Marthalicia Matarrita bio

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New York, New York, United States
Biography Marthalicia Matarrita Born and raised in Harlem, New York City. Marthalicia has many art disciplines such as drawing, sculpting, painting and creating large murals and is always expanding in new mediums. Current area of art dialogue is based on educating the harmony between animals and humans, in many unique presentations. Marthalicia early stages: Sharng "black books" graffitti art journals as well as comic books were her past time. Encouraged by faith to persue the art form, Marthalicia entered La Guardia High School of Performance and the Arts, and upon graduating high school, she enlisted in the Army National Guard. She enrolled in S.U.N.Y. New Paltz for B.F.A. in Fine Arts. Her art resume further in her new art journey "Live Art Performance" Today, Marthalicia has broaden her art experiences to many difference avenues in art venues, and oppourtunites where she builds with her community and others.

Saturday, March 14, 2009

I am Painting LIVE at: "Gimme Art: April Fools Day/Art Play"

Gimme Art is a show case of expression. A night of Art, Live art performance, music, dance and so much more. The range of talent at this showcase is most unique and you Will defiantly leave this majestic place with pleased.This event is sponsored by:
Brooklyn Brewery. Do swing by to witness such an event. Gimme Art will feature the following:

Brown Girls Burlesque
Ironedale Theater
New Trad Octet
Ricky Powell the photograper
Wasabassco Burlesque
Polaroy Album Release Party,
*Marthalicia Matarrita* I am painting LIVE there

Art that is on Display:
Ricky Powell
Alina Smirnove
Flear Vaknim
Armen Danilian
Sam Ferri
Erica Purnell

and the list of musical and as well artist goes on in this huge renovated church. Its breath taken! beyond my imagination! Hope to see you soon, to celebrate a festive night in Brooklyn!


For Immediate Release Please contact Elena Scripps at 860-208-3853 or at
Gimme Art Irondale Celebrates Brooklyn Artistic Community with a monthly Festival

New York, N.Y. (March 08, 2009) – Gimmie Art, a brand new Brooklyn non for profit monthly art and music festival will launch April Fools Day at the historical Irondale Center. The festival is centered on celebrating and preserving original work that explores emerging themes in our society through art, music, film, live performances and new experimental media.
Gimmie Art’s first event, sponsored by Brooklyn Brewery, will consist of a book signing and viewing of original photographs by urban rap photographer and public access icon, Ricky Powell ( Performing artists include Brown Girls Burlesque, Polaroy ( album release party, Wasabassco Burlesque (, Jeff Newell’s New trad Octet (, and many others. The event will also give independent vendors a platform to distribute their products, build relationships within the artistic community, and meet prospective buyers.
Proceeds from the show will go to preserve the historic Irondale Center and support emerging artists. Up until it’s recent opening in October of 2008, The Irondale Center remained unused since WWII and was a major hub of freedom during the Underground Railroad, playing host to many freedom fighters such as Fredrick Douglass. Gimmie Art strives to create a platform and voice for emerging artists without a home as well as build an artistic community through exhibition of work, collaboration and networking. With the help and support of the Irondale Center we will allow the local Brooklyn art community to thrive and grow in a critical point in our history.
Please log on to for more information about the event and participants.

Irondale Center
85 South Oxford
Brooklyn NY 11217

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