SAT. FEB. 22, 2014
THE ART OF HAIR, COLLABORATIVE WORLDS
INSPIRED BY THE TRAVELS OF THE NOMAD BARBER
We are joining forces with artists, hairstylist, LUSH Cosmetics and the Non-Profit Project Art, who will create their vision of 'The Art of Hair' inspired by the travels of the Nomad Barber and produced by celebrity makeup artist Juliet Silva Yee, featuring Janette Beckman, Angela Cappetta, Gudrun Georges Lucien Shapiro, Jessica Pettway, Lazaro A., Veronica Ibarra, Peter Yip, Erica Vega, Biddy, Carla Silva, Danielle Johnson, Kerry Campbell, Sam Ali, Angelina Avallone, a hair installation created by celebrity hairstylist Michelle Johnson and works by the children from Project Art among others.
It will be a cohesive exploration of creativity in a non- traditional gallery setting, celebrating the universal importance of hair in art, fashion, beauty, ritual and culture, while combining mixed media experiential art installations, live performance and design, all while discovering a trade that dates back to 3500 B.C.
Event details are as follows:
VIP Press Preview: Friday, February 21st from 6pm - 9pm
Opening Reception: Saturday, February 22nd from 6pm - 9pm
195 Ave. C at E. 12th St.
FREEDOM & RESTORATION
Benefiting Mere Mist International
Benefit for Mere Mist International, a non- profit organization providing survivors of sex trafficking with the means to live independently and regain their freedom.
Produced and curated by: Juliet Silva Yee Hosted by Micah Jesse
Photos: Daniel Martinez, Wendy Ploger
HAVANA to NEW YORK
Aicon Gallery Exhibit/ Campaign Launch
Exhibit and Fundraiser for Cuban Artist Collective-Colectivo Arte Libre's Summer Exchange '13 in New York City. Pop-Up Art Event assisted in fundraising, media and pr; funds raised enabled us to fully underwrite the artistic cultural exchange of four artists from Cuba for one month.
Colectivo Arte Libre is an international artists collective that aims to promote freedom of artistic expression and build relationships between artists of diverse cultures from around the world. Through arts events, community workshops and artist exchanges, CAL aims to raise awareness about the multi-faceted nature of the art world, empower young and marginalized artists and enable meaningful exchange of cultural ideas across national, cultural and linguistic borders.
Produced and co- curated by Juliet Silva Yee, Jimmy Cortes and Harry Hancock.
Hosted by Aicon Gallery
Luis M. Rivera
Yuniel D. Castillo
Jonathan J. Galloso
Esteban J. Guerra
Karina O. Bermúdez
CELEBRATING BEAUTY- ART - FASHION
The first Pop-up Art Event, sponsored by LAZZONI, produced and curated by celebrity makeup artists Juliet Silva Yee and D’angelo Thompson. Exhibit showcased the ubiquitous nature of art, beauty fashion, culture and New York City. A sold out evening of interactive arts, entertainment and spirits benefiting the non-profit NYC SALT.
NYC SALT’s mission is to engage, inspire & empower NYC teenagers through professional-grade visual communication skills. The program exposes students to the highest level of the creative industry, equipping them to think creatively, solve problems and speak into the culture with a positive voice through photography. To learn more about their organization visit http://www.nycsalt.org
Photos by: Daniel Martinez