NY Arts Magazine
“The Art Kartel’s” Badder Israel & Suave Rhoomes Team Up With Curators Jeff Beler {What’s Your Sign} & Marika Maiorova {Loft In The Red Zone} To Create A Pre-4th Of July “Summer Art Show” On Utica, Art Show Opening @ Kartel Studios

ArtSlant Street
“The Art Kartel’s” new installation at the El Catano Garden, in East Harlem; Teaming up with Executive Director Savona Bailey-McClain’s “The West Harlem Art Fund“, “East Harlem Play Labs“, and Bette Midler’s “NY Restoration Project” for this grand historical performance installation public art piece.

CNN -IReport
Members Of “The Art Kartel” Badder Israel, Blessed, & Brian Convery Creatively Clash Traditional Martial Arts With Art & Pop Culture Using The Jersey Shore As Their Canvas.

Nuyorican Mamboso
“The Art Kartel” Teamed Up With Art Curator Lady K-Fever For Her Outside the Box” Series To create an installation comprised of freshly created art pieces outside of The Andrew Freedman Home With a public art walking tour & workshop.

“The West Harlem Art Fund” & “The Art Kartel” Curate “Fusion NY Art Fair” At The Sheraton SoHo Hotel.

Play (LABS): A Public Art Installation In East Harlem Gardens