2010

UNITED NATIONS

Indigenous Cultures, Self Determination and Bio Diversity Exhibit
You Are Not Alone


Joyce Beckinstein examines the impact of New York's art therapy and outreach organisations.

Raw Vision -- SURVIVORS
SURVIVORS 1
SURVIVORS 2


“5th Annual Outsider Art in the Hamptons Exhibition”,

Galerie BelAge, Westhampton Beach, New York

The Body Altered Exhibition”, March 6 – April 18, 2010

Art Sites, 651 West Main St. Riverhead, NY

Now in Riverhead "The Body in Motion" and "The Body Altered"
The Body Altered

2009

 “4th Annual Outsider Art in the Hamptons Exhibition”, July through September 2009,

Galerie BelAge, Westhampton Beach, New York

The Suffolk Times
Healing arts -- MadSilence
Galerie BelAge on «Something of Substance»
Original Press Release

2008

“Breaking the Walls of Bias": Art by Survivors, May 17 through July 1 2008,

82 Main St, Westhampton Beach, NY

Art of Survival
Cathy Moriarty pushes for equal opportunity in the arts
Survivor Art Illuminates, Heals Shattered Souls
Original Press Release

International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation Conference + Art Exhibit, Chicago Ill., Nov 15-18, 2008

ISSTD -- 25th Annual Conference

 

“3rd Annual Outsider Art in the Hamptons: Internal Guidance Systems Exhibition”

July 5th through September 2008,

Galerie BelAge, Westhampton Beach, New York

Outsider art at Galerie BelAge
The Melting Pot
"Outsider" Artists Work from the Inside - Out
Original Press Release

 

2007

 

“Nothing is Black + White”: Art by Outsider, Visionary, Art Singulier, Marginal and Intuitive Artists, December – Feb. 2007/2008

Art Sites, 651 West Main St. Riverhead, NY

NOTHING IS BLACK + WHITE
The New York Times -- A Breed Apart
Original Press Release

 

“2nd Annual Outsider Art in the Hamptons Exhibition”

Visionary, Self -Taught & Folk Artists, August through September 2007,

Galerie BelAge, Westhampton Beach, New York

ON THE ISLE
Original Press Release

 

“Tragedy Transformation”, July-September 2007

Lana Santorelli Gallery, Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY

Hopping Around in Southampton

 

May 2007, “The Indigenous Peoples Celebration and Exhibition”,

Main Lobby at the United Nations, New York City, NY

 

 

2006

 

“Breaking the Walls of Bias": Art by Survivors, July 2006,

82 Main St, Westhampton Beach, NY

 

“1st Annual Outsider Art in the Hamptons Exhibition”: Visionary, Self -Taught & Folk Artists, August - September 2006, Tricia’s Gallery, Westhampton Beach, NY

 

May 2006 “The Indigenous Peoples Celebration and Exhibition”,

Main Lobby at the United Nations, New York City, NY

 

 

2005

 

 “8th Annual Festival International, D’Art Singuiler”, December – January 2004/ 2005, Aubagne, France”

 

May 2005 “The Indigenous Peoples Celebration and Exhibition”,

Main Lobby at the United Nations, New York City, NY

 

 

2004

July 2004, "Transcending Trauma", at the New York State Office of Mental Health's Trauma Divisions Conference, July 12, 2004. NY, NY

 

May 2004, “The Indigenous Peoples Celebration and Exhibition,

Main Lobby at the United Nations, New York City, NY

 

 

October 2004, “Breast Cancer Awareness & Early Detection Exhibit’, LI NY, October

 

 

2003

 

 

May 2003,"In Celebration of Indigenous Peoples" Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues”, Main Lobby at the United Nations, New York City, NY

The Survivors Art Foundation/United Nations Interactive Story Pole, 2003

 

"Outsider Art Exhibition", March 2003, 75 Main Street Southampton, NY

 

October 2003, “Breast Cancer Awareness & Early Detection Exhibit’, LI NY, October

 

 

 

2002

Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues The Indigenous Peoples Celebration and Exhibition, Main Lobby at the United Nations, New York City, NY, May 12 to 24, 2002,

"Breaking the Walls of Bias: Art from Survivors", Hofstra Museum, Hofstra University, NY, April 16 - August 2, 2002

The New York Times -- ARTS IN AMERICA; Art Against the Odds: Creativity as Salve for Trauma

“Voices,” the exhibit for the first permanent forum for indigenous people, May 13th to May 24, 2002, United Nations, NYC

“International AIDS Conference in Spain”, May 2002,

 

2001

 

November 2001, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Forum and Art Exhibition at the NYU Medical Center, NY,NY

 

 “Art Against Racism Exhibition”, August 31 - September 7, 2001: Durban, South Africa World Conference against Racism


July - August 2001, “Art Against Racism Exhibition”, United Nations, Main Lobby Exhibition Gallery, NYC

June, 2001, Survivors Art Foundation and the National Mental Health Association Conference
"Justice for All: Addressing America's Mental Health Disparities"

May 2001,"The Art of Recovery: Your Freedom to Choose" Conference. 8th Annual Bi-County Consumer/Survivor Empowerment Conference with an expressive dance therapy workshop, and symposium, May 18, 2001 at the Marriott Hotel in Melville, LI, NY.

The Third Annual Art Exhibition in Honor of Women's History Month”, Southampton, NY March, 2001.

June 2001, National Mental Health Association Annual Conference (featuring Survivors Art Foundation artworks)The National Mental Health Association (NMHA) Capitol Hill Reception took place on June 7, 2001 in the Dirksen Senate Building on Capitol Hill Washington, DC. Candyce Brokaw, Executive Director of SAF delivered a keynote address to NMHA's conference attendees joined Members of Congress, Administration, mental health advocates, foundation leaders and other dignitaries for this annual tribute.

 

April 2001, Survivors Art Foundation and the New York State Office of Mental Health
Office of the Chief Medical Officer, Trauma Unit Mastering the Key Connector: Clinical Training on Trauma Services in the Public Mental Heath System

Survivors Art Foundation provided an art exhibition for the New York State Office for Mental Health Trauma Divisions 6th Annual Conference at the Marriott Marquee in New York City, during the first week of April, 2001. The exhibition featured the Kosovo refugee silk paintings and mobile, as well as photography and poetry by SAF participants. The artwork was well received by over 1,000 mental health providers, doctors, clinicians and trauma survivors that attended the 3-day conference. Guest speakers included Dusty Miller, author of "Women Who Hurt Themselves."

2000

“Saks Fifth Avenue Breast Cancer Survivors' Exhibit”, Huntington, NY, September 2000 

July 2000, Celebration of Grants Recipients and Art Exhibition

Survivors Art Foundation in collaboration with the Huntington Arts Council Suffolk Decentralization Consortium held a celebration in recognition of the 2000 Suffolk Grants for the Arts and the ChaseSMARTS Grant Recipients. Additionally, Senator James J. Lack was honored on Thursday, July 6, 2000, at Theatre Three in Port Jefferson, New York. Survivors Arts Foundation Art works were featured at this event.

Survivors Art Foundation in collaboration with UNIFEM (United Nations Development Fund for Women) is sponsoring “The Women’s Exhbiton” in the Visitor's Lobby of the United Nations, June 5-27, 2000, 1st Avenue and East 45th Street, New York City.

 

"Women and Children of the New Millennium" In Honor of Women's History Month, Southampton Cultural Center, March 2000.

 

Flag Day Exhibit, June 2002, Operation Healing Art, U.S.A.

 

1999

 

The Children's "Visions of the New Millennium" Exhibition was featured in the lobby of the United Nations, December 17, 1999 through February 28, 2000

Extraordinary Art: Beyond the Museum II", US Artists Exhibit, 33rd Street Armory, Philadelphia, PA., October 1999

“Saks Fifth Avenue Breast Cancer Survivors' Exhibit”, Saks Fifth Avenue in Huntington NY, September 22-28,1999.

Head for Health" Seminar and Art Exhibition, Hofstra Museum,Hofstra University, in collaboration with Survivors Art Foundation and the Acoustic Neuroma Foundation, August 1999

 “The 1999 VOICES in Action”, 17th Annual International Conference on Child Sexual Abuse and Art Exhibit", May 20-23 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

 

"Birth", March, Cultural Center, Southampton, NY, March 1999

 

1998

 

Westhampton Beach Outdoor Art Show, August 1998

 

 

Film:

Transcending Trauma, a Post Traumatic Stress Story”

 

“Survivors Art Foundation”, Leslye Abbey [In production]

 

Books and Catalogs:

“Nothing is Black + White”: Art by Outsider, Visionary, Art Singulier, Marginal and Intuitive Artists, 2007 Glynis Berry

“Beyond Surviving: Saftey Program, Toward a Movement to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse” 2000 published by the MS Foundation

 

Transcending Trauma, a Post Traumatic Stress Story”

 

 

Awards:

2001 "Grants for the Arts" Award and Funding from the New York State Council on the Arts

2000 "Grants for the Arts" Award and Funding from the New York State Council on the Arts

2000 “Chase Manhattan SMARTS Grant Recipient Award”

2000 Survivors Art Foundation's Internet Art Gallery became part of the Permanent Research Collection on Information Technology at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History on Monday, April 3rd when the 2000 Information Technology Innovation Collection was formally presented to the Institution. SAF was presented with a commendation and medal at the awards ceremony

1999 "Grants for the Arts" Award and Funding from the New York State Council on the Arts

 

Out Reach Projects:

July 2004,  SAF's Children with Diabetes "Possibilities" Art Mural. Survivors Art Foundation sponsored "Camp Possibilities” and the creation of an Art Mural in July 2004. The mission of Camp Possibilities is to create a safe and loving camp for children with diabetes, to address the emotional and physical pain caused by diabetes, and to give them the confidence to reach their full potential.

2001,"Wings of Love"  was a collaborative effort of Survivors Art Foundation, Delaware Center for Justice, and Baylor Correctional Center and Coordinator of SAF, Marietta Dantonio-Fryer. The powerful, 8-foot mural titled "Wings of Love" was created by women at Baylor Correctional Center. These women are all living with AIDS. It is an inspirational painting about their trials, their pain of their past, and their hope for the future

November 2000,"Guardian Mural" was a collaborative effort of Survivors Art Foundation, Marietta Dantonio-Fryer, SAF Outreach Coordinator, conducted at the Elwyn facility, PA. This Outreach project was with a group of adolescents who were mentally challenged and some who were also physical and sexual abuse survivors.

November 2000, "Stand By Me and Be Free Mural Exhibition" an Art Outreach Project conducted with male inmates from Delaware Correctional Center with AIDS.

November 2000"Totem Rhythms" is an on going Outreach Project with Native Americans from various Native Nations across the United States. A Totem pole is constructed with each Nation on their reservation with at-risk youth and adult survivors. The first Nation that participated was the Thunder Mountain Clan of PA, November 2000. The totems are then exhibited annually at “The Indigenous Peoples Celebration” in the lobby of the United Nations, NYC, NY

September 2000, HAT - Healing, Art & Technology: SAF Outreach Program in which SAF conducts both art and technology training workshops with populations such as at-risk youth, and domestic violence shelters, etc. The program was recently conducted at Ft. Riley, Kansas, training 92 US Army International Art Directors, Sept 21-25, 2000..

August 1999, “Hands and Hearts" at Lilith Fairs:

Survivors Art Foundation was selected by the Lilith Fair to provide the concert goers at various sites around the country with an Inter-Active Arts Program. 1999 is the last year that the all-female performer concert, the Lilith Fair, will be touring the US. SAF volunteers worked with all age groups attending the concert on an art projects that will be displayed on the Lilith Fair and SAF web sites.

June 1999, SAF and Kosovo Refugees Art Outreach Program with the Kosovo refugees, at Fort Dix, NJ, June 1999. The project was collaboration with Survivors Art Foundation, the United States Army Arts and Crafts Department, the Department of Human Services and The American Red Cross.