Northside Photos: India Street Arts Festival and Day Two of Northside Open Studios

06/20/2011 11:42 AM |

Skewvilles India Street mural, getting augmented by Veng.
  • Skewville’s India Street mural, getting augmented by Veng.

After a full day of studios and a visit to the Crest Hardware Art Show opening on Saturday, Sunday at Northside Open Studios was a decidedly more chill affair. After starting at the India Street Arts Festival, I made my way to buildings along Greenpoint Avenue. Here are some highlights.

The India Street Arts Festival.
  • The India Street Arts Festival.

Julie Torres was there live-painting visitors were free to pick up a painting.
  • Julie Torres was there live-painting; visitors were free to pick up a painting.

Sherry Aliberti was there with her cocoon playground; visitors were free to hop in a cocoon.
  • Sherry Aliberti was there with her cocoon playground; visitors were free to hop in a cocoon.

In the Pencil Factory at 61 Greenpoint Avenue, John Kitses had these weirdly beautiful watercolor and oil paintings of highways.
  • In the Pencil Factory at 61 Greenpoint Avenue, John Kitses had these weirdly beautiful watercolor and oil paintings of highways.

Also in the Pencil Factory, Jackie Hovings studio was full of these painting and collage creatures.
  • Also in the Pencil Factory, Jackie Hoving’s studio was full of these painting and collage creatures.

Raunchy cats in the J. Morrison pop-up shop at 61 Greenpoint Avenue.
  • Raunchy cats in the J. Morrison pop-up shop at 61 Greenpoint Avenue.

And then, inexplicably, an NYPD cruiser door in the hall at 61 Greenpoint Avenue.
  • And then, inexplicably, an NYPD cruiser door in the hall at 61 Greenpoint Avenue.

Small drawings and prints hanging in the hall at Brooklyn Art Studios.
  • Small drawings and prints hanging in the hall at Brooklyn Art Studios.

Paintings in Todd Bienvenus studio at 250 Greenpoint Avenue.
  • Paintings in Todd Bienvenu’s studio at 250 Greenpoint Avenue.

A random masked cyclist painting in the hallway at 250 Greenpoint Ave.
  • A random masked cyclist painting in the hallway at 250 Greenpoint Ave.

One of the best pieces of the weekend, this mural-sized mixed-media painting by Jae Kyung Kim.
  • And, lastly, one of the best pieces of the weekend, this mural-sized mixed-media painting by Jae Kyung Kim.

Thanks to everyone who attended and participated in Northside Open Studios!