Who is Hardy Brooklyn?

Born and raised in Brooklyn and Nassau County (Long Island), Hardy was the black-sheep of his community. He was stifled by this conservative environment and society’s expectations for many years. He was able to rise above it and became successful in many different industries. For example, he built a successful tech company, worked in kosher foods, worked in event planning and large scale festivals and started a business development consultant company. Yet throughout his successes, he still felt like there was something still missing, something larger…

Imbibe the Pride – 11/22

“A Private 420 Kink Party”
Presented by:
Hardy Brooklyn X Glittersaurus X BudBundii

Come inhale with us, and take it aallll in. We gather again to indulge in our favorite flower but this time accompanied by some Kinky Deligh

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Imbibe the Pride 2.0—Coming 9/27!

Come inhale with us, and take it alllll in We gather again to indulge in our favorite flower but this time accompanied by some Kinky Delight. We love variety, and we know you do too. Stellar performers including Matt Knife and Audrey Love – to name a few – will tease your imagination as only they can.

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GOWANUS OPEN STUDIOS 2019!!

This year’s Gowanus Open Studios takes place over the weekend of October 19-20. Artists in (or near) the Brooklyn neighborhood open their studio doors, welcoming the public.

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Monthly Bodypaint bash! come see live art in its purest form!

Witness live art in its purest form and showcased on the original canvas-the body! Watch artists turn their human canvases into masterpieces right in front of your eyes. Are you a newbie or never been painted before? A seasoned model? An artist wanting to try your hand at painting a body? Then this event is for you!!

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Homo Erectus is A DRAG hosted by Matt Knife

“I’m honored to be kittening for my first time at such a historical place as the Stonewall Inn”
Hardy Brooklyn

Hardy Brooklyn will make his debut stage appearance as stage kitten at Matt Knife’s most upcoming show at the Stonewall Inn ‘Homo erectus is a drag’

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Upcoming Events

Body Paint Bash—Saturday, April 6 Saturday, April 6, (and the first Saturday of every month) come explore and stimulate your creative side! This month's theme is "Birds in Flight" in honor of National Birding Day. Jim Su and HardyBrooklyn.NYC Productions...

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Special Event March 31!

I'll be performing a guerilla tribute to the art of Andy Warhol at the Whitney Museum on March 31, the closing day of the museum's popular Warhol exhibition. Artists will paint me in a Warhol-inspired design at a private studio near Penn Station. From...

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Save the date!!

An exciting new Hardy Brooklyn artist collaboration event is in the works for the last weekend in March! (Exact date and time TBD.) Keep that weekend open and stay tuned for more news - coming soon. If you're interested in helping out or...

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Hulaween 2019

Hardy had an amazing Halloween adventure the weekend before Halloween. For the sixth year in a row, he headed down to Live Oak Spirit of Suwannee to Hulaween, a music festival featuring The String Cheese Incident and a lots of amazing art down in Florida. The music...

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Hardy’s Takeaways from Burning Man

I'm back from Burning Man, from my second annual adventure to the Playa. I just want to recap with you a bunch of lessons learned, experiences I've taken away, and what that will (hopefully!) make me a better person. One big lesson that I learned, something I...

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Hardy Heads Back to Burning Man

Hardy Brooklyn will be camping with Tribal Tendencies at 5:15 and Icarus. He's looking forward to seeing amazing art, meeting old friends, and making new connections and friends and learning more about himself. The theme this year is Metamorphosis. Hardy Brooklyn...

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A Fun Summer Photo Shoot

Hardy Brooklyn was excited to work with Clecio Lira on his fun project On My Pool. (Hardy's the one in the orange socks.) Clecio is a Brazilian-born artist and photographer who lives in New York City. His work has been exhibited his work in numerous galleries and...

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The 25 Works That Define the Contemporary Age

In June, The New York Times Style Magazine gathered a panel of prominent art-world folks for an interesting exercise: come up with a list of the most essential artworks made after 1970. The panel included the Whitney Museum of American Art’s David Breslin, the artist...

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