In December, five galleries (one in each borough) will be hosting exhibits. They include:
Rush Arts Gallery + Resource Center in Manhattan
Bill Hodges Gallery in Manhattan
Art at Bay in Staten Island
Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos in the Bronx
Like the Spice in Brooklyn
Crossing Art in Queens
Curate NYC is the brainchild of Brian Tate and Danny Simmons.
About Curate NYC
New York City is a global arts center, but maintaining that status means cultivating the city's creative talent.
To advance the cause, the New York City Economic Development Corporation and Full Spectrum Experience, Inc. bring you the Second Annual Curate NYC – a showcase for New York City visual artists.
Curate NYC is a juried exhibition and online platform that exists to heighten exposure and opportunities for New York City visual artists. The project also helps promote New York City’s image as a vital cultural hub.
Last year, Curate NYC attracted 1,190 entries in three weeks. All entries were reviewed by a panel of judges, and 150 works were reproduced for exhibition as 11x6” postcards. The opening, held at Rush Arts Gallery + Resource Center in Chelsea, was hosted by NYC Deputy Mayor Robert Steel, NYCEDC president Seth Pinsky, and entertainment/business mogul Russell Simmons.
The website also generated 600,000 hits in three weeks, and positive news in The Huffington Post, The New York Times, The L Magazine, and on The Brian Lehrer Show.
In 2011, Curate NYC will again exhibit postcard reproductions of the top 150 entries selected by our Panel of Judges. We will also feature more entries per artist, and online sales of their work. Guest curators will organize online shows, while live exhibitions will be held at five galleries, one per borough, featuring actual works by Curate NYC artists.