A BIT ABOUT US
Turning Interest Into Action
Here at Labyrinth Arts Collective, Inc., we’re committed to investing our expertise and resources in order to further achieve our cause. Since 2014, we’ve been supporting our community members in a variety of ways and measuring our success not by monetary size, but by more qualitative measurements such as the scale and effectiveness of our efforts. Just imagine what we can achieve together!
#WALKTHISWAY: GREEN DREAMS THROUGH JUNE 21, 2019
VENUE: FABER PARK, 2155 RICHMOND TERRACE
ARTBUILT MOBILE WORKSHOPS THIS SUMMER
THIS SUMMER WE ARE PLEASED TO BRING THE FOLLWING FREE ART WORKSHOPS TO THE STAPLETON WATERFRONT PARK. ALL WORKSHOPS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
DAYS OF OPERATION: FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY, 10-3 PM
WORKSHOPS EACH DAY
Walk This Way: Imagine My Staten Island is brought to you in partnership with ArtBuilt, NYC Parks, Queens Museum, Staten Island Arts, Staten Island Urban Center, Canvas/Island Voice, and YouthBuild Staten Island/JMT Media. Support provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, Surdna Foundation, and The New York Community Trust.
STUDIO TOUR DAY: FRIDAY, JULY 5TH, 11-2PM
IMAGINE MY STATEN ISLAND DROP IN ART CENTER OPENS!
IMAGINE MY NEIGHBORHOOD ART WORKSHOPS : COLLAGE, PLEIN AIRE, INKSCAPES.
EVERY FRIDAY (7/5, 7/12, 7/19, 7/28, 8/2)
FREE, ALL AGES
WINDMILLS, WINDMILLS, WINDMILLS!
WHEN: SATURDAY, JULY 6TH, 11-1:00 : OUR DROP IN ART STUDIO WORKSHOP IS BEING LED BY THE VERY TALENTED HIROKO OTANI. MS. OTANI WILL BE TEACHING YOUNG CHILDREN ABOUT WINDMILLS AND HOW THEY CAN MAKE ONE TO TAKE HOME! FREE; AGES 2 AND UP.
Life Stories: Come Tell Your Story at our Artbuilt Mobile Studio
JULY 6TH & JULY 27TH: 1-2pm
Created and Produced by local playwright, Lawrence F. Schwabacher with Labyrinth Arts Collective has the pleasure of continuing to co-producing this video series as part of our latest project: "Walk This Way: Imagine My Staten Island.
Click the Youtube link below for the first series video: Life Stories
WORKSHOP LED BY TEACHING ARTIST ELIZABETH SOLLAZZO
DATES: JULY 19, 20TH, 21ST
TIME: 11 - 2PM
COME MAKE ECOART USING LOCALLY PRODUCED WAX FROM BEES AND LEAF PRINTS .
COLORFUL AND EASY MINI SELF PORTRAIT WORKSHOP:
AUGUST 3RD, 11-2PM
FREE, ALL AGES!
LABYRINTH ARTS COLLECTIVE AT A GLANCE
We are a recognized 501c3 arts organization that promotes collaborative efforts among artist groups. Labyrinth Arts Collective was founded on the principles of fair practices to enhance the presence of art programming in our communities far and wide. We welcome your participation and reach out to all of those interested in making an impact in their community through the arts.
Please check out our Gofund me page :
FACE2FACE:REDUX HAS MOVED!
NOW ONLINE FOR YOUR
WE ASK FOR YOUR PATIENCE AS WE ADD ARTIST BIOS FOR EACH PIECE.
ART FOR A LIFETIME: SPRING INTO ART
May 12, 2018
Port Richmond Library
75 Bennett Street SINY 10302
11:00 - 2:00 PM . Ends 5/30/2018
We are so excited that the Senior's art class in Port Richmond was such a success! The students have produced a phenomenal exhibit and everyone is invited to the Opening Reception! In view are acrylic and mixed media paintings, monoprints, collages on canvas and paper and more! We even made robotic art! Classes taught by Elaine Mendez. Monoprint class donated by Guest Artist Dennis Green. Classroom and supplies were donated by Lynette Ford of the Port Richmond NYPL. Thank you to Hiroko Otani for bringing her CYO Seniors to this class! This event is free and open to the public. Ends 05/30/2018.
**This class was included as part of the project, "Walk This Way: Port Richmond Artscapes Series" which is made possible by a DCA Premier Grant from Staten Island Arts and public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.
Join us on June 16th for the Opening Reception of "Face to Face Redux: A Portrait Exhibit" at the Artlab School of Fine Arts, located at Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Building H. Previously held during the OpenhouseGI Series on Governor's Island last summer, we invite the public once again to this exhibition where we ask artists and the public to share how they see themselves and others. in our community.
On June 21st, we will be having an intimate exhibition at Project Hospitality, 350 Port Richmond Avenue, from 6:30-8:30 pm. We invite the public to learn more about our art programming initiatives in the Port Richmond community entitled "Walk This Way: Port Richmond Artscapes Series." This event is made possible by a DCA Premier Grant from Staten Island Arts and the Department of Cultural Affairs for New York City. Our hope is to partner with the merchants and residents during 2018 to bring diversified artistic disciplines to Port Richmond and share our artist culture.
At Labyrinth Arts Collective, we are dedicated to stepping up our efforts to provide arts programming in our communities. Through cooperation and community empowerment we believe we can facilitate progress in this area. We are always striving to make a difference, and invite you to learn more and lend your support.
Reinforcing our Commitment
With this initiative, our goal is to promote great opportunities for both artists and the community. With access to the right resources, people can become empowered by their own abilities and gain the confidence to fulfill their potential. Learn more about our work by getting in touch with our team today.
Helping The Community
With our organization’s collaborative mission of uniting artists in every discipline in mind, we strive to find new strategies for bringing awareness to the needs of our communities. Advocacy is something that we take very seriously, and our team is working each and every day to make a positive impact.
Exhibits and events such as "Everybody Loves the Summer" where we took a stand against the issue of bullying, "Green Dreams", a campaign for recycling, "The HeArt of Art" remembering our senior citizens, Fund raising for Hurricane Maria Victims, Breast Cancer Awareness, and Lupus are just some of what our organization has done to advocate for many issues.
Committed to the Cause
Coming together from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences, our skilled team of professionals is the backbone of Labyrinth Arts Collective, Inc.. Their ideas help shape the direction and mission of our organization as it continues to develop. Read on to learn more about some of our incredible team members.
President and Director of Operations
Elaine Mendez is one of the co-founders of Labyrinth Arts Collective, Inc. and loves what she does! To her it's all about achieving opportunities for engagement in the arts and establishing networks to build up alliances between artists,and neighborhoods.
Vice President and Director of Communications and Press Relations
With us since our founding, Morgan James is one of our veteran team members. She brings years of experience and skills to the forefront in helping our organization grow and succeed. Liz is also an awesome artist and her art can be found on lizmarotti.com or intuitiveartistscollective.com
STEVEN "FRITZ" WEISS
Curator and Event Photographer
Steven Weiss joined Labyrinth Arts Collective, Inc. with the vision and drive to improve upon our Arts Organization, and focused on developing the organization with experience and integrity. An internationally acclaimed photographer, he is also a leading member of the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists (BWAC) and involved in past and upcoming international Biennials.
"Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does"
MAKE A DONATION
Help Us Soar
Please check out our Gofund me page :
Our organization always appreciates the generosity and involvement of people like you, with every contribution going towards making Labyrinth Arts Collective, Inc. an even better Arts Organization than it already is. We want to provide you with the correct and appropriate information pertaining to your mode of support, so don’t hesitate to contact us with your questions.
PARTNER WITH US
Show Your Support
Want to join our efforts but not sure where to start? Partner with Us and take advantage of this incredible opportunity to lend your support. It’s a great way to contribute to our cause, and every little bit counts towards paving the path for a better tomorrow. Get in touch with us today for more details about how you can help.
VOLUNTEER YOUR TIME
Make A True Change
This is one of the simplest ways to help out our cause. We believe the best way for our initiatives to be successful is for the community to actively get involved. This is an easy and efficient way of contributing to the great work we do at Labyrinth Arts Collective, Inc.. Get in touch with any questions about how you can Volunteer Your Time today.