Born and raised in Harlem, NY, Shawn Walker has a BFA from Empire State College and is founding member of Kamoinge, the longest existing Black photographers' collective. I see part of my responsibility as a photographic artist to broaden the perspective of our craft to present views of the world others might not have seen or considered.
Jim Ober is a business psychoanalyst, a corporate adviser, artists, business coach, college professor/consultant, and workplace interventionist. His artwork has been featured at prominent restaurants and galleries in the Tri-State area. Artist Statement I try to capture the beauty and character of people and objects by pushing and emphasizing color and shape hopefully creating a pleasing yet vibrant image.
Arnaud Ramde is originally from Burkina Fason. Currently living and working in Harlem for since 2008. He opened Ramde Art in 2012. I am inspired by memories of my childhood, loving parents and the happiness of the everyday people around me.
Debra HIll - Born in Australia, Debra's magical paintings weave metaphor and whimsy into a tapestry of vibrant color. Executed in oils, her paintings are infused with an almost carnival quality. I feel passionate about creating exotic worlds that transcend reality. My often figurative paintings seek to capture a moment when life is a celebration.
Omo Misha means “Misha’s children” in Yoruba. It is a name that has come to identify artist, Misha McGlown, and her myriad creative endeavors. Life stories. Trials. Triumphs. Failures, even. The subjects of my portraits are chosen for their stories - their visions, individual accomplishments or, perhaps, unanswered questions about their live.
The 2013 Harlem Art Walk Tour (HAWT™) kicks off with an Artist Reception on Friday, October 11th at 7:30PM – 9:30PM at Artist & Craftsman Supply, 2108 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd., and continues with the tour on Saturday, October 12th and Sunday, October 13th from noon to 6pm at over twenty-five venues throughout Central Harlem (free).
BARBARA RUSSELL AKA MS. B. THE DOODLE QUEEN A TEACHING VISUAL ARTIST/ARTS ACTIVIST AND MEMBER OF THE HARLEM ARTS ALLIANCES FOR THREE YEARS. FROM SHOWING AND SELLING ON NYC STREETS TO GAINING AN INTERNATIONAL ARTS RESIDENCY SHE PROMOTES HER ENVIRONMENTAL ART MESSAGE FOR MANKIND TO BE KIND TO THE EARTH WITH DUE DILIGENCE.