Current Exhibitions

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LEHNA HUIE

August 10 – September 14, 2014  Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art

hours: 10:00am-5:00pm Tuesday through Sunday

Lehna Huie’s colorful paintings and collages include portraits of friends, family and cultural figures that inspire her. She has exhibited at Flux Factory, chashama and Renaissance Fine Art in Harlem, NYamong other venues. Huie received a degree in art from the School of Visual Arts and was a fellow in SHARP, Snug Harbor Artist Residency Program, in June and July.

This exhibition is made possible, in part, by a grant from the Edward & Sally Van Lier Fund through New York Community Trust.

 


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ERIC MAPP

August 10 – September 14, 2014  Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art

hours: 10:00am-5:00pm Tuesday through Sunday

Eric Mapp was born and raised on Staten Island and grew up in a family of artists, educators and musicians. He is a multidisciplinary artist whose work includes fashion, film, art and music, which informs his methodology FFAM. Mapp describes the practice of FFAM as a play on family and the way in which a community inspires and participates in the creative process. Recent projects include Rebuild Your Temples a painting installation that captures the spirit of community and explores socio-economic issues in the neighborhood of West Brighton. His activist work as an advocate on behalf of Hip-Hop Against Gun & Gang Violence includes workshops at PS 18 John Greenfield Whittier School. Mapp was a fellow in SHARP, Snug Harbor Artist Residency Program, in June and July.

This exhibition is made possible, in part, by a grant from the Edward & Sally Van Lier Fund through New York Community Trust.


 

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LeAp / Learning through an Expanded Arts Program

June 12 – September 7, 2014  Public Art on Gazebo Row

A public art project presented in partnership with LeAp and students from IS/PS 25R. Each year contemporary artists collaborate with students to transform school lunchroom tables into colorful works of art that address important social issues in their communities and the world. The art tables are part of the largest student art exhibition in the history of NYC parks and span across all five boroughs.

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