Joyce Towbin Chasan is a ground breaking gallery owner, art consultant, and innovative purveyor of emerging and established artwork.
Through her unique lens as a creative curator and international network, Joyce has developed a pipeline of talent granting her unprecedented access to source artwork and showcase artists.
Over the past 30+ years, her passionate vision for showcasing artwork is the foundation driving her to discover, nurture, and promote talented artists.
The culmination of this vision often results in private exhibitions, exclusive openings, and cultural events featured at the Artsource Loft in Manhattan NYC.
After completing graduate work in Fine Art and Art History at New York University and a
BA in Fine Art at Queens College, NY, Joyce Towbin Chasan worked in the field of
limited edition prints and photography and managed a Madison Avenue art gallery.
In 1981 Joyce created Graphiti Aboveground Gallery and Graphiti Productions Inc in the
exciting, emerging art world of the early 1980’s in downtown New York. Here she
launched a number of well-known contemporary, avant-garde artists. GPI created
exhibitions in the gallery space and worked internationally with other galleries to show
new works. (See Hip Hop Files, photographs 1970-1984 by powerHouse Books,
and Style Wars, by photographer Henry Chalfant and director Tony Silver, an iconic
Joyce was named Curator of Art Exhibitions for Casa de España, the Spanish Cultural
Center in NY, (now Instituto Cervantes) where she organized shows for artists here and
from abroad, curating expositions for Iberia Airlines at Lincoln Center and Cornell
University and working with Helmsley Spear and Mitsui Fudosan Real Estate in NYC.
Ms Chasan also lectures on Graffiti, Street Art and emerging avant-garde art in NY.
As creator and co-director of ``THE SHOW`` with artist Christina Melotti, she provided an
alternative space for young innovative artists to show their work on the Lower East Side
of NY in 1998-2000. Since 1998 Joyce has been the owner of ArtsourceLoft (Artsource
International LLC), on Park Avenue South where she hosts Private Exhibitions with a
strong emphasis on photography, by artists with a unique viewpoint. Artsource also
hosts lectures on photography, art, architecture, technology and variety of art related
subjects of interest to the art community, by private invitation. Informal salons pop-up
after brunch or dinner at ArtsourceLoft, bringing together artists, scholars, writers,
filmmakers and friends sharing ideas and experiences. Artsource has an art consulting
division, providing fine art for specific sites: commercial public and residential, much of
which focuses on photography.
Joyce is a member of the National Arts Club and an active participant in the
Photography Committee there, a Photography Circle member at the Michener Museum
in Bucks County, PA, an organizer of the NY Premiere of REBUILDING a unique film
about the World Trade Center at the Museum of the City of NY. She is an enthusiastic
member of Arttable, National Organization of Women in the Arts, Elysium—Between
Two Continents, The French institute /Alliance Française, the New Hope Historical
Society, the Spanish-American Chamber of Commerce, has been a docent for The
Yeshiva University Museum and works with community organizations to raise funds
~Joyce Towbin Chasan
Artsource is located in Manhattan at: 333 Park Avenue South (Between 24th & 25th Streets). Our global perspective is amplified through this unique loft space facing Park Avenue where Artsource produces private art exhibitions, receptions, book signings, lectures and events.