Going through my emails this past weekend, I discovered three graffiti exhibits -- all happening now in NYC gallery spaces. (I don't remember a summer with more than one or two). This afternoon I headed down to Chelsea to check out "Graffiti NYC: Artists of the Third Rail." With installations, works on canvas and first-rate photos, it's an impressive homage to mostly old school graf.
Educator, writer and curator. Poetry Teacher of the Year, 1988, awarded by Poets House and NYC Board of Education. I co-authored three books back in the 90's -- two of which were cited as best Books for the Teen Age by the New York Public Library. (The Place I Call Home: Voices and Faces of Homeless Teens and Jerusalem Mosaic: Young Voices from the Holy City.) Both books have also been cited by the Library of Congress for their "strong and honest voice of the young adult." I also authored A to Z : The Book of Rap & Hip Hop Slang -- with entries that have since been cited by dozens of dictionaries.