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And The Winner Is…

We have a winner familia… After a whole heap of simply stellar submissions, the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA) has chosen the winner of the 2022 Uptown Arts Stroll poster contest. Artist Christian Viteri came away with the title…

The Heights Perspective Collective Presents Uptown Perspectives

We love to see it. The newly formed Heights Perspective Collective is debuting their first exhibit, Uptown Perspectives. Uptown Perspectives is a collection of works that highlights how truly special Uptown is. The artists that make up the collective…

Making it Plein | Bronx Free Press

By Sherry Mazzocchi Painter Valeri Larko extracts pristine beauty from urban landscapes. “I see beauty in things that other people might overlook,” she said. Larko paints en plein air, which means she works outside, on location, to capture the Bronx’s…

Call For Submissions: Women in the Heights: Up Close and Personal

The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA) is seeking submissions for “Women in the Heights: Up Close and Personal”. The 12th annual Women in the Heights exhibition, curated by Andrea Arroyo, will be held in-person, to inaugurate NoMAA’s new space in…

NoMAA 2022 Small Grants for Individual Artists

NoMAA will provide small grants, ranging from $2,500 to $5,000 to individual artists residing in the neighborhoods of Washington Heights, Inwood and West Harlem to support original work in the disciplines of the visual arts, playwriting/screenwriting, media, theater, musical…

Call For Submissions: 2022 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest

Once again it’s on. Listen up familia, the indispensable NoMAA has put out the call for submissions for the 2022 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest. This is a big deal for artists that make Uptown their home. Not only…

Black Comic Book Festival Returns January 13—15, 2022

The Black Comic Book Festival Is Turning 10! The 2022 Black Comic Book Festival marks a decade of bringing together animators, Blerds, bloggers, cosplay lovers, fans, families, illustrators, independent publishers, and writers to celebrate Black comic books and graphic novels…