NEW YORK Magazine released its "Reasons to Love New York" issue. 72 influential New Yorkers chose their favorite places to visit in NYC's 5 boroughs. MY PLANET HARLEM MURAL MADE THE LIST!!!! I am truly Honored!
“I remember my reaction the first time I saw it. I was trying to guess who was who. Ah, there is Louis Armstrong beside Dizzy Gillespie. And then Adam Clayton Powell and Ella Fitzgerald. Seeing everybody alongside each other, you suddenly recognize just how much all these figures were entrepreneurial in their sensibility. When you’re being told you’re a second-class citizen, it takes that sensibility to forge ahead. So the mural is like a wise friend who keeps reminding you of all the people you’re indebted to. It shows a kaleidoscope of achievement, possibility, and promise in the face of long odds. It reminds me of that statement attributed to Lucille Clifton: They can call you by that name, but it doesn’t mean you need to answer to it.” —Garnette Cadogan, writer
New York Magazine,
December 9, 2018
Speaking to the audience about the art of confidence.
I made my presentation for 7th and 8th graders. They had so much fun with my Augmented Reality paintings.
Exhibition is held over until December 3, 2018. Harlem Hospital Mural Pavillion.
Joe Hammond was an imaginative athletic genius that was 40 years ahead of the NBA. The Nikola Telsa of basketball. I was interviewed for his documentary, discussing his impact on his community and the game. Roman Perez is portraying Joe in the documentary’s re-inactments.
Mixed media on canvas
Planet Teaneck features some of the many luminaries that have lived in Teaneck New Jersey. Summer 2017
University of Pennsylvania solo exhibition