Art Forum: Condo New York Opens Thursday

Written by Kiara Ventura Edited by Lauren Cavalli The inaugural edition of Condo New York, a large-scale collaborative exhibition, will kick off this Thursday, June 29. Its experimental format, which involves sixteen Manhattan galleries hosting young galleries from across the globe, aims to create a support system among emerging galleries by helping them gain exposureContinue reading “Art Forum: Condo New York Opens Thursday”

Art Forum: Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Receives Major Photography Gift

Written by Kiara Ventura Edited by Lauren Cavalli   In anticipation of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago’s fiftieth anniversary, trustee and collection committee member Jack Guthman and his wife Sandra gave the institution fifty photographs by contemporary female artists. A selection of works from the recent acquisition is currently on view in the exhibitionContinue reading “Art Forum: Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Receives Major Photography Gift”

Females Creatives in the Art World Today

From the start of 2017, I have been a contributor of the Experience Magazine, an independent virtual magazine established by creatives from the Bronx that focuses on Black and Latinx artists. Please read my long form article below featured in the Spring 2017 female empowerment issue. To see more, visit

The Wanderer Short Doc

As part of a NYU Madrid documentary class during Fall 2016, I`m happy to say that I made a wonderful documentary along with 2 other students. The film took place in a immigrant neighborhood in Madrid, called Lavapies. The neighborhood is going through the process of gentrification so once some saw designer set up hisContinue reading “The Wanderer Short Doc”

Interview with Top NYC DJ VenusX

As part of my summer 2016 internship at the Brooklyn Museum, I choose to take on a personal project and interview a featured artist, VenusX. This article was posted on the museum`s Tumblr blog. Article by Kiara Ventura Posted on BK Museum Tumblr Jasmine Venus Soto says her job title is “VenusX,” that includes creatingContinue reading “Interview with Top NYC DJ VenusX”

The Rise of the Bronx Art Scene

  Graffiti and hip hop set up the art scene in the Bronx during the 1980s. However, Bronx art expanded outside of graffiti through time. In the past 10 years, more and more art spaces and galleries popped up through out the borough. These spaces created environments for  Bronx communities and artist to  connect, unite,Continue reading “The Rise of the Bronx Art Scene”