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January 15, 2019 through February 24, 2019

“Growing Community” is a group exhibit showcasing art from the students of the International Academy of New York (IANY). The portraits of friends, community helpers, landscapes and landmarks in these pieces vividly represent the curiosities, love, friendship, and respect of the IANY community.

Student work doesn’t just reflect each student’s immediate world — it invites you to see it through their eyes. And since one of IANY’s goals is to teach students to confidently find and use their voices, this show isn’t just about observing art: it’s an invitation to a conversation.

About the artist:

In the summer of 2018, W83 Ministry Center welcomed the International Academy of New York into our building. With curriculum taught in English, Spanish, and Chinese, IANY’s kindergarten to 3rd grade classes boast a diverse multicultural group of students, faculty and staff, offering rich and varied perspectives not just from around New York City, but from across the globe.

Facing piece: “My Friends, My Community and My City” by Zadie Lopez, Adonis Scutchings, and Charlotte Toole