Friday, December 13, 2013


CUNY Queens College MFA Exhibition 2013,
This event took place March 23 - April 2nd 2013, the edited
photos were lost and subsequently just found.
Without any further adieu, here is some of that Exhibition.

Pablo Alvarez, Jonah and the Leviathan, 2012 Collage 36.50" x 62"

This exhibition recognizes and highlights the distinct
bodies of work that each artist has developed over
the course of their time at Queens College.

Artist, Pablo Alvarez

Kristie Hirten, Swimming Pool Alphabet 2012 
Gouche on Paper 41.5"x 44"

A.Coffey, Bathroom Interior 2012-13 Oil on canvass 42"x108"

Kristie Hirten

A.Coffey Bthroom Interior

Lauren Nickou, Gray_01 Acrylic and silicone on canvass 16"x 12"

Marthe Keller, Jelly Belly (206:36) 2012 14"Acrylic on foam rubber 
14.25"x 14"

Thea Lanzisero, Wedge 2012 Wood, burlap, soil, plants

Henry Kielmanowicz, Untitled mutations from industrial tiles 2013
Recycled glass, resin, 32"x 46"

Seth Aylmer, Eagle from Corona Plaza 2013 Wood on wax

The Glackens and friend

Friday, November 22, 2013


AVANT / GARDE DIARIES and Mercedes Benz present 
"The Perfect Moment" a chronicle of iconic photography.
Automotive photography, fashion and design at it's finest. 
The exhibition assembles a selection of over 35 works.

372 Broome street, NYC.

1957 Mercedes Benz 300SL Roadster

Documentary Film maker, Christina Birkhead and Yours truly.

1955 Mercedes Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupe

Brazilian artist, Lua Butani.

Soccer legend, Pele with his 480 SL

1957 Mercedes Benz 300SL Gullwing

Lua Butani and Dylan Gerold.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013


Falanghina Pizza Bar Restaurant,
 officially opened it's doors on Thursday, November 14, 2013.
Featuring Genoese and Neapolitan wood-oven Pizza and Pastas.
Antipasta, Insalate, Primi and traditional deserts.
*For Falanghina and Fashion scroll down.

FALANGHINA, 130 St. Marks Place, NYC.
(between 1st Avenue and Avenue A)

Owner and Head Chef, Manuel Vella with a Margherita,
tomato sauce, mozzarella and basil pizza.

Falanghina, offers a very good selection of wines 
and beer for the discriminating palate.

Falanghina serves a variety of pizza's, also vegetarian, made to order.
I enjoyed the Brussels sprout, black olive, basil pizza. 

The traditional wood burning stove makes the pizza 
a gastronomical delight, without comparison.

Stop in and enjoy some great pizza, scrumptious, homemade pasta
or sample their incredible deserts.

Sara Gamberini was a most helpful and charming waitress.

The Nutella desert with chocolate sauce and strawberry.

Francisco Castro, Mari Jose Teran, Owner and Master Chef Manuel Vella
Marta Antillon and Yours truly, photo taken by Sara Gamberini.

Owner, Manuel Vella and New Chef, Pierfrancesco.

Anna Vella and Sara Gamberini


Designer, Alicia Reina brought her line to Falanghina for a NYFW soiree,
in the East Village on February 10, 2014.

Party goers, buyers and patrons were on hand
for a festive event.

Fashion stylist, Aslin Zoe worked on the photoshoots.

Artist, designer, Guston Abright contributes his designs 
to Reina's exclusive scarf line.

Of course there was wonderful pizza.

Owner of Falanghina, Manuel Vella, Alicia Reina and boyfriend,