Sing for Hope is bringing its renowned Sing for Hope Pianos back to the streets of New York City this summer. From June 5-25, as a celebration of the work Sing for Hope does in communities year-round, 60 Sing for Hope Pianos will be placed in parks and public spaces in high traffic locations across all five boroughs in New York for anyone and everyone to play.
Franck de las Mercedes joined “Sing for Hope Pianos” this year to paint a brightly colored piano inspired by his childhood memories of Nicaragua, his experience as an immigrant in the US and the vibrant New York City backdrop.
Franck de las Mercedes' painting "April Flowers - 2014" chosen by the MTA Artists Unite Subway Elevator Poster Project. The poster that will be in hitting the NYC subway starting this May 2017.
Saturday, June 3, 5-9:30 PM: Video (7:30pm), Silent Auction, Raffle, Art Sale
Sunday, June 4, 12-5:00 PM, Artists’ Talk, Video, Slide Show
Closing Party: Friday, June 9, 6-9 PM
Refreshments & Fun for Kids
Free and open to the public
Hudson View Gardens Lounge, 128 Pinehurst Ave. at West 183rd Street,
(Enter from private driveway off West 183rd St; closest subway is 181 St. stop on the “A” train.)
Franck de las Mercedes' is now officially available at artsy.net with therepresentation of The Directed Art Modern! artsy features the world’s leading galleries, museums collections, foundations, artist estates, art fairs, and benefit auctions, all in one place. A growing database of 500,000 images of art, architecture, and design by 50,000 artists spans historical, modern, and contemporary works, and includes the largest online database of contemporary art. Artsy is used by art lovers, museum goers, patrons, collectors, students, and educators to discover, learn about, and collect art. More exciting announcements ahead. Thank you all for your continued support!
Visual Artist Franck de las Mercedes Joins DAM @ "Superfine! Art Fair 2016!" Miami Art Week / Basel
Franck de las Mercedes participating artist @ 5th Bronx Latin American Art BiennialBronxArtSpace305 140th St Bronx NY 10451September 6 – October 6, 2016
Opening reception: Friday, September 9, 5:30 – 9 PM
Franck on Film
FdlM has been featured in a short film! Founder Marissa Boisvert and artist/filmmaker Emily Alexander visited the art studio to shoot and produce this short film as resource for the creative community to find tools they need to do what they love, and be well doing it. HAVE A GREAT SUMMER AND A HAPPY 4TH OF JULY!!!