“Exiles from history…” Elmhurst Literary Mural, NYC

The Invisible City (Miriam and Laura) The basis of this work was built upon the uniting cultures of the city of New York and specifically Elmhurst, Queens. Pete Hamill the author of The Invisible City wrote a collection of personal short stories about the people of New York and his book also included intimate sketches … Continue reading “Exiles from history…” Elmhurst Literary Mural, NYC

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J.D. Salinger, Elmhurst Literary Mural, NYC

  The Catcher In The Rye (Stephanie and Anthony) Our Illustration was inspired by Catcher of the Rye by J.D. Salinger. In the book, the narrator articulates a scene where Holden Caulfield says, “he pictures all these little kids playing some game in this big field of rye and he has to catch everybody if … Continue reading J.D. Salinger, Elmhurst Literary Mural, NYC

“With Brave Wings We Fly” Elmhurst Literary Mural, NYC

Pedro Juan Soto, Spiks  (Dayana y Santiago) For the Elmhurst Literary Mural Project we decided to create the image that would be based on Pedro Juan Soto’s book ‘Spiks’, yet would be understandable and relative to all the people in the city. The book that our mural is based on is filled with numerous stories … Continue reading “With Brave Wings We Fly” Elmhurst Literary Mural, NYC

2nd Edition Queens Art Night

Last Sunday, March 26th 2017, the second exhibition of QUEENS ART NIGHT of the Visual Art Program of Barco de Papel Cultural Center took place. The featured artists this time were: Anais Sierra (Puerto Rican) and Giovanni Torres (Ecuador). Anais Sierra considers her work as tribal art with which she honors her African heritage. Giovanni … Continue reading 2nd Edition Queens Art Night

Queens Art Night -2nd edition

The second exhibition of NIGHT OF ART IN QUEENS will present the work  of the artists: Anais Sierra ( Afro Puerto Rican) and Giovanni Torres (Cuenca, Ecuador), who shares through their artwork the experience of which means living in Latino neighborhoods in New York City. The exhibition will take place on Sunday, March 26 , … Continue reading Queens Art Night -2nd edition

Teresito Paez – Queens Art Night

The Visual Arts Program of Centro Cultural Barco de Papel explored the most outstanding work of the artist Teresito Paez in the first individual exhibition of the program NOCHE DE ARTE IN QUEENS on March 26, 2017. This sample was made from the selection, from five color photographic images and thirteen sculptures with medium and … Continue reading Teresito Paez – Queens Art Night