Posts Tagged ‘Andrea Arroyo’

Go Fund Me Spotlight: Unnatural Election Art Project

Go Fund Me Spotlight: Unnatural Election Art Project

ABOUT THE PROJECT: “Unnatural Election” is an art project that gathers creative responses from around the world. The project was launched on November 9th, 2016, amidst the shock and heartache of the election results. A Word From Andrea Arroyo I have been doing this because I truly believe that art can change the world. I […]


Uptown Tonight: Women in the Heights – Disruption Opening Reception

Uptown Tonight: Women in the Heights – Disruption Opening Reception

In celebration of Women’s History Month, NoMAA in partnership with Broadway Housing Communities and the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art and Storytelling present the exhibition “Women in the Heights – Disruption,” featuring the work of 28 women artists of Uptown Manhattan. Curated by Andrea Arroyo. Location: Rio II Gallery, 583 Riverside Dr (at 135th […]


Express Purpose | Manhattan Times

Express Purpose | Manhattan Times

“Artists are very useful for these times” Story by Sherry Mazzocchi The evening before Trump took office, artists unveiled a complex response to his election. Conceived and curated by Washington Heights artist Andrea Arroyo, “Unnatural Election: Artists Respond to the 2016 Presidential Election,” is a broad reaction to what many considered unthinkable—Donald Trump winning the […]


UPinion: Forever Forward | Girl Mob

UPinion: Forever Forward | Girl Mob

BY Frankie Reese (@_wonderfrankie) This particular article was headed in a very different direction, and prior to the election last Tuesday, I thought our country was too. I am absolutely devastated by the reality that Donald J. Trump is our future president. If an asteroid were hurdling towards the earth at this very moment I, […]


UPinion: Another gray 9/11*

UPinion: Another gray 9/11*

By Elga Castro Ramos For Elena, with all my hopes and wishes that you grow up in a better country Sixteen years ago I moved to New York, not as an economic migrant nor as a political exile, but as a student. The years went by and I stayed. I am from the 9/11 generation, […]


Comeback, catharsis, continuance | Manhattan Times

Comeback, catharsis, continuance | Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi It was supposed to be a celebration. There were friends, flan and champagne. But by 10 p.m. on Election Night, the mood shifted.  Friends said goodbye. The champagne was left unopened. The election results left artist Andrea Arroyo utterly devastated. She and her husband Felipe Galindo are both from Mexico. They were concerned […]


06/19/16: Live Jazz – Live Art Experience @ The Morris Jumel Mansion

06/19/16: Live Jazz - Live Art Experience @ The Morris Jumel Mansion

How does a Live Jazz and Live Art experience  sound? Awesome right. Well it get’s better. The event will be a one-a-kind pairing of master artist Andrea Arroyo with Uptown icon and musician, actress and playwright, Ms. Marjorie Eliot. The event is taking place at the venerable Morris Jumel Mansion on Sunday, June 19th at […]


9/25/2015: Tribute to the Disappeared Opening Reception @ Shabazz Center

9/25/2015: Tribute to the Disappeared Opening Reception @ Shabazz Center

“Tribute to the Disappeared” Exhibition Curated by Andrea Arroyo Opening Reception: Friday, September 25, 2015 6 to 9pm Exhibition on view: September 25-October 16, 2015 The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center 3940 Broadway (@165th Street) Free and open to the public New York, NY September 15, 2015– Artist Andrea Arroyo […]


Impermanent and precious in the park | Manhattan Times

Impermanent and precious in the park | Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi Mysterious signs beckon visitors deeper and deeper in to a glittering forest. A bearded man talks with a hunchback dolphin. Goddesses float in trees. Nature has transformed into a gallery. The third annual Ephemeral Arts Project is on display at Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove this June. Part of the Northern […]


1/30/14: Memories Interlaced Closing Reception @ The Shabazz Center

1/30/14: Memories Interlaced Closing Reception @ The Shabazz Center

Andrea Arroyo “Memories Interlaced” Closing Reception: THURSDAY, JANUARY 30TH, 6-8pm. The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial Center 3940 Broadway, New York, NY 10032 (@ 165th St. Train A,C,1 to 168th St.) Free and open to the public. Event website: http://theshabazzcenter.net/event/memories_interlaced_closing_reception.html (Rsvp appreciated but not required).


11/22/13: Andrea Arroyo’s “Memories Interlaced” @ The Shabazz Center

11/22/13: Andrea Arroyo's "Memories Interlaced" @ The Shabazz Center

“Andrea Arroyo’s exhibit marries the elegant historical venue with bright contemporary art. The female-centered works are placed amid the striking plaster garlands, cherubs, and marbleized columns of the restored Audubon Ballroom – the Thomas Lamb classic built in 1912 and was the site of the assassination of Malcolm X in 1965. “Arroyo uses garments collected […]


Uptown Tonight: Common Grounds Art Exhibit Opening Reception @ El Taller Americano

Uptown Tonight: Common Grounds Art Exhibit Opening Reception @ El Taller Americano

The Grady Alexis Gallery at El Taller Latino Americano (2710 Broadway) is pleased to present “COMMON GROUNDS – Coffee inspired art from around the world” an exhibition of traditional and contemporary art created by artists from Colombia, Guatemala, Dominican Republic, Germany, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela and the US. Showcasing a remarkable collection of artworks, this exhibition […]


Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance highlights ‘celebrations’ in 4th annual ‘Women in the Heights’ exhibition | NY Daily News

Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance highlights 'celebrations' in 4th annual 'Women in the Heights' exhibition | NY Daily News

Exhibit, on display through April 18 at NoMAA, features 26 uptown artists in celebration of Women’s History Month By Jheanel Walters / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS An impressive array of unique and colorful artworks from 26 women artists in Washington Heights and Inwood is now on display at the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance. Now in […]


Mexican Artists Exhibit Works at New York’s Oldest Mansion | Latin American Herald Tribune

Mexican Artists Exhibit Works at New York’s Oldest Mansion | Latin American Herald Tribune

By Ruth E. Hernandez Beltran NEW YORK – Prizewinning artists Andrea Arroyo and Felipe Galindo have “Mexicanized” the oldest mansion in New York with their exhibitions, in which she pays tribute to womankind and he with his drawings creates an imaginary visit by George Washington to Manhattan’s Washington Heights section, home to the largest Dominican […]


Harlem artist mounts an exhibit in Morris-Jumel Mansion uptown, where George Washington slept | NY Daily News

Harlem artist mounts an exhibit in Morris-Jumel Mansion uptown, where George Washington slept | NY Daily News

BY Clem Richardson Artist Andrea Arroyo unveils ‘Women Unbound’ in the historic Washington Heights mansion, used as a headquarters by Washington during the Revolutionary War. Andrea Arroyo was rummaging through the Morris-Jumel Mansion attic and came across a bit of brass bearing the following inscription: “A Madame EB Jumel, Paris, 1815, Napoleon.” “Napoleon” is, of […]


Art Double Header @ The Morris-Jumel Mansion

Art Double Header @ The Morris-Jumel Mansion

“Women Unbound”  Inspired by the inhabitants, cultural history, art and artifacts of the Morris-Jumel Mansion, artist Andrea Arroyo created original works integrated with the historical objects and furniture in the Museum’s collection. These works create a conversation between the past and the present, and allow for connections to be created between the female experience of Mary […]


NoMAA’s ‘Women in the Heights’ show puts vibrancy of Northern Manhattan’s burgeoning arts scene on display | NY Daily News

NoMAA's 'Women in the Heights' show puts vibrancy of Northern Manhattan's burgeoning arts scene on display | NY Daily News

By Bruce Diamond AND Max Sass / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Andrea Arroyo gravitated to the East Village when she moved to New York City to pursue a career as an artist, nearly 25 years ago. As she became an established painter, she moved north to the upper West Side and, four years ago, to […]


The Uptown Collective Presents The Weekend

The Uptown Collective Presents The Weekend

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) This is going to be action packed weekend so let’s save the niceties and get right to it. First off tonight is the opening reception for Andrea Arroyo’s Femenina exhibit. Andrea was the curator for the last 2 exhibits at NoMAA (178 Bennett Ave), Northern Manhattan as Muse and Women in […]


Andrea Arroyo’s Femenina Opening Reception March 23rd

Andrea Arroyo's Femenina Opening Reception March 23rd

In celebration of Women’s History Month, renowned artist Andrea Arroyo presents the exhibit “Femenina,” featuring works that celebrate women’s strength and courage and honor the female body. While commemorating the lives and stories of extraordinary historical figures (e.g. Malinche-Mexico, Cleopatra-Egypt,) Arroyo also celebrates the role of women in contemporary society, and seeks to bring attention […]


Azucarera Gallery – Dia De Los Muertos Art Exhibit

Azucarera Gallery - Dia De Los Muertos Art Exhibit

Photography by Art By Dj Boy (@ArtByDjBoy)


NoMAA’s Technical Assistance Institute Marketing Panel – The Recap

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography by Art By Dj Boy (@ArtByDjBoy) I had the privilege of moderating a panel on marketing for artists at the Shabazz Center this past weekend as part of NoMAA’s Technical Assistance Institute. The illustrious panel included new media artist Hector Canonge, visual artist Andrea Arroyo, the artistic director for Underworld […]

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