New Public Art Exhibition Announced in The Bronx at Bedford Park

New Public Art Exhibition Announced in The Bronx at Bedford Park

ArtBridge, in partnership with NYC nonprofit reasonably priced housing developer CAMBA Housing Ventures, Inc. (CHV), has declared Bronx Communal Spaces, a community art exhibition featuring works by Bronx-centered artists Laura Alvarez, Blanka Amezkua, Trevon Blondet, Matthew Burcaw, Dennis RedMoon Darkeem, Carlos Wilfredo Encarnación, and James Martocci at CHV 202nd and 203rd Avenue – a sustainable, very affordable, and supportive housing improvement in the Bedford Park community for people, previously homeless homes, seniors, and veterans.

Centered on celebrating the shared areas that carry Bronxites with each other and enrich the regional neighborhood, Bronx Communal Spaces – made feasible with economical help from CHV – is element of City Canvas, an initiative of the NYC Office of Cultural Affairs that transforms the city’s short term protective structures into platforms for artwork pushed by collaboration in between community artists and communities.

“New York has a whole good deal of buildings, and transforming an cost-effective housing advancement like this into a system for community artists to exhibit their work in the Bronx is an amazing way to reflect the creativeness, power, and vitality of our metropolis in our crafted environment,” reported NYC Cultural Affairs Commissioner Laurie Cumbo. “Congratulations to ArtBridge and the taking part artists on the installation of Bronx Communal Spaces. The City is very pleased to lover on the Town Canvas initiative and offer possibilities like this for public artwork to engage and encourage New Yorkers in every single corner of our town. This is what cultural democracy looks like!”

“We are thrilled to collaborate with CHV to showcase the will work of seven talented Bronx artists. Our target is not only to beautify the City’s 300+ miles of design fencing – we want to showcase community artists, while discovering and celebrating themes and cultures that are precise to the community of each individual exhibition. With CHV’s aid, we ended up equipped to thrive in this mission,” explained Stephen Pierson, Govt Director of ArtBridge.

“Our ongoing partnership with ArtBridge to aspect community Bronx artwork on the building site for CHV 202nd and 203rd Road will add beauty and enliven the region as we function to provide much-wanted cost-effective and supportive housing to the local community,” Main Administrative Officer of CHV David A. Rowe additional, “we imagine a strong relationship to the community is essential for the achievement of our developments, and incorporating art from nearby artists provides to this connectivity.”