Open Studios May 14 & 15 12-6pm with Patricia Ayres Brooklyn BFA

12:00-6:00pm, Saturday, May 14 & Sunday, May 15, 2011
Reception: 6:00-9:00pm, Saturday, May 14, 2011
Patricia’s studio is in Sunset Park at 253 36 street #301
DJ: Jay Reid, Edwin Peralta
Band: Non Return to Zero (Owen Healy-percussion & Sal Piscicelli-guitar)

NARS (New York Art Residency & Studio) Foundation is pleased to announce its 4th
Annual Open Studio Weekend featuring more than 60 artists working in studios
located along the waterfront in Sunset Park and Clinton Hill neighborhoods in
Brooklyn. Visitors get a chance to meet the artists and see their work within
the context of their unique studio environment. We invite you to come and get a
glimpse into the working process of the diverse artists working in the NARS
studios. Explore the wide range of studio practices ranging from experimental
sound installations and electronic media work to traditional figure drawings and
ceramic sculptures. The four artists from the 2011 International Artist
Residency Program will also be opening their studios to showcase what they have
been working on during their residency program.
NARS Sunset Park Studios
88 35th Street, 3rd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11232
253 36th Street, 3rd & 4th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11232
Subway: D, N, R to 36th Street in Brooklyn – only 2 express stops from
Sunset Park Studio Contact: or 718-768-2765

International Residency Artists: Daniele Genadry, Zerek Kempf, Maia
Cruz Palileo, Christopher Robbin.

Studio Artists:
Michael Abrams,Doug Angleton, Jose Arenas, Patricia Ayres, Gennadi
Barbush, Elizabeth J. Bisbing, Jean Boggs, Roxanne Bohana, Michael Paul
Britto, Dorothea Buschell, Nelson Cabán, Richard Castellana, Jaqueline
Cedar, Michael Cloud, JustinDavis, Antony Dodds, Keith Driscoll, Michael
Ensminger, Aleksander Garin, Scott Geyer, Mark KevinGonzales, Griselda M. Healy,
Cosme Herrera, France Hilbert, Erin Rachel Hudak, Mikhail Iliatov, Ellen
Coleman Izzo, TaiWoong Kang, Kyung Han Kim, Osamu Kobayashi, Roberta
Lawson, Conor McGrady, Anatoly Mikhailov, Nyeema Morgan, Patty Neal, Rose
Nestler Nestler, Steward Noack, Kevin Noble, Sean Noyce, Blithe Riley,Adrian
Roman, Dean Russo, Mason Saltarrelli, Steev Scott, Chinatsu Seya, Masaki
Takizawa, Tracy Helena Thomason, Elizabeth Velazquez, Rachael L Whitney.

NARS Clinton Hill Studios
47 Hall Street, 6th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11205
Subway: G to Clinton-Washington stop in Brooklyn
Clinton Hill Studio Contact: or 516-967-4813

Studio Artists:
Sophia Cook, Jared C. Deery, Loren Erdrich, Antonia Fthenakis, Betsy Gross,
Yuko Kodama, Jakes Longstreth, Jonathan Nissenbaum, Marie Peter Toltz, Eric

For further information about individual artists, please visit

Also on view in the NARS Gallery:
May 14 – June 19, 2011
Opening: 6:00-9:00pm, Saturday, May 14, 2011
88 35th Street 3FL, Brooklyn, NY 11232
Exhibition Artists:
Jose Arenas, Aleksander Garin, Erin Rachel Hudak, Gisela Insuaste, , Brian Lund,
Conor McGrady, Mason Salterelli.
Gallery Hours:
Wednesday – Friday: 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Saturday – Sunday: by appointment between 12:00pm – 6:00pm
Please call the NARS office to set up an appointment at 718-768-2765.

The NARS Foundation’s mission is to provide a diverse platform for cultural
exchange and collaboration among artists and curators. NARS provides an array of
creative support services including cross-cultural exchanges, integrated
residency programs and affordable studio spaces that support the needs of both
emerging and established artists. With a focus on international cultural
exchange, the NARS Foundation is committed to supporting the creative
professional development of artists and curators from around the world as well
as community building through public programs that engage the local community in
For further information, please visit or contact or 718-768-2765. For Press Inquiries, please contact

The 4th Annual 2011 NARS Open Studio Event is made possible by the generous
support of our donors and sponsored by Brooklyn Brewery, Union Market, Maria’s
Bistro, Jerry’s Bagel, and East Coast Colors.


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