Red Hook Building Company

By The Red Hook WaterStories In 1838, a proposal was printed and addressed to the newly formed board of the Red Hook Building Company.  It was aimed at getting more support for the publicly owned real estate development concern whose goal was to develop all of Red Hook.  It promised that by developing the area, […]

Residency Unlimited Artist Interview Series: Von Calhau!

The final series interview for our closeup on the artists from the recent group art show in our gallery space at 351 Van Brunt, Compére Collective, which was called CONTINGENCIES is actually two artists collaborating under one name. You can view videos of their work on their web page here. There is also a brief interview at the bottom of […]

Calling All Red Hook Artists!

We’d like to spread the word about an opportunity for Red Hook artists! The quaint waterfront neighborhood of Red Hook has been a creative hub for many years. Housing galleries, studios and designers’ work spaces, it’s been a magnet for makers and visual artists. Every year folks are invited to come and take a sneak […]

Residency Unlimited Artist Interview Series: Mikhailo Deyak

The third artist interviewed for our series closups on the artists from the recent group art show in our gallery space at 351 Van Brunt, Compére Collective, which was called CONTINGENCIES is Mikhailo Deyak. According to his RU bio “Mikhailo Deyak is a young Ukrainian artist who works at the intersection of neo-expressionism and minimalism, who experiments with painting […]

Residency Unlimited Artist Interview Series: Paula Dunlop

Here is our second installation of the series of artist interviews from the recent art show in our gallery space at 351 Van Brunt, Compére Collective, which was called CONTINGENCIES.  Paula Dunlop is an artist, designer and maker from Brisbane, Australia. You can see her work in our gallery below and featured on her website. What has it […]

Self Storage Space Opens in Red Hook.

We’d like to share this brief bit about a new small business in our area, Liberty View Self Storage. Read more and view photos of their space below! Liberty View Self Storage is located on the 3rd floor at 106 Ferris Street. We wanted to find a space where our Red Hook neighbors could store their household […]

Red Hook Fest in Two Weeks!

One of our favorite annual events is Red Hook Fest. This weekend of dance performances, food and activities (including scavenger hunts, free kayaking on the river, and reading tents is a wonderful celebration of the Red Hook community and New York City itself.  Read more below about the goings on for each day. FRIDAY, MAY […]

Residency Unlimited Artist Interview Series: Shay Arick

As you may have heard Realty Collective has teamed up with Residency Unlimited and one of the most recent shows in our gallery space at 351 Van Brunt, Compére Collective, was called CONTINGENCIES. Over the next month we’d like to showcase the artists involved in that exhibit here on our blog. The first interview we’re sharing is […]

Live in your world/ Play in ours Group Exhibition begins soon at Compère Collective

  The latest exhibition taking place at our gallery space in Red Hook is called Live in your world/Play in ours and is a 10 day long group exhibition which opens this Sunday. You can read more below and visit the show’s event page here. Live in your world / Play in ours Curated by […]

Three More Days to Visit “New Paintings” Art Exhibit at 351 Van Brunt

We had a lovely opening reception at Compère Collective, RC’s gallery space at 351 Van Brunt Street, for an exhibit of “New Paintings” by local artists Lisa Ingram and Ethan Cornell. Both artists work out of Hot Wood Arts, a 7,000 square foot space inside a gorgeous waterfront warehouse building in Red Hook that houses fifteen artist residents. Realty […]