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Bushwick Open Studios (BOS) is an arts and culture festival hosted by the volunteer-run organization Arts in Bushwick. My studio will be open on Sunday, October 2nd from 11 am to 5 pm. There are many other studios and events to attend too, check out the site for more information.   The studio address is:   505 Johnson avenue, Studio #12 Brooklyn, NY 11237   L Train to Jefferson Street Stop

In celebration of Arts in Education Week, an advocacy event organized by Americans for the Arts, I wanted to write about my first real and satisfying experience making art. Throughout my life, I have always had a strong interest in the arts. One standout memory was in third grade, when my school, 7th District Elementary, created a short illustrated book titled Mischief in the Jungle. Two illustrations were chosen from each grade and mine happened to be one of the illustrations published in the final version (see the salivating tiger illustration). I continued to do well and was later selected…

Last Sunday, local Greenpointers, New Yorkers, and people from across the US visited the Eckford Street Studios (ESS) for the Greenpoint Open Studios weekend. It was a cold and rainy day, however, many art lovers and city explorers braved the elements and traveled the streets of Greenpoint to visit one of the 300 artist studios. ESS hosted artists Hildos, Omar Martinez, Christine Stroebel, Alexandra Zevin, and myself. Thank you to ESS for opening your space for this event. Check out the nude figure drawing class for adults on Wednesday nights from 8-10 pm. It is BYOB. Eckford Street Studios Address: 70 Eckford St, Brooklyn, NY 11222…