ART FOLX NATION (formally Lady Art Nation) is a feminist collective for creatives. It is a safe space encompassing all ethnicities, creative endeavors, and is gender-expansive. ART FOLX NATION works with members of New York’s creative community to connect a strong network of creative activism.
We are collecting funds to support events and the cost of building a website/directory for Art Folx Nation.
Fundraising Event 2:
Olivia Jane (Founder of LADY ART NYC), Charlotte Kahn (Music Ambassador for Lady Art NYC), & Melissa Jayne (owner of Catland) teamed up to host LADY ART NYC & CATLAND BBQ EXTRAVAGANZA! This event exhibited 9 visual artists, featured a Butoh performance, tarot readings, and showcased 4 bands with women/queer members.
Promotional Event 3:
Olivia Jane presented a collection of Zines made by members of Lady Art NYC for New Women Space's opening party. Our membership is growing and so is our Zine Library. If you would like to host us at an event please email ladyartnyc(at)gmail.com.
Current Zine Collection includes:
Suffragette City by Gwynn Galitzer, daddy by Ro Ach, Ginger by Markee Speyer + Jacqueline Cantu, Pine by Anna Cone + Laurie Cone, Grey Scales by Stephanie Aliaga, Susie by Kristen Chiucarello, Commutist by Rylee Row, Wade in the Water by Maya Pascal, and more...
FUNDRAISING EVENT #4:
Olivia Jane curated a two week exhibition at New Women Space highlighting 5 members of Lady Art NYC. The artist talks were 10 minutes each, we screened a short film by Sophia Harvey (www.sophiaharveyfilms.com), and saw thought provoking talks by Amy Khoshbin (tinyscissors.com), Kelsey Shwetz (www.kelseyshwetz.com), Eri King (http://eriking.tumblr.com/), Frank Locke Studio (https://franklockestudio.wordpress.com/).
Promotional Event #5:
Olivia Jane curated art with an activist concept for Lady Art NYC's section at Forward Union Fair, 11 artists were highlighted in this event; KC Tidemand, Kelsey Shwetz, Whitley Watson, Olivia Jane Huffman, Sofia Hager, Witchoria, T.L. Daniels, Emmaline Payette, Hanna Washburn, Frank Locke, and Chi Nguyen.