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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 »

Flatbush Artists Studio Tour, November 15-16, 2014

November 15th, 2014 | Posted by Alaiyo

Exhibitions for November 15-16 FLATBUSH ARTISTS STUDIO TOUR “Contemporary Artists in Victorian Flatbush” Sat-Sun, Nov 15-16,11am-5pm Alaiyo’s location is: 570 Westminster Rd, Apt E-10 Brooklyn NY 11230 (map of all studio locations will be provided there)   You are cordially invited to an art party and annual Studio Tour in Ditmas Park, Brooklyn!  The tour is November 15th and… Read more »

Parsons Scholars Program

November 15th, 2014 | Posted by Alaiyo

Nadia Williams is the director of the Parsons Scholars Program. All of the chosen students are from NYC public schools, representing all of the boroughs.  At any given point, their students represent about 30 different public schools. -As an access program, they recognize that the issues that prevent students from pursuing college (and particularly areas such as art… Read more »

Radio Interview with Dr. Wilmur Leon, Saturday November 15, 2014

November 6th, 2014 | Posted by Alaiyo

Dr. Leon was someone who found Alaiyo through their mutual connection with MJBL. (See related post for more information on the organization) The interview will be a great opportunity to talk about her background and approach to art. Alaiyo will also discuss speaking with middle school students to inspire them to pursue their artistic interest as well as the power… Read more »

Interview on BRIC Arts Media Television, March 28th

March 28th, 2013 | Posted by bradshaw-admin

Alaiyo was called in by yet another Local TV station as one of the featured artists interviewed at the ARTery. The interview focused on her professional practice and several of her printed images. The short coverage will also feature the shop as an important addition to Ditmas Park Brooklyn. The series is called “Neighborhood Beat” it will air… Read more »

Teaching at the ARTery – special coverage on local cable station!

March 3rd, 2013 | Posted by bradshaw-admin

During Alaiyo’s day of teaching, a reporter came to interview the two owners of the shop. Alaiyo’s greeting cards were of the first items shown on camera. The half hour footage took you through all of the ARTery collection of handmade items. (There were two intermissions, so she hopes you stayed tune until the end). After the last… Read more »