Artist Statement: This special Sing for Hope Piano celebrates Sing for Hope’s mission of creating a better world through the arts.
  • 2020

Hudson River Birds, Dawn

Artist

Irina Sheynfeld

I grew up in Odessa, Ukraine where I studied puppet making, painting, and sculpture in Odessa Theater Collage. Just before the Soviet Union collapsed I moved to NYC with my family and continued my studies at Parsons School of Design. I majored in illustration and then I received MFA at the School of Visual Arts. For about ten years I worked for various publications, such as The Wall Street Journal, Money Magazine and Oxygen Media as Senior Designer, photo editor, and illustrator. Recently, I had several solo exhibitions and my work was included in numerous juried group shows. I am a recipient of the COJECO’s Blueprint Fellowship and Grant. I was also selected twice to be NYC Piano Artist for Sing for Hope Piano project in 2017 and 2018. I love scuba diving, and I enjoy drawing musicians in NYC Jazz Clubs.

Piano History

Public Location

Hudson Yards (December 1, 2020 - January 15, 2021)

Permanent Home

P.S. 33 - Chelsea Prep (Delivered Winter 2021)

This Sing for Hope Piano was made possible in part by Hudson Yards and SAP