Art & Culture

Branching Out: Math and nature inspire a new art show in Flushing
Fractals — irregular shapes that can be broken down into parts closely resembling the whole — are everywhere in nature: Clouds, mountain ranges, coastlines and broccoli are just a few examples.
(Queens Chronicle, Jan. 19, 2012)

Dina Denis Dance to Perform in L.I.C.
For Queens native Dina Denis, the dance lessons that began as a hobby at the age of three became a life calling, leading her to a career as an educator, choreographer and artist.
(Queens Chronicle, June 5, 2008)

Explore Queens’ Subway Art Scene
It’s an often overlooked art scene that is — sometimes literally — underground.
(Queens Chronicle , May 22, 2008)

Back To The Garden: Daily Life to Spiritual Vision
Crossing Art’s current mixed-media exhibition takes its name from the lyrics of the song “Woodstock” by Joni Mitchell, which speaks of a return to utopian existence.
(Queens Chronicle, April 17, 2008)

Traditional Mehndi Art Grows In Popularity
The ancient art of mehndi has for 5,000 years transformed the surface of the human body — primarily on the hands and feet — into a canvas that is embellished with floral patterns, paisley swirls and arches.
(Queens Chronicle, March 6, 2008)

Dorsky exhibit encourages contemplation of detail
At first glance, the works of contemporary art that comprise Other Voices, Other Rooms, the latest exposition at the Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Program’s exhibition space in Long Island City, are shrouded in a somewhat deceptive simplicity.
(Queens Chronicle, April 23, 2009)

Woodhaven Native Captures L.I.C. On Canvas
For Sharon Florin, Long Island City is not only the setting in which she works, it’s the muse and subject of many of her pieces.
(Queens Chronicle, July 31, 2008)

QMA Exhibit Explores Abstractions in Ink
After visiting Paris, Tokyo, Seoul and San Diego, the drawings of Korean artist Il Lee have made their way to the Queens Museum of Art in Flushing Meadows Park
(Queens Chronicle, Aug. 23, 2007)