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Becoming Fearless: Spring Art Exhibit at The Art Studio NY on UWS
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MANHATTAN, N.Y. - April 29, 2014 - PRLog -- The Art Studio NY will be hosting "Becoming Fearless," an exhibit on May 3-4, 2014, curated by students Jennifer Casey and Amanda Heidel. Rebecca Schweiger, Internationally Acclaimed Artist and Founder of The Art Studio NY, will exhibit her work alongside artwork by dozens of students and artists in the New York City area.

"Becoming Fearless" opens on Saturday, May 3rd from 4-7 pm, while the main reception will be held on Sunday, May 4th from 3-7 pm. Guests are asked to RSVP at Admission is free, and light beverages and snacks will be served. A hands-on free art class will be offered to all attending guests. The reception will take place at The Art Studio NY on the Upper West Side, located at 145 West 96th Street #1B, New York, New York, 10025.

Curators Casey and Heidel are students at NYC's #1-rated art studio, The Art Studio NY, and both will be including many of their mixed-media art pieces in the exhibit. Casey and Heidel are both full time professionals who were seeking a self-expressive, creative outlet amidst the hustle and bustle of NYC, and they now consider The Art Studio NY their favorite weekly escape. "I was looking for an art class. Little did I know that I would find a whole new meaning and purpose in my life. I couldn't live without The Art Studio NY", shares one of Schweiger's current students.

Artwork will be available for sale, and 20% of all sales will go to the New York branch of The Make-a-Wish Foundation. Schweiger and The Art Studio NY are very involved in philanthropic efforts in the community including Elizabeth's Canvas, Wednesday's Child, American Red Cross, local schools, and more.

Artist Rebecca Schweiger started The Art Studio NY by teaching art classes in her small apartment bedroom on the Upper West Side. With constant growth even throughout the financial crisis, The Art Studio NY expanded in 2011 into a 2,000 square foot creative space and is celebrating its 10th anniversary this fall. Schweiger’s passion for self-expression and authentic creativity has inspired thousands of New Yorkers, and The Art Studio NY now offers over 50 art classes per week for adults and children. They also host corporate events for major companies, private art lessons, private parties and international art vacations. Schweiger and The Art Studio NY have been featured on ABC, NYC, E!'s Entertainment’s Kim and Kourtney Take New York, The Huffington Post, Time Out NY, Manhattan Magazine, and many more national and local publications.

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