I am exhausted. It's been an incredible experience to be part of the 2016 chashama Gala. Yesterday I painted over 250 words on a canvas, during 5 hours straight.
This unbelievable event takes place every year in the heart of NYC, 4 Times Square, where more than a hundred artists showcase or perform their art.
I had a participatory performance, called Wall of Words, where people was asked to write a word on a paper, words that inspire them, that they feel identify with, or that they didn't like and wanted to get rid of it. It had a great acceptance and everyone was very excited to see their word written on the canvas.
I had the most amazing helpers, Natalie and Yolanda, getting words from the attendees and helping me with the crowd management. I couldn't ask for better friends.
I am pleased to announce that I am participating in the 2016 chashama Gala, a non-profit arts organization that partners with property owners to activate unused real estate for artists to develop, create, and present.
There will be installations, performances, and more in the former Condé Nast offices and Frank Gehry-designed dining hall! Celebrate chashama's talented artists, and support their vital programs that help artists survive and thrive in New York City.
Reserve your tickets using a 50% off promo code for single tickets: cha2016
A few years ago I had the opportunity to have a very successful solo exhibition through them. chashama empowers artists at any stage of their career with affordable space, and I am proud to be apart of this initiative. Every Empty Space is an Opportunity.
2016 chashama Gala - Wednesday, June 8, 2016
6:00-9:00PM - Cocktails, Hors d'oeuvres, Dinner, Performances
9:00PM - 1:00AM After Party, Dancing
4 Times Square - 4th Floor (on 42nd Street between 6th Avenue & Broadway)
Free-flowing Event with Dinner by Charlie Palmer's Aureole
Honoring: Dustin Yellin, Artist and Founder of Pioneer Works
Single Tickets: $500, $1,250
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Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Educator, Community Activist... ARTIST!
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