Cornerstone Studios welcomes new Member Artist, Elnaz Rafati. Elnaz, a sculptor, received her Bachelor of Architecture degree from Shahid Behesti University in Tehran and a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Illinois Chicago. See more of her work at www.instagram.com/elnazrafati/.
On Saturday, 03/25/202, from 3-4PM, please join the member artists of cornerstone STUDIOS for an artist's talk featuring 2022-23 Studio178 artist-in-residence Farah Mohammad. Address is 178 Bennett Ave, 1st Floor, NYC 10040. Free and open to all!
On Saturday, 12/03/2022, from 12-5PM, please join the member artists of cornerstone STUDIOS for our Winter Open Studios. Meet Studio178 Artist-in-Residence, Farah Mohammad, and see work by mixed media artist Tiffany Dugan in Gallery178. You can find us at 178 Bennett Ave, 3rd Floor, NYC 10040. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required and face masks are strongly encouraged.
On Saturday, 12/03/2022, from 12-5 PM, please join us in Gallery178 to celebrate work by artist Tiffany Dugan. Dugan's work is on view through January 31, 2023, by appointment.
On Saturday, 06/0422, from 11AM to 5PM, please join us in Gallery178 to celebrate work by photographer Kathleen Holloway. Holloway’s work focuses on contrasting traditional photographic methods with a contemporary viewpoint. In her latest body of work, TRANSITIONS, Kathleen employs a variety of techniques, including encaustic, to illustrate the evolution of common things to reveal the beauty in changing the perspective. Holloway's work is on view through July 10, 2022, by appointment.
cornerstone STUDIOS is pleased to announce the selection of its 2022 Studio178 Artist-in-Residence, Farah Mohammad. Farah Mohammad (b. 1993, Karachi, Pakistan) is a printmaker and installation artist based in NYC. She works in different printmaking techniques to process complex feelings that arise from working with underserved communities and to negotiate her own presence as a Pakistani immigrant in the United States. Welcome Farah!
On Saturday, 03/19/22, at 4PM, please join us for an artists talk by Studio178 Artist-in-Residence, Dana Hemes. This event will be held at 178 Bennett Ave, downstairs sanctuary. Learn more about Hemes fascinating work during her time at Studio178, including how to be more like an octopus! Masks and proof of vaccination required for entry.
Winter Open Studios 2021: Open Studios is back! Join us Saturday, December 4, 2021, from 10:30am to 3pm at 178 Bennett Ave, 3rd Floor, NYC 10040. See work by 13 Member Artists, Studio178 Artist-in-Residence Dana Michele Hemes, and a children's art show, Calling All Kids! Proof of COVID-19 vaccination and face masks required.
Northern Manhattan Business Assistance Program: Thank you to Hispanic Federation, Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance, the Miranda Family and Google for their critical support for the Member Artists of Cornerstone Studios, and for so many other small businesses and non-profits in Washington Heights, during the COVID-19 crisis. Thank you Luis, Frankie and Almirca!
Coogan's Pay it Forward Community Fund: Thank you to Coogan's and the United Way for their critical support for the Member Artists of Cornerstone Studios, and for so many other small businesses and non-profits in Washington Heights, during the COVID-19 crisis. Thank you Peter, Dave and Tess!
Dana Michele Hemes: cornerstone STUDIOS' 2021 Studio178 Artist-in-Residence is Dana Michele Hemes. Dana began her residency in April 2021 and will be at Cornerstone through March 2022. Welcome and congratulations Dana!
Gallery178 Postcard Show: Join us for "20for2020," a Postcard Show to benefit our host institution, Our Saviour's Atonement Church, on Saturday, December 7, 2019, from 12-5 pm. Purchase original artwork for $20 and help OSA replace their 80+ year old boiler. Winter is coming! To donate to the boiler fund, click here. To enter the show, click here.
Studio178 Artist's Talk: Please join the Member Artists of cornerstone STUDIOS and the greater OSA/Washington Heights community for a Studio178 Artist's Talk on Saturday, December 7, 2019, from 5-6 pm at 178 Bennett Avenue, first floor, NYC 10040. See work by cornerstone STUDIOS' first Studio178 resident artist, Amanda Brown. Refreshments provided!
2019 Summer Open Studios: Please join the Member Artists of cornerstone STUDIOS for an open studios event, June 8, 2019, 1-6 pm. See a Small Works Show in our Gallery178 exhibition space. Learn more about the Studio178 residency. This event presented in conjunction with NoMAA's 2019 Uptown Arts Stroll. All are welcome!
Gallery178: Gallery178 at cornerstone STUDIOS will present a Small Works Show, June 8 to July 13, 2019, during cornerstone's Summer Open Studios event. Curated by Member Artist Anna Shukeylo. All part of the 2019 Uptown Arts Stroll. Join us!
2018 Holiday Open Studios: On Saturday, Dec 8, 2018, cornerstone STUDIOS will open its doors to the public. From 9:30am-5pm, see work by cornerstone STUDIOS Member Artists and tour our new, expanded, space! Plus photographs by Michael Shulman, Director of Publishing, Broadcast & Film at Magnum Photos, in the L-Gallery. Downstairs at OSA, enjoy an Advent Fair and Christmas Tree sale!
2018 Summer Open Studios: On Saturday, June 16, 2018, from 1-6pm, cornerstone STUDIOS will host an Open Studios event. See work by 8 member artists plus paintings by Michael Peglau in cornerstone's L-Gallery. This open studios event is part of NoMAA's 16th Annual Uptown Arts Stroll!
Pictured: Dry Wash, oil on linen, 22" x 22" by Michael Peglau
A Song on Canvas for Arecibo: On Saturday, May 6, 2018, at 3pm, cornerstone STUDIOS' Executive Director Jeff Hoppa will curate A Song on Canvas for Arecibo, an auction of visual arts and musical performances to benefit artists affected by 2017's Hurricane Maria in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Sponsored by Coogan's, NoMAA, Community Board 12, Adriano Espaillat and cornerstone STUDIOS. $20 donation at the door.
2017 Holiday Open Studios: On Saturday, Dec 9, 2017, cornerstone STUDIOS will open its doors to the public. From 11am-5pm, see work by cornerstone STUDIOS Member Artists, plus needlepoint work by noted painter Greg Kwiatek in the L-Gallery. Downstairs at OSA, enjoy an Advent Fair, Pottery Studio Open House and Christmas Tree sale!
2017 Open Studios & Silent Auction: On Saturday, June 10, 2017, cornerstone STUDIOS will open its doors to the public. From 1-6pm; see work by cornerstone STUDIOS Member Artists; plus bid on work in a Silent Auction in the L-Gallery to benefit The Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights! This Open Studios event is part of NoMAA's 2017 Uptown Arts Stroll.
2016 Uptown Art Stroll: On Sunday, June 26, 2016, in conjunction with Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance's 2016 Uptown Art Stroll, cornerstone STUDIOS will open its doors to the public. From 1-6pm, see work by cornerstone STUDIOS Member Artists, plus an exhibition of work by Nick Golebiewski in the L-Gallery!
Holiday Open Studios: On Saturday, December 5, 2015, from 10am to 6pm, cornerstone STUDIOS will hold an open studios event. See work by cornerstone STUDIOS Member Artists, plus guest artist Sam Zanger! Sponsored by Dyckman Beer Co.!
Thor Wickstrom @ cornerstone STUDIOS: See plein air painting by Thor Wickstrom in cornerstone STUDIOS' new L-Gallery, December 5 to January 9, 2016, by appointment.