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After breaking attendance records for opening night and receiving media support from NBC, the NY Times, NY Daily News,, rollingOut and more, eMerge: Danny Simmons & Artists on the Cusp will hold a special gallery talk

When: 8/12/2012
3:00 PM
Where: Strivers Gardens Gallery
300 West 135th Street
between St. Nicholas & 8th Ave
NYC, Harlem 
Contact: 646-320-0514

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The gallery talk will include the panel, On the Cusp: Collecting Art by eMerging Artists with some of the art world's most accomplished advisors, gallery owners and curators includingformer head ofSotheby's worldwide VIP program, Sotheby's Preferred, and the current founder/CEO ofAKArt-an art advisory agency,Amy Kisch;owner and director ofCausey Contemporary gallery,Tracy Causey-Jeffery; curator, art historian and arts management specialist Debra Vanderburg-Spencerwhose clients include The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (Exhibitions Manager), the Harlem Arts Alliance, William J. Clinton Foundation and the Galleries at The Interchurch/Rockefeller Center.

Guests will have the opportunity to view the works of and interact with the exhibition's artists--many of whom re-purpose everyday materials like teabags, thumbtacks and buttons into fine art.

The Harlem Arts Alliance and Souleo Enterprises, LLC youth members, CULTURE CRASHERS--along with the debut of the time capsule project (created by Jeremiah Drake)--will provide live music in the garden.

WHERE:Strivers Gardens Gallery (Ground Level), 300 West 135th Street (between St. Nicholas & 8th Ave.), Harlem

WHEN:Sunday, August 12.

3PM-Artist meet and greet, live music and unveiling of the youth time capsule project.

4PM-On the Cusp: Collecting Art by eMerging Artists Panel & Networking(2nd Floor).

***Art Credits:

Image One: Greg Frederick, Andy Warhol, 2011. Broken vinyl records on canvas, 28.5 x 40.5 in.

Image Two: Beau McCall, Until We're Free, 2012. Buttons, glow in the dark thread, denim, Plexiglas and burlap, 40 x 40 in

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