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FRESH OUT OF STORAGE: Meet the Artists- Susan Natale

Susan Natale, a visual artist and sculptor, believes mixed media assemblage is a great way to document the stories she must tell. Her work tells eternal stories filtered through contemporary culture. Susan re-purposes personal archives, found objects, and acquisitions to create visual narratives with a social conscience. Her foundation in painting allows her to maintain a framework and passion for color and composition. For a while, she used the front half of a large storage unit as her studio. “I painted there, enjoying climate control, clean restrooms, CNN on the free wifi and coffee.” From that unit, she participated...

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Two Spooktacular Halloween Parties for Kids!

The frost is on the pumpkin! (Well, actually not — it feels more like summer outside lately.) But no matter the weather, the season of the witch is upon us, and that’s why Manhattan Mini Storage and our sister companies are bringing you and your kids not just one but TWO fantabulous and free Halloween parties… at two different locations… on Friday, Oct. 28th! Hosting Halloween for neighborhood kids is nothing new for us; we’ve been doing it for years at our Upper Manhattan/Inwood location, and we’re back at it again this year. But now we’re adding a second...

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Fresh Out of Storage: Meet the Artists- Calvin Lom

“This is my life. This walk-in storage facility is what I am proud of,” says Calvin, describing his storage unit. He imagines a future when a mass audience discovers his artwork: “This artist that lived, he left something behind,” he imagines them saying. “Something that was important –​ that he protected. My whole life is in this room.”

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Calling All Artists!

If you are storing your artworks at a Manhattan Mini Storage facility, we have some exciting news for you. You are being invited to apply to Fresh Out of Storage brought to you by No Longer Empty – an online project followed by an exhibition that will give exposure to you as an artist and also your stored artworks and the stories behind them. Fresh Out of Storage entails the following phases: All eligible applicants will have their artworks featured on a dedicated blog. 20 artists will be selected for a “Storage Visit”. Selected 20 artists will be interviewed for a three-minute...

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