Exhibition: TokoNoMAA – Stories of Home in the Heights 2014

TokoNoMAA: Stories of Home in the Heights is a NoMAA–MoMA multidisciplinary project that features an installation based on the concept of the “tokonoma,” the focal pooint in the Japanese home, where a simple but beautiful object or scroll is placed for contemplation. Dates: 8 March – 30 April 2014. Opening reception: 8 March 2014, 12–1 p.m. EST.

TokoNoMAA: Stories of Home in the HeightsTokoNoMAA: Stories of Home in the Heights is a NoMAA–MoMA multidisciplinary project that features an installation based on the concept of the “tokonoma,” the focal pooint in the Japanese home, where a simple but beautiful object or scroll is placed for contemplation. Using scrolls, the artists interpret various meanings of “home” through photography, painting, drawing and sculpture.

Location: The Hebrew Tabernacle’s Armin and Estelle Gold Wing Gallery, 551 Fort Washington Avenue, New York, NY 10033

Dates: 8 March – 30 April 2014

Opening reception: Saturday 8 March 2014, 12–1 p.m. EST, following Sabbath services

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Opportunity: Barrier Beautification Program, Spring 2014

The NYC DOT Art Program invites emerging and established artists and graphic designers to submit proposals for the spring 2014 Barrier Beautification open call to beautify barrier sites in all five boroughs with colorful murals. Postmark deadline: Friday 7 March 2014.

The NYC DOT Art Program invites emerging and established artists and graphic designers to submit proposals for the spring 2014 Barrier Beautification open call to beautify barrier sites in all five boroughs with colorful murals. Over the past few years, DOT and New York Cares have produced 25 temporary murals on barrier sites around the City.

Selected artists receive a design honorarium of $2,000 and a materials fee of $500 to cover costs to produce stencils. In addition, the agency, in partnership with NY Cares, provides supplies to paint the murals onto the barriers.

All proposals must include the Barrier Beautification application form, 1 conceptual design, 3 images of past work and an artist resume. See the complete submissions guidelines.

Postmark deadline: Friday 7 March 2014

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Opportunity: Assistant for the Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company

Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company, a vibrant and respected Washington-Heights-based performing and teaching company, is looking to meet a highly motivated individual with a range of skills to assist the Director and the Company in preparation for our upcoming spring season.

Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company, a vibrant and respected Washington-Heights-based performing and teaching company, is looking to meet a highly motivated individual with a range of skills to assist the Director and the Company in preparation for our upcoming spring season. Working for the Company provides one with a view into the myriad tasks involved in running a nonprofit. Responsibilities include assisting in production-related tasks. The position’s schedule has flexible hours of approximately 10–15 per week. The position is an unpaid one preliminarily, with a stipend upon continued work.

Send an email to Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company for more information and to apply!

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NoMAA Gallery: Women in the Heights – Reflections on Creating

In celebration of Women’s History Month, NoMAA presents Women in the Heights – Reflections on Creating, an exhibition displaying works by 25 women artists residing in Washington Heights, Inwood, El Barrio and Harlem. Dates: 5 March – 9 April 2014. Opening reception: 5 March. Artist talk: 19 March.

Women in the Heights – Reflections on Creating
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In celebration of Women’s History Month, NoMAA presents Women in the Heights – Reflections on Creating, an exhibition displaying works by 25 women artists residing in Washington Heights, Inwood, El Barrio and Harlem, curated by Andrea Arroyo.

Location: NoMAA Gallery, 178 Bennett Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10040

Dates: 5 March – 9 April 2014

Gallery hours: Mon–Fri, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., or by appointment (call +1 212 568-4396). The gallery will be open on Saturday 8 March, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., coinciding with International Women’s Day.

Opening reception: 5 March 2014, 6–8 p.m.

Artist talk: 19 March, 6:30 p.m. Extended gallery hours until 9 p.m.

Artists: Margaret Day, Kathleen Granados, Antonia Guerrero, Risa Hirsch Ehrlich, Samantha Holmes, Varese Layzer, Michelle Melo, Elaine Mokhtefi, Michelle Orsi Gordon, Nancy Palubniak, Sky Pape, Nancy Rakoczy, Danielle Rocio, Katrin Roos, Sarah Rowe, Adesina Sanchez, Diana Schmertz, Uraline Septembre Hager, Laura Shapiro, Ashli Sisk, Renata Stein, Rachel Sydlowski, Lisa Turngren, Marianne van den Bergh and Sandra Vergara.

Photos from the opening reception

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