Brain Arts Org Press 2014-2021

April 28, 2021 - Boston Globe, Tim Logan and Janelle Nanos “As development comes to Fields Corner, a melting pot starts to boil”, Online.

 

April 8, 2021 - Cambridge Day, Marc Levy ‘Defining Leadership’ Web series starts April 21, with Kaba exploring artists for Boston Compass, Online.

 

April 12, 2021 - The Daily Free Press, Hannah Yoshinaga, “GALLERY: Activists protest against Asian hate, demand additional support”, Online.

 

March 15, 2021 - Workers World, Steve Gillis “Boston School Bus Drivers Union blasts bosses’ reopening schemes”, Online.

 

December 28, 2020 - WBUR Artery, Hassan Ghanny, “In 2020, 'Artivism' Reigned Supreme In Boston”, Online.

 

December 18, 2020 - Boston Globe - Diti Kohli and Grace Griffin “Map: A dozen murals that brightened life in 2020”, Online. 

 

December 15, 2020 - Vanyaland, Michael Marotta “Year in ReView: 20 things in music to feel good about in 2020”, Online. 

 

December 9, 2020 - Bay State Banner, Celina Colby, “ Shop Black for the holidays”, Online.

 

November 23, 2020 - Boston Globe, Diti Kohli, "6 ways to help independent artists this holiday season"  Online. 

 

November 12, 2020 - The Bay State Banner, Celina Colby, "Dorchester Art Project opens storefront" Online. 

 

November 5, 2020 - The Berkeley Beacon, Editorial Board, “ Six ways to keep up civic engagement past the presidential election”, Online.

 

October 22, 2020 - Dorchester Reporter, Daniel Sheehan, "DAP's store in Fields Corner is open, and it's fully stocked with homegrown artists' works" Online. 

 

October 21, 2020 - NPR Slingshot, Knar Bedian, "City Scenes: How Boston's LGBTQ+ Musicians Are Making Space For Each Other" Online. 

 

October 6, 2020 - Vanyaland, Victoria Wasylak, "Take a look around Dorchester Art Project’s new expansion plan" Online. 

 


September 17, 2020 - Dorchester Reporter, Daniel Sheehan, “Fields Corner arts space set to expand”, Online.

 

September 16, 2020 - WBUR Artery, Hassan Ghanny, "Dorchester Art Project To Expand Into Street Level Space" Online. 

 

September 14, 2020 - WBUR Artery, Olivia Deng, "In Virtual Exhibition 'Emotion Revolution,' Artists Express Feelings Of Crisis" Online. 

 

September 11, 2020 - Boston Globe, Dhiti Kohli, "Dorchester Art Project adds 6,000 square feet of storefront and studio space" Online. 

 

September 10, 2020 - Vanyaland, Victoria Wasylak, "Dorchester Art Project announces plans for major expansion" Online. 

 

September 3, 2020 - The Boston Sun, "Save the Harbor and Brain Arts Bring You Beats on the Beach Virtual Music Contest"  Online. 

 

September 3, 2020 - Chelsea Record, Record Staff Save the Harbor and Brain Arts Bring You Beats on the Beach Virtual Music Contest, Online.

 

“September 2, 2020 - Bay State Banner, Celina Colby “New Narratives’ explores diverse Asian American experiences”, Online. 

 

August 26, 2020 - Boston Globe, Diti Kohli, “Power to the People rally encourages folks to buy from Black-owned businesses”, Online. 

 

August 24, 2020 - Dorchester Reporter, Daniel Sheehan “Town Field rally to promote Black business, culture”, Online. 

 

August 20, 2020 - The Boston Designcast - "Communication, with Brain Arts" Podcast. 

 

August 19, 2020 - Boston Globe, Diti Kohli, "With no eviction moratorium for studios, Boston continues losing artist spaces" Online. 

 

August 12, 2020 - Kids Like You And Me, “Sam Potrykus.” Podcast. 

 

August 4, 2020 - Arts Boston, Elena Morris, “Redefining A Commitment To Equity With Brain Arts Org.” Online. 

 

June 20, 2020 - Dorchester Reporter, Daniel Sheehan, “Calls for freedom, unity mark Town Field Juneteenth rally.” Online and print. 

 

June 19, 2020 - Boston Globe, Dasia Moore, Zoe Greenberg, Danny McDonald, Jeremy C. Fox, Travis Andersen, “Celebration, rallies mark Juneteenth around Boston.” Online. 

 

June 17, 2020 - Boston Magazine, Alyssa Vaughn, “17 Dance Parties, Protests, Poetry Readings and More to Mark Juneteenth in Boston.” Online.

 

May 18, 2020 - Artscope Magazine, Rachel Flood Page, “A Story of Resilience: Dorchester Art Project’s Community Message.” Online. 

 

May 6, 2020 - Boston.com, Lindsay Gearheart for Manifest Boston, “Manifest Boston Changemaker: Sam Potrykus.” Online. 

 

April 24, 2020 - Dorchester Reporter, Daniel Sheehan, “Arts Equity Summit says no to cancelling; it will launch in virtual format on April 24.” Online and print. 

 

April 20, 2020 - CBS News, Rachel Layne, “Nonprofit group fights for artists to get paid amidst Coronavirus.” Online. 

 

April 14, 2020 - The Museum TV, “Dorchester Art Project is Providing Resources (to Artists) You Should Know About!” Video. 

 

April 9, 2020 - Dorchester Reporter, Daniel Sheehan, “Hard-hit by cancelled gigs, artists are seeing some help from funders.” Online and print.

 

April 1, 2020- Museum TV , directed /edited by @Le_GooLord, Museum TV interview COVID, Video 

 

March 26, 2020 - Dorchester Reporter, Daniel Sheehan, “About rabbits feet, brass chains, and what it means to be tokenized.” Online and print. 

 

March 12, 2020 - WBUR, The ARTery, Olivia Deng, "With 'Queer Body In Ecstasy,' An Artist Claims Space And Examines Sexuality." Online.

 

March 1, 2019 - WBUR, The ARTery, Amelia Mason, “A Blossoming Scene And A Lack Of Venues, Optimism And Caution: Where Hip-Hop Stands In Boston.” Radio and online. 

 

February 14, 2020 - Patch, Liz Collins, “Brain Arts to Celebrate One Year of Fringe Arts in Dorchester.” Online. 

 

February 13, 2020 - WBUR, The ARTery, Christian Burno, “5 Things To Do This Weekend, From A Cambridge Flea Market To A Show All About Love.” Online. 

 

February 13, 2020 - Thoughts On Art, Christine O’Donnell, “A Visit to The Dorchester Art Project.” Online. 

 

January 30, 2020 - The Daily Free Press, Akshata Shukla, "Brain Arts Organization hosts free meditation event, engages attendees in heavy music" Online. 

 

January  28,2020 - Boston Magazine, Alyssa Vaughn, “Who Is Boston Supposed to Be Fun for, Anyway?” Online.

 

January 9, 2020 - Dorchester Reporter, Daniel Sheehan, "Exhibition at DAP brings ‘Why the Wild Things Are’ to life in a gallery setting." Online and print.

 

January 2, 2020 - Dorchester Reporter, Daniel Sheehan, “Reviewing the arts scene in Dot: 2019.” Online and print. 

 

January 1, 2020 - Dig Boston, Chris Faraone, “Answering Why The Wild Things Are: Cliff Notez On Alternative Spaces And His Latest Chapter In Hipstory.” Online and print. 

 

December 19, 2019 - Dorchester Reporter, Daniel Sheehan, “Boston Music Awards sees much to hail in Fields Corner arts scene.” Online and print. 

 

December 19, 2019 - Dorchester Reporter, Daniel Sheehan, “Think Dot when you’re stuffing those stockings.” Online and print. 

 

December 13, 2019 - Medium.com, Lex Weaver, “Behind the Brain: Dorchester-based nonprofit seeks to make a ‘cultural conscious impact.’” Online.

 

December 2, 2019 - WBUR, The ARTery, Amelia Mason, “Watch Feminist Rapper Brandie Blaze Strut The Catwalk In Her New Music Video.” Online. 


November 27, 2019 - Dorchester Reporter, Daniel Sheehan, “Fields Corner mural captures diverse menu of Dot cultures.” Online and print. 

 

November 14, 2019 - Dorchester Reporter, Daniel Sheehan, “DAP exhibition turns a lens on the city’s dynamic music scene.” Online and print.

 

October 27, 2019 - Dorchester Reporter, Daniel Sheehan, “Open Studios has events planned for Dot and Mattapan.” Online and print. 

 

October 24, 2019 - The Dorchester Post, “Dorchester Art Project asks for donations following a break-in.” Online.

 

October 17, 2019 - Boston Herald, Jessica Helsam, “Dorchester artists stunned by break-in.” Online and print. 

 

October 16, 2019 - Cambridge Day, Marc Levy, “Brain Market, Community Center partner around bimonthly flea for creative shopping.” Online.

 

September 26, 2019 - Dorchester Reporter, Daniel Sheehan, “New Dorchester Art Project exhibit explores the ‘duality of blackness.’” Online and print. 

 

September 5, 2019 - Dorchester Reporter, Daniel Sheehan, “A newcomer’s guide to living in Dorchester.” Online and print. 

 

September 5, 2019 - WBUR, The ARTery, Arielle Gray, “5 Things To Do This Weekend, From An Electronic Music Festival To Rotting Glass Fruit.” Online.

 

August 12, 2019 - Boston Hassle, Gina Lindner, “WENT THERE: Face Value @ Dorchester Art Project.” Online. 

 

August 7, 2019 - Qurated Podcast, “Episode 2: A Relatable Podcast (with Emma Baker).” Radio.

 

August 1, 2019 - WBUR, The ARTery, Arielle Gray, “5 Things To Do, From A Movie At The Prudential To A Jazz Festival.” Online.

 

August 1, 2019 - Dorchester Reporter, Daniel Sheehan, “New Dot Art Exhibit Explores 'Makeup As a Tool for Activism.’” Online and print.

 

August 1, 2019 - Boston Hassle, Luc Muglin, “WENT THERE: Sectional @ Dorchester Art Project.” Online. 

 

July 31, 2019 - WBUR, The ARTery, Olivia Deng, “This Art Exhibit Shows Makeup Is Political.” Online. 

 

July 28, 2019 - Boston Sucks Podcast, Kevin Ruhiu and Alex Santos, Episode 1. Radio.

 

June 26, 2019 - Dorchester Reporter, Daniel Sheehan, “City’s artists of color see potential in boosting activity at the Strand.” Online and print. 

 

May 31, 2019 - Dorchester Reporter, Daniel Sheehan, “The next Moment of Truth: Challenging Boston’s attitude on rap, artists are eyeing ways to make more space for hip-hop.” Online and print.

 

May 23, 2019 - WBUR, The ARTery, Amelia Mason, “5 Things To Do This Weekend, From A Big Pop Fest To Its Grassroots Alternatives.” Online. 

 

May 22, 2019 - Dorchester Reporter, Daniel Sheehan, “Two art showcases at the Strand on Saturday celebrate local talent.” Online and print.

 

May 19, 2019 - THẾ GIỚI, Vi Trân, “Triển lãm tranh của các họa sĩ LGBT gốc Việt”, Online.

 

May 15, 2019 - Dorchester Reporter, Daniel Sheehan, “Exhibition at Dot Art Project called 'The epicenter of queer Vietnamese art.'" Online and print. 


April 26, 2019 - Edge Media Network, “Vanguard Retrospective Exhibition Celebrates 5 Years of Transnational LGBTQ Vietnamese Activism.” Online. 

 

April 26, 2019 - New Notes News, “Vanguard Exhibition Opens Today at Dorchester Art Project.” Online.

 

April 15, 2019 - Dig Boston, Olivia Deng, “Queers to the Front: Queer Vietnamese Artists Showcase Work at Vanguard Retrospective Exhibition.” Online and print.

 

March 21, 2019 - WBUR 90.9 FM + Dorchester Reporter (collaboration), Olivia Deng, “Art Project Event A “Celebration of Queer Bodies for Queer Folks.” Radio and online. 

 

March 11, 2019 - WBUR, The ARTery, Olivia Deng, “At A Dorchester Figure Drawing Workshop, A Celebration of Queer And Trans Bodies.” Online.

 

March 5, 2019 - Arts Connect International, Emma Leavitt, "Brain Arts Organization: #AES19 Partner Highlight"  Online. 

 

January 26, 2019 - Durham Beat, Matia Guardabascio,  “12 Hours in Boston.” Online.

 

January 17, 2019 - Boston Hassle, Lexx Saint Leonard, “WENT THERE: Priority Made at Dorchester Art Project.” Online. 

 

January 9, 2019 - Dorchester Reporter, Daniel Sheehan, “Postal Sticker Show Opens at DOT Art Project Space.” Online and print. 

 

January 2, 2019 - Dig Boston, Dig Staff, “Going Postal: A Month-Long Show in Dorchester Displays Literal Artistic Deliverables.” Online and print.

 

December 22, 2018 - The Dorchester Post, “DAP to kick-off 2019 with a nationally-curated Postal Sticker show.” Online.

 

November 5, 2018 - Noise Floor, Ben Stas, "Calvin Johnson Played Dorchester Art Project – 10/15" Online. 

 

November 2, 2018 - Dig Boston, Waldell Goode, “REVIEW: The Light of Midnight Funk.” Online and print.

 

October 15, 2018 - The Rainbow Times, Nicole Collins, “Boston Music Scene Offers Inclusive Environment for LGBTQ Community.” Online. 

 

October 5, 2018 - WBUR, The ARTery, Pamela Reynolds, “Street Art Moves Inside for ‘Midnight Funk’ at Dorchester Art Project.” Online. 

 

October 1, 2018 - Boston Hassle, Helen Ruhlin, “Groovy Upcoming Contemporary Art Show ‘Midnight Funk.” Online. 

 

August 26, 2018 - Boston Art Review, Olivia Deng, “The Dialectic Nature of Shrines at Dorchester Art Project.” Online and print.

 

August 22, 2018 - Boston Hassle, Alex Hadley, “Everyone Cool Will Be at the Altarations Closing Show.” Online. 

 

August 15, 2018 - Wonderland, Greg Cook, “Photos: ‘Altarations’ at Dorchester Art Project.” Online. 

 

July 28, 2018 - Dorchester Reporter, Daniel Sheehan, “Fields Corner art exhibition seeks the sacred in everyday life.” Online and print. 

 

July 20, 2018 - WBUR, The ARTery, Pamela Reynolds, “In Dorchester, ‘Altarations’ Provides A Whole New View of the Sacred.” Online. 

 

July 17, 2018 - Boston Hassle, Emily Bass, “Meet (some of) the Artists: Altarations at Dorchester Art Project.” Online. 

 

July 13, 2018 - BANG Radio, "7/13/18 - Dorchester Art Project"  Podcast. 

 

July 12, 2018 - Dorchester Reporter, “DAP to Feature 56 Artists in Altarations: A Selection of Shrines.” Online and print.

 

June 28, 2018 - WBUR, The ARTery, Amelia Mason, “5 Things To Do This Weekend, From A City Dance Party To A Giant Bamboo Bird.” Online. 

 

June 27, 2018 - The Dorchester Post, “A Fields Corner cultural district is underway.” Online. 

 

June 26, 2018 - Wonderland, Greg Cook, “Ben Foley Exhibits His Mind-Bending Illusions at Dorchester Art Project.” Online.

 

June 1, 2018 - Wonderland, Greg Cook, “Photos: Boston Compass Centennial Celebration at Garment District.” Online.

 

May 30, 2018 - Rainbow Times, Nicole Collins “ Local Organization Plans Youth-Friendly, Inclusive Boston LGBTQ Pride Ball”, Online. 

 

May 28, 2018 - Wonderland, Greg Cook, “Boston Compass—The Monthly Guide To The City’s Music Underground—Reaches Its 100th Issue.” Online. 

 

May 25, 2018 - Boston Hassle, Emily Bass, “Your New {Cosmic} Reality.” Online.

 

April 30, 2018 - Boston Hassle, Alex Hadley, “WENT THERE: Can’t You See How Hard I’m Working?” Online. 

 

April 26, 2018 - Boston Hassle, Alex Hadley, “WENT THERE: Dreamscape 14, Saturday 4/21 at JP’s Hope Central Church.” Online.

 

March 18, 2018 - The Dorchester Post, “Dorchester Art Project will host monthly, collaborative workshop on improvised music.” Online. 

 

February 27, 2018 - Boston Voyager, "Meet Samuel Potrykus of Brain Arts Organization in Dorchester" Online. 

 

February 22, 2018 - Dorchester Post “XFest: A weekend full of free improvisation, visuals and movement”, Online.

 

February 14, 2018 - WBUR, The ARTery, Pamela Reynolds, “Grieving Our Earth, Artist Allison Maria Rodriguez Creates ‘Chapel to the Apocalypse’ in Dorchester.” Online. 

 

February 10, 2018 - The Dorchester Post,  “In Pictures: Allison Maria Rodriguez exhibition at the DAP.” Online.

 

February 9, 2018 - The Dorchester Post, Claire Mulvena, “DAP Opens Artist-In-Residence Exhibition with the works of Allison Rodriguez.” Online.

 

January 26, 2018 - Boston Hassle, Omari Spears, “WENT THERE: 1/19 Dreamscape 13 @Hope Central Church.” Online. 

 

January 25, 2018 - Boston Hassle, Art Hassle, “Dorchester Art Project Welcomes Allison Maria Rodriguez.” Online.

 

January 8, 2018 - Wonderland, Greg Cook, “Folks BEhind Boston Hassle Music Shows To Run Dorchester Art Project.” Online. 

 

October 20, 2017 - WBUR  Artery, Amelia Mason, “At Yes Fest, A Youth-Powered Music Festival, Teens Run The Show.” Online, On Radio.

 

April 26, 2017 - WBUR Artery, Amelia Mason, "Boston Hassle Joins Push For All-Ages, Mission-Driven Music Venues In Greater Boston"  Online. 

 

May 8, 2017 - Dig Boston, Nina Corcoran, “We The People: Help Create A New All-Ages Music Venue.” Online and print. 

 

March 10, 2017 - BU Today, Cydney Scott, “Getting to Know Your Neighborhood: Dorchester.” Online. 

 

March 12, 2015 - Medium, Kevin Hoskins, Untitled Online. 

 

October 2, 2015 - Dorchester Reporter, Chris Harding, “Arts collectives arrange a succession; DAP eyes engagement with the neighborhood.” Online and print. 

 

2015 - Impose Magazine, Abbie Hornburg, “Love Live The Boston Compass.” Online.

 

May 21, 2015 - Boston Globe, “Awesome Day Fest shows off Boston’s indie-rock talent pool”, Online.

 

March 8, 2014 - BDCWire, "50 issues later, the Boston Compass continues to experiment" Online.