This New Yorker is Looking to Build the Next 5 Pointz in South Brooklyn

ATTENTION ALL STREET ARTISTS! COME AND PAINT THIS BUILDING!

New Yorker Robin Russell-French has a Sheepshead Bay space that he is looking to turn into the next 5 Pointz, a place where artists can have a safe space to paint a wall. Alongside the art, he hopes to also transform the building and lot into a 250-300 person event space complete with a double-decker bus stage, green room, vendors and more. Russel-French knows a bit about this kind of thing too; he been creating event spaces for years: TheRobinsNest, BrooklynsBasement, and MckibbinsPlayground.

The first step is to get the walls painted so he is hoping to spread the word and have street artists get in touch. The best part: artists will have 24/7 access to their space, and Russell-French will pay for the paint!

The idea is to give artists a safe space to paint on private property, where they can paint a piece and update their wall at leisure. I have the space, out in Sheepshead Bay, about 5 minutes from Coney Island. Now I need the artists. […] I would pay for paint and they would get a permanent wall to paint. […] The storage bins will be art exhibits of their own, kind of like 29 rooms. Also it's worth noting that artists would have 24/7 access to the space and walls.

Get in touch with Russell-French over email to get involved.

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Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their dog. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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