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June 2022


On View: “Feared & Revered” by Nicole Awai

June 30 @ 10:00 am - September 15 @ 4:00 pm

Materials for the Arts Gallery is pleased to present "Feared & Revered" by Spring 2022 Artist-in-Residence Nicole Awai. Born in Trinidad, Awai creates multi-media assemblage works using found objects. Through repurposing fabric, frames, photographs, beads, plexiglass, and decorative paper, "Feared & Revered" is Awai's exploration of a powerful female Caribbean folklore entity - Soucouyant, who at night sheds her skin and transforms into a blood-sucking ball of fire.   Amazed by the force of this figure since she was a…

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August 2022


Upcycled T-Shirt Workshop with Mujeres en Movimiento

August 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us at Materials for the Arts to learn how transform old t-shirts into works of art!

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October 2022


Masked Marvelous 2022

October 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

We invite you to join us on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at 6:30pm for our annual gala, Masked Marvelous, hosted by Friends of Materials for the Arts. With the theme "A Love Letter to New York City," this event will celebrate Materials for the Arts’ impact on arts and culture in New York City and honor New Yorkers with deep ties to Materials for the Arts and to the City of New York; Gonzalo Casals, Michael Kelly Williams and Joy Suarez.…

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