BRIC Stands With Our Black Community

A Letter From Our President:

In this moment of profound reckoning for our country, I'm stunned by having witnessed so brazenly the ongoing consequences of whiteness being weaponized against Black bodies. I grieve for the Black lives taken from us: George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and many others. I'm also pained by the toll COVID-19 has taken on our country, our city, our borough, and our neighbors. KEEP READING >>

Colene Brown Art Prize Press Coverage

Sep 20, 2019 • 5:30 PM

On Wednesday, September 18, BRIC was pleased to announce the inaugural Colene Brown Art Prize, an unrestricted $100,000 grant that will be awarded in amounts of $10,000 each to ten under-recognized New York-based visual artists. The recipients will be announced on October 1, 2019 and celebrated at BRIC’s annual gala on November 7, 2019. The Colene Brown Art Prize is underwritten by artist and BRIC Board Member Deborah Brown in memory of her late mother, Colene Brown, and is funded through the Harold and Colene Brown Family Foundation. Learn more about the prize below: