Neighborhood: Clinton HillSummary: Elise Tak's work is a representation of a representation, THE symbol of fiction: Cinema! Tak
meticulously chronicles the lives and careers of 10 world-famous movie actors. All are pure fiction.
The artist LIES!
Neighborhood: Bedford-StuyvesantSummary: Since leaving Osaka, Japan in 1997, I have been translating my personal vision of New York City
into photographs and videos. The candy-colored, saturated playground of images that I create is
how I have imagined America would look like.
Summary: Sachiyo Takahashi is an artist, composer and musician whose work centers around storytelling.
Neighborhood: GowanusSummary: Traci Talasco creates interactive installations that use architecture as a social / political space
addressing female identity, balance and imbalance, and unnecessary struggles.
Neighborhood: FlatbushSummary: My history paintings reflect life experiences of Brooklyn communities; immigrants, mom and pop shopowners, war veterans and 'ordinary people' who all have stories are the subjects of my colorful, expressionistic images.
Neighborhood: Sunset ParkSummary: Somewhere between eye candy and mind candy is where I want my work to live, and my process
is all about maintaining that balance.
Neighborhood: GreenpointSummary: Biomorphic sculpture that distill essence into form.
Summary: Symbolic constructions about life, death, and the passage of time.
Neighborhood: WilliamsburgSummary: I free myself the conventions of nomenclarure, subject matter and composition to experience the raw extacy of color. The visceral impact of color and composition are paramount in my work.
Neighborhood: GowanusSummary: I blow glass into a collage of sculptural typography and Oriental decorative motifs.
Summary: Camera-based work about emptiness and space, with a focus on transcendence and the sublime.
Neighborhood: Brooklyn HeightsSummary: Born in a country of over fifty years in an internecine war, I destroy and construct my own
canvases by hand stitching. I then re-skin the works with layers of metallic paints. Stitching, like
love making, is a long process.
Neighborhood: GreenpointSummary: The Knots and Flora series (Drawings and Paintings), are meditations on time perception, the
layering of experience, obstruction, nostalgia, turmoil, and the charting of a personal chance
operation. Inclement Portraits.
Neighborhood: WilliamsburgSummary: Painter and collage artist exploring themes of identity, desire, rituals, mysticism, and the
supernatural. Interested in intimate ritualistic moments that lead to an initiation of some sort.
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