HOAST2011 is a tribute to the diversity of artists, art and culture that flourishes in Harlem today. The artists range from emerging talent to internationally recognized figures. Their studios vary from traditional loft spaces to converted bedrooms. Their artwork spans between cutting-edge new media to more traditional styles of representation and abstraction.
HOAST2011 is free to all visitors
How to begin?
Info Centers to ask questions, pick up a map, or download here:
Casa Frela (47 West 119th St),
Work Space Harlem (2340 Fifth Ave, between 140th & 141st Streets),
Floor4Art (2136 Fredrick Douglass Blvd., between 115th & 116th Streets),
Kim Hamilton Landmark Galleries (467 West 144 Street),
Taller Boricua (1680 Lexington Ave., between 105th & 106th Streets)
artHARLEM and HOAST2011 is a volunteer minority-led organization with a firm commitment to diversity. We serve and are staffed by New Yorkers regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability. Join us as we celebrate our sixth year with HOAST2011! This year HOAST2011 is a participant of the 6th openhousenewyork Weekend.
On October 15 + 16, Harlem Artists Open their Homes, Studios and Galleries to the Public for the Two-Day Harlem Open Artist Studio Tour/HOAST
HOAST2011 Press Release: click HERE to download
NEW YORK CITY - Harlem once again shines as a beacon of art in New York City. A celebration of Harlem's artistic prowess is marked by the 6th annual Harlem Open Artist Studio Tour (H.O.A.S.T.)-- a two- day, self-guided walking tour of artists' studios, museums
and galleries in historic Harlem. The event will take place on Saturday, October 15 and Sunday, October 16 from 12 p.m. till 6 p.m. The tour is free to the public and can be started at: Casa Frela (47 West 119th St), Work Space Harlem (2340 Fifth Ave), and Floor4Art (2136
Fredrick Douglass Blvd.), and Kim Hamilton Landmark Galleries ( 467 West 144 Street). The two-day self-guided tour will take place Saturday, October 15, from noon till 6 p.m., and on Sunday October 16, from noon till 6 p.m. Tours are free to the public.
H.O.A.S.T. features visual artists, performing artists, and authors and poets reading from their work. Harlem's artists range from emerging talent to internationally recognized figures, with studios from traditional loft spaces to converted bedrooms. Art ranges from cutting-edge new
media and outsider art to more traditional styles or representation and abstraction. Highlights from the 2011 include - On Saturday see Norma Marquez, Reuben Sinha, Ingrid Capozzoli Flinn and Robin Rule at Floor4Art, Evi Abler at Casa Frela, and Christina Stahr
showing at EMC arts. On Sunday see Ruth Miller and Laura Gadson's wonderful fabric art a their studios, Lina Puerta in East Harlem, and Alexis Nieder's delicious pancake paintings at the Harlem Work Space.
For additional information and a complete map/listing of events visit www.artHARLEM.org Previous HOAST events have brought in over 2,000 attendees from as far away as Sweden to as close as 125th street. "HOAST is an examination Harlem gentrification, includes many former Harlem residents returning home,... these artist seize the excitement of being in this eclectic neighborhood..." Reuben Sinha, Director, artHARLEM. The tour provides an intimate glimpse at art that you simply cannot get at a museum or gallery.