Women in the Heights – Creating for Change

In celebration of Women’s History Month, NoMAA (Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance) in partnership with Broadway Housing Communities (BHC) and The Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling presents “Women in the Heights – Creating for Change”


In celebration of Women’s History Month, NoMAA (Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance) in partnership with Broadway Housing Communities (BHC) and The Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling presents
Women in the Heights - Creating for Change
Curated by Andrea Arroyo

March 8-29, 2019
Rio II Gallery
583 Riverside Drive (btw 135-136th St) Penthouse, NYC 10031

Gallery Hours: Monday – Friday 10am-5pm. Free and open to the public.

Presenting the works of: Nadema Agard Winyan Luta/Red Woman, Yael Ben-Zion, Leenda Bonilla, Susan Bresler, Lyndell Brookhouse-Gil, Cathleen Campbell, Lisbeth Checo, Rose Deler, Julann Gebbie, Wilhelmina Grant, Beth Green, C’naan Hamburger, Selina Hernandez, Josefina Hernandez, Jeanne Jalandoni, Julia Justo, Andrea Kornbluth, Lilia Levin, Alison Loeb, Elizabeth Lorris Ritter, Luciana Maiorana, Hye-Ryoung Min, Patricia Miranda, Rosa Naparstek, Nancy Rakoczy, Marcie Revens, Diana Schmertz, Elizabeth Starcevic, Yasuyo Tanaka and Joana Toro.

Opening: March 8, 6:30pm
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Artist Talk/Workshop & Closing March 29, 6:30pm
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Join the artists as they share their processes and visions followed by the workshop: How to use your art to create change” led by curator Andrea Arroyo. This session is appropriate for emerging and mid-career artists of all disciplines.

All work is for sale unless marked. Please contact the artists directly if you are interested in purchasing or learning more about their artwork.


Women in the Heights: Creating for Change – Closing / Artist Talk

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2019 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest WINNERS

This year, NoMAA had 69 submissions! Congratulations to the winners.

FIRST PLACE WINNER:
Liz Roberts

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

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

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

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