ArtsWestchester Press Releases

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 »

Artist Relief GoFundMe Campaign Established by ArtsWestchester to Aid Local Artists in Response to COVID-19 Crisis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Josefa Paganuzzi Thompson & Bender 914-762-1900 [email protected]   Artist Relief GoFundMe Campaign Established by ArtsWestchester to Aid Local Artists in Response to COVID-19 Crisis Grassroots Campaign Provides Immediate Financial Relief to Westchester Artists Adversely Affected by Pandemic-Related Loss of Work WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (April 14, 2020) – ArtsWestchester has launched … Read More »

Contact: Josefa Paganuzzi Thompson & Bender 914-762-1900 [email protected] ArtsWestchester Announces Seven Notable Honorees to Receive 2020 Arts Awards   April Luncheon Will Spotlight Individuals and Organizations Who Have Enriched the Cultural Life of the County WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (February 19, 2020) – ArtsWestchester today announced seven individuals and organizations who will be honored at its annual … Read More »

Governor Cuomo Announces Eight NYS Artists Selected for the Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge Public Art Program

For Immediate Release: 1/31/2020 GOVERNOR ANDREW M. CUOMO GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES EIGHT NEW YORK ARTISTS SELECTED FOR THE GOVERNOR MARIO M. CUOMO BRIDGE PUBLIC ART PROGRAM 10 Commissions To Be Installed Along Bridge’s Bicycle/Pedestrian Path Artwork includes Sculptures, Bike Racks and a Mural See Renderings Here Download Fact Sheet Here Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today … Read More »

ArtsWestchester Invites You to be Part of the Making of a Monumental Work of Public Art

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Josefa Paganuzzi Costello, Thompson & Bender (914) 762-1900; [email protected] ArtsWestchester Invites You to be Part of the Making of a Monumental Work of Public Art  More Than 20 Community Sewing Days Scheduled for People to Work with Artist Amanda Browder to Help Create “Metropolis Sunrise” White Plains, N.Y. (Winter 2020) … Read More »