Artists settle in Bushwick South

Medium 11665d9ae5b2fb23dfec08d6d5e913c3 Charlotte Becket and Emmy Mikelson bought a 2,565-square-foot home at 221 Cornelia St. in Bushwick South from the estate of Wilhelmena Acosta for $330,000 on Oct. 20.

The 2,565-square-foot home was built in 1910.

Becket is a sculptor based in New York City.

Her work has been exhibited at Taxter & Spengemann, the Kantor/Feuer Gallery and the Peter Fingesten Gallery at Pace University in New York, and the Crisp Gallery in London, United Kingdom. She also has given lectures at the Cleveland Institute of Art and at The Contemporary Art Center in Ohio, The College of Saint Rose in Albany and Montana State University.

She received a B.A. from the Cleveland Institute of Art and an M.F.A. from Hunter College, New York.

Mikelson is an artist specializing in sculpture, drawings and video stills. Her work has been exhibited at the Louis Zuflacht Studios and the NY Studio Gallery in New York, and the Seraphin Gallery in Philadelphia.

She received a B.F.A. from the University of Iowa and an M.F.A. from Hunter College, New York.

According to BlockShopper.com, there have been 92 home sales in Bushwick South during the past 12 months, with a median sales price of $350,000.

Address: 221 Cornelia Street
Buyer(s): Becket, Charlotte, Mikelson and Emmy
Seller(s): Wilhelmena Acosta (Estate), Diana
Sale date: Oct. 20, 2010

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