ArtPlace aides creation of ‘multi-media creatorspace,’ invests $8.7 million in community development projects

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Part of Al-Bustan’s (DIS)PLACED: Philadelphia project, acclaimed street artist eL Seed to create mural in West Philly

https://twitter.com/StreetsDept/status/927629920267915265/photo/1 Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture and Mural Arts Philadelphia recently announced a collaboration with internationally acclaimed street artist el Seed, welcoming his unique combination of intricately layered calligraphy and “street graffiti” to the City of Philadelphia. Taking inspiration from Al-Bustan’s ongoing (DIS)PLACED: Philadelphia initiative, which explores themes of identity and displacement across the city’s diverse neighborhoods, eL Seed will take one week to … Continue reading Part of Al-Bustan’s (DIS)PLACED: Philadelphia project, acclaimed street artist eL Seed to create mural in West Philly

Jersey City gallery welcomes the public to experience art ‘THROUGH THE EYES OF AN ARTIST’

https://www.facebook.com/ParetiMobileWalls/videos/10155027732618837/ Jersey City’s Panepinto Galleries recently opened its latest exhibit “THROUGH THE EYES OF AN ARTIST,” featuring the works of 56 artists from Jersey City, Hoboken, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Staten Island and the Bronx. Presented in collaboration with real estate investment company Spear Street Capital, highlights of this must-see exhibition include the the delicate detailed drawings of Dina Brodsky, hard-lined … Continue reading Jersey City gallery welcomes the public to experience art ‘THROUGH THE EYES OF AN ARTIST’

Community campaign offers Camden residents connections to events, programming

New Jersey and Cooper’s Ferry Partnership, a non-profit corporation dedicated to planning and implementing high-quality urban redevelopment projects, Connect the Lotsengages residents by creating safe hubs of activity and quality programming in city public spaces and corridors. “This year’s line-up of dynamic programming is designed for people of all ages,” said Mayor Dana Redd. “By … Continue reading Community campaign offers Camden residents connections to events, programming

American artist’s compelling, revolutionary art embraced by the world

"Ayana's work is revolutionary in that it forces all of us to confront the images of African women, through her own image, by making compelling historical and contemporary photographs that are accessible to identify with," Lorna K. Johnson said. The principal of Global Linkages, Inc, and former director of the United Way International Africa and … Continue reading American artist’s compelling, revolutionary art embraced by the world