YES to plastic!

Yes to reducing, reusing and recycling plastic bags that is! In 2020, New York City, (where I live), will transition into a plastic bag free world! I am very excited about this, and I have ideas to reduce, reuse, recycle plastic bags by creating temporary art installations using this maligned item from our daily lives….

Poetry in the Air

The ‘Art in the Air’ program that I began in 2018 at Parkchester Library in the Bronx continued this year in a new dynamic way with guest collaborator – talented poet and artist Orlando Ferrand. With 2 grants from Bronx Council on the Arts we embarked on a very fun, very challenging and ultimately engaging…

Art in the Air Presents: Poetry in the Air

With funding from Bronx Council on the Arts with their Community Arts Grant AND Arts Fund Grant I am proud to continue working with New York Public Library Parkchester Branch in the Bronx to revitalize, and decorate their outdoor courtyard to bring excellent, high quality FREE art programming to their local community. This year I…

Plastic bag yarn – Workshops!!!

I was delighted to be invited by New York Public Library to hold a series of six workshops in 2019 at four different branch locations in the Bronx and Manhattan. So…… Let’s make Plarn! Plastic yarn made from plastic bags. Local Bronx artist Ruth Marshall will teach you how to crochet using this FREE yarn…

Art in the Air 2

When I walked into the New York Public Library branch at Parkchester, I had a bit of an ‘aah’ moment. They had an outdoor courtyard!!!! Perfect for an art installation of paracord! It was very visible from the busy street and overhead subway, library patrons can only enter the branch by walking through it, and…

Art Recycled

I was glad to be back at Morris Park Library in the Bronx to run a new program funded by Bronx Council on the Arts through New York State Council on the Arts. ‘Art Recycled‘ was all about reuse, reduce, recycle, an environmentally friendly art program that was FREE. You know all of those plastic…