Brooklyn Art Studios and Yashar Gallery

Brooklyn Art Studios and Yashar Gallery
Brooklyn Art Studios is a complex of artist spaces in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, housing a growing ensemble of professional artists, designers, artisans + creatives. Our onsite exhibition space, Yashar Gallery, exclusively features the work of our artists in rotating monthly shows. We also host seasonal Open Studio events.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

FEATURED ARTIST: Kiyomi Yamagishi


"I seek inspiration from the beauty and power of nature. Through my jewelry I hope to share with you my respect for, and the happiness I receive from, the world of nature."

View more work by Kiyomi:
http://www.kiyomiyamagishi.com/

Monday, October 26, 2009

FEATURED ARTIST: BiZZiD
























BiZZiD was born 32 BBY on the remote desert planet Tatooine. Raised by his mother and a Toydarian junk dealer, BiZZiD a renowned speeder bike mechanic and pilot escaped to Earth's New York of America where he paints pictures of the things he likes such as bicycles and filthy dirty toilets. In BiZZiD's universe Transformers exists alongside Leigh Bowery and El Plastico Piranha who was a real live person and not something that was just made up now. BiZZiD can most often be found sleeping on a park benches or vomiting on the sidewalk.

http://www.brooklynartproject.com/profile/BiZZiD

Fall Open Studios, November 6 + 7


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Sunday, October 25, 2009

FEATURED ARTIST: Karen Y. Chan


The work of Karen Y Chan explores isolation and how it manifests in our everyday lives and consciousness. Her tools are super 8mm film, video, and sound recordings. Karen is based in New York City.

Friday, October 23, 2009

FEATURED ARTIST: Ana Paola


Ana Paola studied painting and drawing from life at Knox College in Illinois, and at the University of Kansas. She worked in Chicago for nearly four years before moving to New York.


“Having inherited a Midwest limited/basic palette, I try to make sense of the clutter found in my surroundings. Often starting from life, alignments are fictionalized and reality is suppressed to give the viewer an intimate and optimistic look into ordinary and isolated places. Lately, I am exploring my Mexican heritage, recognizing how it influences color choice and the tendency to record my own narrative.


Above all, I think hope tends to be the focal point of my work, whether I'm recording people on the train in sketchbooks, or trying to capture the magnitude of skyscrapers. For me, it really comes down to how we inspire people to continue the hard work they do. And I've found, it's by working hard oneself.”


View Ana’s work at:

http://www.anapaolaart.com/




FEATURED ARTIST: Carla E. Reyes



Carla E. Reyes is a painter/mixed-media collage artist. She is inspired by the colors and textures of nature, “primitive” and “folk” arts, and the interaction between natural and man-made surfaces. Through texture, abstract form, and image, she explores and alludes to the fundamental elements and mysteries of nature and existence: impermanence, decay, regeneration, birth, growth, history, archeology and spirituality. Some collage materials come from nature, like branches, leaves, and sand; while others - household items like packaging twine or crepe paper.


Carla graduated from F.I.T., NYC, with a BFA in Restoration and Fine Arts, and is currently completing a Color Specialist certificate program. She has been featured in numerous solo/group exhibitions in NYC and along the East Coast. She has been mentioned in The New York Times, The New York Daily News, BBC World News, and more. She also works as a professional decorative interior surface designer, faux finisher, and scenic/display artist.


Learn more about the artist by visiting her blog at: http://www.carlaereyes.wordpress.com/

Thursday, October 22, 2009

FEATURED ARTIST: Kim Luttrell



Luttrell has allowed herself to appreciate the fragments, both past & present, of her life and bring them into her mind as she drives through her work.

Her recent pieces, labor-intensive works consisting of thousands of cut cards, along with her abstract forms, are labyrinthine. Guiding the viewers eyes through intricate passageways and blind alleys. In close view they reveal their extremely complex and tortuous structure.

Luttrell's works are in corporate and private collections in over twelve countries and have been added to the permanent archives of the Library and Research Center of the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, DC.

View more of Kim's works at:

www.susaneleyfineart.com
http://www.flickr.com/photos/luttrellart/

FEATURED ARTIST: Tyeakia Miles



Learn more about Tyeakia and her work at:
http://www.myspace.com/tyeakia and Tyeakia Miles @ Facebook

Sunday, October 18, 2009

Spaces Available at Brooklyn Art Studios


Brooklyn Art Studios is a new artist space in The Greenpoint Industrial Center - 276 Greenpoint Avenue, Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Newly built semi-private and private studios/showrooms/work spaces in growing creative community.
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Travel by G train, transfer L,7,E,V,R,N trains, B61/B24/B43 buses, LIE, LIRR, Pulaski Bridge, Midtown Tunnel, 59th Street Bridge, BQE. Near restaurants, cafes, large shopping area, lumber, hardware.
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ALL RENTS INCLUDE:
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-24 hr access, 24 hr freight, 24 hr security & cameras
-Heat, A/C, WIFI, overhead lighting
-Windows in rooms, wood floors, 8ft steel doors
-Mens/Womens restrooms stocked, weekly hall/restroom cleaning
-Utility room with slop sink & supplies, bike rack on site
-Mail boxes for mail delivery, lobby, kitchenette/break area
-Tenants have blog spot/web site, open studio events
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Join Photographers, painters, textile designers, industrial designers, film makers, illustrators, graphic designers, jewelry designers, installation artists, video artists, writers

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-Semi private spaces ranging from 100-250 sq ft, starting at $235/month
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Private spaces 500 sq ft+

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Call for more info and to view: 718-313-5379
(Or email: lfa17@ymail.com)

Sunday, October 11, 2009

FEATURED ARTIST: Julio Granados


Julio Granados was born in 1969 in Lima, PerĂº. He studied at Pontificia Catolica University, and at Toulouse Lautrec Art and Design Institute, PerĂº. Julio Granados illustrates books for famous Spanish and Spanish-American publishing houses such as Santillana and Alfaguara.

Julio is a recipient of multiple awards and honorable mentions in international illustration & design contests. Currently, he lives in New York City, where he continues to develop his work as a leading designer and illustrator.

Julio’s complete portfolio can be viewed at: www.juliogranados.com

Fall 2009 Open Studios


SAVE THE DATES!!


Brooklyn Art Studios
Open Studios scheduled for:


Friday, November 6, 6-9pm + Saturday, November 7, 1-6pm.


Stay tuned for more info...