Sep. 2—It seems laughable to describe 90-degree days as a relief, but we’re beating the heat however we can as summer wanes. That includes some cool activities like First Friday, which will feature art throughout downtown.
Along with a number of restaurants and businesses, the Eastchester section of downtown is home to Moderngigi Gallery, operated by artist Johnny Ramos.
Ramos features his own work, which features recent pop art pieces and apparel, as well as highlighting other artists and creative vendors in the space on 18th Street.
This month, painter Sonia Peterson is among those who will have work on display.
Peterson, who works under the name Sisu Art, said she focuses on abstracts, preferring to work in acrylics due to their faster dry time over oils.
Her artwork is made for people to enjoy, Peterson said, recalling a piece she made for her friend’s grandfather-in-law.
“It was of his