On View: Suite HAA by Harlem Arts Alliance
Wednesday, June 25 2014
Visit SUITE HARLEM Arts Alliance, an exhibition and gathering space curated by the Harlem Arts Alliance (HAA) and one of Harlem’s most distinct galleries: Hamilton Landmark Galleries and Harlem Arts Alliance member artists.
Programming will include the HAA ARTS DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR SERIES which offers artists and arts organizations the chance to engage directly with professionals in the field, acquire valuable knowledge, and identify resources needed to advance artistic and organizational development.
HAA Member Artists:
Sonia Barnett, Visual Artist, Harlem Community Arts Fund Grantee
Aleathia Brown, Visual Artist
Lamar Metcalf, Photographer, Harlem Community Arts Fund Grantee
HAA Member Gallery Artist:
Cecil Lee, Hamilton Landmark Galleries
Curated by Harlem Arts Alliance
About Harlem Arts Alliance
Founded in 2001, HARLEM Arts Alliance (HAA) is a not-for-profit arts service organization committed to nurturing the artistic growth and the development of artists and arts organizations based in Harlem and its surrounding communities.
Comprised of over 850 individual artists and arts organizations, HAA plays an essential role by helping to build the resources, network, and capacity of its richly diverse membership. Counted among its members are young emerging artists as well as established and internationally recognized artists.
Also represented are small grassroots organizations and major cultural institutions in Harlem and beyond. In addition, HAA maintains strong partnerships with numerous arts organization and institutions in an effort to promote the arts in communities.
HAA provides a critical set of programs and services to its members experienced by over 15,000 audience members. Activities include:
• Performance and exhibition opportunities (Artz, Rootz, and Rhythm)
• Professional/creative development workshops (Arts Development Seminar Series);
• Harlem Arts Advocacy Week;
• Grants to artists and art organizations (Harlem Community Arts Fund); and
• Monthly meetings designed for information exchange, networking.
About Hamilton Landmark Galleries
Originally conceived as an artist cooperative, Hamilton Landmark Galleries (HLG) opened its doors in the autumn of 1997, its mission; dedicated to the presentation of fine art, the development of contemporary artists, and the documentation of fine art collections.
The Galleries has presented the work of more than seventy contemporary artists from the Americas, Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and Europe; painters, ceramists, sculptors, printmakers, muralists, graffiti and mixed media artists, and photographers. The Galleries' attraction to patrons is the positive spiritual aura that exudes from its state of the art viewing environment. HLG is situated in a landmark building erected in 1886 among a group of other buildings completed between 1886 and 1890. It represents one of the oldest structures in the district, a picturesque block in the village of Harlem's Hamilton Heights historic district. (See "A Walk through Harlem" New York Public Television Channel 13 & the Schomburg Library).
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