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'Markings' solo show, Westbeth Gallery, New York, August 4th-25th, 2018 
'Just Being Polite' curatorial project, Group show, One Brooklyn Bridge Park, Chashama, New York, February 3rd-13th,2018
Contemplating OTHER: I know you are, You Know I am invited group show curated by Patricia Lea Watts, Gallery Route One, Point Reyes ,CA, December 21st, 2017- January 28th, 2018.
Bare Root, invited group show,curated by Catherine Bowe, Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford County Council, 23rd October - 1st December 2017.
Marbel House Project Residency,  art residency award for October 2017.
'Pathway' a collaborative art commission between artists Catherine Fanning, Brigitta Varadi  and residents of Nazareth Village, September 2016- July 2017.The commission is funded by the Per Cent for Art Scheme, managed and administered by Sligo County Council Arts Office in partnership with Nazareth Housing Association. Opening Reception: Wednesday, 19th July 2017, 2-3pm, Nazareth Village, Church Hill, Sligo
'Jelölés | Marking' Solo Show, Budapest GalleryHungary, April 25th June 4th 2017
curated by Szegedy-Maszák Zsuzsanna & Török Tamás, 


ArtSlant Prize 2016 Grand Prize winner.

Essay, Marking Memory by Andrea Alessi.
ArtSlant prize winners Exhibition, Spring Break Art Show, NY. February 28th – March 6th, 2017.


'Currently 80' Curated by John Yau,
Sculpture Guild, Westbeth, NY. Februar 5th-24th 2017


VISUAL ARTISTS IN PRISON SCHEME AWARD, Castlerea Prison, Co.Roscommon Ireland, December 2016. The Award is co-funded by the Arts Council of Ireland and the Department of Justice, Equality and Reform and administered by the Prison Education Service. 


'What if we got it wrong' curated by Nora Hickey M’Sichili, Traveling Exhibition 
West Cork Arts Centre 29.10-13.12.2016
Leitrim Sculpture Centre 16.09-16.10.2016
Wexford Arts Centre 10.06-29.07.2016
F.E.McWilliam Gallery N.I. 12.02-16.04. 2016
Centre Culturel Irlandais 25.09-4.11 2015 

Entries in NARS Foundation (8)



New York Art Residency and Studios ( NARS) Foundation In Partnership With Textile Arts Center, And The Wassaic Project 

Entree / Encore


Artist Talk By Brigitta Varadi

Tuesday, August 23rd At 6pm 

More info and images of the talk: Entree/Encore


Celestial Sunset 


Parallel Shift, NARS Foundation, NY


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Visual Artists Ireland

Opening Reception: Saturday, May 30 from 6-9pm 

The New York Art Residency & Studios (NARS) Foundation is delighted to present Parallel Shift, where Residency Artists simultaneously explore new work created during their residency and revisit previous work to investigate their foundation. The exhibition features selections from the work of 2014 Season I & II Residency


Elodie Abergel, Tai Hwa Goh, Ronald Hall, Delphine Hennelly, Tadasuke Jinno, Sophie Kahn, Liliya Lifanova, Ann Oren, Nicola Page, Esther Simmonds-MacAdam, Carly Snoswell, Kate Stone, and Brigitta Varadi.


3rd Annual Benefit & Silent Auction, NARS Foundation, NY

The New York Art Residency & Studios Foundation is delighted to announce Secret Garden, our 3rd Annual Spring Benefit and Silent Auction. Join us on April 8, 2014, NARS Foundation, 201 46th Street, 4th Floor, Sunset Park, Brooklyn.


NARS Foundation, Open Studios

Open Studios at NARS Foundation

March 7, 2014

2014 NARS Foundation International Residency Open Studios
Saturday, March 15, 3-7 PM

New York Art Residency and Studios (NARS) Foundation is delighted to invite you to join our 2014 Season I Residency Artists Open Studios on Saturday, March 15 from 3-7pm.

Enjoy an opportunity to get a look inside the otherwise private work space of the artist, and see a glimpse of the art that is being created in Sunset Park.  As a result, artists can gain feedback and support for their work while visitors gain entry to the artistic haven. 

Featured Artists: Delphine HennellyBrigitta VaradiEsther Simmonds MacAdamTai Hwa GohSophie KahnKate StoneTadasuke JinnoRonald HallAnn OrenGuy Ben-AriLilya Lifanova and Kyoung Eun Kang.


Interview by Maria Stefanoni at the NARS Foundation


fund:it for the International Artist Residency Program at NARS Foundation

I have created a fundraising campaign through Fund it for my art residency at the NARS Foundation. The fundraising will help towards the cost of travel, materials, accommodation, food and exhibition.I am offering my work in return for your support.The created works for fund:it supporters will be based on the work I develop in my New York residency.

Thank you for your support and for being part of this adventure! 

Arthur Guinness Project for the NARS Foundation Residency award, New York.

please click on the link to vote:

The Arthur Guinness Projects accepted my submission but now I need as many votes as I can to get to the second stage. Only at the second stage the jury will look at my proposal. Voting is open till the August 23rd 2013.
Please help me by voting to win this prestigious award. 
Thank you for your support!