This year, NoMAA had 69 submissions! Congratulations to the winners.
FIRST PLACE WINNER: Liz Roberts has background in fine art with an MFA in painting from Temple University, and worked as a graphic designer at daily newspapers for over a decade. Liz has lived and had her studio in Washington Heights for the last 21 years, painting with gouache and also with pixels.
SECOND PLACE: Alexis Agliano Sanborn is an artist based in Washington Heights. She works primarily in watercolors, pen & ink and specializes in illustration. Since 2016, Alexis has been working to produce a documentary about food education in Japan.
THIRD PLACE: Ashanti N. Muñiz is a Dominican-American writer from Washington Heights who graduated with a Bachelors in Graphic Design and Creative Writing. Many of her works combine her love for word play with typography & can be found at createshanti.com
Uptown Arts Stroll To Showcase Local Artists For 16th Year
This year’s month-long arts festival will kick off May 30 with a celebration at the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art and Storytelling.