About

TheArtHubNYC

Curators | Creatives | Consulting | Salon Style | Art Shows | @bkartscouncil 2019 Grant Winner

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We are an art collective that serves over 5,000 artists in NYC. We are curators, creatives, art consultants that provide art shows, galleries, and virtual platforms for artist to showcase work to the masses including art buyers and collectors. Since 2016, we have established a place for upcoming African-American/Other artists to be seen and valued by the huge galleries, museums, and collectors.

Danny Dakari

Co-Creator | Co-Founder

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Inspired by my dad who is a professional artist for over 20 years, I enjoyed creating mixed mediums with acrylic paint at an early age. As my art matured, I’ve incorporated themes of politics, love, & faith in my works.

As founder/curator/ co-owner of TheArtHubNYC it has been my pleasure to serve over 5,000 artist worldwide. In 2016, I partnered with AJ Kellie to create a space for Black & Minority artist to be seen, to receive the exposure like works of art seen in museums, galleries, & by the eyes of art enthusiast. We have secured press with local news outlets throughout the five boroughs of New York and nationwide.

Danny’s mission along with The Art Hub is to help elevate upcoming amazing artists around the collective who are not being seen, not getting the look, passed by, and not given the opportunity as other well known artists.

AJ Kellie

Co-Creator | Co-Founder

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As part owner of TheArtHubNYC, AJ is responsible for Administrative information (logging in artist/client information and payments, emails/ advertising).

Creative Consulting (answering any questions for clients and potential consumers that need brand building or seeking info). Operations (plan & execute development of floor plan and event. supervising staff, vendors, and interns.) As owners they are best in specific categories but can successfully add to and complete each other’s tasks. After graduating from Virginia State University in 2012 with a B.A in Liberal Arts, concentration, Fine Art. Then she set eyes on NYC, where she met business partner Danny Dakari and formed TheArtHubNYC in 2016. AJ has 15 years in the service industry climbing up the ranks from a rustic dive bar to a Michelin Star Restaurant at a Boutique Hotel in the heart of Times Square. Her work ethic’s foundation was built in hospitality. Making her warm in her greeting, hospitable in her approach when executing the comfort and ambience of the room, and swift and active when minor matters arise. She performs best when the room is at its fullest and highest potential.