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trans1 street art mural Bronx From Across the Universe to <em>Graffiti Universe</em> in the East Bronx: Trans1, Jorit, Vins & Signl ESO and Stay One KD

Currently gracing the walls of Graffiti Universe up in the Bronx is a range of styles from photorealistic portraiture to stylish graffiti. Here is a sampling of the work fashioned by both international and regional artists:

Italian artist Jorit does the legendary TAKI 183

Jorit street art Taki183 NYC From Across the Universe to <em>Graffiti Universe</em> in the East Bronx: Trans1, Jorit, Vins & Signl ESO and Stay One KD

Vins and Signl, EOS 

vins and signl graffiti Bronx NYC From Across the Universe to <em>Graffiti Universe</em> in the East Bronx: Trans1, Jorit, Vins & Signl ESO and Stay One KD

Norwegian artist Stay One, KD

Stayone kd graffiti nyc From Across the Universe to <em>Graffiti Universe</em> in the East Bronx: Trans1, Jorit, Vins & Signl ESO and Stay One KD

Graffiti Universe is located at 2995 Boston Road in the Allerton section of the East Bronx.

Note: First image is by London-based Trans1

Photos by Lois Stavsky

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Wane graffiti Demolition Exhibit Jersey City  Green Villains <em>Demolition Exhibition</em> Converts Former Jersey City Shop into a Graffiti Wonderland: Wane, Doves, Curve, Mr. Mustart, Evikt, Jahan, Mes, Themo, Distoart, Kingbee, Era, Goomba, Stay One & more

Green Villain‘s Demolition Exhibition has it all! With everything from stylish tags to captivating characters to first-rate pieces, it is a graffiti lover’s wonderland. Just minutes away from Downtown Manhattan, it is located at 410 Marin Boulevard, a short wall from Newport Mall. Here are a few more images I captured in the interior of the former Jersey City Pep Boys Auto Store while visiting Monday evening. 

Doves

Doves graffiti Jersey City  Green Villains <em>Demolition Exhibition</em> Converts Former Jersey City Shop into a Graffiti Wonderland: Wane, Doves, Curve, Mr. Mustart, Evikt, Jahan, Mes, Themo, Distoart, Kingbee, Era, Goomba, Stay One & more

Curve and Mr. Mustart

curve mr mustart graffiti Demolition Exhibition Jersey City  Green Villains <em>Demolition Exhibition</em> Converts Former Jersey City Shop into a Graffiti Wonderland: Wane, Doves, Curve, Mr. Mustart, Evikt, Jahan, Mes, Themo, Distoart, Kingbee, Era, Goomba, Stay One & more

The prodigious Evikt

evikt graffiti jersey city demolition exhibition  Green Villains <em>Demolition Exhibition</em> Converts Former Jersey City Shop into a Graffiti Wonderland: Wane, Doves, Curve, Mr. Mustart, Evikt, Jahan, Mes, Themo, Distoart, Kingbee, Era, Goomba, Stay One & more

Jahan

Jahan graffiti jersey City  Green Villains <em>Demolition Exhibition</em> Converts Former Jersey City Shop into a Graffiti Wonderland: Wane, Doves, Curve, Mr. Mustart, Evikt, Jahan, Mes, Themo, Distoart, Kingbee, Era, Goomba, Stay One & more

Mes, ThemoDistoart and Kingbee

themo kingbee mespfe distoart graffiti jersey city  Green Villains <em>Demolition Exhibition</em> Converts Former Jersey City Shop into a Graffiti Wonderland: Wane, Doves, Curve, Mr. Mustart, Evikt, Jahan, Mes, Themo, Distoart, Kingbee, Era, Goomba, Stay One & more

Era

creep cloth era pfe graffiti Demolition Exhibition Jersey City  Green Villains <em>Demolition Exhibition</em> Converts Former Jersey City Shop into a Graffiti Wonderland: Wane, Doves, Curve, Mr. Mustart, Evikt, Jahan, Mes, Themo, Distoart, Kingbee, Era, Goomba, Stay One & more

Goomba and Stay One

goomba stay one graffiti   Green Villains <em>Demolition Exhibition</em> Converts Former Jersey City Shop into a Graffiti Wonderland: Wane, Doves, Curve, Mr. Mustart, Evikt, Jahan, Mes, Themo, Distoart, Kingbee, Era, Goomba, Stay One & more

And the mastermind behind it all — Greg Edgell aka Green Villian

Green Villain  Green Villains <em>Demolition Exhibition</em> Converts Former Jersey City Shop into a Graffiti Wonderland: Wane, Doves, Curve, Mr. Mustart, Evikt, Jahan, Mes, Themo, Distoart, Kingbee, Era, Goomba, Stay One & more

This amazing feat — coordinated with dozens of artists and community members — was accomplished in partnership with real-estate developers Forest City Enterprises and G&S Investors. Through this weekend, you can visit the space any day from 12-8pm.

First image is Knows aka Wane; all photos by Lois Stavsky

Note: Check out StreetArtNYC on Instagram for more photos of images from Demolition Exhibition, and keep posted to our Facebook page, as well.

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The first NYC tagger to go all-city, TAKI 183 has achieved mythical status as the father of modern day graffiti.  We were thrilled to meet up with him last week.

Taki 183 The Legendary TAKI 183 on Tagging, <em>The New York Times</em>, the Wall on 207th Street, InstaFame Phantom Art, Graffiti and more

Your name TAKI is — according to what we’ve read – a traditional Greek nickname for Demetrius, and 183 refers to the street where you lived in Washington Heights. How old were you when you first got your name up? And what was the first surface you hit?

I was about 16. The first surface I remember tagging was the bus terminal on 179th Street and Broadway.

What inspired you to leave your mark in a public space?

My friends Phil T. Greek and Greg 69 had begun writing their names in the neighborhood. They had most likely been inspired by Julio 204, whose tag first surfaced around 1964.

And why did you keep doing it? 

I liked the feeling of getting my name up, and I liked idea of getting away with it. I soon became obsessed. Once I started, I couldn’t stop.

taki 183 nytimes The Legendary TAKI 183 on Tagging, <em>The New York Times</em>, the Wall on 207th Street, InstaFame Phantom Art, Graffiti and more

Did you have any preferred surfaces?

Any flat surface was good. Subways were good. If there was a blank space, I hit it.

Do any early memories that stand out?

One night when I came upon a huge empty space on a wall across from George Washington High School, I decided that instead of using a marker to write my name, I would use a paintbrush with black paint. I wasn’t prepared for the mess that it made. And I remember returning home with black paint all over me.

In the summer of 1971, you were the subject of a significant article in The New York Times. How did you feel about that?

I didn’t understand why they would waste their time on some kid who was tagging. I thought to myself, “For stupid things they put me into The New York Times. Aren’t there more important things going on in the world?”

Jorit street art taki 183 The Legendary TAKI 183 on Tagging, <em>The New York Times</em>, the Wall on 207th Street, InstaFame Phantom Art, Graffiti and more

How did that New York Times piece impact you?

It gave me legendary status. After all, if The New York Times says so, it must be true! Suddenly the media were all interested in not only what I was doing — my greatest hits —  but in the entire culture of tagging and graffiti.

How did your family react to what was going on?

My father said, “Take it easy!”

Have you any thoughts about the direction that graffiti has taken?

I don’t really pay attention to it. If you were born after 1955, I don’t know you! But I do appreciate the graffiti over on 207th Street.

taki183 subway art graffiti The Legendary TAKI 183 on Tagging, <em>The New York Times</em>, the Wall on 207th Street, InstaFame Phantom Art, Graffiti and more

You’ve been riding the trains again in Nic 707‘s Instafame Phantom Art Project.  Can you tell us something about that?

I think it’s great! I like Nic’s vision of taking an old concept and presenting it in a new way.

How do you feel about your status in the graffiti culture?

I feel good about it. I like having a place in history!

Have you any theories as to the world-wide popularity of modern graffiti?

It’s a great outlet for talent and creativity. And getting up in a public space gives you great exposure. Not everyone has the means or know-how to get into a gallery.

taki 183 signs graffiti tag The Legendary TAKI 183 on Tagging, <em>The New York Times</em>, the Wall on 207th Street, InstaFame Phantom Art, Graffiti and more

What advice would you give to the young taggers out there?

Be careful!

Interview conducted and edited by Lois Stavsky.

Photos: 1 & 4 Lois Stavsky; 3 Italian artist Jorit with his portrait of TAKI 183 in the Bronx, courtesy Patrick Styx One; 5 Tara Murray

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5Pointz lives! Its spirit has been revived on the grounds of Brooklyn Reclaimed, a Bushwick-based company that specializes in the design and construction of handcrafted furniture fashioned from reclaimed wood. On our visit to Brooklyn Reclaimed earlier this week, we caught a glimpse of some completed works and many in progress. Here is a sampling:

Meres One 5PointzCreates at Brooklyn Reclaimed 5Pointz Reclaimed at <em>Brooklyn Reclaimed</em> with: Meres One, Ben Angotti, Toofly, Sloke, Amuze, Topaz, Poet, Demer, Kenji, Jerms and more

Ben Angotti at work

Ben Angotti street art 5Pointzcreates at Brooklyn Reclaimed NYC  5Pointz Reclaimed at <em>Brooklyn Reclaimed</em> with: Meres One, Ben Angotti, Toofly, Sloke, Amuze, Topaz, Poet, Demer, Kenji, Jerms and more

Toofly

toofly 5pointzcreates streetart Brooklyn Reclaimed NYC 5Pointz Reclaimed at <em>Brooklyn Reclaimed</em> with: Meres One, Ben Angotti, Toofly, Sloke, Amuze, Topaz, Poet, Demer, Kenji, Jerms and more

Sloke One

sloke graffiti 5Pointz creates Bushwick nyc 5Pointz Reclaimed at <em>Brooklyn Reclaimed</em> with: Meres One, Ben Angotti, Toofly, Sloke, Amuze, Topaz, Poet, Demer, Kenji, Jerms and more

Amuze, Topaz and Poet

amuze topaz poet graffiti 5Pointzcreates brooklyn Reclaimed 5Pointz Reclaimed at <em>Brooklyn Reclaimed</em> with: Meres One, Ben Angotti, Toofly, Sloke, Amuze, Topaz, Poet, Demer, Kenji, Jerms and more

Demer and Kenji

demer graffiti 5pointz creates 5Pointz Reclaimed at <em>Brooklyn Reclaimed</em> with: Meres One, Ben Angotti, Toofly, Sloke, Amuze, Topaz, Poet, Demer, Kenji, Jerms and more

And to celebrate the launch of the Brooklyn Reclaimed yard curated by 5 Pointzcreates, an exhibit will take place this Saturday featuring a range of new original artwork on reclaimed wood and much more.

Reclaimed Group Art Show 5Pointz Reclaimed at <em>Brooklyn Reclaimed</em> with: Meres One, Ben Angotti, Toofly, Sloke, Amuze, Topaz, Poet, Demer, Kenji, Jerms and more

Photos: 1 courtesy of Tim Spence of Brooklyn Reclaimed; 2 & 3 Lois Stavsky; 4-6 Tara Murray

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amanda marie street art welling court mural project NYC Amanda Marie Brings Her Alluring Storybook Characters to Welling Court, to 12C Outdoor Gallery and to Manhattans Quin Hotel

Colorado-based painter and stencil artist Amanda Marie has brought her alluring storybook characters to the streets of NYC and to the Quin Hotel.

At work at 12C Outdoor Gallery, on 12th Street and Avenue C

amanda marie at work east village Amanda Marie Brings Her Alluring Storybook Characters to Welling Court, to 12C Outdoor Gallery and to Manhattans Quin Hotel

Completed mural at 12C Outdoor Gallery 

amanda marie street art 12C Outdoor Gallery NYC Amanda Marie Brings Her Alluring Storybook Characters to Welling Court, to 12C Outdoor Gallery and to Manhattans Quin Hotel

Outside the Quin Hotel, as seen at night

amanda marie manhattan street art Amanda Marie Brings Her Alluring Storybook Characters to Welling Court, to 12C Outdoor Gallery and to Manhattans Quin Hotel

And from, Good Story, her tantalizing exhibit of mixed-media works —  whose titles suggest a somewhat subversive facet to her presumably innocent storybook characters – inside the Quin Hotel:

Drinking Partners

amanda marie art quin Amanda Marie Brings Her Alluring Storybook Characters to Welling Court, to 12C Outdoor Gallery and to Manhattans Quin Hotel

We Are Doing This Our Way

amanda marie art quin hotel Amanda Marie Brings Her Alluring Storybook Characters to Welling Court, to 12C Outdoor Gallery and to Manhattans Quin Hotel

Bird-Riders, close-up

Amanda marie art Quinn Hotel NYC Amanda Marie Brings Her Alluring Storybook Characters to Welling Court, to 12C Outdoor Gallery and to Manhattans Quin Hotel

Curated by Hyland Mather and DK Johnston, Good Story remains on exhibit through mid-summer inside the Quin Hotel at 101 West 57th Street at Sixth Avenue.

Note: First image is at Welling Court in Astoria, Queens

Photos: 1, 4-6 Lois Stavsky; 2 Dani Reyes Mozeson; 3 & 7 Tara Murray

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erin kelli staten island street art <em>Centrefuge Public Art Project</em> in Staten Island with: Erin Kelli, Mr. Prvrt & Col Wallnuts, ScrambledEggsit, Danielle Mastrion, Denton Burrows, ChrisRWK & Kwue Molly

The Centrefuge Public Art Project made its way to Staten Island this past spring, bringing color and intrigue to Wave Street off Bay, a short walk from the ferry. Among the works are these:

Mr. Prvrt and Col Wallnuts

col wallnuts mr pervert street art nyc edited 1 <em>Centrefuge Public Art Project</em> in Staten Island with: Erin Kelli, Mr. Prvrt & Col Wallnuts, ScrambledEggsit, Danielle Mastrion, Denton Burrows, ChrisRWK & Kwue Molly

ScrambledEggsit

scrambledeggsit street art staten island nyc <em>Centrefuge Public Art Project</em> in Staten Island with: Erin Kelli, Mr. Prvrt & Col Wallnuts, ScrambledEggsit, Danielle Mastrion, Denton Burrows, ChrisRWK & Kwue Molly

Danielle Mastrion

Danielle Mastrion Staten Island <em>Centrefuge Public Art Project</em> in Staten Island with: Erin Kelli, Mr. Prvrt & Col Wallnuts, ScrambledEggsit, Danielle Mastrion, Denton Burrows, ChrisRWK & Kwue Molly

Denton Burrows

denton burrows street art staten island nyc <em>Centrefuge Public Art Project</em> in Staten Island with: Erin Kelli, Mr. Prvrt & Col Wallnuts, ScrambledEggsit, Danielle Mastrion, Denton Burrows, ChrisRWK & Kwue Molly

ChrisRWK and Kwue Molly

Chris RWK and Kwue Molly <em>Centrefuge Public Art Project</em> in Staten Island with: Erin Kelli, Mr. Prvrt & Col Wallnuts, ScrambledEggsit, Danielle Mastrion, Denton Burrows, ChrisRWK & Kwue Molly

And great news — especially for us Manhattanites — is that the Centrefuge Public Art Project‘s 17th cycle of murals is currently underway on the trailer at First Street and First Avenue.

First photo is of image by Erin Kelli

Photos: 1, 3-6 Lois Stavsky; 2 Tara Murray

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noir and trans1 graffiti NYC At Manhattans Uptown Open Air Gallery with Trans1, Noir, Ree, Rocky184, Keon1 and T Kid170

Always a showcase for NYC — mostly veteran — writers, the always-rotating walls off the 1 train on 207th Street and 210th Street increasingly host artists from abroad. Here is a sampling of what was sighted this past week:

London-based Trans1

trans1 street art nyc At Manhattans Uptown Open Air Gallery with Trans1, Noir, Ree, Rocky184, Keon1 and T Kid170

London-based Noir

noir graffiti Inwood At Manhattans Uptown Open Air Gallery with Trans1, Noir, Ree, Rocky184, Keon1 and T Kid170

NYC-based veteran writer Ree 

Ree graffiti inwood nyc At Manhattans Uptown Open Air Gallery with Trans1, Noir, Ree, Rocky184, Keon1 and T Kid170

Bronx-based veteran writer Rocky184

rocky184 graffiti inwood nyc At Manhattans Uptown Open Air Gallery with Trans1, Noir, Ree, Rocky184, Keon1 and T Kid170

Veteran writer Keon1, mgs gnd 

Keon1 graffiti Inwood At Manhattans Uptown Open Air Gallery with Trans1, Noir, Ree, Rocky184, Keon1 and T Kid170

Legendary Bronx-native T-Kid

T Kid graffiti street art NYC At Manhattans Uptown Open Air Gallery with Trans1, Noir, Ree, Rocky184, Keon1 and T Kid170

Photos 1-5 and 7 by Lois Stavsky; 6 courtesy of Keon1

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marc evan public art nyc <em>Sing for Hope</em> Brings Artful Pianos to NYC Public Spaces: Marc Evan, Jessica Browne White, Keith Haring Foundation, Jose Aurelio Baez and Franck de las Mercedes

In tune with its mission of Art for All, Sing for Hope has recently brought 50 artfully designed pianos to a range of public spaces throughout the boroughs. Here are a few:

Marc Evan, Transcendental Resonance, Furman Street & Old Fulton Street, Brooklyn Bridge Park

Marc evan brooklyn bridge sing for hope <em>Sing for Hope</em> Brings Artful Pianos to NYC Public Spaces: Marc Evan, Jessica Browne White, Keith Haring Foundation, Jose Aurelio Baez and Franck de las Mercedes

Jessica Browne-White, Reflection/Transformation, close-up, Water Street & Anchorage Place, under the Dumbo archway

Jessica browne white sing for hope public art NYC <em>Sing for Hope</em> Brings Artful Pianos to NYC Public Spaces: Marc Evan, Jessica Browne White, Keith Haring Foundation, Jose Aurelio Baez and Franck de las Mercedes

Keith Haring Foundation, Untitled, 62nd Street and Columbus Avenue, Lincoln Center

sing for hope keith haring <em>Sing for Hope</em> Brings Artful Pianos to NYC Public Spaces: Marc Evan, Jessica Browne White, Keith Haring Foundation, Jose Aurelio Baez and Franck de las Mercedes

keith haring art sing for hope <em>Sing for Hope</em> Brings Artful Pianos to NYC Public Spaces: Marc Evan, Jessica Browne White, Keith Haring Foundation, Jose Aurelio Baez and Franck de las Mercedes

 Jose Aurelio Baez, New York Street Music, 7802 37th Avenue, Jackson Heights

Jose Aurelio Baez sing for hope <em>Sing for Hope</em> Brings Artful Pianos to NYC Public Spaces: Marc Evan, Jessica Browne White, Keith Haring Foundation, Jose Aurelio Baez and Franck de las Mercedes

Franck de las Mercedes, Post No Bills, Astor Place

Franck de las Mercedes art on paino <em>Sing for Hope</em> Brings Artful Pianos to NYC Public Spaces: Marc Evan, Jessica Browne White, Keith Haring Foundation, Jose Aurelio Baez and Franck de las Mercedes

Franck de las Mercedes sing for hope <em>Sing for Hope</em> Brings Artful Pianos to NYC Public Spaces: Marc Evan, Jessica Browne White, Keith Haring Foundation, Jose Aurelio Baez and Franck de las Mercedes

Through Sunday, June 21, the pianos will remain on view throughout the five boroughs and will continue to host impromptu concerts. After Sunday, Sing for Hope will donate them to NYC schools, healthcare facilities, and community organizations in need.

Photos: 1 & 3 City-As-School intern Diana Davidova; 2 Lois Stavsky; 4-8 Tara Murray

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icy sot welling court street art edited 1 The 6th Annual Welling Court Mural Project Launches in Astoria, Queens with: Icy and Sot, Chris Cardinale, LMNOPI, Wane, RRobots, Evan Cairo, Sinned, See One, Queen Andrea and more

Curated by Ad Hoc Art, the Welling Court Mural Project is once again bringing a wonderfully diverse array of public art to Welling Court and its neighboring blocks in Astoria, Queens. Here is a sampling of what’s been happening as artists ready for today’s official launch:

Chris Cardinale

chris cardinale welling court street art The 6th Annual Welling Court Mural Project Launches in Astoria, Queens with: Icy and Sot, Chris Cardinale, LMNOPI, Wane, RRobots, Evan Cairo, Sinned, See One, Queen Andrea and more

LMNOPI

LMNOPI street art welling court1 The 6th Annual Welling Court Mural Project Launches in Astoria, Queens with: Icy and Sot, Chris Cardinale, LMNOPI, Wane, RRobots, Evan Cairo, Sinned, See One, Queen Andrea and more

Wane

wane paints graffiti welling court The 6th Annual Welling Court Mural Project Launches in Astoria, Queens with: Icy and Sot, Chris Cardinale, LMNOPI, Wane, RRobots, Evan Cairo, Sinned, See One, Queen Andrea and more

RRobots and Evan Cairo to his right

RRobot evan cairo The 6th Annual Welling Court Mural Project Launches in Astoria, Queens with: Icy and Sot, Chris Cardinale, LMNOPI, Wane, RRobots, Evan Cairo, Sinned, See One, Queen Andrea and more

Sinned

sinned street art action welling court The 6th Annual Welling Court Mural Project Launches in Astoria, Queens with: Icy and Sot, Chris Cardinale, LMNOPI, Wane, RRobots, Evan Cairo, Sinned, See One, Queen Andrea and more

See One

see one welling court street art The 6th Annual Welling Court Mural Project Launches in Astoria, Queens with: Icy and Sot, Chris Cardinale, LMNOPI, Wane, RRobots, Evan Cairo, Sinned, See One, Queen Andrea and more

Queen Andrea

queen andrea graffiti welling court The 6th Annual Welling Court Mural Project Launches in Astoria, Queens with: Icy and Sot, Chris Cardinale, LMNOPI, Wane, RRobots, Evan Cairo, Sinned, See One, Queen Andrea and more

The 6th Annual Welling Court Mural Project officially opens with a block party today, Saturday, June 13, at 30th Ave & 12th Street from 12-8PM.

Note: First image is of Icy & Sot.

All photos by Tara Murray.

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While attending last Friday’s reception for the Art.Write.Now.2015 National Exhibition featuring the winners of the The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, I was introduced to the wonderfully talented Bushwick-based Scholastic alumnus Timothy Hyunsoo Lee.  Earlier this week we visited his studio.

Timothy lee scholastic window Bushwick Based Scholastic Award Alumnus Timothy Hyunsoo Lee on Scholastic, Artistic Passion, Identity, Public Art and more

When and how did Scholastic first identify and award your talents?

I was a student at Hunter High School back in 2006 when I received my first Scholastic Award on a regional level.  I had been participating in Hunter’s after-school art program and was encouraged to submit my art to Scholastic’s annual contest. Then in 2008 I was given a national award from Scholastic for my portfolio.

Since then, you’ve won many other awards and fellowships  –  including the VSA Emerging Young Artist Award from the Kennedy Center in Washington DC and the International Emerging Artist Award in Dubai. You’ve also participated in several solo and group exhibitions here and abroad. At what point did you decide to devote yourself to art? 

When I first began attending Wesleyan University, I assumed that I would become a doctor. But during my junior year, I decided that I wanted my pursuit of art to be more than just a hobby. It had become my passion. And so I graduated Wesleyan with a double major: a B.A. in Neuroscience & Behavior and Studio Art.

timothy lee close up Bushwick Based Scholastic Award Alumnus Timothy Hyunsoo Lee on Scholastic, Artistic Passion, Identity, Public Art and more

I can see that. Your visual art definitely reflects your background in science.

Yes, I’d say that my work represents a fusion of the artistic and the scientific in its representation of my struggles with my identity as a Korean-American — and the anxiety that its expectations incurred.

Upon graduating from college with your double major, what direction did your passion then take?

I rented a studio in Williamsburg and I taught art for two years.

Timothy lee with art in studio Bushwick Based Scholastic Award Alumnus Timothy Hyunsoo Lee on Scholastic, Artistic Passion, Identity, Public Art and more

timothy lee work in progress studio Bushwick Based Scholastic Award Alumnus Timothy Hyunsoo Lee on Scholastic, Artistic Passion, Identity, Public Art and more

Now with a studio in Bushwick, you devote yourself full-time to creating your own art. What moved you in that direction?

The turning-point was my 2013 week-long art experience, known as the Art.Write.Now.POP-UP!, a short-term residency that took place in the front window of The Scholastic Store in SoHo.

What was that like?

It was the first time I had ever engaged the public while creating art, and it was amazing. I was used to spending up to 12-13 hours on end working alone in my studio. It was an incredible feeling to see such a diverse group of passersby stop to look at my art and respond to it. I was overwhelmed by their engagement. Knowing just how much my art could impact others moved me to want to create my own art full-time.

timothy lee painting Bushwick Based Scholastic Award Alumnus Timothy Hyunsoo Lee on Scholastic, Artistic Passion, Identity, Public Art and more

What’s ahead? 

In September I will be exhibiting in Istanbul, and I am preparing for a second solo show at the Sabrina Amrani Gallery, the Madrid-based gallery that represents me. I’m also looking forward to sharing my vision with the public on an open space somewhere here in NYC.

That would be great!

Note: Through tomorrow, Saturday, June 13th, you can check out Timothy’s work in the group show a curious blindness at the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery at Columbia University.

Photo credits: First image is courtesy of the artist; 2 Tara Murray; 3 & 4 Lois Stavsky and 5 Timothy Lee

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