Executive Director Suzanne Kreps is a Woman Around Town!
fresh art's Executive Director Suzanne Kreps was recently featured on the website Woman Around Town. Be sure to check out the profile of Suzanne and her work with fresh art!
On July 21, fresh art artist Bernardino De La Cruz, a resident of St. Margaret's House, received the first place Bernard Bierman award in the F.E.G.S. Haym Salomon Arts Awards Competition. Bernardino's artwork was chosen from a citywide competition, and he was presented with a medal, plaque, and a check for $300.
In recognition of its support of the arts and for the people it serves, fresh art was awarded a plaque and a check for $1500. fresh art's Executive Director Suzanne Kreps accepted the award at the ceremony, which was held at the UJA Federation of New York. She was accompanied at the ceremony by Beverly Bergman, fresh art's Exhibitions Coordinator and Bernardino's workshop teacher at St. Margaret's House, and Autumn Terrill, Vice Chair of fresh art's Board of Directors. Also in attendance was Joseph Breed, Director of St. Margaret's House.
In 2000, fresh art's founder and director Wendy Grossman Warlick received a grant from the Haym Salomon Foundation to create an exhibition of artworks by senior artists residing in the East Village. fresh art's reconnection with the Haym Salomon Foundation, now a part of F.E.G.S., is a welcome one. fresh art would like to thank the Haym Salomon Foundation and F.E.G.S. for the recognition and the award, and Bernie for his wonderful and inspiring artwork.