Susan Grossman's "Running Upriver"
Community Works, the Harlem Arts Alliance, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and Columbia University present artwork from Harlem in the exhibition " harlem is… Art" in the LeRoy Neiman Gallery in Dodge Hall. The exhibition is the premiere of a series that explores the rich legacy of art in Harlem and celebrates its visual artist traditions.
"Harlem is…Art" showcases the remarkable talents of emerging and established artists of the community in an eclectic range of styles from traditional to cutting edge. The 13 artists featured in this premiere rotating exhibition represent the diverse fabric of the communities of Harlem including: East Harlem, Washington Heights, Inwood and neighboring communities. Three artists from Lower Manhattan have been invited to participate to promote dialogue among Manhattan's diverse communities. The exhibit is free and open to the public and runs through August 10.
| Aleathia Brown's "Jubalee"|
On Tuesday, July 19, at 6 p.m., a reception will be held in the LeRoy Neiman Gallery for the artists, supporters, press and public.
Artists participating in the exhibition include: Aleathia Brown, Rodriguez Calero, Marcos Dimas, Mark Gagnon, Susan Grossman, Inge Hardison, M. Scott Johnson, Nina Olson, Ademola Olugebefola, Lynn Ruffins Cave, Reuben Sinha, Todd Stone and Grace Williams.
Community Works is a leading nonprofit arts education organization located in Harlem and Midtown Manhattan. Community Works serves 200,000 youth and community members a year through its major public art exhibitions, public events, multi-cultural performances and workshops.
|Rodriguez Calero's "Apartheid" |