About the PASP, PUBLIC ART SQUAD PROJECT

The PUBLIC ART SQUAD PROJECT’S mission and goal is to foster cultural, social and political awareness and change through artistic expression, development and creativity by presenting art related programs and events.

The Public Art Squad Project was founded by West Chelsea artist Scotto Mycklebust, and develops, organizes, manages and produces several annual West Chelsea public art events. They include the High Line Open Studios artists open studios event, which is presented twice a year in March and October. The October open studios is a 3-day weekend event which is free and open to the public as a self –guide tour of West Chelsea Artist’s opens studios.

The March open studios is a one-day event held on a Saturday during the Armory Show, as part of the Armory Show Arts Week Chelsea day program, The Armory Show is the largest contemporary art show in the world, held every March in NYC. For more information about visit the web site www.highlineopenstudios.org

In addition to the High Line Open Studios, the PASP also produces the West Chelsea Artists Open Studios, which was founded in 2011 by Scotto Mycklebust, and is presented annually to kickoff New York City’s spring art season in West Chelsea. The event is held the second weekend in May or June, and is the 2-day weekend event.
For more information about visit the web site www.westchelseaartists.com

The High Line Open Studios and West Chelsea Artists Open Studios events provides an opportunity for local emerging and established artists to open their studios to the public to help build awareness of their works, and to show and sell work to art enthusiast, the public and collectors. The free self-guided tours provides the rare opportunity for the public to access a multitude of artists, styles, and mediums, see first hand the creative spaces generally only open by appointment and purchase artwork.

 
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