Tag Archives: Roosevelt Island Visual Artists Association

From Challenge Grants to P.R.: Many Facets of J. Luce Foundation

New York, N.Y.  When my mother passed away in 2001, I was inspired to create Orphans International Worldwide (OIWW) that went on to help vulnerable children in Africa, Asia and the Americas. My father’s death in 2007 provided the impetus to create a foundation embracing arts, education and orphan care with an emphasis on supporting young global […]

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Sixteenth Annual Leadership Awards Reception Rocks New York

New York, N.Y. What an absolutely amazing event last week! The breadth of our activities over the last sixteen years blew me away. Our St. John’s University event, featuring our new Funds, Fellows and our upcoming Luce Leadership Experience – Hellas, was even more amazing because of the multitude of people involved in making the […]

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Roosevelt Island Art Bridges Two NYC Boroughs

New York, N.Y.  Roosevelt Island has been much in the news as Cornell prepares to make it the East Coast’s tech center. This narrow, 2.5 mile long island, opposite the U.N. at one end and Gracie Mansion at the other, is also establishing itself as a major art center in New York. It is the […]

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Georgette Sinclair’s Work to be Featured at NYC’s Salmagundi Club

By John Laing, edited by Jim Luce. “I first met the exceptionally talented Georgette Sinclair at the Roosevelt Island Visual Artists’ Association (RIVAA) that I have watched since it formed several years ago.  When I learned that she had a show scheduled at the famous Salmagundi Club’s Patrons’ Gallery, I knew I would have to […]

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Dancing Desire: Rovaco Dance Company Presents KAMA (Review)

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