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Nicholai Khan - "Art is Everything to Me"

We are thrilled to have Nicholai Khan exhibit some of his magical art work in BKG. For those of you who have never heard of Nicholai Khan, you are in for a special treat.  His pieces are influenced by the bright colors and celebrations of his Caribbean hometown,Trinidad & Tobago, the street and pop art surrounding New York City, and the masters Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele, and Andy Warhol. His art work has been featured in prestigious galleries in NYC, Paris and London. And he recently  collaborated on the album cover for LL Cool J.   He's not only a talented artist but also a humble community advocate, proactively mentoring aspiring artists in his local Queens neighborhood.  Stop by the shop to...

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Black Artstory ARtwalk - Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn

Myrtle Avenue's Black Artstory Month officially kicked off this past Sunday, February 1st with an Avenue-wide Artwalk featuring the work of over 25 local artists. Please stop by the Brewklyn Grind (557 Myrtle Avenue) to check out some of  Shaakir Thomas' colorful art work which is currently on display. Shaakir is an extremely talented artist currently attending Pratt.  Please check out Shaakir's Facebook page for more information.  

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Drawings Along Myrtle. October 4th-25th

Drawings Along Myrtle is a collaborative project between Pratt Institute’s Fine Arts and Foundation department with the Myrtle Avenue Revitalization Project (MARP), featuring works from alumni, students and members of the local community. Exhibitions will take place within ten businesses along Myrtle Avenue, engaging the diverse and culturally rich community as a canvas of mutual expression. We are hosting Rodrigo Imaz @imazrodrigo a very talent artist from Mexico City. Come by the cafe to see his work in progress! Exhibition: October 4 – October 25Art Walk: Saturday, October 4th 5-7pm (all locations)Meet artists and curators on a self-guided tour of all ten sitesOpening Reception: Saturday, October 4th 7pm, Splitty (415 Myrtle) Exhibition locations, curators and participating artists: 1. Gnarly Vines 350 Myrtle (Carlton & Adelphi)Curator: Jen Shepard, MS 12’Artists: Sandra...

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Bringing the beans to life

Brewklyn Grind and, Brooklyn native, Joe Loli have teamed up to create the first designs in a series of art infused coffee packaging. Working with the bag as a canvas, Joe's incredibly abstract and vibrant work breathes life into an otherwise simple package. Check out more of Joe's artwork on Talent House.      

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