AT THE RIVERFRONT LIBRARY
CURRENT EXHIBIT :
“Yonkers Artist Showcase”
May 3 - July 25, 2014
30 local artists will be featured at the Sixth Annual Yonkers Artist Showcase. Work will range from paintings, works on paper, photographs, sculpture, encaustics and other creative expressions.
Artists include: Haifa Bint-Kadi, Anne Brooks, Gino Civale, James Love Cornwell, Elizabeth de Bethune, P.K. Eagleton, David Fischweicher, Sheila Fischweicher, Yakov Hanansen, Mary Ann Hardiman, Shelley Haven, Noel Hennelly, Diane Mitchell / Marko Gosar, Paul Greco, Omar Kharem, Jacqueline Lorieo, Johanny Monsanto, Marvin Oberman, Meghan Orbek, Teresa Pereira, Luis Perelman, Librado Romero, Christopher St. Lawrence, Nat Mayer Shapiro, Arline Simon, Arle Sklar-Weinstein, Kathleen Yacoe Skura, Cecily Spitzer, Paulo Suzuki, Nina Velazquez and Jonathan Wallen.
Artist: Marie Brooks
August 4 - 29, 2014
“14 SMILES,” a multi-media exhibition of artwork by Marie Brooks will be displayed in the Atrium of the Riverfront Library and will feature drawings, photographs and sculptures.
Marie Brooks moved from Washington DC to New York in 1981. Included in the exhibition is a portrait of her created by an artist who worked on the Atlantic City Boardwalk. The portrait was created in 1981 during the time of the transitional move to New York and is included in the exhibition because of the vague smile. The smile theme is carry over in the title and the exhibition is a collection of works created between 1981 and 2014.
The Art Gallery is located on the 4th floor of the Riverfront Library, the main branch of the Yonkers Public Library. It opened in 2009.
The mission of the Art Gallery is to present a diverse and balanced schedule of exhibits of high-caliber, progressive artwork and related programs not frequently seen in Yonkers and surrounding communities. The exhibit schedule is managed by a committee appointed by the library director.
Applications for exhibits may be sent in digital form to email@example.com . Application packages may be addressed to:
Gallery Committee, Riverfront Library, One Larkin Center, Yonkers NY 10701. Applications should include:
• Artist’s statement on the work to be presented
• Artist’s C.V.
• Up to three references from other galleries and/or peer artists.