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Celebrating 1 year

Established on December 23, 2019, we are rounding out our first year as an arts organization, filled with gratitude. Thank you for joining this journey, and continuing to support socially engaged mid-career artists. Enjoy a timeline of just a few KODA highlights.

December 23, 2019

KODA was incorporated

KODA Board Members

Tahir Carl Karmali, Constantine Sidamon-Eristoff, Klaudia Ofwona Draber (founder), Kenseth Armstead, Elana Herzog, Tim Goossens


February 12, 2020

Art Making Workshop with Madiba Prep

Middle School for Social Justice and Innovation

February 11, 2020

Professional Development for Artists

community building + business bootcamp

February 13, 2020

Night of DanceBands at FiveMyles

by Isabel Umali and Dustin Carlson

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February 15, 2020

Hidemi Takagi: Stories

Survey exhibition at FiveMyles

February 21, 2020

UBS guest talk on Art Funds

and Alternative Investments

April 23, 2020

Design Thinking Workshop at Sotheby’s Institute of Art

Claude Grunitzky, Klaudia Ofwona Draber, Tahir Karmali

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August, 2020

Home Studios Covid-19 response program

Mildred Beltre, in progress cross stitch piece, 10”x11, 2020

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September, 2020

Identity + Justice residency begins

with artists Hidemi Takagi, and Lina Puerta

June 26, 2020

UBS guest talk on Art Valuation

and Art Market Regulations




September 23, 2020

Boulevard of African Monarchs

Artist Talk: Kenseth Armstead and Kendal Henry

September 28, 2020

Leaders’ Event for Nature & People

Artists Interludes: Tatiana Arocha, Lina Puerta

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October 13, 2020

Kickstarter for exhibition catalogue

Hidemi Takagi: Stories 155% funded

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November 1, 2020

Opening reception, Footprints on Montague

at  St. Ann & the Holy Trinity, Brooklyn

in partnership with FiveMyles

November 1, 2020

Nadine Braquetti announced

new Executive Director of KODA

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November 25, 2020

Panel: Food Justice and Diverse

Farming Ecosystem (English + Spanish)

December 16-17, 2020

Open studios with arts professionals

Artists: Hidemi Takagi, and Lina Puerta

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Did you miss it? Most of our public events were recorded
and uploaded to our YouTube channel.
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