Collaborations Reclaim a Sense of Community

by Mary Alice Franklin, ArtsNews Editor Artists Katharine Dufault and Anki King collaborated on the USPS Art Project. The artwork was created by Dufault. (images courtesy of Katharine Dufault) Artists Katharine Dufault and Anki King collaborated on the USPS Art Project. (images courtesy of Katharine Dufault) Many artists thrive in shared creative spaces – but ... Read More »

American Jazz with a Global Beat

The Amir ElSaffar Quintet (photo credit: Adam Kissick) The Amir ElSaffar Quintet (photo credit: Adam Kissick) Jazz musicians Amir ElSaffar, Pablo Mayor and Samuel "Jomion" Gnonlonfoun, are each part of a growing cohort of composer/ musicians who are expanding jazz’s vocabulary through engagement with traditions alongside and outside of jazz. A live-streamed JazzFest White Plains ... Read More »

GET THAT COMMISSION! 4 Artist Tips for Responding to an RFP

by Kathleen Reckling, Deputy Director of Public Programs, ArtsWestchester Artist Daniel Carello as he worked on his mural in downtown White Plains Artist Jana Liptak as she worked on her mural in downtown White Plains Public art is on the rise in Westchester, in New York State, and beyond. And a national trend suggests more opportunities ... Read More »