In December 2009, Williamsburg sculptor Boaz Vaadia with assistants Dax Sommerfeld and Mark Porter, assembled the larger-than-life stone sculpture “David.” This was after many months of hand carving stone layers. The piece will be installed in its permanent home in Long Island, NY in spring 2010. Music by Jazz Noir. View more Boaz Vaadia sculptures.
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Calling all freelance creative workers of Brooklyn! Join Work It Brooklyn on Feb 24, for a networking event to connect inspired creatives working independently within the creative fields. Graphic designers, dancers, musicians, tech gurus, painters, and others are welcomed in this evening of productive debauchery. WIB is devised as a forum to connect folks working from More > >
In light of my decision to write the first complete draft of a young adult book about rats during my kid’s mid-winter school recess, and my desire to hear random/odd stories and fun-facts about the little critters, I’ve decided to sponsor a contest. The prize? A strange little embroidered canvas I made last summer as More > >