ART NIGHTS AT KABISERA is currently taking a break! THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR SUPPORT! We will update everyone on when things will start back up again. I am available for private sip and paint events! You are welcome to contact me to arrange a private event.




“Alitha did such a great job of balancing giving everyone creative freedom on their pieces, while also making us feel supported throughout the class. She took the time to understand what everyone was working on and gave her own insight to enhance each person’s piece. As a teacher, she knew when it was time to step in and when to let students do their thing. I’m excited for the next one! ☺️”

– Cassandra Balbas (designer/graphic artist)

Nestled in the lively, artsy lower east side of New York, is Kabisera, home to Art Nights At Kabisera, hosted by leeleeluvjoyart. Under Kabisera’s charming, covered seated area, come unwind, enjoy a glass of wine, spend some quality time with loved ones and friends, as you create a one of a kind abstract artwork.

Art Sessions

Art Nights take place 1st and 3rd Friday nights of every month. They are 2 hour art sessions from 6pm-8pm. No need to feel intimidated, all art skills sets are welcome! We are here to gather, laugh, create, and have a phenomenal time!

Every art session, you will have a chance to enter in a raffle will be held to win a chance to have a FREE art session with you and UP to 3 of your loved ones or friends!

Photo Credit: Alex Banh

The First Art Night At Kabisera, May 2021



About The Artist

My name is Alitha A. Alford, I was born in Angeles City, Pampanga, Phillippines in 1985. I am Filipina, Black American, mixed media collage artist and acrylic painter, based in New York City, New York.

My first experience as an artist was in 1999, when as a 13 year old, in Indianapolis, IN, I worked with Jim Sarno (Walt Disney Imagineer, who worked on the opening team for Disney’s Epcot) on a fabric mural project for CTB McGraw-Hill. It was my first taste of being published as an artist, being on the local news, and working with a phenomenal, professional artist. My mural was published in McGraw-Hill’s School Year Calendar for 1999/2000.

I believe that being an artist is something that one is born to do and can be either a self taught and/or formal practice. In my experience, I went on to study art throughout my childhood to present day through practical experience, learning through trial and error, and self learning studying the works of Van Gogh, Picasso, Georgia O’Keefe, Jackson Pollock, Salvador Dali, Seurat, and Monet as my teachers alongside my art instructors and mentors from my adolescent school years.

I work primarily in mixed media collage work and acrylic paint on canvas and wood panel. I currently work from my art studio, studio anaalitha, based in Brooklyn, NY, in the Gowanus neighborhood.

Zed and the artist, Alitha A. Alford of leeleeluvjoyart
Photo Credit: Alex Banh

I moved to New York in 2021, to begin a career in art and founded leeleeluvjoyart. I am part of The Kabisera Art Collective and The Brooklyn Art Cluster Art Collective.



You can sign up yourself and your loved ones or book a private art party (limited 10 people per art session)!

(if seats are available)


Not a guaranteed seat but if art sessions aren’t fully booked, you are welcome to join!

Art Nights At Kabisera

Founded in 2021 by Alitha A. Alford, in collaboration with Kabisera NYC, based in the Lower East Side, NY.

Do you have questions regarding Art Nights At Kabisera? Please feel free to email any questions to the email below:

Alitha A. Alford M: (317) 719-8891

Kabisera NYC: (929) 207-3729

Kabisera | 151 Allen Street | New York, New York 10002

Please feel free to contact me via mobile phone during business days (Monday-Friday), during business hours from 9:00am-5:00pm.

You can email me at anytime at your convenience. I will respond within an hour.

Thank You!