Artist Retreat

April 12, 2024

– April 14

Human Connection Arts and ah Ha present: A Disruptive Art Residency Project — a three-day Artists Retreat April 12-14, 2024, Friday arrival noon through Sunday afternoon departure at the Golub Art Center in Earton, NY (Catskill Mountains) Spearheaded by Barry Kastrinsky and Andy Golub, this unique retreat is an opportunity for artists to get away from life’s hustle and bustle, make art in nature, experience the beauty of the land, and connect with other creative spirits. Participants will engage in a variety ways: Group life and figure drawing Land art projects Solo time to create Yoga stretches, nature jogs Music, bon fires and drum circles Soundbath/Meditation Accomodations: Beds provided (shared rooms). Bring towels and toiletries. Meals provided: Breakfast and dinner cooked by Chef Barry BYOL & S (lunch and snacks). Refigerator available to store food. Bring your own supplies: paint, brushes, canvases/sketch pads and easels Fee: $150, on a sliding scale.

April 12, 2024

– April 14

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Human Canvas #1

January 6, 2024

An amazing start to this years series of Human Canvas Paintings – more to come! There were so many people wanting to be painted that we added another date for human canvas painting.

January 6, 2024

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Human Canvas Collaboration

January 27, 2024

Human Canvas Collaboration DATE January 27, 2024 12pm – 6pm TIME 12pm – 6pm LOCATION NYC Get ready for another winter of Human Canvas Paintings! It’s an amazing experience for a group of models to share energy for the day and become a one-of-a-kind piece of art. Each painting is completely spontaneous. Models need to…

January 27, 2024

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Human Canvas Retreat

January 20, 2024

– January 21, 2024

We are very excited to host our first retreat at our beautiful upstate space, called Honey Hollow (that’s the name of the street!). Activities include: a new Human Canvas Painting, outdoor photo shoot, interactive shadow puppetry, yoga class and more! And enjoy our new sculpture park of painted car parts and other objects. Space is very limited.

January 20, 2024

– January 21, 2024

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Human Canvas #3

February 3, 2024

Get ready for another winter of Human Canvas Paintings! It’s an amazing experience for a group of models to share energy for the day and become a one-of-a-kind piece of art. Each painting is completely spontaneous. Models need to lie in position for over an hour at a time. Paintings are full nude.Painting is from…

February 3, 2024

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Polar Bear Paint

February 24, 2024

It’s a little like Bodypainting Day except it’s freezing cold outside! All of the painting is done at a private indoor studio. Then we do march through the streets and take a group photo! It’s exhilarating and brings color and joy into the cold, grey winter of New York City.

February 24, 2024

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Potluck

December 1, 2023

Join HCA’s Potluck Dinner. A fun evening of reconnecting with Friends. We will be sharing new info on our exciting 2024 roster of events including our 1st retreat in upstate New York, Polar Bear Paint, Naked Theater and more! Come to Andy & Carol’s Harlem apartment. Space is limited.

December 1, 2023

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The 10th NYC Bodypainting Day Was Amazing!

July 23, 2023

NYC Bodypainting Day was epic! One of the very best in terms of great art, huge crowds and major press coverage. I’m sure you know that after 10 years we’ve retired the event. But not to worry, HCA will continue on with new, cutting edge, artistic, connecting events. We look forward to seeing you there!

July 23, 2023

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Painting Kamali

It was an honor to paint Kamali to celebrate life and the beauty of the human body. We also took advantage of the moment to raise awareness about ovarian cancer and the importance of early detection.

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Crete Bodypainting Day

September 23, 2023

Crete Bodypainting Day was a blast! Over 20 people traveled to Greece to make art together, enjoying the natural beauty and adding some of our own. With the hot sun on us, we were able to cool down with a quick dip into the ocean.

September 23, 2023

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