ArtsWestchester Press Releases

Artist Eto Otitigbe Wins Commission for Monumental Sculpture Honoring Rapper Heavy D and Mount Vernon’s Hip-Hop History

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Ernie Garcia Thompson & Bender 914-762-1900 [email protected] Artist Eto Otitigbe Wins Commission for Monumental Sculpture Honoring Rapper Heavy D and Mount Vernon’s Hip-Hop History Sept. 22, 2020 (ArtsWestchester) White Plains, NY – – New York artist Eto Otitigbe has won a commission for a significant sculpture in Mount Vernon that celebrates … Read More »

PRESS RELEASE RoCA / Rockland Center for the Arts 27 South Greenbush Rd, West Nyack, NY 10994 845 358 0877,  www.rocklandartcenter.org Contact: Barbara Galazzo [email protected],  mobile 914-815-3133 For immediate release: (West Nyack, NY September 2020) THE WEB an installation by Cristina Biaggi  | The Catherine Konner Sculpture Park on view September 10 through November 15, 2020. Meet … Read More »

New Outdoor Art Welcomes Community Back to Ridge Hill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Christina Rae Buzz Creators, Inc. [email protected] 914-358-5080 New Outdoor Art Welcomes Community Back to Ridge Hill Public Art Installations feature artwork by Two Westchester Artists YONKERS (August 18, 2020) — With brick and mortar retail in the Hudson Valley and the State’s museums and galleries slowly re-emerging from their pandemic-induced dormancy, … Read More »

Ten Striking Art Commissions by New York Artists Turn a Bridge into a Major Public Art Destination

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Josefa Paganuzzi Thompson & Bender 914-762-1900 [email protected] Ten Striking Art Commissions by New York Artists Turn a Bridge into a Major Public Art Destination WHITE PLAINS (June 17, 2020) —Spectacular artwork by eight New York State artists is featured on the shared bicycle and pedestrian path that opened this week … Read More »

First Seven Artists Awarded Grants by ArtsWestchester to Aid Local Musicians and Artists in Response to COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Media Contact: Josefa Paganuzzi Thompson & Bender 914-762-1900 [email protected] First Seven Artists Awarded Grants by ArtsWestchester to Aid Local Musicians and Artists in Response to COVID-19 WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (June 1, 2020) – The first round of artists to receive grants in the ArtsWestchester Artist Relief Campaign have been selected. The … Read More »

ArtsWestchester 2020 Arts Award Celebration Goes Virtual

Contact: Josefa Paganuzzi Thompson & Bender 914-762-1900 [email protected] ArtsWestchester 2020 Arts Award Celebration Goes Virtual Honorees to Take Part in Virtual Award Ceremony June 30 That Spotlights Individuals and Organizations Who Have Enriched the Cultural Life of Westchester County WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (May 31, 2020) – ArtsWestchester is moving forward with its annual Arts Awards … Read More »

NEW YORK CITY ART FOUNDATIONS TO GIVE $1,250,000 IN AID TO TRI-STATE AREA NON-SALARIED WORKERS IN THE VISUAL ARTS

NEW YORK CITY ART FOUNDATIONS TO GIVE $1,250,000 IN AID TO TRI-STATE AREA NON-SALARIED WORKERS IN THE VISUAL ARTS Emergency Relief Program, Administered by New York Foundation for the Arts, to Provide Grants of $2,000 to Cultural Workers Impacted by the COVID-19 Crisis New York, NY – The Willem de Kooning Foundation, the Helen Frankenthaler … Read More »

ArtsWestchester Launches Virtual Lawrence Salley 2020 Photography Award Exhibition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Josefa Paganuzzi Thompson & Bender 914-762-1900 [email protected]   ArtsWestchester Launches Virtual Lawrence Salley 2020 Photography Award Exhibition Featuring Artwork by Nine Contemporary Photographers On View Now: artsw.org/lsalley2020   WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (April 28, 2020) – ArtsWestchester and the African American Men of Westchester have launched the first-ever Lawrence Salley Photography Award 2020 … Read More »

Seven New York Artists Added to ArtsWestchester’s Teaching Artists Roster  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Media Contact: Josefa Paganuzzi Thompson & Bender 914-762-1900 [email protected]   Seven New York Artists Added to ArtsWestchester’s Teaching Artists Roster WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (March 17, 2020) – ArtsWestchester has added seven new artists to its Teaching Artist Roster. The Artist Roster includes over 80 artists from across the Tri-State area and serves … Read More »