Ti Atis | Announces the Return of Teaching Artist Jean-Patrick Icart-Pierre – by Tassiana Larochelle, HCX Fundraising Intern

Patrick Icart

HCX is excited to welcome back “Ti Atis” teaching artist Jean-Patrick Icart-Pierre!

Jean-Patrick collaborated with HCX on our very first community mural project at P.S. 189, The Bilingual Center in the spring of 2012, and is now partnering with us again on our third community mural endeavor at the school.

Born in Haiti, Icart-Pierre emigrated to the U.S. in 1974.  His paintings have been exhibited at The Bronx Museum, the Jamaica Arts Center, Kenkeleba Gallery, the Skylight Gallery, and the Brooklyn Museum. Publications such as The New York Times, New York Newsday, The Standard and The Nation in Kenya have reviewed his work among many others.

Jean-Patrick is an alumnus of The Cooper Union for The Advancement of Science and Art, and holds a Master’s degree in Arts Education and an MFA from Brooklyn College. In 1987 he traveled to Kenya and served as artist-in-residence at the Paa-Ya-Paa Arts Center.  He was awarded the “Artist-in-Marketplace” honor from The Bronx Museum, and in 1994 he served as artist-in-residence at The Jamaica Arts Center in Queens, New York.  He has worked as an art teacher at the Harlem School of The Arts and currently works at M.S. 246 in Brooklyn New York, instilling his appreciation for art in the public school system.

We are pleased to welcome back Patrick to the HCX team!

DCA This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in Partnership with the City Council.

 

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