Paper Paradise Installation, led by Natalie Wood, Bronx Children's Museum. Children in the Bronx Children’s Museum GreenArts After School Program will create “Paper Paradise, a paper installation referencing a fictional garden celebrating the student’s favorite fruits and vegetables. The project began in January, 2015 at PS 55 in Morrisania. The work explores the possibilities of urban gardening as well as reference the two gardens in front of their school.
Luz and The Blue House by Uruguayan artist, Adriana Rostovsky (courtesy of Elisa Contemporary Art).
As an adult, Rostovsky has traveled around the world, immersing herself in different cultures. As a visual artist, Rostovsky is drawn to transforming into art discarded materials that bring extensive history with them. She has been engaged on an international basis in many interdisciplinary projects, with focus on sustainability. Her artwork has been in group & solo exhibitions worldwide
Playing with Real Dolls by Denessa Usher (courtesy of Hostos Center for the Arts). This artwork is a Multi Character composition a scene of my developed characters
inspired by my individual characters that are a representation of myself and now put together in a scene where they interact and create a narrative that is left to the viewer to imagine.
Nina Robinson's "Off Melrose" series of photographs. Courtesy of the artist and the Bronx Documentary Center.
According to Nina "I’m inspired everyday by the rich culture of my neighborhood and the many faces of the Bronx. ‘Off Melrose’ is an ongoing street portrait series that high-lights the universal theme of family, love and community. "
Cecile Chong, In a Different Light, courtesy of the artist and the Bronx Museum of the Arts. Cecile Chong juxtaposes appropriated images from vintage children’s books along with other found & original images to address the process of cultural assimilation and the development of individual identity. The work is created with encaustic & other mixed media: oil, pigments from Morocco and India, volcanic ash from Ecuador, rice paper, silver/gold/copper leaf, beads, electronic circuit boards.
Jane Dickson, Trust Me Series. Courtesy of artist and Bronx Arts Space.
A cross-section of 4 Bronx homies on the block , the Rapper, Little Rodney C, Yasmin, Spike the pit bull, and Chico Looking Over His Shoulder, roughly sketched on a gritty surface of rolotex overlaid over black acrylic . Originally shown at Brooke Alexander Gallery NYC and at the North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh.