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Aya Arts Project: A Sailboat Bend II Community Arts Engagement & Acquisition Project Artist Talk I
Aya Arts Project presents: Artists Talk (Part 1 of 2) Live—
February 3rd, 2021
Join us as we talk to some of the artists whose works and commissioned work has been selected as a part of the permanent collection for the Sailboat Bend II building by the HACFL - Housing Authority of the City of Fort Lauderdale.
Artists: Zipporah Michel, Allison Kotzig, Magda Love and Richard Dubose
Aya Arts Project to Bring Art and Community Engagement to Sailboat Bend Building II
What's Your Elephant Website Article—
December 4th, 2020
"Discover artist Zipporah Michel! Her work has been selected to be a part of an art collection at Sailboat Bend II for the Aya Arts Project. The Aya Arts Project is a permanent art installation curated by artist Niki Lopez. It is a Sailboat Bend II Community Arts Engagement & Acquisition Project brought to you by Niki Lopez of Niki Lopez Creative & What’s Your Elephant for the HACFL- Housing Authority of the City of Fort Lauderdale and Atlantic Pacific Companies. Sailboat Bend II is a new affordable housing building for seniors."
Panelist for What's Your Elephant Safe at Home Artists Chat Part I of II
Niki Lopez Creative Facebook Livestream—
September 18th, 2020
Moderated by Niki Lopez and Khaulah Naima Nuruddin
Keachia M. Bowers, MSW of Movements for Change. A holistic practitioner of Transformative Healing
Welcome to the annual ‘What’s Your Elephant’ art exhibition. Each year, artworks selected reflect an ‘elephant in the room’ topic. This year the goal is to address topics that relate to ‘at-risk’ demographics, people and issues that have been heightened due to the global pandemic featuring artists: Cindy Shaw, Allison Bolah, Zipporah Michel, Jose Silva, and Nikki Detourbutterfly.
"Thou Art Woman's (MIS)BEHAVE: Lesbian Folklore" Art & Chat Facebook Livestream
ArtServe, Inc. Facebook Livestream—June 24, 2020
"ARTSERVE LIVE presents:
Thou Art Woman virtual Artist Talk & Exhibition featuring Khaulah Naima Nuruddin, Trish Delish Art, Jane Kreinberg, Graciela Valdes and Zipporah Michel! Special guest appearance from Esprit the Poet! Hosted by Sophie Bonet (ArtServe Curator) and G. Wright (Thou Art Woman Founder)."
"February is Black History Month, and the City of Fort Lauderdale is dedicating the City Hall lobby gallery to a celebration of African American history with visual artworks created by local artists. The City has called upon the Broward Art Guild, through its Art Around Town program, to curate this themed art exhibit, which is on public display in City Hall from February 4 through 28."
"Under the artistic direction of Global Curator Ludlow E. Bailey, Roots of the Spirit is multimedia art exhibition, representing a visual and visceral exploration of contemporary African spirituality and aesthetics. The exhibition will be on display January - February 2020."