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Drawn Together Orientation

If you would like to contribute to this project, please watch the orientation video and complete this intake form. Drawn Together will facilitate the creation of updated organizational bylaws through the work of Anaïs Duplan, Maia Chao, and Yxta Maya Murray for Cuchifritos Gallery on the Lower East Side of New York City. Drawn Together …

Image Gallery Tester

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Sweety’s

Sweety’s Radio: Edicion Especial culminates with an exhibition showcasing the individual work of Sweety’s members. A group of friends and collaborators that came together to address the lack of spaces explicitly for black and brown artists, Sweety’s developed and continues to provide a platform for queer artists of color.In this final exhibition, the four members–Ximena …

Raul Gonzalez III

GALLERY TEXT (En Español)Raul grew up between El Paso and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, and his drawings often reference the landscape, buildings, and characters from his childhood. Raul’s work on Lowriders in Space is done completely in ballpoint pen, a decision to reference his first tools as a young artist, often making fan art of comic …

Elia Alba

GALLERY TEXT (En Español) Elia Alba’s installation for Sweety’s Radio: Edición Especial will include three videos, Unruhe, Se Revela, Se Devela and Gigglers, all made between 2001 and 2010. These works show Alba’s manipulation of reality as fantasy and vice versa, always within a societal framework informing this dynamic. In Unruhe, Alba focuses on this German word, meaning …

Emanuel Xavier

GALLERY TEXT (En Español) This year marks the 20th anniversary Emanuel Xavier’s self-published chapbook Pier Queen, a poetic manifesto about his personal experiences coming of age as a former street hustler, drug dealer/addict, homeless youth and survivor of child abuse. To celebrate this LGBTQ Latinx and POC milestone, Rebel Satori Press has reissued the book …

Cecilia Gentili

GALLERY TEXT (SPANISH) Sweety’s Radio: Edición Especial kicks off with the work of Cecilia Gentili. In an exhibition that brings together images, objects, and oral herstories that collectively speak of the impact of Gentili’s work as a mentor and muse, as well as the importance of community and agency in the documentation of trans-femme realities. The …

Crypsis

Crypsis is artist Dirk Westphal’s latest series of photographic collections showcasing artificial colors. While previous bodies of the artist’s work feature the eye-popping hues of such consumer products as toothpaste, nail polish, and prepackaged desserts, Crypsis is Westphal’s homage to the beauty of plastic caps. Photographed in hyper detail on glowing white lightboxes, plastic caps …

CONNECTED

  a small works show bringing together artists from coast-to-coast Opening Reception: Thursday, November 14 from 5-8pm Exhibition Dates: November 14 – 20, 2013 Gallery Hours: Daily from 12-6pm Location: 120 Essex Street (inside Essex Street Market) Cuchifritos Gallery + Project Space is pleased to present Connected, a group exhibition featuring more than 20 contemporary …

Nike Head

“I look for the freedom that allows my painting to be everything. In a world where painting is too theorized I want to bring the anti-theory of its freedom. I explore this desire of liberty approaching each work in a different way, knowing that paintings have the right to be what the painter wants them …