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Thomas Lendvai

Brooklyn-based artist Thomas Lendvai transforms everyday construction materials into large-scale, site-responsive, sculptural experiences that celebrate the intrinsic and elemental value inherent within the materials and explore the notion of self. Through his work, Thomas melds his knowledge of carpentry, taught to him by his father at an early age, with his interest in modernist and post-modernist theory of sculpture and philosophical and scientific definitions of time and space. Thomas’...


Jason File

Jason File (b.1976, USA) is an artist, university lecturer in fine art, and war crimes prosecutor who lives and works between Brooklyn, NY, London, UK and The Hague, Netherlands. He holds degrees in fine art from the Chelsea College of Arts, London, and the Royal Academy of Art, Netherlands (2013), where he currently teaches. He also holds degrees in the humanities, social sciences, and law from Yale (1998), Oxford (2000) and Yale Law School (2004). File’s work has been recognized through...


Zahar Vaks

Zahar Vaks is a visual artist who was born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan and currently lives and works in Brooklyn New York. Zahar’s paintings are material narratives actualized by a multi-sensory approach to making. He earned his BFA from Tyler School of Art, and his MFA from The Ohio State University. He has shown in New York, Philadelphia, Columbus, Las Vegas, Houston, Vienna, and on the island of Svalbard in Norway. This summer Zahar was invited to participate in the Rauschenberg Residency. He...


Sky Kim

Sky Kim was born in Seoul, Korea and received a Master’s Degree in Painting at Pratt Institute in New York. She is a recipient of the National Museum of Contemporary Art’s National Korean Art Competition Award and a Pratt Institute Art Grant. She has exhibited in galleries, museums and art fairs throughout the U.S. and Korea, including the DUMBO Arts Festival, Gwangju Biennale, MOCA DC and Governors Island Art Fair. Her work has been reviewed in The Boston Globe, Philadelphia Inquirer, The...


Dana Levy

Dana Levy was born in Tel Aviv Israel and currently lives and works in New York. She holds an MA in Electronic Imaging from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art in Scotland, and a BA from Camberwell College of Art in London. She has had solo shows at Rosenfeld Gallery (2004, Tel Aviv), the Haifa Museum of Art (2004, Haifa), Tavi Dresdner Gallery (2008, Tel Aviv), Habres and Partner Gallery (2009, Vienna), Nicelle Beauchene Gallery, (2010, NYC), The Center for Contemporary Art (2012, Tel...


Rhia Hurt

Rhia Hurt is a fine artist currently based in New York City. She received her MFA in Painting at the San Francisco Art Institute in 2009 and has since shown her artwork in California, New York, Berlin, and Toronto. Her work is in private collections throughout the United States. In addition to her studio art practice, Hurt is also the founder and Executive Director of Trestle Gallery, an arts organization in Brooklyn, NY. All images courtesy of the artist Blue Violin Acrylic and...


Rebecca Pristoop

Rebecca Pristoop is a New York-based curator, art historian, and performance artist. Her interests lie with contemporary art that engages politics or cuts through the limitations of traditional media. With a soft spot for installation, she is fascinated with discourses on art and craft. As a curator, Rebecca prioritizes intellectual adventure and convention challenging exhibitions, while as a researcher she revels in uncovering unknown artists and giving them their proper recognition. She...


Kelly Worman

Kelly Worman is an artist, curator, professor, and archivist based out of New York City. She holds an M.F.A. from Pratt Institute (2011) in New York, and an M.A. in Culture, Criticism, and Curation with distinction from Central Saint Martins (2015) in London. Worman teaches at Pratt Institute in New York. She exhibits her work internationally and is included in an array of private collections. Recent exhibitions this year include "Summer of Love" at Freight + Volume in New York, NY, "WE:...


Joshua Leibowitz

Joshua Liebowitz is a New York based artist working with research and assemblage. Liebowitz’s works have been shown at CAFA International Gallery, Beijing; Transmitter Gallery, New York; ISCP, Pioneer Works, The Boiler|Pierogi, and NARS Foundation (New York), amongst others. His commissions include The Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Church; Flux Factory; Electric Objects, and his works have been discussed in a variety of publications, including The Atlantic; Art News; ArtFCity; Jacket 2;...


Maddy Rosenberg

Maddy Rosenberg is a New York based multi media artist who spends several months each year in Europe to explore new places in order to broaden her idea base and gather new reference material for her work. She recently had a solo exhibition at Galerie Hadorn in Switzerland and a two-person exhibition that was the culmination of a month long residency sponsored by the US Consulate in Munich. Maddy’s work has appeared in numerous group exhibitions, including at the National Museum of Women in...


Carol Scavotto

Carol Scavotto is a multi-disciplinary artist who uses interactive performance, collage, masks and drawing to question and address the individual’s response-ability regarding social, global and personal identity. Carol received her BFA in sculpture from UMASS Amherst and a certification in Jewelry Design in Providence, RI. She has participated in several national and international art fairs, including: The Fountain Art Fair, Clio Art Fair, Fridge Art Fair, Affordable Art Fair NYC,...


Ryan Leitner

Ryan Leitner is an artist whose paintings offer a quilted perspective on identity. His work combines mediums like the ancient print practice of water marbling with modern digital printing as a way to explore his nomadic history in a military family. Since receiving his MFA from The Museum School at Tufts University in 2016, Ryan has been commissioned by organizations like the Plumbing Museum in Watertown, MA, and he participated in several group shows. He has also He has curated...


An Artist and an Engineer Talk Art

Kimberly picks the brain of a non-artist (Dennis Heaphy) to understand his take on narrative structure in film and the preservation of memories. The two movies they discuss are Peter Greenaway’s Pillow Book and Christopher Nolan's Momento. Images are official movie posters courtesy of IMDB. 00:00 - Introduction 00:35 - An Engineer and an Artist 03:13 - Idleness - Astronauts, Etc. 06:54 - Pillow Book 18:07 - Momento 25:49 - Memories 43:00 - Outro 43:24 - P.S. 47:01 - Looking for a Laugh -...


Klimentina Jauleska

Klimentina Jauleska a Macedonia-born, New York based artist whose visual narrative falls into minimalistic and conceptual aesthetics. While blurring the boundaries between two and three-dimensional spaces she creates sculptural installations and mixed media paintings. She often repurposes recycled materials like furniture and clothes — objects that are often charged with emotional projections, with the intention to portray a personal history. Klimentina received her BFA in Painting/Drawing...


Antriksh Bali

Antriksh Bali is a composer, sound designer and music producer for film, video games and animations. Hailing from Delhi, India, he has been creating music for over a decade. Also being an accomplished pianist, he derives major influences from classical and electronic music. Having started dabbling with music composition and production in 2012 playing synths, drum machines and keyboards for a number of different bands, he eventually sought a more intriguing direction writing music for...


Cristina Muñiz

Cristina Muñiz is a San Antonio based artist who received her BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute. In 2014, she was a recipient of the Charlotte Street Foundation's Studio Residency program 2014-2015. Muñiz is a resident artist with The Drugstore studios. Group exhibitions include: Nerman Museum, Overland Park, KS; Drury University, Springfield, MO; Vulpes Bastille Gallery, Kansas City, MO; Paragraph Gallery, Kansas City, MO. Solo exhibitions include: Kiosk Gallery, Kansas City, MO and...


Zhongwen Hu

Zhongwen Hu is a Shanghai raised, New York based painter, illustrator, and animator, who is proficient in combining joy and peace, and expresses the vibrant spirit and atmosphere of daily life scene.With a sensitive approach, her work can be seen in projects for galleries, book publishing and editorial. Among her many honors and awards include those from Top Shorts Online Film Festiva Best Experimental Film; Five Continents International Film Festival Best Animation Short Film; Best Shorts...


Julio Valdez

Julio Valdez is a New York based mixed-media artist who was Born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Working between pluri-cultural sensibilities, Julio infuses his work with multi-layered imagery as a response to the shifting cultural and social influences in his life. Julio has received numerous prestigious international awards, including an Artist-in-Residence Fellowship at The Studio Museum in Harlem, the Silver Palette for Painting at the 30th International Festival of Painting in...


Karine Fleurima

Karine Fleurima is a multi-disciplinary Avant-Performance artist. She utilizes electro music, vocalizations, movement, video and interactive media to create distinctive immersive environments. Karine investigates themes of cultural displacement and social ambiguity while incorporating elements of cultural cannibalism, Futurism and spiritual exploration. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Performance Structures & Techniques & Interactive Media from the CUNY BA program at Brooklyn...


Zach Zecha

Zach Zecha is a Pennsylvania-based artist whose playful works with up-cycled and industrial material speak to his past and present physical surroundings. Zach has had solo exhibitions at spaces such as Kitchen Table Gallery, Buxiejo Gallery, Suga’s and he has participated in group exhibitions at Pennsylvania State Museum, Imago Art Foundation, Masaur Museum of Art, A.D. Gallery, University of North Carolina, UMW gallery, Parliament arts organization, Moore College of Art and Design,...