Random Acts of Art: Nelson Host Santiago (Episode 2)

Random Acts of Art is a live art presentation featuring a variety of artists in outdoor/public locations all around the Bronx. Each week a new artist is presented, each with a unique style. This program was produced as part of a collaborative project alongside Creatives Rebuild New York (CRNY) and Artist-in-Residence Marthalicia Matarrita. Through the CRNY partnership, participating artists are collaborating with BronxNet and providing opportunities for the Bronx community to experience, learn and create art.

  • Rebecca Hemick
  • Walter Garaicoa
    Field Producer
  • Marthalicia Matarrita
  • Nelson Host Santiago
    Guest Artist
  • Guillermo Virella
  • George Matos
  • Brittany Aubain
  • Yenelsida Diaz
  • Bernardo Moronta
    Project Manager
  • Project Type:
  • Genres:
    Arts, Entertainment
  • Runtime:
    14 minutes 59 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 8, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    624 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
Distribution Information
  • BronxNet
Director Biography

Marthalicia Matarrita was born and raised in Harlem, New York City. Marthalicia has many art disciplines such as drawing, sculpting, painting and creating large murals and always expanding in new mediums. Marthalicia early stages: Sharng "black books" graffiti art journals as well as comic books were her past time. Encouraged by faith to pursue the art form, Marthalicia entered La Guardia High School of Performance and the Arts, and upon graduating high school, she enlisted in the Army National Guard. She later enrolled in S.U.N.Y. New Paltz for B.F.A. in Fine Arts. Her art journey extended in many "Live Art Performance”right after graduating. Current area of art dialogue is based on educating people about the harmony between animals and humans, in many unique visual presentations. Marthalicia has broaden her art experiences to build with her community and others.

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