC will host a showdown series designed to bring out the best undiscovered performers from all five boroughs.

To participate, enter by February 12, 2010 at 11:59 PM at

The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance is a community partner of Battle of the Boroughs.

Battle Dates:

BROOKLYN – March 5


THE BRONX –… Continue

Added by Artists Unite on February 9, 2010 at 12:09pm — No Comments

imagine yoko

Most -- not all -- of the twitter follows I have done have proven less than satisfactory. I think the format is just too concise. The nonprofits seem to use it too much; friends are very cryptic; the Dalai Lama doesn't tweet enough (can I say that?!).

Yoko Ono's tweets have proven a welcome exception. I am enjoying her posts enough that I followed a link to her weekly Q&A, where she answers a dozen questions posed to her via twitter through the week. Here's the link to this… Continue

Added by Artists Unite on November 28, 2009 at 11:10am — No Comments

MTA Subway Elevator Poster Project

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MTA Subway Elevator Poster Project

El Proyecto de los Posters de los Trenes Subterraneos


Hacia Arriba!

An Installation: By Rosa Naparstek

Documents & Photos

November 29-December 6, 2009

Hebrew Tabernacle: 551 Fort Washington Ave @ 185th St.

(Entrance on Fort Washington Ave. Please Ring Bell. For More Info: 212-568-8304)

The Art In Your Subway Elevator And The Story Of… Continue

Added by Artists Unite on November 23, 2009 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

Hector Canonge: Tabula Lunar

Thursday and Friday, October 29-30

October 29 & 30, 2009

On the front of the Coliseum Theater on 181st. St. & Broadway 7PM

(A or #1 Train to 181 Street)


Public Intervention Projection explores the universal fascination of people with the moon while evoking mythical,… Continue

Added by Artists Unite on October 20, 2009 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

musicians need to know about...

Music Talks home page,

Added by Artists Unite on September 15, 2009 at 1:19pm — No Comments

Call for Art!

The 11th Annual Art Show at

Hudson View Gardens

GALA OPENING: Saturday, November 14, 2009

EXHIBITION: November 14—22nd, 2009

The HVG Arts Group invites North Manhattan* and Bronx artists and crafts people to participate in its 11th Annual HVG Arts Show.

The jury will be considering work in the categories:

1) Ready-to-hang 2) Free-standing 3) Table top

DEADLINE: Friday, October 9th, 2009

For more details and an… Continue

Added by Artists Unite on September 14, 2009 at 8:55am — No Comments

Artists Unite ISSUE gets a network tab

With so many social and other networking opportunities, it's been tricky for our Artists Unite ISSUE writers to post in so many places. We're helping that a little by putting the latest posts from Artist Unite ISSUE on a tab at the top of the Member Network. Click this tab to see what we're publishing in our art criticism, interview, and news arm.

Added by Artists Unite on September 10, 2009 at 12:47pm — No Comments

storyteller needed

harambee needs a storyteller this sat, july 18 at the bronx zoo. call frank for details 212 942 3566. thanks

for more info contact harambee dance company @ 212 942 3566

Added by Artists Unite on July 16, 2009 at 12:39pm — No Comments

how to make it: advice from NIN

Thanks to James Huckenpahler for pointing this out in twitter. James' question: wonder if this would work for visual artists?

Added by Artists Unite on July 13, 2009 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Latest project from Peter Walsh

What Do You Really Look Like?

Portrait Exchange Round Robin

(children ages 8-80, no experience needed,

simple drawing materials will be provided. And it's free!)

When and Where?

Saturday, July 25, 2009, 2pm

Sculpture Center, 44-19 Purves Street, Long Island City, Queens - 718.361.1750

How does it work?

Step One: Each participant will exchange five minute timed… Continue

Added by Artists Unite on July 11, 2009 at 8:44am — No Comments

Projection show wraps

The three days we spent projecting on a wall in Inwood near the Dyckman Street 1 Train station were fantastic. Some pictures of the show are available (choose Photos and search on projection show) and there's a bit of video on the show page.

Added by Artists Unite on June 28, 2009 at 11:32pm — No Comments

Creative Venues: Projection Show June 25-27

Projection Show Puts Art Where You Live, Work and Play

Thurs.-Sat. June 25-27

Nagle Ave. at Thayer St. (one block below Dyckman)

1 Train to Dyckman Street (aka 200th St.)

Washington Heights/Inwood

Artists Unite's Creative Venues: Projection Show will bring contemporary art into Washington Heights/Inwood where it can be seen by subway passengers, commuters, and residents from the train, street, and apartment… Continue

Added by Artists Unite on June 25, 2009 at 5:00pm — 10 Comments

Creative Venues: Poster Project

Artists Unite is pleased to announce the completion* our long term project

to place works of art by Washington Heights/Inwood artists

in the A-Line Subway Elevators at 181st. and 190th.St. Stations.

Creative Venues:

Poster Project

Theodore Zirnite

The Uptown Local

Michael Louis Johnson

Down Below (Bennett at 190th)

Jose Luis Decena

Paisaje de Jamaica

Bogdan… Continue

Added by Artists Unite on June 18, 2009 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Call for Art!


Call for artwork:

Artists Unite Creative Venues: Projection Show

June 25-27

When is a wall not a barrier?

Artists are invited to submit video or still images of work in any medium. The work will be projected onto a prominent building wall in northern Manhattan (Washington Heights/Inwood).

Please submit work that considers the concept of wall -- barrier, community, container, environment, canvas, etc.… Continue

Added by Artists Unite on June 5, 2009 at 8:30am — No Comments

How much do you love art?

I can't wait to see Megumi Sasaki's documentary on Herb and Dorothy Vogel, who love art more than anybody I know. What other middle class couple lives on one spouse's salary in order to devote the other's to collecting work they love? The Vogels did that with Herb's mail carrier salary for 30 years, becoming friends with many of the creators of the works they own. (Now that they're retired, they do the… Continue

Added by Artists Unite on June 3, 2009 at 2:05pm — No Comments


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