NYRCA is a not-for-profit art organization based in Rego Park, Queens, in New York City. It is the most racially diverse area of New York City and one of the most underserved by arts and cultural facilities. Rooted in community practices and run by artists, the organization aims in providing a platform for communication, expression, and betterment through interdisciplinary art forms.
The organization hopes to promote the artistic development of contemporary Chinese American artists by promoting opportunities for artistic creation, exhibition, research, criticism and appreciation through international interaction.With this as our mission, we focus on art project planning, nurturing young artists to enrich their creative practice with a global perspective, and provide a platform for displaying ideas, and at the same time inspire dialogue around creation. These projects include the most cutting-edge international art exploration and experimental art interdisciplinary research and performances. At the same time, it provides artist residency projects and educational activities for the United States and Greater China, covering the art forms and cultural issues of current social concern, and responding to artistic talents. In addition to the needs of the art, it also brings art closer to the public.
As a non-profit art institution dedicated to displaying, educating and researching cutting-edge art exploration achievements of contemporary Chinese American artists.This institution attaches great importance to establishing partnerships with other art institutions to create an environment conducive to cross-cultural exchanges and to bridge different experiences. We make full use of the geographical advantages of New York, the global art capital, to establish cooperation and exchange projects between Chinese art schools, artists and various museums, art schools, and art institutions in the United States. Bring professional insights to the East and West and broaden the diversified aspects of our projects.
At NYRCA, we are committed to enable individual and collaborative artists to develop programs with local schools, libraries, and small businesses to instill art in the communities’ daily lives. Through performances, video art, theater, workshops, digital arts, and beyond, our artists are keen in activating public spaces to interact with different cultural groups for them to participate in the programs, and thus promote understanding and solidarity among the groups.