Friday, November 16th
The Showroom Gallery NYC
117 2nd Ave.
New York, NY 10003
More info from the organizers about Younity & Crossover after the jump . . .
Younity was founded in New York City in 2007 by noted artists Alice Mizrachi, and Toofly. After spending years involved in the art world, they came to the realization that women artists do not have a properly-organized forum through which to disseminate their ideas to contemporaries and showcase their work to the public at large. The confines of galleries were too rigid and staid; the ‘white cube’ did not lend much room for personal expression and individual style. They wanted to create a place wherein females could tell their own stories in more universal, down-to-earth voices. They also wanted to build a stable community in which they could teach the next generation what goes into the process of setting up art shows and trying to successfully spread artistic ideas. The organization’s name derives from its overarching concept of creating a solid group filled with unique, autonomous participants. Each member has her own flavor, and can retain that identity even in the context of a collective body. Thus, the concept behind YOUNITY was born.
The mission of YOUNITY is to create an international collective of female visual artists, designers, photographers and craftswomen. These participants will support each other by joining forces on projects, helping to build networks, providing resources, and creating community awareness about the collective with youth. It serves as a bridge that results in artistic mentoring, communal support, and the production of collaborative art shows that promote women in the arts.
“THE CROSSOVER” A Fusion of Female Stylez, Ideaz and Skillz
This name reflects the founders’ vision of bringing together a diverse population of women who can reflect upon others’ life experiences as well as share their own. The event will feature work by painters, street artists, photographers, graphic designers, fashion designers, and craftswomen of all backgrounds. This year, an exhibition will be held at TheShowroomNYC, located in downtown Manhattan.
NEWS UPDATE: 11/15/07
RECEPTION: OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, NOVEMBER 16, 2007. 6-9PM
VIEWING DATES: CROSSOVER Exhibition will be on view at the Showroom Gallery until December 5, 2007. To schedule an appointment please contact: Alice Mizrachi or Toofly At: firstname.lastname@example.org
TO PURCHASE ART: The Showroom Gallery Accepts Visa, Mastercard, Amex, or Money Orders. the Showroom Gallery NYC 117 2nd Ave. New York, NY 10003 ( 212) 253-8699
- YOUNITY “The Crossover” Call of Entries!
- Flicks of the Younity Crossover Opening Reception!
- M.I.S.S. Paper Dolls @ FIFTY24LA: Alice Mizrachi
- Younity presents: FRESHER! Call for Entries
- Toofly Interview on The Citrus Report