Many artists, filmmakers, musicians, writers, dancers and fashion designers have called Downtown NYC home since the 1940s. Past residents included Robert Rauschenberg, Yoko Ono, Roy Lichtenstein, William S. Burroughs, Mark Rothko, James Rosenquist, Chuck Close, Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Robert Mapplethorpe, Merce Cunningham, Patricia Field, Talking Heads and many others.
Jon Handel is an artist and marketing consultant in NYC. He has worked with brands including:
Affordable Art Fair, BOMB Magazine, Boo Hooray Gallery, Gallery Diet - Miami, Guernica Literary Journal, Joshua Liner Gallery, KiptonART, Nectar Art Ad Network, Painting Lounge Brooklyn and the Windmill Factory Art Collective.