Daniel Merriam’s Earthly Delights At AFA Gallery!

Daniel Merriam is a contemporary surrealist and is best known for his dry brush technique and imaginative style.  Daniel’s work will be on display at AFA Gallery (54 Greene Street) from December 1st-30th with an opening reception December 10th from 6-8pm and book signing December 11th from 12-2pm!  Please RSVP to rsvp@afanyc.com. As a child I […]

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Rubin415 Comes To One Soho Square This Weekend!

On July 29th, I saw a cool mural outside of Spring & 6th Avenue (One SoHo Square) and found out that it’s part of an installment artist series spearheaded by Stellar Management, the landlord that owns the building. Rubin (@Rubin415) will be prepping and painting a blank 30 foot canvas this Friday, September 23rd and will […]

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Its Uno De Mayo – Cinco Strut Is Four Days Away!

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo (Thursday, May 5th) at Cinco Strut, a stylish evening that includes a special exhibit of contemporary Latin American artists (Victoria Barranguet, Isabel Turban, Miguel Angel Mendoza, Alicia Garcia De Leon, Leslie Jimenez, and David Oquendo) and a live DJ set that will have you dancing all night long. The first 100 guests will be receiving a […]

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Re-Cap Of April’s SoHo Salon Featuring Sara Garden Armstrong

Dianne Mendez (Mendez SoHo), Dan Schneider, and myself host monthly Soho art salons! Yesterday, we hosted over 40 participants at April’s SoHo Salon featuring Sara Garden Armstrong. Here are a few pictures from the event:                    In case you missed the March Salon featuring artist, Emily Fuller, here is a link […]

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Announcing: April 17th Soho Salon @ Mendez Soho Ft. Sara Armstrong

MENDEZ SOHO SPRING 2016 SALON SERIES {Written by Dianne Mendez} Mendez SoHo, Soho Strut and The Florence Belsky I Can Still Do That Foundation are delighted to invite you to our Second Salon of the Spring Series. The guest of honor on Sunday, April 17 is Sara Garden Armstrong (saragardenarmstrong.com), an installation artist, sculptor and print maker […]

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March Soho Salon Re-Cap Featuring Emily Fuller!

While I was not able to attend, Dianne Mendez hosted a tremendous Sunday Soho Salon featuring Emily Fullers work and a short presentation.                 There were over 40 attendees at the March Salon, most of which were from the neighborhood.  There are two more Salons coming up in April and May, […]

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Morrison Hotel Gallery Exhibition April 1st-17th Featuring Rich Robinson From The Black Crowes

From Friday, April 1st thru Sunday, April 17th The Morrison Hotel Gallery, located at 116 Prince Street will present the artwork of Rich Robinson, co-founder of The Black Crowes. This will be the first time Morrison Hotel Gallery has shown Robinson’s work, and the collection will include paintings and ink drawings, the majority of which have never been […]

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The Spring 2016 Soho Salon Series!

Mendez SoHo, in collaboration with Soho Strut, is delighted to announce the Spring 2016 Salon Series, occasional gatherings of collectors, curators, artists, writers and art enthusiasts who meet and mingle in a informal setting to show their works of art, discuss their sources of inspiration, and share their perspectives on the development of their artistic endeavor, as well as their choice […]

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Restoration Soho – Who Should Fund Restoration Efforts of Murals & Art In Soho?

After learning about Richard Haas’ mural on Prince and Wooster from the NY Times and its importance to Soho, I started thinking about the other pieces of art from the 1970’s and 1980’s around the neighborhood.  Who is responsible for making sure its being taken care of over time? Other Soho art installations include Ken Hiratsuka’s cement […]

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Photography & Glass Installation – Soho Salon #2 With Joan Luciano & Michelle Cooke

November 18th was our second Soho Salon which featured photographer Joan Luciano and glass installation artist Michelle Cooke.  Check out more photos here! https://flic.kr/s/aHskps8HDx We had around 40 attendees and are planning to take a brief break for the Holidays.  The Salon Series will resume early in 2016.  Some of the salon topics under consideration are: Paul […]

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November’s Soho Salon: Glass Installation & Fine Art Photography

Our next salon is Sunday, November 15th, from 3-6pm featuring glass installation artist, Michelle Cooke, who will explain the interplay between surface, light, illusion, form and material in her development of installation as an art form, and fine art photographer, Joan Luciano Ulbrich, who will reflect on the creative processes, technical skills and “inner eye” that characterize the […]

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The Art Of Collecting Ceramics – Soho Salon #1 With Paul Kowalchuk

This past Sunday marked the first of many Soho Salons featuring collector/curator, Paul Kowalchuk: Paul is an avid collector of mid-20th century American Pottery, exhibition curator, author and founder of the on-line ceramic collectors’ blog, Studio Potter Archive. The event started at 3pm with a wine reception and at 3:30pm, Paul presented his views on “Collecting — A […]

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Announcing The Soho Salon Series – Starting October 18

I am excited to announce an interesting project called the Soho Salon Series. The first event will be Sunday, October 18 from 3-6 PM and will feature occasional gatherings of collectors, curators, artists, writers and art enthusiasts who will meet and mingle in a informal setting to show and discuss artwork, sources of inspiration, preferred techniques and […]

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Hard To Believe – Three (3) Soho Galleries Closed Since May!

When I planned Art Strut in May, I counted 46 art galleries that were still in SoHo.  Shortly after, Campton Gallery closed.  Most recently Mimi Ferzt and Allouche galleries closed as well. Campton Gallery was located on West Broadway between Prince and Houston.  They closed their doors May 31, 2015 and are announcing another location […]

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