Artists in Schools
Artists in Schools: Maria D. Rapicavoli
CMA Resident Artist Maria D. Rapicavoli begins her school year at Hudson Guild in Chelsea, Manhattan.
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Widely known as the center of the NYC art world, Chelsea is also home to Hudson Guild, a 128-year-old community center dedicated to those living, working, and attending school on Manhattan’s west side, with a priority focus on those in economic need.
CMA Resident Artist Maria D. Rapicavoli leads after school art programs for students twice a week, where first-through-fourth graders learn foundational techniques – and produce exceptional self portraits.
Maria's work at Hudson Guild is supported by the Emergency Arts Education Fund, which provides free arts education to NYC school communities whose art programs have been decimated by recent budget cuts.
Children’s Museum of the Arts’ three Residents Artists are currently implementing ambitious arts curriculum at each of our partner sites throughout New York City: Hudson Guild in Chelsea, Sid Miller Academy in Crown Heights, and Children’s Workshop School in the East Village. Come spring, our residents will showcase their students' work through exhibitions and installations across the city. Learn how you can support the work of our residents here.