Telling Stories, One Sidewalk Crack at a Time

by Mary Alice Franklin, ArtsNews Editor Haifa Bint-Kadi (photo courtesy of the artist) Haifa Bint-Kadi (photo courtesy of the artist) When Habirshaw Park became filled with litter during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Yonkers community gathered together to clean it. Artist Haifa Bint-Kadi was among them. “I wanted to be a part of that,” she said. ... Read More »

Return of the Sturgeon

by Kathleen Reckling, Deputy Director of Public Programs, ArtsWestchester "Leaping Sturgeon" by Wendy Klemperer (photo credit: Margaret Fox) "Leaping Sturgeon" by Wendy Klemperer (photo credit: Margaret Fox) Wendy Klemperer was on her way out to sea when she got the phone call. She had been awarded a commission for one of the 10 works of ... Read More »

Tackling a Tangled Web of Legal Issues for Artists

Andrea Sobolewski Julie Hopkins Jana Farmer A professional artist’s work doesn’t just end when their artwork is complete. There’s the business end of things, too. Then there are the many legal issues regarding their artwork. Over the past several years, ArtsWestchester has hosted professional development workshops regarding legal issues for artists, which are voluntarily organized ... Read More »