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Equity Gallery

In 2017, Equity Gallery and Residency Unlimited (RU) established their partnership with a series of exhibitions featuring new work by local and US based artists created while in residence at RU.

In January 2017, Equity Gallery hosted Push/Strike/Resist, a group exhibition in collaboration with Residency Unlimited, featuring the works by  New York based artists Keren BenbenistyLiliya Lifanova and Brett Swenson, whose residencies and public programing were supported by the National Endowment for the Arts / Art Works Grant. Curated by Melinda Wang.

In November 2017, Residency Unlimited was pleased to present Collapse of Visiona group exhibition in collaboration with Equity Gallery, featuring the works of the US and New York based artists Eva DavidovaDakota GearhartRyan Kuo and Farideh Sakhaeifer. Curated by Jessica Porter, the Executive Director of New York Artists Equity Association, Inc. The exhibition was reviewed by HUFFPOST in December, 2017.

About Equity Gallery:

New York Artists Equity Association, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1947 by artists and art patrons with the mission to promote opportunities for artists. It operates Equity Gallery, an art space located on the Lower East Side of New York City. It simultaneously serves as a gallery for artists to exhibit and sell their work; a hub for professional workshops and innovative programming exploring critical issues of interest to artists and curators; and a gathering place for artists, curators and patrons. For more information, please visit

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