LOWER MANHATTAN — While the return of office workers has been a slow process, a group is working to bring energy to Lower Manhattan.
Silver Art Projects finds sponsored studio space for artist. The first group is finishing a residency in 4 World Trade Center, where 25 artists have been working on the entire 28th floor since the summer.
The non-profit is now accepting applications for the next group now.
Joshua Pulman co-founded Silver Art in 2018.
“What we found when artists moved in, the space was even more valuable than anticipated,” he said.
The artist arrived at a time when many buildings were empty as social distancing regulations were in place.
Tariku Shiferaw is a New York City based artist.
“It was great having it especially during the pandemic. I made some really large works that i never made before,” he said.