- Ellie Balk, President
- Misha Tyutyunik, Vice President
- Kennis Baptiste, Chair of Exhibitions
- Erica Kermani, Secretary
- Ken Stokes, Treasurer
- Valerie Williams, Chair of Fundraising
- Michael Miller, Membership Chair
- Joshua Stulman, Co-Chair of Public Relations Marketing
- Doug Newton, Co-Chair of Public Relations and Marketing
South Of the Navy Yard Artists
P.O. Box 380558
Brooklyn, NY 11238
by appointment: 347-766-9270 Members Application & SONYA Events Registration
The SONYA community includes visual artists whose homes, studios or galleries are located in the Bedford-Stuyvesant, Clinton Hill, Fort Greene or Wallabout neighborhoods of Brooklyn. It also welcomes interested artists from other areas of Brooklyn and beyond.
SONYA invites visual artists to join our network and exhibit their own original fine art at SONYA sponsored events. All artist members must be at least 21 years old. Artists may join SONYA at any time and membership is valid for one year from the date of membership confirmation.
SONYA membership allows artists to:
• Connect with other artists in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Clinton Hill, Fort Greene and Wallabout;
• Hold an artist profile on our online artist registry, accessed by curators;
• Share your work during the annual open studio event;
• Exhibit in local galleries and businesses;
• Access opportunities for community art and art education projects;
• Take advantage of fiscal sponsorship;
• Partner with local organizations and businesses;
• Attend workshops, artist shares and professional development events.
Artist Membership: $65
Student Artist Membership: $45
Must be 21+ with valid, full-time student ID
Associate/Organization Membership: $100
Galleries or Community Organizations who have parallel missions and are supportive of
Art Lover: Donation
Annual tax-deductable contribution to SONYA to support year-long programming
If you have any questions about becoming a SONYA member, or have difficulty with the application, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 347-766-9270. We’ll be happy to answer your questions!