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Bayside artists from CIDA make ‘Utopia’ debut at St. John’s art gallery


Jan. 29, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan A remarkable moment unfolded at St. John’s University as 10 talented artists from CIDA, a Bayside non-profit dedicated to providing opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities, celebrated their collective debut. The exhibition, titled “Utopia: Selected Works from the CoSpire Art Initiative,” graced the halls of the Yeh Art Gallery, within the university’s Jamaica campus Thursday evening. The CoSpire Initiative, born several years ago, was conceived with a noble mission—to empower practicing artists and usher them into the fiercely competitive art world. With each passing semester, a select group of 12 artists undergoes a transformative…
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