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Art gallery to open at Empire Outlets, featuring works from local artists

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — An art gallery is set to launch this weekend at Empire Outlets in St. George.

The space, which had been a storefront for U.S. Polo, will host “Kin•etiꓘ” beginning Saturday. The exhibit consists of multi-medium works from local artists throughout the five boroughs and the tristate area.

“It is more important than ever to support the local artists that make New York City the incredible cultural destination that it is,” said Joseph Ferrara, principal at BFC Partners. “Empire Outlets is proud to provide a space for artists to showcase their tremendous work and thrilled to add to Staten Island’s rising art scene.”

Empire Outlets art gallery

A gallery, promoted for its inclusivity, is set to launch at Empire Outlets in St. George March 6, 2021. (Staten Island Advance/ Victoria Priola)

Kiara Williams, aka Keys La’Ché, a Staten Island resident and recent Fashion Institute of Technology graduate, curated the gallery. In

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Cedar Ridge High School seniors showcase their artwork at Margaret Lane Gallery

Six high school seniors are displaying their artwork that explores various social topics and historical art movements in an upcoming showcase at Margaret Lane Gallery in Hillsborough beginning Feb. 24.

The art show is a culmination of each student’s work in the International Baccalaureate program through Cedar Ridge High School.

The event is comprised of three shows: “Our Moments in Time,” “A Kaleidoscope of Emotions” and “The Shape of Life Through Color.” Each show lasts two weeks, with two students being featured in each showcase.  

The students each spent two years creating and compiling a portfolio that includes artwork and written rationales explaining their journey.

“I really want the public to not only appreciate the beauty of their work and their effort,” Lori Shepley, visual arts instructor at Cedar Ridge High School, said. “But also I want them to understand how much thinking goes into creating art and a product

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Westside Gunn Opening Buffalo Kids Art Gallery

(AllHipHop News) 

Westside Gunn is taking his love for fashion to a new level with his art gallery called Buffalo Kids.

The rapper, also known as “FlyGod,” is opening the boutique inside of Buffalo’s most popular mall, Walden Galleria.

“I’ve Always dreamt of my Flagship store and I worked so hard for this, even the mall said they never seen anything like this.. everything designed by myself and team, a place where celebrities will frequently fly in just to experience Buffalo Culture,” Westside Gunn revealed.


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The Griselda boss revealed his art gallery will sell his Fashion Rebel streetwear brand, in addition to unreleased collaborations he created with some well-known designers.

The store will

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Art Exhibition for Vian Borchert at NYC Phoenix Art Gallery

This post was contributed by a community member. The views expressed here are the author’s own.

For the month of February 2021, noted artist Vian Borchert has been invited to an Invitational Exhibition at the prestigious “NYC Phoenix Art” gallery. The month long online exhibition can be viewed at this link:

http://www.phoenix-gallery.com…

The prestigious “NYC Phoenix Art” gallery was founded in Manhattan in 1958 during the “Tenth Street” days. Early gallery exhibitors are renowned artists such as Elaine de Kooning and Alice Neel.

The artwork presented in artist Vian Borchert’s exhibition were done during quarantine and COVID-19 times. The paintings are reflective and nostalgic of a simpler time not so long ago pre-Covid. Moreover, the paintings illustrate a sense of identity of the artist along with her dreams and hopes. In describing her latest paintings Borchert states, “I am an expressionist artist, I consider all my work to

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