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David Yurman Announces Lila Reynolds From Otis College of Art and Design as Winner of Inaugural 2017 Young Artist Prize David Yurman Announces Lila Reynolds From Otis College of Art and Design as Winner of Inaugural 2017 Young Artist Prize
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2017

David Yurman is pleased to announce that Lila Reynolds from Otis College of Art and Design is the recipient of the David Yurman Young Artist Prize for 2017. Lila Reynolds will receive $20,000 in scholarship funds and will have her sculpture displayed in David Yurman boutiques in the Fall. In additio... (more...)
MFA Thesis Part 2 Exhibition Opens Next Week MFA Thesis Part 2 Exhibition Opens Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Part two of Hunter College's Spring 2017 MFA Thesis exhibition presents the work of twelve graduating MFA students whose work spans a range of media, examining subjects such as gender, sexual identity, nationality, immigration, government, and technology. ... (more...)
South Street Seaport Museum's Wavertree Honored with Excellent in Preservation Award South Street Seaport Museum's Wavertree Honored with Excellent in Preservation Award
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

The Preservation League of New York State has selected the 1885 sailing ship Wavertree at the South Street Seaport Museum to receive an award for Excellence in Historic Preservation.... (more...)
High School Nation Donating $1.5 Million This Year Towards Professional Recording Studios in Nation's Schools High School Nation Donating $1.5 Million This Year Towards Professional Recording Studios in Nation's Schools
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2017

High School Nation, the country's largest secondary school touring music festival, announced today that it has begun building professional recording studios in high schools across the country. The organization has pledged over $1.5 million this year in funding, as well as instruments, gear and compo... (more...)
Celebrate the Arts with the 2017 Passport to the Arts Celebrate the Arts with the 2017 Passport to the Arts
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2017

The Passport to the Arts team of Laguna Beach has the perfect offering this summer season: a 2017 Passport to the Arts. Plus, if you purchase before May 31, you will be automatically entered to win a Laguna Beach Package that includes attractions, tickets and complimentary meals.... (more...)
Francois Fressinier - Exclusive Exhibition at Martin Lawrence Gallery Dallas Francois Fressinier - Exclusive Exhibition at Martin Lawrence Gallery Dallas
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2017

Francois Fressinier was born in Cognac, France in 1968 to scholarly portrait photographer parents with an affinity with aesthethetics, it was fitting that modern figurative artist, Francois Fressinier, would develop a bold, unique style. His father's admiration for the works of the old masters an... (more...)
Louis Carreon's Solo Exhibition 'No Unsolicited Submissions' Opens In Los Angeles, Thursday, May 18th Louis Carreon's Solo Exhibition 'No Unsolicited Submissions' Opens In Los Angeles, Thursday, May 18th
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2017

Hamilton-Selway Fine Art is pleased to present, 'No Unsolicited Submissions,' the highly anticipated solo exhibition from artist Louis Carreon, will be debuting in Los Angeles, on Thursday, May 18 from 6PM - 9PM. The exhibition will debut at renowned Los Angeles Gallery, Hamilton-Selway Fine Art, lo... (more...)
The Paley Center for Media Announces the Paley Honors: Celebrating Women in Television Presented by Verizon on May 17 in New York The Paley Center for Media Announces the Paley Honors: Celebrating Women in Television Presented by Verizon on May 17 in New York
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2017

'I'm thrilled to be honored by the prestigious Paley Center for Media,' said Carol Burnett. 'I will always be grateful for the opportunity to be on television as long as I have. It is a wonderful and powerful medium that, when done well, can impact millions of lives in a positive way. It's very exci... (more...)
Walter Mosley Joins Museum of the Moving Image Board of Trustees Walter Mosley Joins Museum of the Moving Image Board of Trustees
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2017

Ivan L. Lustig and Michael Barker, Co-Chairmen of the Board of Trustees of Museum of the Moving Image, today announced that writer Walter Mosley has been elected to serve as a Museum Trustee.... (more...)
The New Museum's IdeasCity Arles Announces Speakers for Spring Event The New Museum's IdeasCity Arles Announces Speakers for Spring Event
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2017

The New Museum has announced the program and featured participants of IdeasCity Arles, held in partnership with LUMA Arles and the LUMA Foundation, extending a collaboration that began at IdeasCity Detroit and continued at IdeasCity Athens.... (more...)
Nick Georgiou Addresses The Media Through His Sculptures at Allouche Gallery Nick Georgiou Addresses The Media Through His Sculptures at Allouche Gallery
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2017

TURN THE LINE – an exhibition featuring painting-like literary sculptures by Tucson-based artist Nick Georgiou will be on view at Allouche Gallery in the Meatpacking District starting May 24th.... (more...)
ART GALLERY TOURS NEW YORK Announces Chelsea Art Gallery Walking Tour ART GALLERY TOURS NEW YORK Announces Chelsea Art Gallery Walking Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2017

"Art Gallery Tours New York' announces a Chelsea art gallery walking tour for Saturday, May 20 at 1:00 PM. Meet at 526 W. 26th St. (10th & 11th Ave.), West Chelsea Arts Building Cost of tour is $25.... (more...)
Matthew Jensen's PARK WONDER Photography Book Available from Visual Arts Center of New Jersey Matthew Jensen's PARK WONDER Photography Book Available from Visual Arts Center of New Jersey
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2017

Park Wonder, a new book by Matthew Jensen, is now available for purchase at the Visual Arts Center in Summit. Jensen, a Guggenheim Fellow, is a Brooklyn-based conceptual landscape artist who combines photography, collecting, and rigorous explorations in each of his works.... (more...)
Visual Arts Center of New Jersey to Host Professional Development Workshops for Artists This Spring Visual Arts Center of New Jersey to Host Professional Development Workshops for Artists This Spring
by BWW News Desk - May 04, 2017

In workshops held throughout May and June, the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey is hosting professional development opportunities for artists-"Get Out There! Getting Your Work from the Studio into the World." The workshops will cover topics such as presentation, websites, artist statements, applicat... (more...)
ANCESTRAL MODERN Aboriginal Art Exhibition to Open This June at the Frist Center ANCESTRAL MODERN Aboriginal Art Exhibition to Open This June at the Frist Center
by BWW News Desk - May 04, 2017

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts presents Ancestral Modern: Australian Aboriginal Art from the Kaplan & Levi Collection, an exhibition that explores the flourishing of indigenous Australian painting and sculpture that has occurred since the 1970s.... (more...)
Husson University's 7th Hart Open Studio Event to Showcase Student Art, Photography, and Graphic Design Husson University's 7th Hart Open Studio Event to Showcase Student Art, Photography, and Graphic Design
by BWW News Desk - May 04, 2017

Student work from Husson University will be featured at an exhibition on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. A wide variety of creative mediums will be represented as part of this showcase. Student drawings, paintings, pastels, photography, graphic design, set design, computer aided drafting, digital illustration... (more...)
Social Video Creation Platform Wochit Expands Exclusive Content Deal with Getty Images Social Video Creation Platform Wochit Expands Exclusive Content Deal with Getty Images
by BWW News Desk - May 04, 2017

Social video creation platform Wochit announced today an expanded, exclusive API deal with Getty Images, the world leader in visual communications. The multi-year exclusive agreement will bring users of Wochit's semi-automated platform real-time access to content generated by Getty Images' global ne... (more...)
Ocean Galleries Announces 2017 Summer Art Exhibitions Ocean Galleries Announces 2017 Summer Art Exhibitions
by BWW News Desk - May 04, 2017

Ocean Galleries is thrilled to host six extraordinary art exhibitions for the 2017 summer season, featuring the artwork of and appearances by Josef Kote, Peter Max, Aldo Luongo, Romero Britto, and Hessam Abrishami, as well as a special Dr. Seuss Father's Day weekend exhibition, 'If I Ran the Zoo.' E... (more...)
The Asahi Shimbun Displays Japanese Woodblock Printing at British Museum The Asahi Shimbun Displays Japanese Woodblock Printing at British Museum
by BWW News Desk - May 04, 2017

Japanese woodblock printing is a traditional craft still widely practiced today. This Asahi Shimbun Display focuses on the workshops of the master block cutter and master printer to reveal the roots of the craft in Japanese prints of the Edo period (1615-1868).... (more...)
Percent for Art Program Announces New Public Art Commission at the Discovery Center Percent for Art Program Announces New Public Art Commission at the Discovery Center
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2017

The Office of Arts, Culture, and the Creative Economy's Percent for Art Program is pleased to announce a new site-specific public art commission at the Discovery Center by Philadelphia-based artist, Warren Holzman.... (more...)
Chile's Military Dictatorship Inspires New Art Show at BRIC Chile's Military Dictatorship Inspires New Art Show at BRIC
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2017

BRIC, the leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, is pleased to present Memory in Multiples, an exhibition of artist books, matrices, and memorial sculptures by Chilean printmaker Maria Veronica San Martin. San Martin's research-based practice centers around documenting the viole... (more...)
Phase 2 of EYEWITNESS by B.A. Van Sise to Open at Museum of Jewish Heritage on 5/10 Phase 2 of EYEWITNESS by B.A. Van Sise to Open at Museum of Jewish Heritage on 5/10
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2017

The second phase of monumental installation, Eyewitness by photojournalist B.A. Van Sise will be unveiled at the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust on Wednesday, May 10. The current installation consists of 20 photographs of Holocaust survivors who live in New York City a... (more...)
Sandra Gering Inc. presents New Exhibit by Jennifer Wen Ma 5/11 Sandra Gering Inc. presents New Exhibit by Jennifer Wen Ma 5/11
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2017

SANDRA GERING INC is pleased to present JENNIFER WEN MA: Eight Views of Paradise Interrupted.... (more...)
BPA Gallery presents First Friday Art Walk June 2017: “Rural America” BPA Gallery presents First Friday Art Walk June 2017: “Rural America”
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2017

Join us in the BPA Gallery June 2 for an artist reception and a fanciful evening of art, food, and friends. In his month-long June exhibit at BPA, photographer Marc Shor explores the America seen when travelers get off the freeways and onto the back roads. Marc is principal of Barn Door Productions,... (more...)
Lehmann Maupin Presents From a Whisper to a Scream Lehmann Maupin Presents From a Whisper to a Scream
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2017

Lehmann Maupin is pleased to present From a whisper to a scream, a group exhibition featuring work by Teresita Fernández, Jeffrey Gibson, Shirazeh Houshiary, and Liza Lou.... (more...)