“Most of my work is derived from my dreams and my meditation. I get very comfortable with the mediums I utilize to interpret my dreams. I use not earth tones instead I focus on intense colors.”
Zhihua Hu is a composer, pianist and teacher. See our interview with this incredibly talented artist.
By Nick Christophers It was perfect weather and a perfect time to celebrate another fun and exciting comic book convention. Organizer Lisa Bennett with her enthusiastic team put together an intimate comic show that is due to grow year after year. In its second year the convention has […]
“I am proud of all my projects…in every project I try to up my skill level and challenge myself to do something more. Everything I do just shows the level I was at and the one I am moving into which I am proud of my progress ……….even in tagging.”
By Nick Christophers It’s always a plus when you know what you want to do professionally at the age of 14. This was the case for Joe Vulpis, CEO of AP Music. At that young age along with his mother’s guidance knew that music would be his vehicle […]
Louis Pasteur once said, “Chance favors the prepared mind.” Richard Humann is definitely a bold artist and a driven individual with a prepared mind and I’m sure that chance will continue to favor him.
A fifth year now the Harlem Arts Festival has come to Marcus Garvey park in Central Park. And another year it has been a shining example of the local arts scene and a fantastic community event.
The festival brought together over 43 musicians, dancers, singers and entertainers over the 2 day event. Also represented in the park were over 30 local businesses, artists and restaurants.
The Harlem Arts Festival is back at Marcus Garvey Park this weekend (June 25th-26th!) We covered the festivities last year and it really is a wonderful community event.
You can easily access the park by most NYC subway lines exiting at the 125th street stop and then a short walk. While you are in the neighborhood be sure to take advantage of some great restaurants, photo opportunities of historic brownstones and the local gallery scene.
By Nick Christophers Sometimes a little luck goes a long way and hard work even more. This could be said for rapper / singer -songwriter Brewsie whose music combines both elements. Coming from the gritty streets of Brooklyn he learned that life is tough and you need to […]
Elizabeth Raymer Griffin doesn’t usually let other people into her studio. It’s her workspace, her secret hideout, a virtual reproduction of her college studio apartment. But I’m lucky, because Liz is my friend, so when I ask if I can profile her, she just says “Yes, ma’am!” and invites me right over to her Braddock Avenue studio “for visuals” even though I know that she’ll only look at the pictures I take of her through her fingers.
Yes, that’s right, my friend the self-portraitist hates being photographed.