Thursday, September 8, 2011

Latin Local Closing Reception at LynnArts this Saturday

This weekend is the last chance to see Latin Local and the summer Member’s Exhibition Saturday, September 10, 2-4pm closing reception

With live music provided by Clay Ventre and the Bond Girls

LYNN, MA- LynnArts has been celebrating Latino Arts all summer long and this weekend is your last chance to see the exhibit. Saturday, September 10th from 2-4 LynnArts will hold a closing reception for the two shows currently on display, Latin Local and the LynnArts Member’s Exhibition. Latin Local features the work of local artists Laura Carmen Arena, Jason Cruz, Luis DeLeon, Oscar Lazo, Adriana “Gigi” Mederos, Eddie Negron, Jorge Pimentel, and Richard Tenorio. The juror for Lynn Latin was Anabel Vazquez Rodriguez, curator of La Galeria at Villa Victoria Center for the Arts in Boston. Prior to joining Villa Victoria Anabel Vázquez Rodríguez was as an independent curator and community arts organizer with an international emphasis. As a founder of the innovative Esprit De Corps Art Collective, she has been curating and producing multi-media events in the Boston underground since 2002. More recently she founded the curatorial collective Discordia Films, an exciting international art exchange focusing on experimental video between artists throughout the Americas. Ms. Vázquez Rodríguez has programmed and produced events in Puerto Rico, South America, and Spain. Vázquez Rodríguez studied Painting in the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras and Photography and Film at The Massachusetts College of Art and Design. In her current role at Villa Victoria she is focusing and prioritizing on the Latino community and its diaspora; connecting the richness of Latino Arts with Boston’s increasing diversity.

Jason Cruz - Brown is Beautiful Not Illegal
Saturday is also the final day for the LynnArts summer Member’s Exhibition. Showcasing a variety of work from paintings to photography to collage, the show features the work of Pauline Bacon, Marilyn Cloran, Richard Cloran, Maureen DeSisto, Cheryl Warner Foley, Linda Germain, Georgia Green, Matt Guillory, Wilson Hunt, Jr., Diane Sawler McLaughlin, Nadine Mitchell, Steve Negron, Fran Nola, Jean Noyes, Barbara Rafferty, Barry Ridlon, Robin Samiljan, C.J. Stevens, Heather Meri Stewart, Suzanne H. Ulrich, Joseph White and Timothy Wilson. Refreshments will be served and live music will be provided by Clay Ventre and the Bond Girls.

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