Ernesto Ortiz-Leyva wins NYFA 2018-19 IMMIGRANT ARTIST MENTORING PROGRAM

2017/Summer Artist-in-Residence Ernesto Ortiz-Leyva has won the New York Foundation of the Arts 2018-19 Immigrant Artist Mentorship Program: Visual & Multidisciplinary Arts. He will be mentored by Takuji Hamanaka. Read more about the Mentorship Program, and view the full list of awardees, on their website.

Ernesto Ortiz-Leyva working with Master Printer Justin Sanz during his residency at IPCNY.

Ernesto Ortiz-Leyva working with Master Printer Justin Sanz during his residency at IPCNY.

MIGUEL ARAGON, ERNESTO ORTIZ LEYVA, JOHN HITCHCOCK, AND MICHAEL MENCHACA IN "MIGRATING HERITAGE" AT CUNY CSI

"Migrating Heritage", curated by Miguel Aragón (New Prints 2018/Winter juror and previous New Prints artist) opens on Thursday, February 22, at the Art Gallery of the College of Staten Island.

Featuring New Prints artists Ernesto Ortiz Leyva (2017/Summer), John Hitchcock (2007/Summer and other exhibitions at IPCNY), and Michael Menchaca (2013/Summer and 2017/Summer), plus Annalise Gratovich of Flatbed Press, this group exhibition is a collection of works based on immigration and cultural heritage. The showcased artists utilize personal narratives and iconography to represent their own experiences and ideas on settlement and heritage.

On view until March 24, 2018.

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