Recent favorites – Summer Public Art!

Summer is the season for public art, but wait for the heat dome to cool off before venturing outside to check out these pieces in NYC! The latest installation in Madison Square Park, Martin Puryear’s Big Bling, raised many questions in my family during a recent night stroll. While my mother thought it was an… Read more »

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Welcome to RxArt

As a recent graduate of Marymount Manhattan College with a B.A in art history, I am grateful for the opportunity to work as summer intern for RxArt! Growing up in both Brooklyn and New York City allowed me to fully immerse myself in the art world. My classes in college, in combination with the thriving art environment allowed my… Read more »

Categories: Intern

Welcome to RxArt

My name is Nanase Shirokawa and I am very grateful and excited to be working this summer as an intern for RxArt. I just completed my freshman year at Williams College as a prospective art history and sociology double major. I am fascinated by the intersections between these two fields and how art functions in… Read more »

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OUR NEWLY LAUNCHED COLORING BOOK: BETWEEN THE LINES VOL. 5

  We are pleased to announce the launch of Between the Lines: A Coloring Book of Drawings by Contemporary Artists, Volume 5. Produced in partnership with Coach, this volume includes 52 artists, and features a cover (and stickers) by John Baldessari. The new coloring book was also featured in Wallpaper magazine this week. While the majority of… Read more »

Categories: RxArt Projects, Press, Partners, Events

Welcome to RxArt

As an aspiring physician, I am excited to join the RxArt team as an intern this year to learn more about integrating visual art into the hospital environment. While shadowing at the Smilow Cancer Center in New Haven, I began to realize how important both medicine and physical space are to the healing process. After… Read more »

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Welcome to RxArt

It has been an enlightening journey from earning my BA at NYU to arriving at RxArt, and I am thrilled to have become a part of the team as an intern. Contributing to the work here is both rewarding and illuminating, and I’m happy to know my abilities are being applied to such a wonderful… Read more »

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Welcome to RxArt

Having recently graduated from Vassar College with a degree in Art History, I am excited to be interning at RxArt this spring.  This organization provides a unique perspective into the world of nonprofits and the contemporary art scene here in New York City, and I am eager to use my own skills in this setting… Read more »

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New Addition to RxArt Team!

I am drawn to RxArt’s innovative initiatives on both on a personal and professional level; the daughter of an anesthesiologist and a sculptor, I grew up immersed in the critical vitality of both worlds. I pursued non-profit arts administration, a path that allowed me to explore the transformative nature of art-centered experiences, and has provided… Read more »

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Fountain Art Fair 2013: Unconventional and Awesome

Founded in 2006 by David Kesting, Lincoln Capla, and John Leo, with roots deep within the independent Williamsburg, Brooklyn art scene, Fountain Art Fair has grown to represent sixty of the most avant garde, edgy, and experimental international galleries. Fountain was created in an attempt to leverage support for smaller independent galleries, collectives and artists… Read more »

Categories: Events

New Addition to RxArt by Jillian Siegel

Art is medicine for the mind, and the mind and body are linked; one helps the other to heal. Five years ago, after a few close family members fell ill, I found myself in various waiting rooms, numerous doctor’s offices and several hospital rooms with my mind racing, eyes wandering and nothing to help take… Read more »

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Art in FLUX Harlem

On Friday, RxArt took a trip uptown to check out STREET, a pop-up exhibition curated by former RxArt intern Erin Goldberger.  Located in a vacant retail space on a quiet street in Harlem, the exhibition showcases photography, painting, and sculpture. STREET is part of Art in FLUX Harlem, a movement of Harlem artists appearing in… Read more »

Categories: Exhibitions

New Addition to RxArt

I am so very glad to announce that I have just joined the RxArt team as a communications/graphic design intern. My name is Geertje Schokker and I am a Dutch student finishing my last year of Communications. In 2005 I fell in love with this amazing city when I was here on vacation. After another… Read more »

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New Addition to RxArt

I am so excited to be RxArt’s newest intern!  I first read about RxArt in an article in The NY Times Magazine almost two years ago and have been following them ever since.  I was drawn to the organization for both personal and professional reasons–growing up, my brother was in and out of the hospital… Read more »

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Our Latest Addition to RxArt

As the most recent addition to the RxArt team, I’d like use my inaugural blog post as an introduction. My name is Sarah Zabrodski, and I am a Canadian transplanted from the frozen prairies of Alberta to New York City. I crossed the border just over two years ago to attend the Institute of Fine… Read more »

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RxArt Is Now Seeking Winter/Spring Interns!

RxArt is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to changing the visual landscape of American hospitals through the installation of original contemporary fine art in patient, examination and waiting rooms. We are seeking an individual who is able to commit to a consistent intern schedule of 3 days per week, 10am – 6pm, for at least a… Read more »

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