Monthly Archives: April 2012

Hub Profile: Spread Art

Established in New York by Thomas Bell in 2008, Spread Art is an artist-run center that seeks to foster international collaboration between artists and institutions through residency, exhibition and performance opportunities, and by encouraging  “kids and adults to explore their … Continue reading

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Brainstorming BOS12 @ The Living Gallery

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Left to Right: Vanessa Mártir, Wanda Gala and Nyssa Frank  brain storm performance events for BOS12 weekend at The Living Gallery to coincide with “Defying Devastation: Bushwick In The 1980s” exhibit. Vanessa Mártir’s wrenching stories will give voice to Meryl … Continue reading

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Hub Profile: Little Skips

Little Skips cafe may be only two years old but is a pioneer of the Bushwick buzz. Made from the love & hard work of two surprisingly young locals, Linda Thach and Henry Glucroft, ‘Skips is a welcoming workspace and everyday … Continue reading

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Backstage BOS’12: The Lead Organizers

For the second installment of Backstage BOS’12 , in which the BOS blog gives readers a peek into the inner workings of Bushwick Open Studios, we are entering the eye of the storm: the lead organizers at the very heart … Continue reading

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Hub Profile: Grace Exhibition Space

Grace Exhibition Space is a conceptual, body-based performance space located at 840 Broadway, under the J train. They provide Bushwick with events every Friday night, featuring both local and international performance artists. The night I visited, their current group of … Continue reading

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BOS Hub: Spotlight on Miles Bar

Miles Bar, located on Wilson Avenue in Bushwick (between Troutman and Starr) is offering their new space as a hub for BOS this year.  I walked on a Tuesday evening to meet with the owners, have a little chat with them … Continue reading

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Takin’ Care of Business: BOS Prep. Or How Bushwick Open Studios Is Successful

When I first decided to volunteer my time to organizing BOS, I foolishly assumed that I was joining a somewhat haphazard and chaotically managed enterprise.  Admittedly, my rationalization for this conclusion was based on the persistent stereotype of artists as … Continue reading

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