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South Bronx Artists Open Their Studios

Join the South Bronx Independent Artists Coalition for a tour of various studios throughout the South Bronx.

Heidi Johnson, "Decor," 60 x 70 inches (image courtesy the artist)
Heidi Johnson, “Decor,” 60 x 70 inches (image courtesy the artist)

This Saturday, over 50 artists will participate in the South Bronx Open Studio Tour, with free shuttle transportation between participating locations. The Open Studios are hosted by the South Bronx Independent Artists Coalition, which consists of a group of artists and artisans working in the South Bronx neighborhoods of Port Morris and Mott Haven. The Coalition aims to “connect, support, and promote” artists in the South Bronx through events and other programming year-round.

South Bronx Open Studios 2019 (image courtesy South Bronx Artists Coalition)
South Bronx Open Studios 2019 (image courtesy South Bronx Artists Coalition, featured art by Patrick Alston and Heidi Johnson)

This year’s Open Studios features South Bronx artists across a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences, some having been in the South Bronx for years, while others are newer to the area. Some featured artists include Linda Cunningham, Yousef Kawar, Tammy Wofse, Heidi Johnson, Patrick Alston, and more.

Shuttle transportation will also be available to and from Frieze Art Fair and between the Mott Haven and Port Morris neighborhoods. More information can be found here.

When: Saturday, May 4, 12–5 pm

Where: Various locations in the Mott Haven and Port Morris neighborhoods in the South Bronx

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