Friday, February 21, 2014

BHQFU Artist Residency Program

This Summer, from June 1 to August 31, BHQFU will host a special artist residency program at its Avenue A loft. Five artists selected from different backgrounds and disciplines will be provided FREE 24/7-access shared studio space to make, collaborate, and navigate the murky waters of cooperative space. From the outset participants, with the support of the BHQFU team, will be asked to design and adapt the program to meet their specific needs through regular group meetings culminating in a group-determined public finale.

What is Provided:
24/7 access to the 2,000 square foot BHQFU loft at 34 Avenue A.
Wi-Fi, Full Kitchen, 2 Bathrooms, Office, Projector, Sound System, Tables, Chairs
Regular Studio Visits from Visiting Artists (TBD)

The BHQFU Summer Residency is open to artists of all disciplines 18+ from around the country and around the world.

All costs including housing, travel, food and supplies are the responsibility of each individual artist.

The Application Process:
1. Fill out the Online Application Before March 1. You’ll hear back from us by March 7 if you’ve been selected for an interview.
2. Interviews will happen in person whenever possible between March 7-12.
3. Successful Applicants will be notified by March 15.

If you have any questions, email us at, subject Line: Summer Residency Applicant
Online form:

Lead Jewish Preschool Educator (Part Time & Full Time)

A premier arts-based Reggio inspired preschool is seeking qualified educators to join our team of professionals and intentional collaborators. The position requires knowledge of Jewish customs, passion and dedication to the field, exemplary educational/Reggio work ethic and experience with collaboration and sparking children’s natural curiosities and cognitive abilities; allowing for the formation and development of rich learning environments and opportunities.

A qualified educator in this position will:
•Cultivate a classroom community that portrays the school’s nurturing and respectful expectations for children and our image of the capable child.
•Plan, guide, facilitate, research, revisit and reflect purposefully to provide students with opportunities to engage, represent, construct meaning and develop lasting understandings for new concepts and wonders of the world.
•Work collaboratively and actively to contribute to your designated teaching team, educational community, administrators, and site specialists.
•Build professional relationships with families through frequent two-way communication about students’ educational journey and development.

We offer: State of the Art Facilities, informative and supportive administration, and a nurturing professional environment.

Required: Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education
Required: Valid Early Childhood Teaching Certification as required by NYS
Required: Minimum of two years Lead Early Childhood Teaching Experience
Requested: Masters Degree in Early Childhood Education or Cultural Arts Education

Please submit the following documents to for consideration:
1. Letter of Introduction
2. Resume
3. Letter(s) of Reference (three letters of reference required)

Duration: Part Time & Full Time
Location: 121 West 19th street New York, NY 10011

Felix Chavez Inc has Beautiful Studios for Rent in LIC

Perfect for Artists: Painter- Graphic Designer – Craftsmen

- Large Windows: Day Light
- High ceilings: 11 ft.
- Each room: 23’ x 13.5’ = 320 SF approximately
- Long Hallway: 60’ x 7’ x 11’; Appropriate for Art Shows of tenants
- Building a few yards from “F” train station – 21 St. Queensbridge Station
- 7 minutes to 63rd and Lexington Ave in Manhattan
- Few blocks from trains – E, M, G, N, R, and 7; Queens Plaza
- Price: $1,000.00 (negotiable)

Contact: phone: 718-729-9003 cell: 646-664-5517; Ask for Christopher

Address of Studios: 21-21 41st Ave Unit 3D Long Island City, NY 11101


Located in Galicia, Spain from September 2014 to June 2015. I have a house in the countryside and need someone to feed my cat and do some light garden work. For more details please email Dalal at