We are back!!!

Updated: Sep 11

Monday we are back in action with ART YARD Advanced Studio on Zoom from 5:30-7:30pm. Tuesday evening we kick off ART YARD Advanced Studio In Person live at FiveMyles in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. ART YARD Art Matters at Brooklyn New School will also begin this week. While our other ART YARD Art Matters partnerships at PS 6 and PS 282 will follow soon.

We will install our exhibition The Way We See It at FiveMyles on Tuesday. The artists reception will be held Sunday September 19th from 4-6pm.


Please wear a mask while at FiveMyles and limit your Indoor visit to 15 minutes. For indoor events and gatherings the gallery is required to ask for proof of vaccination. There is plenty of outdoor space in front of FiveMyles to socialize.

Our book Shhh vs. The Courtroom in the Head (AKA) Stressing Less is now available on Amazon! We have copies for all participating artists and there will be copies available at FiveMyles.


Book cover: "Shhh vs. The Courtroom in the Head (AKA) Stressing Less", drawing by Zeke Brokaw


Speaking of Amazon, you can now support ART YARD BKLYN through Amazon Smile. “AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. AmazonSmile is available at smile.amazon.com.”



Other Art News:


Congratulations to ART YARD Teaching Artist Vera Tineo who has work included in LatinXhibit an exhibition highlighting the rich and diverse influence LatinX artists have on the history of American Art. This exhibit showcases artists from across the United States as well as featuring prominent and emerging local artists. On view at the Arts Center galleries, 301 Hay Street in downtown Fayetteville, NC from September 17- October 16, 2021.


Vera Tineo, El Campo de Papa, 2018, offset monoprint diptych

Join ART YARD Teaching Artists Ed Rath and Marie Roberts for the opening of Remembering 9-11 at Gallery Gaia, 719 Hudson Avenue, Vinegar Hill, Brooklyn, on Saturday September 11 from 2-7pm.


Artwork on view in Remembering 9-11 by Ed Rath (left) and Marie Roberts (right).

If you happen to be near Glendale, California I am thrilled to have work included in Brand 49 a National Juried Exhibition of Works on Paper opening tomorrow from 7-9:30pm at Brand Library and Art Center.

Brand Library and Art Center, Glendale, CA

To make it more exciting – I had a call last night to let me know that my piece included in the exhibition won the Associates Award!! The exhibition is on view through October 20, 2021.

Meridith McNeal, Inside Outside Quarantine Acropolis (Clinton Hill, Brooklyn), 2020, watercolor on paper, 75x55”, Associates Award Winner


Take a look at this beautiful photo Dennis took a few days ago on his exciting adventure in Greece!


Dennis Buonagura, Grecian Cat on Mosaic Step, 2021


We are THRILLED to announce that tickets are now available on Eventbrite for our benefit Les Amis de ART YARD! We hope you will join us. If you cannot attend in person, there is an option to buy your ticket and support a Teaching Artist or student going in your place.




We look forward to making art with you in the ART YARD Year to Heal and Restore!


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