Paperworks photos and video

Photos of the 25 Oct. reception by Yuko Nii, Terrence Lindall and Tasneem Shahzad, plus a video by Bienvenido Banez.

The 2014 Brooklyn Book Festival: Bienvenido vs. Waldo

Last weekend the WAH Center made a unique contribution to the Brooklyn Book Festival. The festival attracted many families in search of a fun-filled autumn afternoon strolling through the hundreds of vendors lined up throughout the Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza. Entertaining all ages with crafts and an interactive “Where’s Waldo” for the children, and […]

Over the Edge: Paperworks Unbound, Part 1

The Williamsburg Art & Historical (WAH) Center’s Over the Edge: Paperworks Unbound features a diverse array of artists who have presented their ideas and creativity though the classic medium of paper. Over recent years artists have been trying to find new media, techniques, and audiences to their art to update the status quo. Yet Paperworks […]


Sylvia Schwartz, “Touch”
I am very pleased to announce the following 10 award recipients whose outstanding Paperworks were selected out of 180 works by the Juror Ms. Claire Gilman, Curator of the Drawing Center,  My heartfelt congratulations!! — Yuko Nii  1) The 2 Best Works, “Juror’s Choice Award”:     Sylvia Schwartz, “Touch”       Dale Williams, “Dire”  2) The 8 Most […]

Over the Edge: Paperworks Unbound, Part 1

WAH Center — Paperworks exhibition main room

October 25 – November 23, 2014

Opening Reception: Saturday, October 25, 4-6 PM

Juried by Claire Gilman, Curator at the Drawing Center

Curated by Yuko Nii, Assisted by Rebecca Cuomo

The New Academy Show

                “The New Academy” features works from up-and-coming young artists, who are also undergraduate and graduate students in the arts. It would be an understatement to just call the collection of art amazing – it is the gathering of fresh new minds, ideas, and concepts to the art world through dozens of media.                 Curator […]

Dinner with the Devil

            September 19, 2014 the WAH Center hosted the “Dinner with the Devil” celebrating the New Gold Folio and The Satanic Verses, collaborated works by Bienvenido “Bones” Banez Jr. andc The night’s event was intimate and enlightening. Banez assured the circle who were there for the night that it was not about the strength in […]

Memorial Show

                The “Memorial” show, curated by Yuko Nii here at the WAH (Williamsburg Art & Historical) Center honors the late artists Estelle Levy, Fernand Barbot, and composer Elodie Lauten. Since the opening reception on Saturday, September 6, the WAH Center’s second floor gallery exudes a spirit of foregoing joy, love, and these artists’ appreciation for […]