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Milagros Batista's Master Knitting Artistry Redefines Fashion

By: PRLog

'The Enchanting World' is Acclaimed by Yahoo Finance, WABC-TV, and GQ

NEW YORK - April 2, 2024 - PRLog -- The Children's Art Carnival (CAC) ( recent exhibition, "The Enchanting World of Milagros Batista," captured the hearts of visitors, leading to an extension due to popular demand featuring the works of  Milagros Batista  (, an extraordinary Fiber Artist, Master Knitter/Crocheter, Fashion Designer, and Social Activist. Batista was recently featured on Yahoo Finance and WABC-TV Here and Now with Sandra Bookman. "We're excited to have Milagros as an artist in residence at the Art Carnival and even happier that she is exhibiting her outstanding work in our galleries. Milagros' vision of where arts and activism intersect and how the work impacts community is unique and powerful. We encourage everyone to come and visit Milagros and her work," says Michael Unthank, Interim-Chair, Board of Trustees.

Milagros Batista transcends the ordinary boundaries of design; she is a visionary storyteller whose threads narrate stories of resilience, culture, and identity. Hailing from the vibrant landscapes of Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, her artistic journey is deeply rooted in her rich cultural heritage and the mentorship of Doña Maria Luisa, a beacon of freedom and master craftswoman. As the mastermind behind Batista Collections, Milagros is redefining fashion with a commitment to gender neutrality, self-expression, and sustainability. Her designs are a homage to diversity, blending art, fashion, and activism.

Each piece in the Batista Collections embodies the essence of Milagros' life experiences, from the vivid colors of the Caribbean to the soulful rhythms of its music. These creations are not merely garments but narratives woven from the fabric of her heritage, designed to celebrate individuality and the universal spirit of humanity. "My designs are a celebration of diversity and spirit, embracing the unique rhythms of life and culture. From the sultry melodies of merengue to the soul-stirring sounds of salsa, music is not just an accompaniment but a muse that guides my creative process. Each creation is imbued with the essence of the melodies that move me, echoing the harmonies of my heritage," shares Milagros.

Batista's partnership with CAC is blossoming into a dynamic collaboration to enrich the community through art and creativity. With plans to introduce crochet workshops and engage in more public programming, Milagros' mission is to make art accessible and inspiring for all ages.

Fashion Tips for Spring/Summer 2024 by Milagros Batista:

  1. Embrace Vibrant Colors: Infuse your wardrobe with the season's vivid hues, from tropical yellows and oranges to oceanic blues.
  2. Play with Textures: Experiment with different textures and yarns to add depth and dimension to your outfits.
  3. Accessorize with Statement Pieces: Elevate your ensemble with bold accessories that make a statement. Let your accessories, whether a crochet bag or a statement hat, reflect your personality.
  4. Opt for Versatile Silhouettes: Invest in versatile pieces that can transition seamlessly from day to night.
  5. Prioritize Comfort: Above all, prioritize comfort in your fashion choices.

Visit the CAC website to learn more about Milagros Batista's fashion and the Children's Art Carnival. For all media inquiries, contact Karen Taylor Bass at or 917-509-3061.

The CAC Exhibition Series is made possible partly through the generous support of the West Harlem Community Development Corporation, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Ruth Foundation, UMEZ, the New York State Council on the Arts, and donations from West Harlem community members.

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Batista Collections

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