Month: April 2011



Con Edison Immigrant Artist Program Newsletter, Issue No. 23

Featured Artist: Stanley Ruiz This month’s featured artist is Stanley Ruiz, a Filipino-born industrial designer living and working in Brooklyn. In his works, he fuses the industrial with the natural to bring about new meaning and interpretation to familiar object archetypes. Ruiz’s designs are characterized by a raw yet modern aesthetic, reflecting folk influences while…

The Business of Art: A Conversation with Frederic Tuten

During the taping of this interview Frederic Tuten was at home. He was at home when we ate lunch at an East Village café, and at home when we walked up the street to have some coffee, and he was at home when we sat down in the back of De Robertis pastry shop on First Avenue…