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Building superintendent Albin Cecunjanin, of Manhattan, looks up (Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Building superintendent Albin Cecunjanin, of Manhattan, looks up at a work by artist Adam Shultz during a tour of studios at the grand opening of the new fourth-floor wing at YoHo Artist Studios in Yonkers. (April 17, 2013)

YoHo unveils new studios for artists in Yonkers

Public figures, artists and their supporters showed up for the grand opening of the new fourth-floor wing, adding 10,000 square feet of usable space, at YoHo Artist Studios in the old Alexander Smith Carpet Mills building at 578 Nepperhan Ave. in Yonkers. The addition, which cost $500,000 and includes 25 new studios for artists, was unveiled in advance of the 10th annual Open Studios event from noon to 5 p.m. April 20 and 21. (April 17, 2013)

Building superintendent Albin Cecunjanin, of Manhattan, looks up
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Building superintendent Albin Cecunjanin, of Manhattan, looks up at a work by artist Adam Shultz during a tour of studios at the grand opening of the new fourth-floor wing at YoHo Artist Studios in Yonkers. (April 17, 2013)

Yonkers Deputy Mayor Sue Gerry looks at an
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Yonkers Deputy Mayor Sue Gerry looks at an occupied artist's studio, used by Patricia Riebesehl, at the grand opening of the new fourth-floor wing at YoHo Artist Studios in Yonkers. (April 17, 2013)

Picture editor Joseph Vecchione, of Manhattan, works inside
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Picture editor Joseph Vecchione, of Manhattan, works inside Mary Hardiman's studio the day of the grand opening of the new fourth-floor wing at YoHo Artist Studios in Yonkers. The addition, which includes 25 new studios, opens in advance of the 10th Annual Open Studios event this weekend. (April 17, 2013)

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George Huang, managing partner with Nepperhan Heights Associates,
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George Huang, managing partner with Nepperhan Heights Associates, right, speaks during a tour at the grand opening of the new fourth-floor wing at YoHo Artist Studios in Yonkers. The addition, which includes 25 new studios, opens in advance of the 10th Annual Open Studios event this weekend. (April 17, 2013)

Yonkers City Council Majority Leader Wilson Terrero, center,
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Yonkers City Council Majority Leader Wilson Terrero, center, looks at the new space at the grand opening of the new fourth-floor wing at YoHo Artist Studios in Yonkers. The addition, which includes 25 new studios, opens in advance of the 10th Annual Open Studios event this weekend. (April 17, 2013)

Patricia Riebesehl's studio is seen at the grand
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Patricia Riebesehl's studio is seen at the grand opening of the new fourth-floor wing at YoHo Artist Studios in Yonkers. The addition, which includes 25 new studios, opens in advance of the 10th Annual Open Studios event this weekend. (April 17, 2013)

Fashion coordinator, consultant and stylist Jessie Matrullo talks
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Fashion coordinator, consultant and stylist Jessie Matrullo talks while in her studio to another artist about some of the clothing in her collection on the day of the grand opening of the new fourth-floor wing at YoHo Artist Studios in Yonkers. (April 17, 2013)

George Huang, managing partner with Nepperhan Heights Associates,
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

George Huang, managing partner with Nepperhan Heights Associates, speaks at the grand opening of the new fourth-floor wing at YoHo Artist Studios in Yonkers. The addition, which includes 25 new studios, opens in advance of the 10th Annual Open Studios event this weekend. (April 17, 2013)

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Artists and public figures attend the grand opening
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Artists and public figures attend the grand opening of the new fourth-floor wing at YoHo Artist Studios in Yonkers. The addition, which includes 25 new studios, opens in advance of the 10th Annual Open Studios event this weekend. (April 17, 2013)

Artist Alexa Grace, of the Riverdale section of
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Artist Alexa Grace, of the Riverdale section of the Bronx, stands near a display of her work outside her studio at the grand opening of the new fourth-floor wing at YoHo Artist Studios in Yonkers. (April 17, 2013)

Artist Lee Romero works in his studio, next
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Artist Lee Romero works in his studio, next door to the new fourth-floor wing at YoHo Artist Studios in Yonkers, the day of the new section's grand opening. The addition, which includes 25 new studios, opens in advance of the 10th Annual Open Studios event this weekend. (April 17, 2013)

Yonkers Deputy Mayor Sue Gerry, left, speaks at
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Yonkers Deputy Mayor Sue Gerry, left, speaks at the grand opening of the new fourth-floor wing at YoHo Artist Studios in Yonkers. (April 17, 2013)

Yonkers City Council Majority Leader Wilson Terrero looks
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Yonkers City Council Majority Leader Wilson Terrero looks inside artist Alexa Grace's studio at the grand opening of the new fourth-floor wing at YoHo Artist Studios in Yonkers. (April 17, 2013)

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Yonkers City Council President Chuck Lesnick, left, and
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Yonkers City Council President Chuck Lesnick, left, and member Michael Sabatino attend the grand opening of the new fourth-floor wing at YoHo Artist Studios in Yonkers. (April 17, 2013)

Sculptor David Fischweicher sits in artist Lee Romero's
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Sculptor David Fischweicher sits in artist Lee Romero's studio, next door to the new fourth-floor wing at YoHo Artist Studios in Yonkers, which had a grand opening the same day. The addition, which includes 25 new studios, opens in advance of the 10th Annual Open Studios event this weekend. (April 17, 2013)

Sculptor David Fischweicher's studio, next door to the
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Sculptor David Fischweicher's studio, next door to the new fourth-floor wing at YoHo Artist Studios in Yonkers, is seen the day of the new section's grand opening. The addition, which includes 25 new studios, opens in advance of the 10th Annual Open Studios event this weekend. (April 17, 2013)

Artist Lee Romero stands in his studio, next
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Artist Lee Romero stands in his studio, next door to the new fourth-floor wing at YoHo Artist Studios in Yonkers, the day of the new section's grand opening. The addition, which includes 25 new studios, opens in advance of the 10th Annual Open Studios event this weekend. (April 17, 2013)

Painter John Wujcik, of Bronxville, attends the grand
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Painter John Wujcik, of Bronxville, attends the grand opening of the new fourth-floor wing at YoHo Artist Studios in Yonkers. The addition, which includes 25 new studios, opens in advance of the 10th Annual Open Studios event this weekend. (April 17, 2013)

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Artists and public figures attend the grand opening
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Artists and public figures attend the grand opening of the new fourth-floor wing at YoHo Artist Studios in Yonkers. The addition, which includes 25 new studios, opens in advance of the 10th Annual Open Studios event this weekend. (April 17, 2013)

Building superintendent Albin Cecunjanin, of Manhattan, attends the
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Building superintendent Albin Cecunjanin, of Manhattan, attends the grand opening of the new fourth-floor wing at YoHo Artist Studios in Yonkers. The addition, which includes 25 new studios, opens in advance of the 10th Annual Open Studios event this weekend. (April 17, 2013)

Some of Lee Romero's work hangs in his
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Some of Lee Romero's work hangs in his studio, next door to the new fourth-floor wing at YoHo Artist Studios in Yonkers, the same day of the new section's grand opening. The addition, which includes 25 new studios, opens in advance of the 10th Annual Open Studios event this weekend. (April 17, 2013)

Artist Lee Romero looks through work in his
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Artist Lee Romero looks through work in his studio, next door to the new fourth-floor wing at YoHo Artist Studios in Yonkers, the same day of the new section's grand opening. The addition, which includes 25 new studios, opens in advance of the 10th Annual Open Studios event this weekend. (April 17, 2013)

Sculptor David Fischweicher sits in his studio, next
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Sculptor David Fischweicher sits in his studio, next door to the new fourth-floor wing at YoHo Artist Studios in Yonkers, the same day of the new section's grand opening. The addition, which includes 25 new studios, opens in advance of the 10th Annual Open Studios event this weekend. (April 17, 2013)

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Sculptor David Fischweicher's studio, next door to the
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Sculptor David Fischweicher's studio, next door to the new fourth-floor wing at YoHo Artist Studios in Yonkers, is seen the day of the new section's grand opening. The addition, which includes 25 new studios, opens in advance of the 10th Annual Open Studios event this weekend. (April 17, 2013)

Nepperhan Heights Associates' George Huang, right, and property
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Nepperhan Heights Associates' George Huang, right, and property manager Zuki Pjetrovic cut the ribbon at the grand opening of the new fourth-floor wing at YoHo Artist Studios in Yonkers. The addition, which includes 25 new studios, opens in advance of the 10th Annual Open Studios event this weekend. (April 17, 2013)

Artists and public figures attended the grand opening
(Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Artists and public figures attended the grand opening of the new fourth-floor wing at YoHo Artist Studios in Yonkers. The addition, which includes 25 new studios, opens in advance of the 10th Annual Open Studios event this weekend. (April 17, 2013)

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