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Public Art

Shelley Parriott’s “Color Field Sculpture®, Warm Palette”

April 16, 2024 - April 16, 2026

Pelham Art Center is pleased to announce the opening of a new public art installation located in Wolfs Lane Park, “Color Field Sculpture®, Warm Palette” by Shelley Parriott! ABOUT THE ARTIST Shelley Parriott has degrees from The Rhode Island School of Design (BFA) and Boston University (MFA). Her work has been exhibited and collected in […]

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Reclaimed by Niki Lederer

February 15, 2024 - February 15, 2026

Pelham Art Center presents a public exhibition of Niki Lederer’s Reclaimed sculpture! In 2019, the public artwork was initially installed in Wolfs Lane Park but is now showcased in the Pelham Art Center’s courtyard. ABOUT THE ARTIST  Niki Lederer reclaims discarded objects to create her sculpture. Dissected and reassembled plastic bottles lend a playful juxtaposition of organic […]

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Teen Artist Council (TAC) Mural Panel Additions

September 15, 2023 - September 15, 2025

In Summer 2023, the Teen Artist Council (TAC) collectively created two new mural panels that are exhibited on the exterior of the art center’s building (next to Pablo Power, Misha Tyutyunik, and Savior Elmundo’s Group Public Art Exhibition). The mural panels are located on the far left and far right!

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Leigh Taylor Mickelson’s “Garden Poppies”

August 10, 2023 - August 10, 2024

ABOUT THE ARTIST Leigh Taylor Mickelson, a resident of Ossining, NY, is an artist and independent consultant with 24 years of experience in nonprofit arts management and program development. Her ceramic sculpture is inspired by forms from nature, especially ones found in plant life, as a means of expressing narratives about life. Being full of […]

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Pablo Power, Misha Tyutyunik, Savior Elmundo: Group Public Art Exhibition

August 18, 2022 - August 18, 2024

Three new public artworks are now installed on its Third Street façade. New York street artists Pablo Power, Misha Tyutyunik, and Savior Elmundo have each created a 4 foot x 8 foot artwork on wood panel. These works were executed in the Pelham Art Center courtyard on July 27, 2022 during the Cover Lover Remix […]

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Eartha by Donna Ross

July 10, 2021 - September 25, 2021

Say hello to a sculpture named Eartha – now in the Pelham Art Center Courtyard! Eartha is an unconventional woven women. Her Armature was created by twisting and  tying tomato cages and her torso is woven out of bath Lufas. Eartha was made to live in a garden where her hair flows free and she […]

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The Conversation Sculpture by Musa Hixson

June 13, 2021 - June 20, 2023

Pelham Art Center is pleased to announce the opening of a new public art installation located in Wolfs Lane Park. “The Conversation Sculpture” by Brooklyn artist Musa Hixson is a 9ft x 6ft x 6ft steel sculpture with three seats enclosed in its frame that mimics a blooming flower. The artist shares on his installation: […]

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Abundance of Culture by Lance Johnson

November 28, 2020 - January 1, 2022

A new public mural by Lance Johnson is now on Pelham Art Center’s 3rd Street doors. The mural is a celebration of Pelham Art Center as a local community space for art and culture–featuring the Art Center’s signature red and orange colors along with spray-painted words including “elevate,” “inspiration,” and “hope.”   Artist Statement  In […]

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Revivival by Sara Jimenez & Jason Schwartz

November 22, 2020 - September 30, 2021

  Revivival (2020) by Sara Jimenez and Jason Schwartz is now on view on Pelham Art Center’s 3rd Street exterior wall.   About The Installation In Revivival, Sara Jimenez and Jason Schwartz present three fabric triangular banners that drape over an exterior wall of Pelham Art Center. The banners are composed of manipulated photos taken […]

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Nature Culture Sculpture by Fran Sisco

October 15, 2020 - June 30, 2021

A public installation of sculpture by Fran Sisco is now on view in the Pelham Art Center courtyard.  Nature Culture Sculpture consists of three found wood assemblage sculptures by Fran Sisco that reflect a message of unity and positivity.  The three sculptures, “My Kelly,” “Blessings of Trans Unicorns” and “Two in Love” are in the […]

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Public Sculpture by Don Porcaro

July 7, 2020 - November 1, 2020

A public installation of sculptures by Don Porcaro is on view in the Pelham Art Center courtyard.  The installation, entitled A Short Story, brings together Don Porcaro’s interest in the human form, archeology, man-made objects and whimsy. Works from his Childhood’s End (2008) and Nomad (2011) series will be on view in the courtyard adjacent to […]

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Pelham Laundry

June 19, 2020 - July 5, 2020

” #ThanksPelham was created in order to establish a voice for the unheard and to create a safe space for the unseen victims that experienced and witnessed racism in the small town of Pelham/Pelham Manor. This journey started with sharing my own experiences of racism in Pelham. After receiving overwhelming feedback and being contacted by […]

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Yarn Bombing Wolfs Lane Park by Melissa Maddonni Haims

June 19, 2019 - October 30, 2019

Pelham Art Center presents the work of Melissa Maddonni Haims for a site-specific installation of soft sculpture embracing nature in Wolfs Lane Park. Melissa Maddonni Haims is a sculptor based in Philadelphia who creates knit graffiti, soft sculpture, and large-scale installations using knitted and crocheted yarns.  The majority of her work is produced using recycled, […]

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Floating Imagery by Sui Park

September 14, 2018 - December 31, 2018

Pelham Art Center is proud to annouce the new public artwork Floating Imagery in our courtyard by Sui Park. The work consists of five exciting creations that hang, lay and stand in different areas in the courtyard and around the art center. Sui Park is an award winning New York based artist born in Seoul, […]

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Wiechquaes Keck by Anthony Heinz May

September 14, 2018 - June 28, 2019

Massive trees on the edge of rural Oregon valleys and farmlands where Anthony Heinz May grew up root his earliest memories. Much of his time was spent in contemplation of the natural world encompassing him. Still fascinated by nature and its complexity, Heinz May combines his earliest visions and how humans relate to nature with […]

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ModernDance by Elizabeth Knowles and Bill Thielen

June 15, 2018 - November 10, 2018

Natural patterns inspire the work of Elizabeth Knowles and William Thielen. Separately they have created individual bodies of work over the last 25 years. During this time they were engaging in a dynamic, verbal dialogue on aesthetics and philosophy. Resulting from this long-term discourse is the recent collaboration the site-specific outdoor installation ModernDance. ModernDance celebrates […]

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Touchstones by Beatrice Wolert

September 22, 2017 - November 16, 2018

A touchstone is a reference point from which other things can be evaluated. The work was inspired by the way people interact with their community and public park space. The work is meant to highlight how Wolfs Lane Park is a touchstone for the community. Wolert is creating two large-scale “Touchstones” that are intended for […]

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Human Nature by Anki King

May 5, 2017 - May 31, 2019

Human Nature is created from natural materials (branches and vines), woven together in a human form. As humans we are dependent on nature and there is a tension effected as we are, at the same time, capable of destroying it and thereby ourselves. If we are able to see ourselves as part of nature instead […]

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