The Yard as Muse - the Visiting Artist Program

Aileen Chumard 3 years, 6 months ago
"Hospital Annex, Brooklyn Navy Yard." Pastel over gouache on watercolor paper. 2012, Enid Braun, Brooklyn Navy Yard Visiting Artist "Hospital Annex, Brooklyn Navy Yard." Pastel over gouache on watercolor paper. 2012, Enid Braun, Brooklyn Navy Yard Visiting Artist

BLDG 92’s Visiting Artist Program grants access to artists who wish to use the Yard—both the site itself and the heritage it holds—as inspiration. The Yard’s reinvention, from the premier naval shipyard it was to the thriving industrial park it is today, can be seen through the architecture, the increasingly green landscape and the diversity and productivity of workers here today. The Visiting Artist program, launched in 2012, was established in response to the tremendous interest conveyed by local, national and international artists to get “behind the gate” and take part themselves in this incredible story.

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