|PRESENTING THE FIRST ANNUAL PUBLIC ART FESTIVAL IN THE HISTORIC WEST CHELSEA
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Join the West Chelsea Festival of Art celebration with the premiere of the Bowery Film Festival Awards Ceremony, Friday, November 10th, 2023.
|November 10th, Time: 6:00 - 9:00 P.M., Location: 530 West 25th Street
|Bowery Film Festival, (the “most radical film festival in NYC”) will present its awards ceremony with a screening of experimental art films, music videos, panel discussion, and live music. A screening of short films include the experimental films “Awake at Night ”, “Mystery of Art” and "Meshes of the After". New York City award-winning filmmakers Alexis Karl, Meg Case, and Andrea Diaz will be featured and in attendance.
|During the month of November the West Chelsea Festival of Art will be presenting the first annual Art Festival in the historic gallery district. The festival will highlight and showcase a curated selection of events and programs from over 100 participating artists presenting artworks in the form of visual art, film, fashion, music, dance, spoken word, performance among other mediums.
|Join the West Chelsea Festival of Art in celebrating the creative persistence of New York City’s West Chelsea gallery district – Nov. 10th through Dec. 1st. Check the Events, Schedules & Locations page for a list of the event's dates, times, and locations.
| Special highlights of the festival include Isis Swaby (Daughter of Dub Founder Augustus Pablo), XHOSA, NIKKI DA GOD aka NEFFERNIKKI (as seen on MTV/VH1), PaperBoyPrince (The Rapper running for President), Julia Sinelnikova "Oracle," OR NAH, METAGASM, Elf of NYC, SUN GOD SHAMAN, Bri Frei, Grace Roselli’s Pandora’s BoxX Project, GOOD.W.Y.N.; New York City’s “Spin Sisters” Fanny and Clau Perez, historical feminist art pioneer Nancy Azara, Kaleb Tank and Electric Djinn.
Over one hundred New York City artists coming together to present a spectacle of art in the historic
West Chelsea Gallery District.
West Chelsea Festival of Art Participating Artists
|Denise Jones Adler
Katie Cercone (aka “OR NAH”)
Charlotte Courtiss “Cool French Girl”
Dance to the People
Deity Delgado: Delgado HQ
Ronit Levin Delgado
Christiane Dolores (Not-White Collective)
Sunshine Monié El
Verónica Santiago Moniello
ELF of Nyc
Claire Fleury (aka "CURIOUS ORANGE")
Elisa García de la Huerta
Nicole Goodwin (aka “GOODW.Y.N”)
Paul Michael Graves
Jenny D. Green
Paul Michael Graves
Kohenet Stephanie Guedalia (“Jew Bitch Honey”)
Emily M. Harris
Bethany Harper Williams
Satori Krishna (“Sungod Shaman”)
Morgan Jesse Lappin
Edmond Josef Malin
XY Anka Mierzejewska
Maggie Lynn Negrete
Kelly Shaw Nyala
Nikki Phillip (NIKKI DA GOD, NEFFERNIKKI)
Jake S “Hors Dvorse”
Peter Schepper (PMS)
Gabriel J. Shuldiner
Julia Sinelnikova (ORACLE)
Jeremy D. Slater
Laura Weyl (METAGASM)
Noelle Lorraine Williams
Brian Soigne’ Wilson
|The iconic West Chelsea Building will host the festival's programs and events along with participating galleries including the Caelum Gallery, the Spirit Del Art Gallery and the Pictor Gallery. The West Chelsea Festival of Art will highlight important contemporary artists and the public issues at the forefront of current creative discourse - supporting intersectional feminism, LGBTQ+ rights and representation, anti-violence, and anti-racism. The festival applauds art as a unifying force of community and the cultural power it holds. The WCFOA strives to be a space of inclusion.
|We encourage you to join in on the celebration of the esteemed art, artists and galleries that make up the West Chelsea district. The Festival stands as an ode to what has been the cultural center of contemporary art for over thirty years