Paint Explorations with Natural Dyes and Pigments with Patricia Miranda

Castle Hill Truro Center for the Arts
August 22 - 26, 2016, 9am - 12pm
This is an immersive and exploratory workshop in which we will be creating paints from natural dyes and pigments including minerals, bugs, and flowers and employing a variety of water-based paint binders, grounds, and techniques. 

Elementary: Paintings by Sharon Butler, Sharon Horvath and Patricia Miranda

Castle Hill Gallery, Truro Center for the Arts
July 11 - 22, 2016
Opening Reception: July 14th from 4 - 6pm

This exhibition highlights the work of three artists who focus on the basic components of painting. Sharon Butler’s paintings illuminate process and materials. Sharon Horvath makes intimate works that ponder the mysterious alchemy  of imaginary forms and material color. Patricia Miranda uses organic dyes and pigments to reconstruct and recontextualize enigmatic objects. Individually and collectively, these artists plumb the basic elements of art, taking contemporary painting in intriguing new directions.

Arc Magazine features #BLACK
Fall 2015 Collaborative Workspace Residency Drawing Sensation: TAYLOR/THEROUX

MapSpace Collaborative Workspace Residency
Drawing Sensation: TAYLOR/THEROUX
Residency August 16 - September 12, 2015
Exhibition on view September 12 - October 10, 2015
Reception Saturday, September 12, 2015, 6:00 – 8:00pm
Reception is free and open to the public.

MAPSpace takes part in Westchester-wide ArtSEE Festival

MAPSpace was part of ArtsWestchester's AsrtSEE Festival- a 3 month county-wide event of arts in Westchester County. 
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Exhibition Opening for gallery artist, Dr. Ellen Frank
TechNoBody featured at
Patricia Miranda Featured at 365 Artists/365 Days

Patricia is featured at 365 Artists/365 Days, a Frank Juarez Gallery and Greymatter Gallery collaborative project.

ArtsWestchester Uploads Video of Steam Exhibition

ArtsWestchester & Regeneron video on STEAM EXhibition

Makezine features Alchemical Tech

Makezine features Alchemical Tech- Alchemy and Artistry

STEAM Exhibition Featured in Makezine

Thanks to Nick Normal for his lovely write-up on STEAM in Makezine! Read the article here.

Alchemical Tech at Maker Faire NYC 2014

Alchemical tech will once again exhibit at Maker Faire NYC at the NY Hall of Science. Don't miss this inspiring and innovative event!

STEAM Exhibition featured in NY Times!

: The New York Times features a review of ArtsWestchester's STEAM Science, Technology, Art, Mathematics, curated by Patricia Miranda. Many thanks to Susan Hodara for her review! Read the article here and pick up a hard copy in Sunday's Times.

See the catalog HERE

See images from the exhibition HERE

Westfair Online reviews STEAM!

Read the Westfair Online review here.

The Examiner publishes an article on STEAM!

Read The Examiner artile "Exhibition Illustrates the Role of Art as a Driver in Technological Innovation" here. 

STEAM featured in River Journal Online

River Journal Onlnine: Pharmaceutical Company, ArtsWestchester and Digital Arts Center Partner to Create STEAM: STEM + ARTS. Read the article here.

Patricia is now a Teaching Artist at SEQential Art for Kids a program of Frankin Furnace Archive, Inc.

Patricia- Teaching Artist at SEQential Art for Kids, a program of Frankin Furnace Archive, Inc.

Begun in 1985 as a literacy program, SEQ ART KIDS has grown into a full-fledged integrated arts education program. With 5 other artists, Patricia is at PS20 in Brooklyn on a ten-week after-school collaborative program, culminating in a community performance.

See info on Patricia and the other artists at SEQuential Arts HERE

Franklin Furnace Archive, Inc., on a mission to make the world safe for avant-garde art. 

Patricia Miranda at the Children's Museum of Manhattan

Patricia Miranda at The Children's Museum of Manhattan

Saturday, March 15, 2 and 3:30pm Wednesday April 16, 2;30-4:30pm 

Meet the Maker: Alchemical Tech: Technology is not just computers. Making paint from natural materials like stones, bugs and flowers is technology too. Join Patricia Miranda to create paint from natural materials. ages 5+

The Children's Museum of Manhattan The Tisch Building, 212 West 83rd Street, NYC

Contact Patricia for info.

Bug to Book: A Collaborative Project

Patricia Miranda's grant project invites collaborators of all ages. Join in foraging for oak galls for making ink, drawings and an interactive installation. More to come! Contact Patricia for more info.

This project is supported by an ArtsWestchester Arts Alive-Individual Artist Grant sponsored by New York State Council on the Arts

Patricia Miranda receives 2014 NYSCA Artist Grant

Patricia Miranda is the recipient of a 2014 Individual Artist Grant, sponsored by NYSCA, from ArtsWestchester! Stay tuned for info about her project, which invites collaborators of all ages. Join Patricia in foraging for oak galls for making ink, drawings and an interactive installation. 

Patricia Miranda moderates discussion with Sharon Louden at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts

Thursday, February 6, at 7pm, with a reception
Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, 84 Old Lyme Street, Old Lyme CT

Rescheduled from Tuesday, December 10 due to snow, Patricia Miranda will moderate a discussion at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, Old Lyme CT, with nationally acclaimed artist and author Sharon Louden on her new book ‘Living & Sustaining a Creative Life: 40 Artist Essays, along with special guest artist Tony Ingrisano, artist and contributor to the book, after a reception with wine and hors d’oeuvres at 6 p.m. 
Louden will be signing books at the event. The event is free and open to the public. Reservations are required.
For reservations, contact Ann de Selding at860.434.3571 ext. 117 or email her at

Bricolage, curated by Patricia Miranda

Tinkers, Artists, Innovators: Bricolage 
Rockland Center for the Arts
West Nyack, NY

January 19 - March 20, 2014

Opening Reception
Sunday January 19, 2-5pm

Curated by Patricia Miranda

These artists' works are made from unexpected materials to participatory installations of sound, art and science. All utilize materials in unusual ways and cross disciplines to serve art, creativity and community. These artists look at the discarded and mundane detritus of consumer culture and imagine a better world. 
Bricolage invites us to explore how art helps us think differently and even offers solutions to challenges through creative innovation and ingenuity.

Chris Kaczmarek, Bent Panda

BRICOLAGE Reception Performance with Alpha-Bit
January 19, 3:30pm FREE

ALPHA-BIT is an evolving group of visual, performance and sound artists from the New York City and Lower Hudson area who will use scratch built electronic and circuit bent instruments created by Chris Kaczmarek in this  special  performance. You don't want to miss this!

Performers include: Chris Kaczmarek, Jennifer Perry Shingelo, Steven Lam, Greg Beise, David Wohl

Guest artist Shayok Mukhopadhyay featured in LoHud's Journal News

We are excited that MAPSpace guest artist Shayok Mukhopadhyay was featured in LoHud's Journal News - thanks to Marcela Rojas for her wonderful article on Shayok's project "People of Port Chester," on show in the Village Laundromat on Port Chester's Main St. as well as, in miranda arts project space through January 4, 2014. Read the articlehere.

Port Chester Daily Voice features MAPSpace guest artist Shayok Mukhopadhyay!

The Port Chester Daily Voice features an article on Shayok Mukhopadhyay, guest artist at miranda arts project space, December 4th, 2013! Article is also featured in the White Plains Daily Voice - read it here.

Thanks to Casey Donahue for his fabulous article!

Open Studios December 7, 2013

December 7th, 2013 

MAPSpace is proud to host open studios day, featuring the artists of 6 N Pearl St, from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, December 7th.

Galleries and Artists:
Doris Erdman, Lou Hicks, Karon Johnson, , Chris Kaczmarek, Kit Kittle, Cate Leach, Mary Louise Long, Luis Maldonado, Michael Manning, Sandra K. Meagher, Patricia Miranda, Sharon O'Farrell, Gail Resen, Teresa Waterman, David Wohl

The Rye City Review features the MAPSpace Collaborative Residency

The Rye City Review features the MAPSpace collaborative residency, November 15, 2013! See article here.

Thank you to Lisa Jardine for her wonderful article!

Reception & gallery talk for Also of Hope and Aspiration Do We Live

Also of Hope and Aspiration Do We Live
De Ilusión También Se Vive
Collaborative Workspace Residency
Karen Cintron and Matt Greco

Guest Artist: Shayok Mukhopadhyay
People of Port Chester

Reception and Gallery Talk
December 7th, 2013 5pm

"Also of Hope and Aspiration Do We Live", or De Ilusión También Se Vive, a Spanish expression which roughly translates to life is not only about “getting there” but also about “dreaming of getting there”. This residency and exhibition of photography and recorded interviews explores and celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit of the Port Chester's immigrant owned businesses, especially although not exclusively the Latin American community. 

In concert with Karen & Matt's exhibition guest artist Shayok Mukhopadhyay will show images from his Port Chester based photography project.

Shayok Mukhopadhyay is a documentary photographer and filmmaker. He was born in India and lives in White Plains, NY.

Join us for a reception and gallery talk, to hear the artists speak about their work. 

For more information about the exhibition, visit the exhibition page.

11/2/13 Book Signing & Panel Discussion

Join Patricia Miranda, Bill Carroll, Vivian Kahra, Julie Langsam, Sharon Louden, Joanne Mattera, and Brian Novatny for a book signing & panel discussion on Living and Sustaining a Creative Life: Essays by 40 Working Artists at Kenise Barnes Fine Art in Larchmont on Saturday, November 2, 6:30-8 P.M.

"Anyone serious about a career as an artist must read this book" - Adam Sheffer, Partner, Cheim & Read Gallery

For more about the book, published by Sharon Louden, click here.


Micro-Grant Dinner and Artist Talk

Micro-Grant Dinner and Artist Talk
Sat, Oct. 19th @ 5 p.m.

Support an artist! Bring an appetite to this micro-grant dinner, where the price of your meal helps fund a people's choice project. $15/person - all proceeds go to vote winner. Six proposals presented at dinner. All are welcome. Submit by Oct. 15. Send 1-2 paragraph description of your projects, and 5 jpgs, 800 pixels max longest direction, to

Submitted Proposals for Micro-Grant Dinner

Here are the submitted proposals so far for the Micro-Grant Dinner at MAPSpace this Saturday, October 19th at 5 p.m.

Why Not Share? By Marcy B. Freedman

One-on-one, face-to-face interactive performance piece with intention to give away all of the money received if selected. At a time and place TBA, the artist will be seated at a table announcing her intention to give away money. Anyone wishing to receive money will sit and chat about why he or she should NOT receive the money. The artist then evaluates the participant's case and decides to share or not share.

Conduct Us: Concertized Performance Art By Purchase Chamber Orchestra

Bridging the gap between audience and musician through a concertized performance art piece at the miranda arts project space. How would an ensemble react if the heartbeat were in the hands of a member of the audience? How would this participant react to having an interactive new world of sound at their fingertips?

Ecofeminism By Lindsay Garcia

Ecofeminism is the movement that equates the treacherous treatment of the environment by man to the way women have been treated through the ages. By playing out various roles of women in the woods, Garcia investigates the cliché in art history and culture of the woman in the natural world.

On the Inevitability of Failure By Chris Coumbes

In real world situations and scenarios, meeting failure is inevitable. It is from our failures that success is both found and created. Coumbes plans to take the ideas investigated through previous works and applying it to a short film. It would take various ideas regarding failure and coping with it as it applies to relationships or lack thereof.

Last Week at the C.U.T.E. Collaborative Coffee House

C.U.T.E. Come Up the Elevator
Thurs, Oct. 10th @ 5 p.m.

A game in which we spend two hours un-alone, making friends and taking names.

Girls Night Out
Sat, Oct. 12th @ 7 p.m.

Bring your heels and leave the kids at home. A wild night at the gallery!

Alchemical Tech named Editor's Pick by Make Magazine!

Alchemical Tech was named Editor's Pick by Make Magazine at World Maker Faire 2013, which took place this past weekend at the NY Hall of Science. Maker Faire was a great success and we hope to see you there next year.

C.U.T.E Girls Night Out!

Girls Night Out

Sat, Oct. 12th @ 7 p.m.
Featuring a Burlesque workshop with the fabulous Miz Jade. Sip cosmos and strut your stuff - learn to work it in high heels.

Bring your heels and leave the kids at home. A wild night at the gallery!

This event is free.

For the complete list of C.U.T.E. events, click here

Faith on the Fourth Floor

On Sunday, October 6th @ 1pm, join C.U.T.E. Collaborative and MAPspace for Faith on the Fourth Floor, a guided discussion on fear and communication led by prominent figures from local religious communities.

Steve Magneson will be among those joining us on the discussion panel. Steve serves Trinity Presbyterian Church in Rye as director of student ministries. He is an alum of University of California Davis (B.S. in Mechanical Engineering) and is pursuing a Masters in Divinity through Western Theological Seminary to become an ordained pastor. He has worked in ministry full-time since 2008.

Also on the panel are Eric Hovis from Trinity Church in Greenwich CT, and Omar Ranginwala - American Muslim, Activist, Software Developer, Counselor, Organizer, and Entrepreneur.

Join us for what promises to be an enlightening conversation.


Join C.U.T.E. and MAPspace for the Build-A-Bench Workshop on Saturday, September 28th @ 1pm.

The workshop will be held at Carver Center down the street from the gallery. Participants will make four benches for the Carver Center's new outdoor playground - see your work in public! The workshop will teach skills in assembly, basic woodworking with hand tools, and finishing wood and metal. Sign up is required; RSVP to to reserve your spot!  Ages 13 and up. Space is limited to sixteen participants so be sure to sign up!

Maker Faire New York

Patricia Miranda and Chris Kaczmarek will be participating in Maker Faire New York, Sept. 21 & 22 at NY Hall of Science. If you've never experienced a Maker Faire, this is not to be missed! To learn more about World Maker Faire and the Maker Movement, visit the website. Be sure to check out Patricia Miranda's alchemical tech project and Chris Kaczmarek's alpha-bit: the noise in the machine, both exhibiting at this year's Maker Faire NY. Tix are available on the Maker Faire website -- it is highly recommended to buy tickets in advance.

Interplay featured in the Nice Niche Blog

Interplay: A Collaboration with Beth Dary and Sarah Lutz continues to create dialogue well after the residency and exhibition has ended.Dary and Lutz are again being featured, this time on the The Nice Niche blog, an online, ongoing visual essay that focuses on artists, small businesses and their trades. See the post at:

A Talk with Jon Gregg, Founder/President Vermont Studio Center

Creativity and Community
A Talk with Jon Gregg, Founder/President
Vermont Studio Center 

March 9, 2013, 4-6pm

Followed by a reception

Join us for a special event with Jon Gregg, the Founder and President of Vermont Studio Center. Founded in 1984, VSC is the largest international artist and writers residency in the US. Founder Jon Gregg will speak about residencies in general and VSC in particular. VSC Alumni and anyone interested in the program are welcome to attend!

Space is limited. Contact us for more info and to RSVP.

Email or call 914-318-7178.

gallery artist William Holton featured at Janet Kurnatowski

William Holton •Spirals and Vortecies, Feb 15 - March 17, 2013 Gallery Artist William Holton's second solo exhibition, Spirals and Vortecies, with Janet Kurnatowski Gallery. The show runs from February 15 - March 17th, 2013.

Solidary/Solitary gallery talk with Michael Torlen

Saturday, February 16, 5pm
followed by a reception

In conjunction with the exhibition Solidary/Solitary: the Artist at Work, Michael Torlen will join in discussion with gallery director Patricia Miranda about artists groups, and critique groups in particular, especially the selection of artists included in this exhibition. This group has been led byMichael Torlen, artist and Professor Emeritus at Purchase College, State University of New York. A rich discussion has grown and developed. This discussion will be explored in relation to this show and to larger ideas of artists communities in the gallery talk.