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"Latino Arts/OHIO 2008"
2008-08-25 until 2008-09-15
Upper Arlington, OH,
USA United States of America
The City of Upper Arlington Cultural Arts Division presents Latino Arts/OHIO 2008, a visual, performing and literary arts exhibition on view in the Concourse Gallery August 25 to September 19, 2008. The Concourse Gallery is located at the Municipal Services Center, 3600 Tremont Road, and is free and open to the public Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
The exhibition features a fine arts exhibit curated by Egle Gatins and Elena Osterwalder showcasing a variety of artwork created by Ohio Latino artists including the following artists: Alejandro Rivera, Ana Luisa Sanchez, Elsie Sanchez, Hector Castellanos, Juan Granados, Mabi Ponce de Leon, Micaela de Vivero, Rafael Valdiviesa, Wilfredo Calvo-Bono. During the celebratory reception on September 7, commencing at 2 p.m., the audience will experience original scores of music through a concert by the “El Calido Viento” Quartet. In addition to the musical performance Latino Poets Juan Armando Rojas, Mauricio Espinoza and Eduardo Jaramillo will present original poems inspired by the exhibit during the reception.
All present and participating Latino Arts/OHIO 2008 artists will share their experiences, ideas, creativity through a forum discussion to synthesize the arts experience. Viewers will be able to enjoy the exhibit through multiple media including a gallery guide and an exhibition catalog. Join in a conversation with the Latino Arts/OHIO 2008 artists to learn about the creative process through an Artspeak on September 17 at 12 p.m. and panel discussion lead by Rosa Rojas at 7 p.m. Through the Latino Arts/OHIO 2008 the community has the opportunity to experience and appreciate the contribution of Latino artists to modern music, poetry and the fine arts. The Ohio Arts Council helped fund this program with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.
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