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Little Artists: Selections from CMA’s Permanent Collection Curated by Justin Teodoro

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Children’s Museum of the Arts is pleased to present selected works from its Permanent Collection curated by artist, illustrator, and designer Justin Teodoro in the Gallery at Ace Hotel Brooklyn located at 252 Schermerhorn Street in Downtown Brooklyn. The installation will be on view to the public from July 7 to September 29, 2022.

“I’ve always been struck by Keith Haring’s famous quote, “Children know something that most people have forgotten,” said Teodoro. “When Children’s Museum of the Arts approached me about this special opportunity I knew I wanted to tap into that free spirit that’s present in each and every work in their permanent collection of over 2,000 artworks created by children over the last century.”

The presentation will include an intimate selection of artworks that aspires to encourage the public to rediscover their love and joy in making art without judgment.

About Justin Teodoro

Justin Teodoro is an NYC-based artist and illustrator who has collaborated with brands such as Hugo Boss, Nespresso, MAC Cosmetics, ESPN and Shiseido. He sees his style as a visual diary, merging art, fashion and meaning. Teodoro has a long history of supporting access to the arts and LGBTQ + youth.

About Ace Hotel Brooklyn

Ace Hotel Brooklyn is a boutique hotel and cultural hub in the borough’s Boerum Hill neighborhood on the cusp of downtown Brooklyn.

Jubba Kotanen
Age 9
Ink print on paper
Lappeenrannan, Finland
Liu Yanghai
Age 5
Paint and pen on paper
Chengdu Kindergarten, China
Rachel Yoes
Paint on paper
9/11 Collection
New York, USA
Chen Ruei
Age 4
Celebration of Harvest
Chendu Kindergarten, China
Curtis Jean Francois
People Live In Different Kinds of Homes
Crayon and pencil on paper
Bronx, New York, USA
Gladys Fernandez
Grade 8
My Dog
Embossed aluminum on paper
Lavelle School for the Blind
Bronx, New York, USA
Jean Pultz
Age 9
Jennifer Beyeler
Age 10
Verlassene Insel
Crayon and pencil on paper
Blauring Zürich Leimbach, Switzerland
Maria Ingiotti
WPA-Kuniyoshi Collection
Greenwich House Workshop
New York, USA
Lucy Menga
Age 12
Portrait of Miss Dunn
WPA-Kuniyoshi Collection
Greensboro Art Center
North Carolina, USA
Tina Steffanatos
Age 5 1/2
Rainbow Over Ulster County
Watercolor on paper
St. Agatha Home for Children, PS 17X
Bronx, New York, USA
Witty Huang
Age 8
Relax Ourselves
Tempera on paper
Evergreen Art Studio
Gerald Repp
Age 11
Street Scene
Watercolor and gouache
WPA-Kuniyoshi Collection
Queensboro Community Art Center
Queens, New York, USA
Halimah Kennedy
Age 12
We All Stick Together
Oil crayon on paper
St. Agatha Home for Children, PS 17X
Bronx, New York, USA
Untitled, circa 1938
Tempera on paper
Joseph Solman Collection
Patricia Esquivais
Age 11
Indonesian Dance
Crayon and black ink on paper
International College, Spain

Programs at Children’s Museum of the Arts are supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.

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