Open Studios

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The Open Studios are when local artists open their studios for an intimate glimpse into their creative process. Open studios have been a huge success in past years. This year, Open Studios will take place in West Harlem on Saturday 25 June 2016, 1–6pm, and in Washington Heights and Inwood on Sunday 26 June, 1–6 pm.

West Harlem

Saturday 25 June 2016, 1–6 p.m.

Studios are listed north to south.

*same building

Open Studio - Nicholas D’VachioNicholas D’Vachio
461 W 150 St (b/w Amsterdam and Convent avenues), Apt 2B, New York, NY 10031
Debut of “El Barrio” series, semi-abstract paintings that explore the life of the uptown neighborhood where the artist lives and works and other views of New York. / Pinturas semiabstractas que exploran la vida del barrio donde el artista vive y trabaja, y otras partes de Nueva York.

Open Studio - Hamilton Heights DarkroomHamilton Heights Darkroom and Photography Center (HHD)
62 Hamilton Terrace (at W 144th St), New York, NY 10031
Photographers will exhibit their black and white photographs and discuss the art of black and white photography and what it means to print images in the darkroom. It will be an opportunity to see the darkroom and learn about the classes, printing sessions and photography talks that take place at the center. / Fotógrafos expondrán sus fotografías en blanco y negro y discutirán el arte de la fotografía y lo que significa imprimir imágenes en el cuarto oscuro. También habrá oportunidad de ver el cuarto oscuro y aprender acerca de las clases, sesiones de impresión y otras actividades que suceden en el centro.

Open Studio: City College MFA StudioCity College MFA Studio / Estudio de Maestría en Bellas Artes
W 140th St and Amsterdam Ave, Compton–Goethals Hall, Room 201, New York, NY 10031
Meet the Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Studio Art students, who will be available to show and discuss their work. The MFA program consists of a close-knit community of exceptional students who work with committed faculty with expertise in a wide range of mediums and approaches to art-making. Students have their own studio space, where they spend the first year on work emphasizing experimentation and growth, and the last year focusing those experimentations into a solo thesis exhibition mounted in the Art Department’s spacious gallery. / Conozca los candidatos a la Maestría en Bellas Artes de City College y charle con ellos acerca de sus obras y el programa.

Open Studio - Wilhelmina GrantWilhelmina Grant: Visages and Physiques
Home Sweet Harlem, 1528 Amsterdam Ave (at W 135th St) | ADA-compliant
Open studio hours: 3–6pm
A found object assemblage art exhibition made from discarded metal, wood and plastic. / Exposición de arte hecho de objetos encontrados de metal desechado, madera y plástico.

Open Studio - Darlene AschbacherDarlene Aschbacher*
2331 12th Ave (at W 133rd St), 2nd Floor, Studio #8, New York, NY 10027
Harlem in Real Time Series: 1–25, 6″ x 6″, oil and newspaper on canvas covered cradled panel, 2014–2016. / Pinturas de la serie “Harlem en tiempo real”

Open Studio - Susan CarloSusan Carlo*
2331 12th Ave (at W 133rd St), Studio #8, New York, NY 10027
Recent paintings as well as work in progress. My style of work is slightly abstracted realism. / Pinturas recientes, así como trabajos en curso. Mi estilo de trabajo es la abstracción leve del realismo.

Open Studio - Chelsea Steinberg GayChelsea Steinberg Gay*
2331 12th Ave (at W 133rd St), #7B, New York, NY 10027
Sculptures and drawings exploring social and religious concepts from a variety of faiths and cultures. Recent work addresses the artist’s Ashkenazi Jewish heritage. / Esculturas y dibujos que exploran conceptos sociales y religiosos de diversas culturas y religiones. Trabajo reciente trata de la herencia judía ashkenazi de la artista.

Open Studio - Cynthia WoodieCynthia Woodie*
2331 12th Ave (at W 133rd St), 2nd Floor, Studio #8, New York, NY 10027
Hand-sculpted sterling silver jewelry inspired by nature. / Joyería de plata esterlina esculpida a mano, inspirada por la naturaleza.

Washington Heights and Inwood

Sunday 26 June, 1–6 p.m.

Studios are listed north to south.

*same building

Open Studio - Jimbo BlachlyJimbo Blachly
251 Seaman Ave (b/w W 215th and W 218th streets), Apt 2J, New York, NY 10034
Abstract and representational paintings and watercolors referencing 19th-century landscape painting, noir fiction, experimental poetics, the mind and Inwood Hill Park. / Pinturas abstractas y figurativas y acuarelas que hacen referencia a la pintura de paisaje del siglo 19, la novela negra, poéticas experimentales, la mente e Inwood Hill Park.

Open Studio - Thor Wickstrom and Jaye FoxJaye Fox and Thor Wickstrom
5009 Broadway (b/w W 213th and W 214th streets), Apt 409, New York, NY 10034
Oil paintings and drawings, featuring “En plein voiture, oil paintings from the front seat,” realist oils from around NYC. / Pinturas al óleo y dibujos.

Events - Jazz in the GardenMusic in the Garden / Música en el Jardín
Dyckman Farmhouse Museum, 4881 Broadway (at W 204th St), New York, NY 10034
Musicians of the Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra perform great classical and jazz music on the back porch of the Dyckman Farmhouse Museum. Come meet and hear the musicians and learn about their plans for the 2016–2017 concert season. / Músicos de la Orquesta de Cámara de Washington Heights interpretan música clásica y jazzen el porche trasero del Dyckman Farmhouse Museum. Venga a conocer y escuchar a los músicos y a aprender acerca de sus planes para la temporada de conciertos 2016–2017.

Open Studio - Carol DiamondCarol Diamond
12 Dongan Pl (at Broadway), Apt 501, New York, NY 10040
Abstract oil paintings and mixed media relief collages using cement, plaster, glass and found metal debris on wood panel. Plein air drawings of architectural forms and construction sites. / Pinturas abstractas al óleo y collages de técnica mixta en base de madera utilizando cemento, yeso, vidrio y metal desechado.

Open Studio - Patricio ArzenPatricio Arzen
73 Ellwood St (at W 196th St), Apt 6C, New York, NY 10040
I will show the series called “The Myth of Androgynous” based on the book “Banquet of Plato.” This work will culminate during the Open Studios days with live painting for attendees. The series features large format works. / Presentaré la serie llamada “El Mito de Androgino”, basada en el libro “El Gran Banquete de Platon”. Esta obra en desarrollo se culminará en los días del Estudios Abiertos con pintura en vivo para los asistentes. La serie cuenta con obras de gran formato.

Open Studio - Franck de las MercedesFranck de las Mercedes
330 Wadsworth Ave (at W 190th St), Suite 3G, New York, NY 10040
Painting, conceptual art. New work, work in progress and 10-year anniversary of The Priority Boxes Art Project #PeaceBoxes ( / Pinturas y arte conceptual. Mostrará nuevas obras y obras en curso.

Open Studio - Meena AlexanderMeena Alexander*
Cornerstone Studios, 178 Bennett Ave (at W 189th St), 3rd Fl, Studio D, New York, NY 10040
Award-winning author and scholar. Her new book of poetry, Atmospheric Embroidery, was published in 2015 by Hachette India. Her volumes of poetry include Atmospheric Embroidery, Birthplace with Buried Stones, Illiterate Heart (winner of the PEN Open Book Award), Raw Silk and Quickly Changing River / Poesía y prosa de una galardonada escritora y académica.

Open Studio - Paul BirbilPaul Birbil*
Cornerstone Studios, 178 Bennett Ave (at W 189th St), 3rd Fl, New York, NY 10040
Symbolic realist oil paintings. / Pinturas al óleo realistas y simbólicas.
Open Studio - Critical Point TheatreCritical Point Theatre*
Cornerstone Studios, 178 Bennett Ave (at W 189th St), 3rd Fl, New York, NY 10040
Presentation of a small excerpt of a new show called <ph><f>reaking, an interactive exhibition and discussion about the expectations of masculinity in the hacking movement. / Presentación de un pequeño extracto de un nuevo show llamado <ph><f>reaking, una exposición interactiva y discusión acerca de las expectativas de la masculinidad en el movimiento de hacking.

Open Studio - Katte GenetaKatte Geneta*
Cornerstone Studios, 178 Bennett Ave (at W 189th St), 3rd Fl, Studio A, New York, NY 10040
Paintings and drawings that evoke nature, meditations on landscape and memory. / Pinturas y dibujos que evocan la naturaleza, meditaciones sobre el paisaje y la memoria.

Exhibition - Nick GolebiewskiNick Golebiewski*
Cornerstone Studios, 178 Bennett Ave (at W 189th St), 3rd Fl, New York, NY 10040
New work from his series “Inwood Drawings” of photographed inked drawings of historic sites and public parks in and around Inwood. / Nuevas obras de su serie “Dibujos de Inwood”.

Open Studio - Jeff HoppaJeff Hoppa*
Cornerstone Studios, 178 Bennett Ave (at W 189th St), 3rd Fl, Studio E, New York, NY 10040
Paintings and works on paper. Jeff Hoppa is the founder and Director of Cornerstone Studios, a new non-profit artists’ studio space at Our Saviour’s Atonement Lutheran Church. / Pinturas y obras en papel.

Open Studio - Stephen BeveridgeStephen Beveridge
4395 Broadway (b/w W 187th and W 189th streets), Apt 6E, New York, NY 10040
Painting, mixed media, digital video, and virtual 3D; and singing-songwriting. Snacks, music, art and fellowship in a light, airy atmosphere. Join us for fun and conversation. Internationally exhibited Scottish-born artist with more than 100 exhibitions of his art. / Pinturas, técnicas mixtas, vídeo digital y 3D virtual; también soy cantautor.

Open Studio - AnaMelissa CarrionAnaMelissa Carrion
55 Overlook Terrace (at W 187th St), Apt 1E, New York, NY 10033
Oil paintings, acrylics, water color, pencil, charcoal, mixed media and several body cast and bosom sculptures made for Breast cancer awareness. My home is a large live-in art studio with a special area dedicated for students. I also display art along the windows for the neighborhood throughout the week, which many seem to enjoy. / Pinturas al óleo, acrílicos, acuarelas, lápiz, carboncillo, técnica mixta y varias esculturas, inclusive bustos hechos para la concienciación del cáncer de mama. Mi casa es un gran estudio de arte en vivo con un área especial dedicada a estudiantes. También muestro mi arte en las ventanas para el disfrute de la comunidad.

Open Studio - Robert HillsRobert Hills
120 Bennett Ave (b/w W 186th and W 187th streets), Apt 6E, New York, NY 10033
Painting, installation, conceptual art. Work in progress. Excerpts from the show “Software of the Imagination.” / Pinturas, instalaciones y arte conceptual.

Exhibition - Michal Nachmany - Journey from the Land of Milk and Honey IIMichal Nachmany
Hebrew Tabernacle, Gold Wing, 551 Ft Washington Ave (at W 185th St), New York, NY 10033
Collages with many layers, textures and techniques, using printmaking, acrylic painting and drawing to help the community learn more about the history of Israel, using her awareness and memories of the past as a foundation of the present. Take a peek into the Sanctuary of the Hebrew Tabernacle with its stained-glass windows. / Collages con muchas capas, texturas y técnicas, utilizando el grabado, la pintura acrílica y el dibujo para ayudar a la comunidad a aprender más acerca de la historia de Israel. Aproveche para contemplar el vitral del Hebrew Tabernacle.

Open Studio - HVG Artists CollectiveHVG Artists Collective
The Lounge at Hudson View Gardens, 116 Pinehurst Ave (at W 183rd St), New York, NY 10033
The HVG Artists Collective will be exhibiting the work and sharing the process of 10 artists: painters, printmakers, ceramic artists, and photographers. / HVG Artists Collective exhibirá obras de 10 artistas—pintores, grabadores, ceramistas y fotógrafos—y su proceso de trabajo.

Open Studio - Tony SerioTony Serio
910 Riverside Drive (b/w W 161st and W 162nd streets), #5A, New York, NY 10032
Paintings of Hudson River landscape views and idyllic scenes that respond to a certain time of day and season. / Pinturas de paisajes del Río Hudson y escenas idílicas de gente reuniéndose a lo largo de las orillas del río.

Exhibition - Andrea Arroyo - Women of the MansionAndrea Arroyo
Morris-Jumel Mansion, 65 Jumel Terrace (b/w W 160th and W 162nd streets), New York, NY 10032
As part of Andrea Arroyo’s Artist Residency and outdoor exhibition “Boundless” at the Morris-Jumel Mansion, the artist will present large-scale installations, as well as drawings, paintings and artist’s books. Andrea Arroyo’s work connects historical and contemporary women’s issues. / La artista presentará instalaciones a gran escala, dibujos, pinturas y libros de artista. Sus obras conectan cuestiones históricas y contemporáneas de la mujer.

Open Studio - Jose BaezJosé Báez
550 W 157th St (at Broadway), #61, New York, NY 10032
Paintings that use found materials from New York’s boroughs, creating vibrant and bold compositions of heavily layered collage representing the landscape of the city. Visitors will have the chance to preview my 2016 works, documenting the complex identity of Puerto Ricans growing up in New York. / Obras que usan materiales encontrados, composiciones vibrantes y audaces de collage en capas que representan el paisaje de la ciudad. Los visitantes tendrán la oportunidad de ver mis trabajos de 2016, que documenta la compleja identidad de los puertorriqueños que se criaron en Nueva York.