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COPACABANA NYC

April 20, 2023 from 6pm-10pm 🎶COPACABANA NYC🌴

Celebrate 50 years of Hip Hop Fashion This Thursday, April 20, 2023 at The Copacabana for the closing event of the Hip Hop Curated Museum At FIT(Fashion Institute Technology).

🎤Hosted by Elena Romero, co-editor, co-curator Fresh Fly Fabulous:
50 Years of Hip Hop Style at the Museum at Fashion Institute Technology. Museum at FIT @museumatfit

🥂6-7p Tito’s Open Bar Reception and a Meet & Greet Book Signing with Elena Romero.

🎨6-10p Immersive Graffiti Art Exhibition by 1980’s Bronx NY Aerosol Artist COSE TDS & International Artist Leia Sands!

🎨LIVE Painting on Models on the Copacabana Stage. Art & Curation by International Artist Leia Sands.

💫8pm-Hip Hop Avant-garde designer Lord Proverbs’
Fashion Experience @lord_proverbs_illmaticscream
💃Artist @aprilatbigapple will be 1 of the models for Lord Proverbs Fashion Show.

Join us in Celebrating the style, music, art, and culture that is Hip Hop.

💰Use Promo Code HIPHOP
For limited complimentary admission, link in our bio or @thecopanyc.com

🌴Doors open 6pm-10pm
TheCopaNYC
625 w.51st street
NYC, 10019

 

 APRIL 14-15, 2023

“The World is Yours” Group ART & HIP HOP Show

 

Curated by: Leia Sands & Cose TDS
The Blue Gallery
222 E 46th St., NYC

🎨April 14+15, 2023 from 6-9pm at Blue Gallery NYC… A Historical Hip Hop 50th Anniversary Art+Hip Hop Event w/ The 1st MC of Hip Hop MC Coke La Rock (of DJ Kool Herc Duo) & Lazaris The Top Don (Bronx Rapper) Performing their New Hit Single “HIP HOP” LIVE w/NYC’s DJ Marlon B spinning the turntables, NYC Pioneer Aerosol Artists (Graffiti) from the 60’s-80’s, Street Artists, & Fine Artists coming together celebrating the Elements of Hip Hop. Hawkins Films will be here filming & interviewing the Artists for their new upcoming Docu-series called “Sons and Daughters of Hip Hop” by Samuel Hawkins. KOZ from Silver Tuna Studios will be there capturing the moments as well📸
FREE ADMISSION
Food/Drinks (while supplies last)

📍Blue Gallery NYC
@bluegallerynyc
222 E 46th St. NYC
April 14-15, 2023
6pm-9pm (Both Nights)

🎨April 14,2023
Opening Night 6pm-9pm
Art Show / Exhibit

🎤LIVE Performance by:
MC Coke La Rock: @coke_la_rock

(Mngmt:Lucky Bling: @lucky_bling1 )

🎤Lazaris The Top Don: @lazaristhetopdon
(Mngmt: Nena Monge: @universalqueennena )

🎧DJ Marlon B: @djmarlonb

🎨April 15,2023
6pm-9pm
🎤Artist Panel Talk
Starts 7pm!
Moderator: Cose TDS
Artist Panel: Snake1, BAN2, Steve Cas, Sexer, Android 0i, Farmboy NFT.

🎨Artists:
COSE TDS: @cose_tds
STAFF 161 @edward_graffiti
SNAKE 1 @snake_188
RIFF170 @riff170
SEXER @sexer1
CHAIN 3 @chain3tmt
BAN2 @deli167st
WEB 169 @master_web169
TOTEM TC5 @totem_fc
BC @bc_nba
Steve Cas @stevecasart
UNCUTT @uncuttart
Android Oi @android_oi
John Herbert Wright @johnherbertwright
Louis Angel @guerrillaartshows
Farmboy NFT @farmboynft
Larryosan: @larryosan

🎬🎥Sons and Daughters of Hip Hop Docu-Series Filming by Hawkins Films. Come be apart of THE SAGA… @hawkinssamuel99
@hawkentertainmentfilms @sonsanddaughtersofhiphop

  • *APRIL 23,2023

 GRAFFITI & STREET ART BATTLE & ART AUCTION

Urban Lodge Brewing: 47 Purnell Pl, Manchester, CT 1pm-4pm

ARTISTS: NY & CT

LEIA SANDS, BOM5, COREY PANE, CHRISTIAN MACK, COZY, MARSH ART, ARCY, MIDG, BEN KELLER, KEVIN BOUDREAU, ASHLEY THE CREATOR, PEREZ, WORD OF THE WALLS, TURN, DEREK, KRSART, ESCAPE, CHRIS GANN, JOEY BATTS

  • APRIL 29, 2023

CELEBRATING SPRING (Open House 1pm-4pm)

Nomads TIMES SQUARE: 240 W. 40th St., NYC

Artists: LEIA SANDS, APRAJITA LAL, TOBE ROBERTS, CHUNBUM PARK, INESS KAPLAN, ELLIOT COLBY, SHEEBA KHAN, AZUMI UCHITANI, JED HENRY, K.O'NEILL, KIMIKO MIZUNO, MIKI YOKOYAMA

  • MAY 20, 2023

 2ND ANNUAL DECKED OUT: SKATE DECK EXHIBIT & AUCTION, SKATE/ STREET WEAR FASHION SHOW, 40 FAMOUS ARTISTS & SKATERS.

 

  • *JUNE 23-24, 2023

All Female Art Exhibit: 

BLUE GALLERY NY: 222 E 46th St., NYC

 

 

 

 

EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS 2022

  • ● JANUARY 1-31, 2022

“A WINTER NOMADIC JOURNEY”
NOMAD WORKS
1216 Broadway & W 30th Street
New York City

  • ● FEBRUARY 1-28, 2022

“A WINTER NOMADIC JOURNEY”
NOMAD WORKS Curated by: Tobe Roberts
1216 Broadway & W 30th Street
New York City

  • ● MARCH 1-18, 2022
“A WINTER NOMADIC JOURNEY”
NOMAD WORKS
1216 Broadway & W 30th Street
New York City
  • ● MARCH 5-27, 2022
“Healing & Hope”
(Womens History Month)
Kente Royal Gallery
2373 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd
Harlem, New York City 
  • MARCH 19, 2022 @6pm
Artist Talk w/ LEIA Sands LIVE via Instagram and in person
Moderator: Artist Sandra White
Kente Royal Gallery
2373 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd
Harlem, New York City
 
  • ● APRIL 7-10, 2022
LEIA Sands ~ Cose TDS SOLO SHOWS
Art Expo NYC 2022
Booth #209
PIER 36
New York, NY

  • ● APRIL 18, 2022
Grandmaster Caz Day Event
Andrew Freedman House
Bronx, New York, NY
12pm - 11pm

  • MAY 12- June 2, 2022
"Movement" Group Show
Curated by: Louis Angel
Art Apple Gallery
81 4th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY, 11217
  • MAY 20-22, 2022
"Just For Fun" Group Show & Film Premiere
Artists: Leia Sands, Cose Tds, Delta 2, Keith Haring
Al Diaz "Samo", Michael Saviello, Eric Orre, Chris Cortes,
Ron Bianco, Rich Fie, Judy Rifka, Valeri Larko, Jim Tozzi
Snake 1, Ori Carino and more.
Curated by: Patti Astor
Studio 111 Gallery
Brooklyn, NY
  • MAY 22, 2022
"Just For Fun" Live Art Painting
Artist: LEIA SANDS, SNAKE 1, DELTA 2, DUKE 9, AL DIAZ "SAMO"
Eric Orre, COSE TDS & more,
Curated by: Patti Astor
Studio 111 Gallery
Brooklyn, NY
 
  • ● JUNE 24-25, 2022
"NEXT LEVEL" Group Show 6pm-9pm
Artists: Leia Sands, Cose Tds, Delta 2,
Riff 170, Butch 2 TFP, Boots 119, AL Diaz "SAMO"
Melissa Schainker, John Herbert Wright, Louis Angel
Mick Guzman, Damian Rosado, Kyzer
Curated by: LEIA SANDS / COSE TDS
The Blue Gallery
222 E 46th St.
New York, NY 20017
  • JUNE 25, 2022 
HIP HOP BLVD EVENT
"Graffiti & Hip Hop" 9am-1pm
Artist Panel: Leia Sands, Steve Cas, Cose TDS
Lucky Bling, Jerry Maze
Moderator: Al Pizzaro
MS 222 School
Bronx, NY
  • JUNE 25, 2022
"Next Level" Artist Panel Talk 6pm-9pm
Artist Panel: LEIA SANDS, Melissa Schainker
COSE TDS, RIFF 170, BUTCH 2, JERRY MAZE
Moderator: Al Diaz "SAMO"
Filming by: "Sons and Daughters of Hip Hop" Documentary
by Producer Samuel Hawkins
The Blue Gallery
222 E 46th St.
New York, NY 20017
  • August 1-31, 2022
NYC School Murals
Artist: Leia Sands, JP, and Felix
29 Walls at PS 316
Brooklyn, NY
  • August 1-31, 2022
" Hip Hop History Month"
w/ Hip Hop Blvd
Artists: Leia Sands, Cose Tds, Will Power 
Poe Park Gallery
Bronx, New York
  • August 10, 2022
National Hip Hop Day Event
Hip Hop Artists: Kurtis Blow, MC Coke La Rock
Lucky Bling, Lazaris The Top Don, Ogee
Artists: Leia Sands, Will Power, Cose Tds
Poe Park Gallery / Park
Bronx, New York
  • September 4, 2022
"Back To School" Event
Carbon Juice Lounge
2154 2nd Avenue
Harlem New York, NY
Artists: Leia Sands, Cose Tds, Lucky Bling
Hip Hop Artists: Lazaris The Top Don, MC Coke La Rock
  • September 18 - October 31, 2022
"Another Brick In The Wall"
Curated by: MC Hewlett & Ann Lebron
Artists: Leia Sands, Keli Lucas, MC Hewlett
Melissa Schainker, Not Your Muse, Android 01
Lee Lee Cubana, Louis Angel. Ryan Renee, Neal Balkun
Vinci Pop Art, Ann Lebron, Text in The City, Tess Arte
COAL'S
Norwalk, CT
  • November 4-6, 2022
" Museum Of Now" Group Show
Curated by: Start Shows
Artists: Leia Sands, Hek-Tad, Cose Tds, MC Hewlett
Aprajita Lal, Larry Osan, Vanoti, Rosa Fortys, Farmboy,
Thais Coelho, Klay James, Sean Alexander, Bleu Calf and more.
One Art Space Gallery
23 Warren Street
New York, NY
  • NOVEMBER 10, 2022
Interview/ Filming: Hip Hop & Graffiti Documentary
w/ Grandmaster Caz, Sexer, Leia Sands, Cose Tds
Graffiti Walls 
106th Street
East Harlem, New York
  • November 30 - December 4, 2022
ART BASEL MIAMI
"Liberation of Beauty" Group Show
Curated by: The Fearless Artist Group
Artists: Leia Sands, Mark Antony Hill, Project Your Heart/ Uncutt
Karen Bystedt, and more
Hip Hip Artist: Noreaga
Fashion Show: Isamar Designs
TFA POP UP
701 Lincoln RD
Miami Beach, MIami, Florida
  • December 16, 2022
"This Thing Of Ours" 6pm-9pm
Artists: Leia Sands & Cose Tds
Book Signing: BUTCH 2 & Kurt Boone
Music by: DJ Marlon B
Perfomances by: T-Ski Valley & Lazaris The Top Don
The Blue Gallery
222 E 46th Street
New York, NY
EXHIBITS & EVENTS 2021
  • *January 2021
Creative Artist Magazine Winter 2021 Edition Interview
6 page Spread on Artist Leia Sands and "Beautiful Chaos" made the front cover again and AGAIN SOLD OUT for the 2nd Time in its history!
  •  MAY 13-16, 2021
“DREAMLAND”
Curated by: Start Shows
One Art Space Gallery
23 warren Street
New York, NY
  •  SEPTEMBER 2-6, 2021
“ARTWORKERS” Group Show
Curated By: Start Shows
One Art Space Gallery
23 Warren Street
New York, NY 

 

  •  SEPTEMBER 10-28 2021
“THE UNKNOWN”
Curated by: Guirardos Studios
Cafe Gelato
Jersey City, NJ

 

  •  SEPTEMBER 18, 2021
“THE BODEGA”
88 EVENTS
Norstrand Ave
Brooklyn, NY

 

  •  DECEMBER 6-31, 2021
2 ARTISTS: LEIA SANDS & COSE TDS
3FLOORS OF ART
“A WINTER NOMADIC JOURNEY”
Curated by: Tobe Roberts
NOMAD WORKS
1216 Broadway & W 30th Street
New York City

 

  •  DECEMBER 12, 2021
“ART MANSION”
Curated by: Start Shows
25 Prospect Ave
Montclair, NJ

 

EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS 2020

  • Feb~April 2020
The Storyteller's Gallery

1958 Main Street Sarasota, Florida

 

  • July~Oct 2020
Coker Creek Heritage & Welcome Center
12197 New Highway 68

Tellico Plains, TN

 

  •  OCTOBER 12-16, 2020
ART IS THE CURE
One Art Space Gallery
23 Warren Street
New York, NY 

 

  • *October 14, 2020

Splash Magazine Interview

  • *November 2020

Creative Artist Magazine Fall 2020 Edition Interview

6 page Spread on Artist Leia Sands and " Beautiful Chaos" made the front cover of the magazine. This magazine SOLD OUT for its 1st time in its history!