Author Archives: Tonya Reid

About Tonya Reid

Harlem-based Art Enthusiast.

Alumna Artist: Photographer: Elena Chan

From Thailand to Madagascar, Photographer Elena Chan has no trouble connecting with the people opposite her lens. She offers us photos that capture deeply connected moments in her travels and life.  Elena invited CUArts to join her, and a group … Continue reading

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Conversations with David Goldblatt

In May, The Jewish Museum invited CUArts to share in a conversation between photographer David Goldblatt and Joseph Lelyveld, former New York Times executive editor and correspondent in South Africa. The crowd sat captivated as Lelyveld invited David Goldblatt to … Continue reading

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Graduate Student Artist: Jing Chen

Jing Chen is a graduate student at the Columbia University School of Social Work. Jing left a high-powered corporate lifestyle in search of a new direction. Along the way Jing discovered her passion for oil painting. During her time at … Continue reading

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Social Justice: Media with a Message

As a student at the Columbia University School of Social Work over the past two years, I’ve had the pleasure of wandering the halls over at 1255 Amsterdam Avenue on many occasions.  However, it was just last week that I … Continue reading

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Leave the Dancing to the Medical Professionals

Tuesday, CUArts had  front row seats to the P&S Dance Club rehearsal for the Columbia University Medical Center  Spring Dance Showcase. This high-energy group includes over 50 dancers from Columbia University’s graduate programs. The P&S Club comes out of  Columbia University’s College … Continue reading

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