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Matthew Burcaw has lived in the Bronx for the past 20 years and in that time he has become part of the Bronx arts community. He is an arts educator in numerous schools and institutions and is currently working at two Senior Centers teaching ceramics,...

Bronx born Trevon Blondet is a visual storyteller who has worked on long term projects in the Bronx, Puerto Rico, Spain, and Switzerland. In 2013, he began photographing his neighborhood, noticing its changing face. He joined other Bronx photographers in documenting Jerome Avenue as it...

Xenobia Bailey is a fiber artist and cultural activist who, through crochet and needlework, transforms trauma into a productive creative energy of Black Joy, and alchemizes history and disinvestment into representations of presence and future for the African-American community. She is influenced by the thrift...

Kiki Bencosme is a Dominican-American interdisciplinary artist from Jamaica, Queens. Her work poses questions to prompt social progress. Emerging from generational poverty, she creates socio-political sculptures, installations, and illustrations that arise from her own experiences and confront issues like housing insecurity, gender-based oppression, and racism....

Gwendolyn Black is an award winning artist who started her career as a fashion illustrator. She later moved to fine arts, where she found her niche organizing and curating exhibitions and programs. Since 1991, she has been using her work to uplift the community, most...

  Ellie Balk is an artist obsessed with color, pattern, music, and mathematics. Through a process developed over years of working with community groups and high school students, she created systematic rules and uses mathematical concepts as the basis of her artwork and installations.Her role in the...

Hisham Akira Bharoocha is a multimedia artist based in Brooklyn, New York, working across various mediums including large-scale murals, paintings, drawings, collages, audio/visual installations, and performances. Bharoocha’s work touches on the intricacies of mental architecture and self-made symbolism. His fascination begins with how the mind...

Timothy Brineris an American artist living and working in Brooklyn. Briner has exhibited work in the US and internationally, and is a member of Piece of Cake (POC), a European and North American photography collective. Website: http://timothybriner.com Exhibitions: Another New York...

I am an artist dedicated to depicting the diversity of people. I believe there is beauty in everyone’s differences, and it should not only be tolerated but celebrated. I’m a textile designer by day and a sketchbook artist at night. My inspiration comes from commuters...

Maria Belford is a documentary photographer & filmmaker from Brooklyn, New York. Her photographs have been exhibited in galleries and cultural institutions around the country, most recently at Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning in Queens and Viridian Artists in Chelsea, New York. She has...