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ALAIYO BRADSHAW AND VIDA!

January 3rd, 2017 | Posted by Alaiyo

  Pleasant surprise! Last week, Alaiyo received an email from VIDA.  VIDA is a global partnership of creators, pairing designers from around the world with makers in Pakistan in accordance with high ethical standards, to create original, beautiful products.  And the best part is that using part of proceeds from the sales of the products; VIDA… Read more »

Latest promotional brochure

June 21st, 2016 | Posted by Alaiyo

This latest brochure of Alaiyo’s published, promotional and exhibited images is available. (Online version) If you have any needs related to her work, please let her know. Also, please share with others who may need her services. Alaiyo always appreciates referrals. New clients receive a ten percent discount! Thank you for your business!

Painting Poetry-Poetic Interpretations of Art

February 8th, 2016 | Posted by Alaiyo

To purchase the book through Barnes and Noble please go to this site: Painting Poetry: Poetic Interpretations of Art Painting Poetry is an anthology of poetic interpretations of art presenting thirty poems written by Adisa ‘AJA’ Andwele and images of paintings by seventeen artists. The artists are Ras Akyem, Ras Ishi, Ras Jahaziel, Omowale Stewart, Corrie… Read more »

Poetry Reading at Flatbush Artists Studio Tour, October 17-18, 2015

October 30th, 2015 | Posted by Alaiyo

Poetry reading inspired by Alaiyo’s work (Will download and play) Below AJA reads one of his poems he created for Alaiyo’s color pencil drawing entitled “Portable Still-Life”. His interpretation was read for an audience who gathered in the open studio. He was a great part of the trio of artists (including Chrissie Dower and Alaiyo) who shared the… Read more »

Flatbush Artists Studio Tour, October 17-18, 2015

October 5th, 2015 | Posted by Alaiyo

Alaiyo will be exhibiting in the FLATBUSH ARTISTS STUDIO TOUR “Contemporary Artists in Victorian Flatbush” Sat-Sun, Nov 15-16,11am-5pm Her location is: 570 Westminster Rd, Apt E-10 Brooklyn NY 11230 #4 on the map Facebook and Website She will be featuring her new series of fantasy, surrealist watercolors. (Click here for larger view) Please stop by her location for an open house art reception!  Chrissie Dowler, another… Read more »

Sketching on Site (From Observation)

April 20th, 2015 | Posted by Alaiyo

In a recent workshop Alaiyo held for Parsons students on sketching the figure in space she brought in her own sketchbooks as part of shown examples. Important for students to see what you do as an artist when asking them to follow suit. In these sketchbooks she focuses her subject matter on recording various scenes from her travels, models for her illustrations and general observational… Read more »

MJBL Art Sale!

March 27th, 2015 | Posted by Alaiyo

Bright House Sports Network of Tampa and Central Florida www.bhsn.com is sponsoring an Art Sale to raise money for The Metropolitan Junior Baseball League (MJBL). All proceeds from the sale will go directly to MJBL in support of their inner city youth. You can find Alaiyo’s illustration prints on the Prints page of this site…. Read more »

SVA MFA Illustration as Visual Essay Alumni/Anniversary Show November 4 – December 17, 2014

November 19th, 2014 | Posted by Alaiyo

Alaiyo is part of an SVA MFA Illustration as Visual Essay Alumni Show. Very exciting examples of children’s books, publications, fine art, product design and more from some of the top illustrators in NYC. Well worth seeing the range of work in the world of visual journalism. (see details below) Please come to the exhibition “SVA… Read more »

Metropolitan Jr. Baseball League exposes inner city youths to the sport of baseball

November 16th, 2014 | Posted by Alaiyo

MJBL-Metropolitan Jr. Baseball League http://www.mjbl.org   Metropolitan Jr. Baseball League exposes minority youths to the sport of baseball. They travel to various cities to compete, learn about the rich history of the location and the offerings of the local black college who hosts the events which includes a symposium made up of professional players, scouts, coaches, commentators,… Read more »