A Day at Work on the Murals

Follow our new Visual Design Instructor Al on a journey through the evolution of this mural piece for Futureworlds! Lily and Kego created amazing flowers  and patterns for the sides!!  Ronnie created the galaxy clouds and stars  We talked about influential artists such as  Yayoi Kusama and Jean Michel Basquait We added a Sun and…

Youth work at the Aborn Gallery

In The Aborn Gallery!Revolution Garden | AS220 Youth VisualsFeaturing work by:RJay Banks, Chase Smith + M3TRO,-Kego, Ruby Lopez, Efrel Solares + Ganghis Kahn,Paloma Lombardi-Ortiz, Allam, & Nadya Sotski To quote Kego, “Someone once told me that I deserve the world, and so, I am creating it.”Revolution Garden centers the growth and expansion of 9 young…

Investigating Nick Cave with guest artist Dana Helwick

Last week, Visual + Media Arts and Performing Arts joined to meet Dana Helwick from Art21 and The Glitter Goddess Collective. Dana is a visual and performance artist, educator, and coordinator for the Art21 Educators Program.  Our teaching artists have worked with Glitter Goddess and Art21 content over the last couple of years, using contemporary…

Visual + Media Arts Blog: Portraiture

These two weeks are critical in re-inspiring us to continue our self-identity and -exploration work. Coming off of our FutureWorlds conversations on the monetization of Black people, in the Fall session, we learned a lot about ourselves and how important self-love and care is. We used portraiture, which is a form of art that was not always…