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Express Yourself Is Sunday, November 10!

ALL are welcome to attend ArtWorks Express Yourself on Sunday, November 10 at the NYU Kimmel Center to celebrate the exceptional talent of ArtWorks’ Young Artists. Please join us for a day of inspirational stories told through art, poetry, music and dance as well as Artist Workshops, a gallery exhibition and light refreshments. This event is FREE and open to patients, families, caregivers, hospital care teams, and friends. We look forward to seeing you there! 



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Express Yourself 2018!

Express Yourself is an annual creative and performing arts exhibition inviting our Young Artists facing illness to take part in a program of awe-inspiring performances and a gallery exhibition. On October 7th, we were honored to celebrate the talent and spirit of all our Young Artists alongside over 150 guests at the NYU Kimmel Center. 100 artworks were exhibited in our gallery and the performance showcase featured 15 performances each with distinct meaning and emotion. We look forward to seeing you all again next year! Videographer, Reiley Wooten. #ArtWorksKids

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Express Yourself Deadline

This Friday, August 10th, is the deadline to submit artwork and performance ideas for Express Yourself 2018! We can’t wait to see all of your amazing submissions! We are looking forward to seeing everyone at the NYU Kimmel Center on Sunday, October 7th!

Published on August 7, 2018

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Express Yourself 2018 Save the Date

Deadline to submit artwork and performances is Friday, August 10, 2018. Limit (1) submission of artwork or performance per artist.

Call for Young Artists and their families to participate in Express Yourself 2018 presented by ArtWorks, The Naomi Cohain Foundation. This annual gallery exhibition and performance showcase highlights the awe-inspiring work our Young Artists have achieved while participating in ArtWorks visual and performing arts programs. All are welcome to join us on Sunday, October 7 at the NYU Kimmel Center for University Life!

Express Yourself 2018 PERFORMANCE Form 


Express Yourself 2018 ARTWORK Form


Send form completed in Spanish by email to Daniela Verdugo,

Published on April 18, 2018

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Thank You to our Framers

Express Yourself would not be possible without the generosity of our 6 framers who graciously donated their time and resources into each and every one of our pieces that we showcased in our art gallery. Thank you to Andrea’s Frame it Yourself, The Framed Image, Jacklyn Kling Distinctive Framework, Intercastel USA Ltd., Trapani Art & Frame of Manhasset and Westwood Art Gallery. We are so incredibly appreciative!

Published on November 15, 2017

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Express Yourself 2017


We did it again! ArtWorks, The Naomi Cohain Foundation held its 28th Express Yourself Event! Thank you so much to all our amazing Young Artists, Teaching Artists, volunteers and our entire ArtWorks community who helped make this so special! 

To see more of Express Yourself 2017 check out our photo album here:   

Published on November 12, 2017

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We are pleased to invite you to attend ArtWorks’ 28th Express Yourself Show! Our Young Artists facing chronic and life-limiting illness and their families, will take part in a gallery exhibition and awe-inspiring performances! We can’t wait for all of our New York and New Jersey Young Artists to come together for Express Yourself 2017!

The day will feature:
•All NEW and AMAZING artwork and performances.
•Creative art workshops hosted by our Teaching Artists.
•Art Supplies and ArtWorks Apparel for sale.
•Refreshments, snacks and much more!

We extended the deadline to submit artwork and performance pieces to Express Yourself  to Thursday, October 12, 2017! 
Kindly fill out the submission form below and send it to Dani Verdugo, Program Coordinator  Please call our office at (201) 608-0146 with any questions. 


Express Yourself English Submission Form 

Express Yourself Spanish Submission Form

For our New Jersey partners, we are happy to talk with you about transportation to and from the NYU Kimmel Center!

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