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    Inside Visual Artist: Daniel Hauben

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    Daniel Hauben’s stock in trade has been the urban landscape. For more than 30 years he has been working on location in streets, in parks, from windows, and rooftops. Daniel received a degree in Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. He is an eight -time recipient of the BRIO Award from the Bronx Council on the Arts, and has been awarded artistic residencies in Spain, Germany, Costa Rica, Virginia, Connecticut and California. Mr Hauben has had over thirty national and international solo exhibitions including the Bronx Museum of the Arts and the American Embassy in Berlin. He has taught at the Pastel Society of America, the CUNY Graduate Center, the Art Students League, and currently teaches at the Riverdale YW-YMHA and the CCNY Spitzer School of Architecture. His public projects include “The EL” for the New York MTA’s ‘Arts For Transit’ program, and a twenty-two painting commission for a new (RAM Stern) library on the campus of Bronx Community College. His work is in corporate and public collections including The White House - Library of Congress - Museum of the City of NY - New York Historical Society - Harvard University - New York Public - Library - Zimmerli Art Museum.


    For more information visit: www.danielhauben.com


     

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    Inside Visual Artist: Josie Gonzalez

    in Art

    Born in New York City to Puerto Rican/Boriken parents, as a young artist Josie Gonzalez interned with Cityarts Mural Workshop, and apprenticed with artist Jorge Soto Sanchez at Taller Boricua in East Harlem, New York, while completing her BA in fine arts at Queens College. Her paintings and mixed media works have been exhibited in numerous NY galleries, including the Lehman, Rush and Point, as well as at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.   Recent works include the MTA  “Children at Play’, stained glass windows at the Woodlawn Avenue station in 2006 in the Bronx; FBHC’s ‘Jacob’s Place’ mural in 2008 at the Jacob’s Place building in the Bronx. Gonzalez has received numerous community awards. 

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    Inside Visual Artist: Jeanine Alfieri

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    Jeanine Alfieri is a graduate of the California College of Arts and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Textiles. In New York City, she created and sold her Textile designs and began a successful career in silkscreen printing and art for fashion. Alfieri eventually owned her own silkscreen shop and design house. She also started a monthly event called, Girl Power at a club, which featured a new visual artist displayed on the mezzanine of the club and live music on the main floor hosted by Female bands. After taking a class for welding in 2001 at the School of Visual Arts in NYC, Alfieri began incorporating steel into her work. She uses found steel which she then shapes and welds herself. These works emulate the power and beauty of the female form. The fabric, oil paint and metal depict a flow of energy, movement and color. Alfieri's work has been in alternative spaces as well as galleries across Manhattan and New Jersey. She designs, bakes and decorates a line of one of a kind cupcakes. These edible sculptures were featured in all the high end gourmet shops in Manhattan, including Dean and Deluca and Gourmet Garage. In 2007, Alfieri opened The Fountainhead Gallery. Her work has been featured in countless solo and group exhibitions. She holds numerous awards in sculpture, is a member of The National Association of Women Artists, The International Sculpture Center, the Provincetown Art Association and has recently become a member of the Bronx Council On the Arts.


    For more information: http://www.jeaninealfieri.com

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    Inside Visual Artist: Enrique J. Alexander

    in Art

    Enrique J. Alexander Rodriguez is a Latin American author from the Bronx, New York, who grew up in Lancaster PA. Enrique started out at a young age mimicking traditional artists, but was drawn to comic and video game art. Inspired by his mother's courage, he pursued his passion in art and in 2010, he enrolled in college for video game art and design to gain the knowledge to break into the video game industry as a conceptual artist. He has recently made the transition from traditional mediums to digital media. With lots of encouragement from his wife, Enrique has turned his passion of reading into an outlet and began writing novels. 


    For more information contact:


    http://animationguruz.wix.com/enrique-r-portfolio#


    Augury view on www.amazon.com

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    Inside Visual Artist: Bakara Hope-Felix

    in Art

    Bakara Hope-Felix is an aspiring 13 year old visual artist with big hopes and big dreams. Her positive outlook and creativity is leading her to huge opportunities in an artistic career. She has already gotten great reviews from her initial work and people have desired to buy copies of her pieces. Bakara has recently auditioned at the Art and Design High School and LaGuardia High School.

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    Inside Visual Artist: Rush Humphrey

    in Art

    Bronx born Rush Humphrey was influenced early on by the work of classic comic books and hero cartoons. He studied at the New York School of Art and Design and later at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. Rush studied under notable mentors: Will Eisner; father of the graphic novel and Harvey Kurtzman; creator of the world famous Mad magazine among many others. Today, his work is primarily using pen, ink, pastels, watercolors and his favored medium, digital painting. His commissioned work can be found in private collections and in his first crime novel called Guns and Daughters. 


    For more information visit: www.donoctavios.blogspot.com 


     


     


     

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    Inside Visual Artist: Judy and Daniel Hauben

    in Art

    Judy and Daniel Hauben will discuss THE BRONX ARTIST DOCUMENTARY PROJECT. The first event of its kind in the Bronx -- and perhaps in the world -- the Bronx Artist Documentary Project has paired Bronx photographers with Bronx painters, sculptors, printmakers, graffiti and street artists, collage, textile and other visual artists to create a documentary portrait of a vibrant and often overlooked artistic community. The Project was designed to create more awareness of all the artists in the Bronx and to shine a light on their vital and positive contribution to the life of our borough. 


    For more information: 


    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/127930988/bronx-artist-documentary-project-photo-book?ref=nav_search


     

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    Inside Visual Artist: Evan Bishop

    in Art

    Born and raised in the Bronx during the '70s provided the perfect ingredients for a lifetime of visual arts for Evan. With the emergence of Hip-Hop as a cultural movement, Evan gravitated to the visual element of the culture, graffiti. 


    Understanding the value of formal education, Evan moved to North Carolina where he received his Bachelors of Arts in Art Design from NC A&T SU. Upon graduation, Evan returned to New York City to create a life for him and his son.


    To view more of Evan's work, visit: www.EvanBishopArt.com

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    Inside Visual Artist: Quilt Artist and Author Paula Nadelstern

    in Art

    Paula Nadelstern has achieved international recognition for her innovative and complex designs inspired by the bilateral symmetry of kaleidoscopic images. In addition to other numerous awards, Paula  has received fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts and The Bronx Council on the Arts. Honored by inclusion in the Twentieth Century’s 100 Best American Quilts, her quilts have inspired  many products including the vast carpet in the Hilton Americas hotel in Houston, TX. As a respected author, she has written five books showcasing her quilt aesthetic and a coloring book with selections from her fabric collections designed exclusively for Benartex, Inc.   A self taught artist, Paula made her first quilt in 1969 in her college dorm from old clothes cut into ten inch squares. 


    For more information: www.PaulaNadelstern.com


     

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    Inside Visual Artist: Charlie Elo Burnz

    in Art

    Charlie Elo has been an Artist in one form or another for most of life. His passion for Fine Art, Street Art, Cinema and Music have always inspired him to express himself through these mediums. Growing up in The Bronx, NY,  Hip Hop Culture resonates deeply in his work. With a love for the interactive and shared energy provided by the Live Art experience. Charlie currently paints live at Art Events throughout NYC. He is a graduate of The Institute of Audio Research for music production and of the Connecticut Public Broadcasting Institute of Advanced Media. While he  mostly uses acrylic paint in his work, he is not bound to any one medium and often likes to mix, match and shake things up in order to satisfy his creative expressions.  He recently co-founded "Synchronized Productions LLC", through which he plans to release his cinematography as well as a series of books based on Illustrations and poetic narratives.


    For more information: www.Websta.me/n/eloburnz

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    Inside Visual Artist: Cynthia Katori Walker

    in Art

    Cynthia Katori Walker, is a self-taught artist that works predominantly in acrylic, pastels and recycled material. Her themes evoke feelings of playfulness, joy and a feeling of the unknown. Two of her works, "Nighty Night " and "Journey" were selected in the City Without Walls 20th Annual Metro Show Juried Small Works Traveling Exhibition in 2001-2002. She also had an art piece displayed at a Regional Exhibition at the Bayonne Public Library Gallery in Bayonne, N.J. In 1999, Walker debuted her Katori Kids Collection at "Inspirations," an art exhibition at Exposure Gallery in Brooklyn, N.Y.  Her mission is to make the child in you smile and would like you to join her in spreading Katorikids Art which will brighten up spaces in the world.


    For more information, www.katorikidsart.com


     

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