October 20, 2016 - October 20, 2016

Artist Talk

with Paula Matos Gil

What Remains Never Was


Join us Thursday, October 20th, for an artist talk with photographer Paula Matos Gil at Umbrella Arts Gallery. Paula will let us in on her process and walk us through the jungle landscapes of “what remains never was”.

Light refreshment and discussion begins at 6PM.


August 1, 2016

Slate Magazine

Parallels: A Look at Twins

Interview with Harvey Stein


In the early 1970s, during his daily walks around New York to take photographs, Harvey Stein ran into three sets of twins. Those encounters inspired him to begin a six-year project of photographing twins that eventually led to the publishing of Parallels: A Look at Twins in 1978 by E.P. Dutton.

READ: Slate Magazine interview with Harvey Stein

BUY on Amazon: Parallels: A Look at Twins by Harvey Stein

PHOTO: From the series: Parallels: A Look at Twins, © Harvey Stein, 2016

–– Harvey Stein will be teaching a class on portraiture at the International Center of Photography in New York this fall.

March 10, 2016 - March 10, 2016

Gallery Talk


with artist David Reinfeld


Umbrella Arts is pleased to present ideograms, photographs by David Reinfeld. The gallery is hosting a gallery talk Thursday with the artist David Reinfeld.

Join us and gallery director of photography, Harvey Stein; find out what exactly is an ideogram; what goes into and inspires an ideogram and how do they relate to jazz?

TIME:  Begins at 6pm

SHOW DATES:  MARCH 3 – 26, 2016

LOCATION: Umbrella Arts, 317 E. 9th St. NY

January 14, 2016 - March 9, 2016

One Step Beyond! Art Off the Charts

Group Exhibition

at Fountain House Gallery


This season Umbrella Arts is happy to announce our collaboration with Fountain House Gallery.

‘ONE STEP BEYOND! Art off the Charts’ is an exhibition that explores the pervasive influence of music on the visual arts–whether through lyrics, rhythm, syncopation, mood or simply the transformative nature of song. Curated by Margaret Bodell, MaryAnn Fahey and Caroline Kerrigan.

LOCATION: Fountain House Gallery, NYC

SHOW DATES: January 14 – March 9, 2016

ARTIST RECEPTION: January 23, 8 – 10pm

November 16, 2015 - November 16, 2015

Book Signing - Harvey Stein

Briefly Seen: New York Street Life

at Rizzoli Bookstore


Join Rizzoli Bookstore for a book signing and conversation between photographer Harvey Stein and Marilyn Kushner, photography curator at the New York Historical Society, to celebrate Stein’s new book:Briefly Seen: New York Street Life”.

WHEN: Monday, November 16th

LOCATION: Rizzoli Bookstore, 1133 Broadway, at 26th St.

TIME: 5:30 – 7:30PM

October 26, 2015 - October 31, 2015

La Mirada Interior

The Inner Eye

Josefina Fernandez Moran

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La Mirada Interior, The Inner Eye, an exhibition of twenty exquisite photographs by Josefina Fernandez Moran, is on view through October 31st. The collection is a personal visual diary that shares longing and desire and the peace which is found through surrender.

According to Musee Magazine, not to be missed!


LOCATION: Umbrella Arts, 317 E. 9th St. NY

Photo: “Morning Light“, ©Josefina Fernandez Moran, 2010

October 24, 2015 - October 24, 2015

Portfolio Review with Harvey Stein

at PhotoPlus Expo

Jacob Javits Center, NYC


Director of photography, Harvey Stein, is reviewing portfolios for you at PhotoPlus Expo in NYC. Sign up and schedule your portfolio review with one of the cities foremost photographers Harvey Stein!
SaturdayOctober, 24th,  9:00 – 11:30am.

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September 28, 2015 - October 1, 2015


Artist Call for Entries

Opens November 5, 2015

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SHOW DATES: November 5 – November 28, 2015

We are seeking photographs of animals that are a bit unusual and out of the ordinary, not the conventionally cute images that are often seen.  The photographs certainly can be amusing, interesting, frank and biting.

SUBMIT: Submission Deadline to this show has closed.

Photo:  Girl and Chick, Thouly Dosios 2015©

June 18, 2015 - June 21, 2015

Artist Reception


Art of Melush presents Melinda Mcarthy


Art of Melush is proud to present the latest collection of artwork by Melinda McCarthy. Inspired by writings related to the Anchoress, Anchorite, Inclusio, Enclosed One, the Anchoreta.

ARTIST RECEPTION: June 24th, 6:30 – 9PM

SHOW DATES: June 24th – June 21st

Image detail:  “Maidenhood or Babylon’s men of clay”, 2015, Melinda Mcarthy

May 8, 2015 - June 13, 2015

Relics of Marriage EXTENDED through June 13

Elyse Defoor

Extended through June 13th!


Through Saturday, June 13, artist Elyse Defoor‘s Relics will be on view at Umbrella Arts. Copies of her stunning book “Relics of Marriage” are available for purchase.

“Elyse Defoor’s “Relics of Marriage” project is haunting and poignant. With enigmatic grace it invites a meditation on the time-honored rites of marriage, their contradictions and joys, and their deeply felt meanings.”

–Brett Abbott, Keough Family Curator of Photography & Head of Collections, High Museum of Art.

READ:  Musée Magazine review!

THROUGH: June 13th, 6pm

LOCATION: Umbrella Arts, 317 E. 9th St. NY

Photo: Elyse Defoor at Umbrella Arts on opening night, photo by Kamila Ortiz, courtesy Musée Magazine, 2015©

April 25, 2015 - April 25, 2015

Visit Megaliths this Weekend

Barbara Yoshida

Moon Viewing: Megaliths By Moonlight

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Through Saturday, April 25, artist Barbara Yoshida’s work will be on view at Umbrella Arts. Copies of her intriguing monographMoon Viewing: Megaliths by Moonlight” are available for purchase.  Visit this beautiful show.

READ: ArtDaily Review by Ignacio Villarreal

PURCHASE ONLINE:  Moon Viewing: Megaliths By Moonlight

THROUGH: April 25th, 6pm

LOCATION: Umbrella Arts, 317 E. 9th St. NY

Photo: “The Gurranes — Moonlight, Castletownshend, Ireland, 2005“, Barbara Yoshida, 2005©

March 5, 2015 - March 28, 2015


by Daniel Gauss

On view through March 28th

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You are not speaking, but I am listening.” – Miyun Kang

READ the review on Miyhun Kang’s My Midori  

by Daniel Gauss in  ARTFUSE MAGAZINE

SHOW DATES:  March 4 – March 28

LOCATION:  Umbrella Arts, 317 E. 9th St. NY

Photo: “My Midori #1”, Mihyun Kang 2013©

November 5, 2014 - November 29, 2014

Press on Copich's 'Domestic Bliss'

Susan Copich - Domestic Bliss


Umbrella Arts is pleased to present Susan Copich – Domestic Bliss, a collection of nineteen color photographs, on view through November 29th.

Read the full article on Susan’s “Domestic Bliss” on!

And the Huffington Post!

And Musée Magazine!

And Bored Panda!


LOCATION: Umbrella Arts, 317 E. 9th St. NY

Photo: “Bath Time“, Susan Copich, 2012©