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  Long Islanders Explore Identity & Connection Through NEA Big Read MONDAY, AUGUST 29, 2022 | Mariana Lima, Contributing Writer Using Joy Harjo’s poetry collection An American Sunrise as a starting point, Long Island community members dove into activities exploring Indigenous culture, oppression, race, colonization, and displacement. From readings performed by inmates at the Suffolk County Jail, to having author Joy Harjo visit Shinnecock Nation’s sovereign land, here’s… Read More »Joy Harjo Visits Ma’s House – Long Islanders Explore Identity & Connection Through NEA Big Read

Joy Harjo Visits Ma’s House – Long Islanders Explore Identity & Connection Through NEA Big Read

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Please join us in welcoming August 2022 resident artist Sonomi Kobayashi! @sonomikobayashi Please stay tuned for upcoming public programming with Sonomi including a hands-on workshop at Ma’s House. Born and raised in Japan, Sonomi Kobayashi is a New York-based artist, art educator, and independent curator interested in science, physics, stars, nature, and spirituality. Currently working out of Bushwick, Brooklyn, she has been an artist-in-residence at MASS MoCA,… Read More »Sonomi Kobayashi – August 2022

Sonomi Kobayashi – August 2022

Ma’s House is excited to announce our first open call for exhibitions! Apply now to have your work considered for solo, two-person, and group exhibitions in the gallery and outdoor spaces. Our first open exhibition slot begins in September with Director of Curation, Brianna Hernández, curating exhibitions year-round, each 6-8 weeks long. The deadline for the September slot is August 28th.   Apply below: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScQhBiGJUBvBpQsA5Dyo4NXbQHeX3vtIq9UCsai7N7WOVuudA/viewform?usp=send_form… Read More »Announcing an Open Call for Exhibitions

Announcing an Open Call for Exhibitions

Shinnecock artists have been giving the world creative energy for centuries. The old ones created beautiful pieces from gifts of the Earth. Wampum carvings from quahog shells, paintings on buckskin from dye made of berries, and baskets woven from birch and other flora. In the 1950s, David Martine Bunn was famed for his ability to carve beautiful, lifelike duck decoys. Today, some of our artists include citizen… Read More »Shinnecock Voices: Ma’s House – a Safe Place to Create – Dan’s Papers

Shinnecock Voices: Ma’s House – a Safe Place to Create – Dan’s Papers

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Please join us in welcoming July resident artist Alma Leppla! @leppla.art Alma Leppla (they/she) is a mixed-race, queer, Latine, visual artist and educator whose work seeks to build community by celebrating intersectional identities. Alma is based in San Francisco but grew up in Tampa with their Cuban family. They currently serve as the Latinx Teaching Artist Fellow and Studio Artist Board Representative for Root Division.… Read More »Alma Leppla – July 2022

Alma Leppla – July 2022

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Please join us in welcoming July 2022 Artist in Residence Simone Johnson! Simone Johnson (she/her) is an interdisciplinary artist, researcher, and cultural worker mostly making work about/with water. She was born in Denver, Colorado, moved to New York City at the age of 12, grew up in Staten Island, and currently finds herself back in the southwest, where she is researching water and spacetimes/temporality in… Read More »Simone Johnson – July 2022

Simone Johnson – July 2022

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DATE: Noon Eastern on June 30, 2022 CONTACT: Jeremy Dennis – Jeremynative@gmail.com 631-566-0486 Artists Denise Silva-Dennis, Brianna L Hernández, Hunter Begun, & Jeremy Dennis to Work in Partnership with Ma’s House & BIPOC Art Studio Inc. as Recipients of Creatives Rebuild New York’s Artist Employment Program Southampton, NY | Shinnecock Nation Territory —Denise Silva-Dennis, Brianna L Hernández, Hunter Begun, Jeremy Dennis, and Ma’s House &… Read More »Ma’s House & BIPOC Art Studio Inc. as Recipients of Creatives Rebuild New York’s Artist Employment Program

Ma’s House & BIPOC Art Studio Inc. as Recipients of Creatives Rebuild New York’s Artist Employment Program

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We are excited about June Resident artist at Ma’s House – Brianna L. Hernández! Brianna is a Chicana artist, curator, educator, and death doula based on the Shinnecock Nation. Hernández serves as Board Secretary of Ma’s House and is currently the Curatorial Fellow at the Parrish Art Museum. In developing as an artist, Brianna credits her late mother, Sylvia D. Hernández, as her most significant mentor… Read More »Brianna L. Hernández – June 2022

Brianna L. Hernández – June 2022

  We are excited to welcome visual artist Erica Morales to Ma’s House for her two-week residency! Erica Morales is a Nuyorican Bronx native who currently lives in Brooklyn. Erica Morales earned a BFA in 2003 from the School of Visual Arts with an emphasis in drawing and a MA in 2010 from New York University in higher education administration. Please join us for two… Read More »Erica Morales – May 2022

Erica Morales – May 2022

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