ON THE EDGE OF FUƧION                    Get your tickets on Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/on-the-edge-of-fuion-tickets-15857455075?ref=etckt   The West Harlem Art Fund and Friends are presenting “On the Edge… Continue reading

V Line for Everyday Life

Reflective Wearables The V Line is an artistic collaboration developed by Street Artist Lady K Fever and the Curator Savona. The jackets are made from repurposed fabric with reflective or LED lights appliquéd.… Continue reading


On Friday, January 23rd 2015, residents and fellow New Yorkers can view digital art & film at the multi-media venue MIST. This white carpet event is meant to make Harlem glow with technology.… Continue reading


The Steering Committee for NYC Light 2015 is proud to present Vicki DaSilva’s light graffiti work as our official digital logo. The artist has been extremely supportive of our efforts to showcase the… Continue reading


The West Harlem Art Fund in partnership with TEDxCUNY presented a new talent in Harlem. This young man is powerful and a real gentleman. We are happy to present a future star Vaughn… Continue reading

West Harlem Art Fund announces partnership w/Socially Relevant Film Fest

The West Harlem Art Fund has secured several partnerships both domestically and internationally that will make 2015 one of its most progressive years. Meet our new film partner the Socially Relevant Film Festival… Continue reading

Thank You NYC for supporting Under the Viaduct


WHAF will celebrate the UN International Year of Light in 2015

  About the Year of Light – On 20 December 2013, The United Nations (UN) General Assembly 68th Session proclaimed 2015 as the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies (IYL 2015). This… Continue reading


In 2012, the West Harlem Art Fund produced an installation with French artist Patrick Singh at the African Burial Ground in Lower Manhattan. As we prepared this digital installation, the Questionbridge exhibition was… Continue reading


                    In honor of Michael Jackson, the King of Pops! the Street Artist Lady K Fever and the Curator Savona produced a graffitti tribute… Continue reading

East River Flows in the UES

This past Saturday evening along the East River Esplanade, Vicki DaSilva created several light graffiti works. Commissioned by the Friends of the East River Esplanade and curated by Savona, the goal of the… Continue reading

Installation photos of The “H” in Harlem

  The H in Harlem is the largest public art installation in the community’s history. It will be lit on June 25th through September 25th, 2014.  Many thanks goes to the artist, his… Continue reading

The H in Harlem

The West Harlem Art Fund is pleased that The H in Harlem by artist Bentley Meeker will finally be installed in June. It was a tough approval process and I am very proud… Continue reading

Lawn Moaning Digital Still by Swedish Artist Eva Olsson

  Lawn moaning 1:48 min 2012   After the rain drifted away and the sun comes out they come one by one, in harmony with the moans and groans from neighbors who just… Continue reading

Recap on Repurpose lighting intervention

  Above is a recap of the evening last Saturday night. I want to thank all the artists for their time, patience and participation.


  Eduardo Difarneco A Papa. 1999 Video, Black and White, Sound, 4’09” Many folks are familiar with the “Burning Man” Festival in Nevada. For years, in Black Rock, a community is created where… Continue reading

Regional & International Artists are joining Repurpose

The West Harlem Art Fund is so pleased to have regional artists Dennis Hlynsky and Dr. Henry Gwiazda joining our lighting intervention series as well as husband and wife team Jonas Nilsson and… Continue reading

Cross-borough collaboration for Repurpose under the 12th Avenue viaduct

  Artists from Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn are now participating in the lighting intervention Repurpose.  All of the interventions will be along 12th Avenue in local restaurants, sidewalks and buttress walls underneath the… Continue reading


  REPURPOSE Public Art Intervention A  North River Arts! Production/Curated By Savona Bailey-McClain Public Display on May 10, 2014 North Rivers Arts is a public art initiative for the communities of West Harlem,… Continue reading

Digital Art Clips

Images from FUSION NY 2014

FUSION NY 2014 Artists and curators of color made a powerful statement during Armory Week. They propelled themselves in the midst of Armory and the results were amazing. The best is yet to… Continue reading

Upcoming Public Art Work in Washington Heights

The West Harlem Art Fund would like to congratulate the artist Montserrat Daubon for his upcoming public art work to Washington Heights. The location is great and it is near Audubon Terrace where… Continue reading

IYL Project Dutch Kills Greens

As the Co-chair for NYC Light 2015, several public art projects will be produced in 2015. Our theme is access and we want to give artists opportunities to shine. Here is one we… Continue reading

Introducing Pedro Ramirez

≈   In 2015, during the International Year of Light, we will partner artists together to creative interactive and immersive installations that will draw the public. This young artist is interested in very… Continue reading


Access: Art Interactive Light-Based Gallery @Macauley Honors College The rapid pace of technology has opened new doors for creating 21stcentury art. White walls are crumbling and artists are beginning to taking advantage of… Continue reading