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Casita Maria Celebrates Garifuna Culture with Gallery Exhibition and Public Programming

BRONX, N.Y., Nov. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education and Garifuna Coalition USA, Inc. are delighted to announce Garifuna Intangible Heritage, an exhibition celebrating the cultural expression of the Garifuna people of Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, St Vincent and the Grenadines and the United States. The art gallery exhibition and related public programs comprise the Winter season of ¡CelebrARTE!, Casita Maria’s South Bronx arts and culture series.

Solo Exhibition of Professor Yuhua Shouzhi Wang, International Preeminent Artist of First Class Standing, Amazes Art World at Palais du Louvre

PARIS, France, Oct. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Xingyi Gu, Professor of Guangzhou University School of Humanities announced that Professor Yuhua Shouzhi Wang’s solo art exhibition “Seeing Two Worlds in One Flower” was held at Palais du Louvre in Paris between October 10 and 12. Professor Yuhua Shouzhi Wang is a world-renowned painter.

‘Treasure Trove’ From Italy’s ‘Most Underrated Museum’ Travels to The United States for the First Time

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It is with great pleasure that the American Friends of Capodimonte (AFC) announce the first U.S. traveling exhibition of 40 Renaissance and Baroque masterpieces, most of which have never been viewed by an American audience, from the Capodimonte Museum in Naples, Italy; the royal palace built in 1738 by Charles of Bourbon, King of Naples and Sicily (later King Charles III of Spain).

Emily Silver’s ‘On the Mojave Road’ opens at the Desert Light Gallery – Sept. 6 to Dec. 31, 2019

KELSO, Calif., Aug. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Desert Light Gallery, located at the Mojave National Preserve’s Kelso Depot Visitors Center presents “On the Mojave Road,” a solo exhibit of paintings in watercolor on paper by nationally celebrated painter and National Park Service Artist in Residence, Emily Silver. The Visitors Center is at 90942 Kelso Cima Rd, Kelso, CA 92309 and open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday – Monday.

Exploring Black and Afro-Latinx female identity with RESPECT: gallery exhibition, workshops, and discussions

BRONX, N.Y., Aug. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education is delighted to announce the opening of “RESPECT,” an exhibition celebrating Black and Afro-Latinx womanhood. The art gallery exhibition and related public programs comprise the Fall season of “CelebrARTE,” Casita Maria’s arts and culture event series celebrating the South Bronx community and the art it has inspired.

Chester Charter Scholars Academy, FKA The Chester Charter School for the Arts, will graduate its first-ever senior class

CHESTER, Pa., June 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chester Charter Scholars Academy (CCSA) to Graduate 100% of First-Ever Senior Class, June 10, 2019, 1 p.m., Lang Performing Arts Center, Swarthmore College (by invitation only).

SoHo Gallery Cafe Seeks to Create Inclusive, Welcoming Community for NYC, International Artists

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new art-inspired cafe is taking residence in New York City’s SoHo neighborhood. By Name, a multi-purpose space located at 324 Bowery, is opening on June 5, 2019 with the goal of creating a contemporary art space for the community of local and international emerging artists contributing to the vibrancy of New York and beyond.

Nashville-based Otherworld Encounter returns for an encore exhibit at the Nashville Fairgrounds

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Otherworld Encounter will bring their 10,000 square foot immersive art experience back to the Nashville Fairgrounds for a limited engagement July 5-21, 2019. A team of 13 Nashville-based artists designed, developed and operated the exhibit for its debut this past winter.

Art and Antiques Lovers Find Bonanza at Event in Pendleton

PENDLETON, Ore., May 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Bonanza Art Antiques & Gourmet Expo is coming to the Pendleton Convention Center on June 7 and 8, 2019. This inaugural event will feature an eclectic mix of artists, antique and vintage dealers, small gourmet food producers, and offer tastes from several Oregon wineries, breweries and other craft beverage houses.

US-based Artist Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang Art Exhibition in Shanghai Exhibition Center Sends Shock Waves Through the Art World

LOS ANGELES, Calif. and SHANGHAI, May 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The art of Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang is sending shockwaves through the art world. Her art exhibition opened ceremoniously in the Shanghai Exhibition Center, organized by the Shanghai International Cultural Exchange Association Gallery, and co-organized by Shanghai Xu Beihong Art Research Club, Shanghai University International Exchange Art Center, and Rare Art Inc. of U.S.A.

Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang Art Exhibition Opens at the Shanghai Exhibition Center

LOS ANGELES, Calif. and SHANGHAI, May 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On May 18, 2019, Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang Art Exhibition opened ceremoniously in Shanghai Exhibition Center. The exhibition is organized by the Shanghai International Cultural Exchange Association Gallery, and co-organized by Shanghai Xu Beihong Art Research Club, Shanghai University International Exchange Art Center, and Rare Art Inc. of U.S.A.

Ceres Gallery is pleased to present ‘Tipping Point: Art at the Edge’ by Ruth Bauer Neustadter

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ceres Gallery is pleased to present “Tipping Point: Art at the Edge” by Ruth Bauer Neustadter, from May 28 to June 22, 2019 with an opening reception on Thursday, May 30 from 6-8 p.m.

Celebrating Culture in Annual South Bronx Festival

BRONX, N.Y., May 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education, and Council Member Rafael Salamanca, Jr., are proud to present the South Bronx Culture Trail Festival 2019: retroACTIVO. The festival will last from May 24 to June 29, and will include multiple family-friendly events throughout the South Bronx, presented in partnership with community-based organizations, art institutions, health providers, and city agencies.

Lady Pink and Casita Maria Create Mural Celebrating Hunts Point Pride

BRONX, N.Y., April 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education and Council Member Rafael Salamanca, Jr. are proud to present a new mural by The First Lady of Graffiti, Lady Pink. We are excited to announce that she will paint the next mural on the facade of Casita Maria, located at 928 Simpson Street, Bronx, NY! She’ll be painting May 11, 12, and 19, from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. (contact Luis Pagan directly for rain dates).

Music and Art Come to Life! Asia America Symphony Association and Ryman Arts Present ‘Music On Canvas’ Performed to Gershwin’s ‘An American In Paris’

TORRANCE, Calif., April 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The ASIA AMERICA YOUTH SYMPHONY (AAYS) will premiere its first ever, “Music On Canvas.” DAVID BENOIT, Music Director and Conductor, will lead the prestigious AAYS in a performance of Gershwin’s classic “An American In Paris” while young artists from RYMAN ARTS create inspired artworks live on stage to the music.

Bank of Southern California NA Extends Loan Facility to NTC Foundation

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, Calif., announced today that it has extended a loan facility to the NTC Foundation, a San Diego-based non-profit organization focused on creating a destination for arts and culture at the former Naval Training Center in San Diego.

Mixed Media Art Exhibit Captivates Mojave National Preserve Visitors – ‘Earth Through Time’

KELSO, Calif., March 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mojave National Preserve is presenting “Earth Through Time: Providence Mountains and the Mojave National Preserve,” a solo, mixed media exhibition of paintings, etchings and installation art at the Desert Light Gallery, Kelso Visitors Center, by nationally celebrated National Park Service Artist in Residence, Britney Penouilh.

Art of Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang Sold at Top Price in Spring Auction

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The International Art Museum of America (IAMA) in San Francisco today announced that on March 18, 2019, the painting “Pomegranates in a Bamboo Basket” by Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang was sold at the exceptional price of US$1.27 million during the spring auction at Gianguan Auctions in New York. Dr. Wang has been recognized by the New York Academy of Art as an international first-class artist.

Second Annual Young Artist Showcase at Casita Maria in NYC: Bambula Re-remember

BRONX, N.Y., March 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education is proud to present Bambula / Re-remember, our 2nd Annual Young Artist Showcase! This multidisciplinary exhibition will include art created by participants in Casita Maria’s after-school arts education program during the 2018 – 2019 academic year.

Artist XVALA Defaces Banksy Steve Jobs Mural to Make a Point in MEME PARTY

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., March 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — American artist XVALA will open his MEME PARTY campaign with an extreme modification of Banksy’s mural painting of Steve Jobs in Calais, France, known as “The Son of a Migrant from Syria”. XVALA will unveil his work at an event on April 27, 2019 in the Bowery. All pieces in the campaign make use of a variety of politically-charged and often controversial memes.

Buckhead Art and Company Announces That It Has Recently Received Two Original Joey Waldon Pieces of Art for Sale

ATLANTA, Ga., March 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buckhead Art & Company Inc., has recently acquired an offering of two (2) original Joey Waldon pieces from an anonymous private collector. A prolific painter and sculptor, Waldon rarely sold his art, preferring to fill the walls of his home from floor to ceiling with his dark, yet whimsical surrealism.

Otherworld Encounter brings a new immersive art experience to Atlanta

NASHVILLE, Tenn. and ATLANTA, Ga., March 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Otherworld Entertainment LLC, parent company of Otherworld Encounter, will bring their 10,000-square foot, immersive art exhibit to The MET Atlanta for a limited engagement – April 13 to May 5, 2019.

Solo Exhibition of International First-Class Artist Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang Astounded the World

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The solo art exhibition of the Honorary Lifetime Director of the International Art Museum of America (IAMA) caused a sensation in Thailand! The exhibition of the international first-class artist Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang organized by the Department of Culture of Thailand lasted for five days and the exhibition astounded the attendees and general public – including art critics, scholars, and dignitaries.

College and Career Expo: Dream It and Be It!

BRONX, N.Y., Feb. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education is proud to present College & Career Expo: Dream It & Be It! The College & Career Expo offers students a chance to learn about higher education and careers they might be interested in.

Grand Opening of Los Angeles Senior Artists’ Art Exhibit

COVINA, Calif., Jan. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Senior Artists’ Art Exhibit – Collection from the Treasure Chest, held by H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III Cultural and Art Museum, had its Grand Opening at the museum on January 26, 2019. Senior painting artists from both the main-stream and Chinese societies in many cities, turned their rich live experiences into color brushes, and they sketched, outlined and drew their ideologies and expectations about mankind and the world into wonderful paintings.

Solo exhibition of international art master Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang is held at the Contemporary Art Center

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rare Art, Inc. in Covina, California, announces the solo exhibition of Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang, a noble international art master whose accomplishments has been appraised by the United States Congress and art scholars of world authorities, has been held world-wide – including China, San Francisco and currently in Thailand – in efforts to develop cultural exchange between the East and the West.

Cuban Art Show in South Bronx Gallery – We Have Ire: Afro-Cuban in the United States

BRONX, N.Y., Nov. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education in partnership with Pregones Theater are proud to present “We Have Ire: Afro-Cuban in the United States.” This exhibition and multi-disciplinary theater project will be produced by Cuban-American writer, performer, Doris Duke Artist and San Francisco resident Paul S. Flores, with collaborating Puerto Rican filmmaker and photographer Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi.

It’s a Femme-inist Future for the South Bronx!

BRONX, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education is proud to present Teen Leadership Summit: The Future is Femme-inist! The Future is NOW! Young women and femmes of color are leading the way as community culture workers. They are artists, activists, healers, and leaders.

South Bronx Gallery Exhibits Solo Show of Mexico City Artist Jorge Tellaeche

BRONX, N.Y., Aug. 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education, in partnership with The Consulate General of Mexico in New York, are proud to present “Forgotten” by Mexico City-based artist Jorge Tellaeche, on view September 13 – November 21, 2018.

First and Only Company in Pensacola Earns B Corporation Certification

PENSACOLA, Fla., May 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — idgroup, a Pensacola-based brand transformation firm, has earned certification as a B Corporation, an acknowledgment of the company’s commitment to social and environmental ethics, transparency and accountability. idgroup joins over 2,200 Certified B Corporations globally – including 18 others in Florida – that have met the rigorous standards that measure a company’s impact on its employees, suppliers, community, and the environment.

National Infertility Week culminates with release of documentary film, ‘The Empty Womb’

SANTA FE, N.M., May 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Award-winning filmmaker, Betsy Chasse, announces inaugural release of her eagerly anticipated documentary, “The Empty Womb,” marking the end of National Infertility Week. A depiction of the griefs infertility, “The Empty Womb” film features humanitarian artist, Robbi Firestone, who shares her infertility/IVF journey through art; “The Empty Womb” museum installation.

Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education produces the 1st Annual Young Artist Showcase ‘There’s No Place Like Home’

BRONX, N.Y., March 22, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education is proud to present ‘There’s No Place Like Home,’ the 1st annual Young Artist Showcase celebrating the greatness and self-expression found within all Casita Maria program participants. This multi-disciplinary exhibition will include over 200 artworks created during the 2017-2018 after school-year.

The Historic Ali Cultural Arts Celebrates Black History Month: ‘Beans, Rice and Gumbo’ Art Exhibition by Adewale Adenle

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Historic Ali Cultural Arts in Pompano Beach is proud to celebrate Black History Month with an art exhibition by Nigerian artist, Adewale Adenle. Beans, Rice and Gumbo: Facts, Fictions and Frictions of Black History narrates the history of blacks from the pre-slavery era through the present day. The exhibition runs from February 1, 2018 through March 29, 2018.

BaCA Presents ‘Portraits’ by Photographers Keliy Anderson-Staley and Stephen Gaskins

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bailey Contemporary Arts (BaCA) in Pompano Beach is proud to present “Portraits” – a dynamic show featuring the works of one of the country’s most esteemed photographic artists, Keliy Anderson-Staley, whose work has been exhibited at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery and the Library of Congress. The exhibit will also include emerging Florida photographer, Stephen Gaskins.

BaCA Artists to Present at Superfine! Miami 2017

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bailey Contemporary Arts (BaCA) in Pompano Beach is excited to announce that their 10 resident artists will be presenting at Superfine! Miami 2017. The boutique contemporary art fair takes place December 6-10, during Art Basel, and features a hyper-curated exhibitor list.

Bailey Contemporary Arts Presents ‘Spiritual Vessels’

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov. 29, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bailey Contemporary Arts newest exhibit “Spiritual Vessels,” features the paintings of Tony Khawam and the clay ceramic sculptures of Jeff Whyman. Khawam’s new collection, “Syria – Aleppo Urban Landscapes,” presents a semi-abstract vision of Syria’s war-torn cities. Khawam invited Whyman to partner with him on this exhibit as he felt a spiritual connection between their works. The exhibit will run from December 1, 2017 through January 5, 2018. Visit the website for information about the opening reception and artists’ talk.

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds Scheduled to Honor Veterans at Clarke County Freedom Rock Dedication

MURRAY, Iowa, Nov. 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Clarke County, Iowa’s favorite daughter, Governor Kim Reynolds will join hundreds of community members, leaders and veterans in a ceremonial dedication of Clarke County’s Freedom Rock. On Saturday, November 11, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., the latest installment by Freedom Rock painter, Ray “Bubba” Sorensen, will be the site of a Veteran’s Day celebration and dedication. Those in attendance will hear from Governor Reynolds, along with local leadership, military officials, and community members from throughout south-central Iowa.

Venice Art Center Exhibition Sponsored by Mahle Cool Air

VENICE, Fla., Oct. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mahle Cool Air and Heating was a sponsor of the Venice Art Center’s monthly exhibition featuring works from local artists. Founded in 1958 by the Venice-Nokomis Art Association and located directly on Venice Island, the Venice Art Center has grown from humble beginnings to now include a permanent gallery, cafe, and offers art classes.

Pompano Beach’s Bailey Contemporary Arts and Ad Visual Arts Academy in Tehran Present ‘Frontier’ Global Exhibition

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bailey Contemporary Arts in Pompano Beach is proud to collaborate with Ad Visual Arts Academy in Tehran, Iran for a global exhibit of ceramic and mixed media works that explores the idea of “Borders” versus “Frontiers.” The first “Frontier” exhibition was held in Khaneh-Honarmandan, Tehran, one of the most prestigious art centers in Iran. In addition to the Iran-based exhibit, four international curators were called to collaborate and invite artists in their country to hold exhibitions.

Recent Social Unrest Inspires ‘Fear Google’ Artist to ‘Grave Rob’ Muhammad Ali, Bruce Lee for Work of Art

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A ground-breaking work of art by the “Fear Google” artist XVALA is set to be debuted on August 19 during the March on Google in Mountain View, California. Dubbed “The Diversity Belt,” XVALA plans to wear his latest work of art in public at the March On Google to publicly share his point of view regarding Americans’ First Amendment rights.