Archive for the ‘News & Events’ Category

A trail of 2,056 chalk faces

In chalk faces, News & Events on September 17, 2010 at 6:26 pm

On August 21st, Felix drew 2,056 chalk faces around McCarren Park. Film and photos by ponownie.


1,420 Faces around Union Square Park

In chalk faces, News & Events on August 1, 2010 at 10:10 pm

Felix drew a 1,420 faces encircling Union Square Park on June 27th. Read all about it at ivisitnewyork.com.


Art Shred

In News & Events on February 25, 2010 at 1:13 pm

On March 3rd, Felix will participate in ART SHRED, a group exhibit at the Winkleman Gallery.

NEW YORK, NY (February 24, 2010) – El Celso is pleased to present ART SHRED, a group exhibition/shredding of new original works on paper, photographs, letters and other priceless works.

ART SHRED is an on-site shredding service that will help artists and other participants liberate themselves of important works of art, meaningful love letters and one-of-a-kind photographs – and other significant material created, printed, or written on paper. After being sliced and diced, all works will be scattered on the gallery floor.”

Check some of El Celso’s other projects at their website.

Free Advice on Current TV

In News & Events on January 25, 2010 at 3:05 am

Current TV stops by Felix’s spot at Union Square to get some free advice on dating in New York. Check it out.

WHITE BOX 10 x 10 Decade-End Art Sale

In Art by Felix Morelo, News & Events on December 20, 2009 at 4:55 pm

WHITE BOX 10 x 10: Decade-End Art Sale

Yesterday, Felix’s art was featured in WHITE BOX’s 10 x 10 Decade-End Art Sale Benefit. The event took place from 7pm-Midnight at White Box, 329 Broome Street in the Lower East Side. The sale benefited White Box’s 2010 programs and ongoing operations.

Felix’s Faces in Blogs!

In Art by Felix Morelo, News & Events on December 20, 2009 at 4:27 pm

Thank you to all the bloggers who have noticed and posted about Felix’s public chalk artworks these past few months. Keep up the love!

indigo jones blogs about 120 faces in November 2009

sepia beauty blogs about 500 faces in September 2009

Myisha Cherry photographs Felix in action and his faces in September 2009.

Check out other buzz about Felix in: therealsteaveharlow.com and on Twitter.

Faces at Union Square

In Art by Felix Morelo, News & Events on December 3, 2009 at 12:26 pm

A walk along Felix Morelo’s chalk drawing faces in Union Square with a surprise at the end. Video captured by Revel Woodard.

HangNight 6×6 Show

In Art by Felix Morelo, News & Events on November 10, 2009 at 11:00 am

HangNight 6x6 Show

Felix’s art was featured in HangNight’s 6 x 6 Show on November 6, 2009 at the Heath Gallery.

HangNight presents 6×6 Show: Please join us for one of Harlem art community’s most creative events. Hundreds of well known and up and coming artists have been invited to create unique works of art, all measuring 6 x 6 inches. Works will be displayed anonymously. The artists’ identity is disclosed when their work is purchased. Cost of each work is $120. All proceeds support the Heath Gallery exhibitions and the participating artists. Friday, November 6th, 2009, 7pm – 11pm

The Heath Gallery is located at 24 West 120th Street in Harlem.

Pop Art: an After-Work Experience on August 31, 2009

In Art by Felix Morelo, News & Events on August 25, 2009 at 11:25 pm

On August 31, Felix’s works will be included in Pop Art: an After-Work Experience, a benefit for the NYC Public School Art Education Programs of Art for Progress.

Featuring artwork on display by “the next generation of New York artists,” the event will take place at Pop Burger Midtown (14 East 58th St.) from 6:00 PM – midnight.

Come check out Felix’s work and enjoy a special drink menu to support Art for Progress. No cover.

Exhibit at destination Art Space: July 30 – August 30, 2009

In News & Events on August 17, 2009 at 2:56 am


destination Art Space is currently featuring Felix’s paintings in their Reflection – people exhibit.

Check it out from July 30 – August 30, 2009 at 32-36 Little West 12th Street, 1st Floor. For more info, visit: http://www.destinationny.net.

What destination is saying about Felix’s art: “Bright colors with dark shadows, smiles & angry faces, rough & detailed touches of Felix Morelo’s paintings are distinctive. The same as people’s feelings that are not simple, his work is also full of mixed components.”