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Uptown ArtStroll 2017 Closing Celebration

We invite you to the closing of the 15th Uptown ArtStroll, with performances by Harlem School of the Arts Dance Ensemble and Yancy Garcia singing “I’m Here” from The Color Purple and her original song “Ain’t Nobody,” winner of the 2017 National Young Arts New York competition, accompanied by Sean Powell on piano and Christian Smith on drums.

Free and open to the public. At the Harlem School of the Arts, 645 St. Nicholas Ave. (at W. 141st St.)

 (This venue is accessible.)


PLEASE REGISTER FOR BOTH DAYS. In order to get the full benefit of the workshops we are asking all artists to attend both days. A picture is worth a thousand words: what will yours be? Join us in this two-day artist workshop: Explore your Photographic Voice: Portfolio Review, conducted by renowned artist Fabiola Jean-Louis, and Tone Taghon, owner of Uptown Printing Studio and Color Expert. The workshop is ideal for all artists, from beginner to advanced, who want to grow, express and explore new ways to see their art.

Day 1: Tuesday, June 13, 2017, Artists will gain new insight into their work style, fine tune camera skills, learn about studio and natural lighting techniques, and strengthen how to articulate ideas. We will talk about the importance of logo design and how to creatively and effectively use social media tools to brand and market your work and self. Artist will have two weeks between workshops to create an artist statement and portfolio.

Day 2: Tuesday, June 27, 2017, Artists will share statements and portfolios for review and feedback. The goal is to create a strong and concise artist statement and have the tools to build a visually compelling artist portfolio.

NoMaa’s Night at the Museum: Bookmaking & Cynotype Drop-in Workshop at Morris-Jumel Mansion

The Mansion will be open late as part of NoMaa’s Night at the Museum. Learn bookmaking and cynotyping from the artists of Infinite Archive. This kid-friendly workshop is designed to be fun and educational for everyone, from beginners to those with previous bookmaking experience. Participants will learn some of the same techniques used by artists from the current exhibition Infinite Archive. The artists will guide participants step by step through various techniques including accordion, long stitch and stab binding. In addition, participants will be encouraged to add to their books with collage, drawing, and painting.

Drop in anytime during the workshop, select a method of binding and take home a handmade book.