FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The "Federacion Mercantil Hispana" has invited acclaimed Miami artist Tony Mendoza to return to his childhood home of Union City NJ to share his joyful and whimsical artwork at an exhibition titled:
Tony Mendoza's Cuban~Americanisms Art Exhibit
September 28 and 29 10AM-5PM
Federacion Mercantil Hispana
4111 Palisade Avenue
Union City, NJ 07087
Miami artist Tony Mendoza's colorful art captures the spirit and vibrancy of the Cuban American Community with a unique style and a great sense of humor. Tony has exhibited his work at galleries, art shows and museums throughout Florida and other venues in the United States.
Una Noche con America Latina
Grupo Latino Cultural y de Teatro Independiente presents
Una Noche con America Latina
An evening of live music, visual arts and native flavors.
Pictured to the right painting "Dancing in the Street" by Jose Acosta
One Night only Friday September 13, 2013 from 5 to 10 pm
Mid Hudson Heritage Center, 317 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601…
LATIN COLORS presented by ARTE Inc.
Please join us on Friday September 20, 2013 from 5:30 to 9 pm for opening reception of Latin Colors. Celebrate an evening of Latin Colors and help kick off Hispanic Heritage Month, featuring the works of five Hispanic artists Acosta, Arensberg, Casiano, Mestre, Montoya. Please come by and view the art, enjoy some cheese, wine and other Latino snacks. All artwork is for sale
Pictured to the right painting "Alma" by Jose Acosta
Where: ARTE Inc, 19 Grand Ave, New Haven CT 06513.
When: Opening reception Friday September 20, 2013 from 5:30 pm to 9 pm
Show exhibition from September 21 - October 27 Saturday & Sundays from 12-5 pm
For More info please visit www.arte-inc…
WE ARE YOU PROJECT INTERNATIONAL 's "CALIFORNIA EXHIBITION "
Exhibition Dates: Friday, August 2 to August 31, 2013
Opening Reception: Friday, August 2, 6-9 PM with an Artist's Talk at 7:00 PM
Poetry Reading: Saturday, August 3rd starting at 2 PM
Joyce Gordon Gallery 406 14th St (12th St. Bart Exit) Oakland, Ca. 94612
Gallery hours: Wed thru Fri 11am-5pm and Sat 1-5pm
Pictured to the right Jose Acosta's "MUSICA"
We Are You Project artists include: Jose Acosta, Efren Alvarez, Nelson Alvarez, Willie Baez, Hugo X. Bastidas, Josephine Barreiro, Monica S. Camin, Jacqui Casale, Gerardo Castro, Carlos Chavez, Pablo Caviedes, Williams Coronado, Olga Cruz, Laura L…
"WBGO Radio Station Jazz 88.3 Presents" HERITAGE: "a
Latino Art Exhibit from the La Ruche Art Consortium:"
Newark's WBGO Radio, Jazz 88 FM in collaboration with Union City's La Ruche Art Consortium proudly presents, "HERITAGE;" an exhibition of Hispanic art that explores the depth and richness of Latin culture in Metropolitan-area. La Ruche's Heritage art show is a unique and distinctive array of urban images done by some of the region's leading Hispanic visual artists, including Jose Acosta, Gerardo Castro, Laura Cuevas, Alfredo Gomez, Jose Rodeiro, Irely Martinez Tejeda, and Isabell Villacis.
Each of the selected artists derives from different Hispanic backgrounds with roots in different Latin countries…
Ana Mendieta (1948 to 1985) was a Cuban American performance artist, sculptor, painter and video artist who is best known for her "earth-body" art work.
Pictured to the right Raquel Cecilia with her aunt Ana Mendieta in Spain 1985
Raquel Cecilia is creating a wonderful film about the two years Ana Mendieta spent in Rome and hopes that you can support the film project please visit.
Mendieta's work are featured in many major public collections, including the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, Museum of Modern Art, New York, Art Institute of Chicago, Centre Pompidou, Paris, Musae d'Art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva, and Tate Collection, London…
A CUBAN -AMERICAN MANUEL PARDO ART EXHIBIT AT THE EMERSON
Pictured to the right Exhibit Card.
This past Saturday my wife and I had the pleasure of attending the Manuel Pardo art exhibit at the Emerson in Mt Tremper New York. I enjoyed all the paintings and drawings on view. Manuel Pardo passed away a few months ago. He was an excellent artist and his art is full of life & Joy. I have admired his work for many years and was glad to see so many works in one place. The Exhibit will be up from May 4 to September 3, 2013 this is a must see exhibit if you are in the area.
More info at: http://www.emersonresort
Cuban Cultural Center Mega Art Auction in NYC
May 3, 2013 6 PM
Spanish Benevolent Society
239 W 14th Street
Pictured to the right Wave Flower painting by Jose Acosta
PARTICIPATING ARTISTS :
Jose Acosta, Susan Bank, Jose Bedia, Guido Betancourt, Humberto Calzada, Chari Castro-Marin, Luis Cruz Azaceta, Enrique Cubillas, Liliam Cuenca, Aurora De Armendi, Pablo Diaz, Ofill Echevarria, Felix Esquivel, Pedro Esteban, Galindo Landeira, Florencio Gelabert,
Frank Guiller, Gisela Hernandez, Eliana Iturbe, Juan Lopetegui, Luis Mallo, David Martinez, Mysora, Jay Palacio, Manuel Pardo, Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo, Rene Portocarrero,
Rolando Pulido, Jesus Rivera, Gilberto Ruiz, Baruj Salinas, Mario Torroella, Gladys Triana, Raul Villareal
Mojitos at a unique art auction,…
The Most Incredible Campus Art Collections from around the World.
To the right Staying Alive painting by Jose Acosta that is part of the University of Pennsylvania Art Collection.
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South Street Seaport Museum will Exhibit Mario Sanchez Art.
On November 8, 2012, the South Street Seaport Museum in NYC
will open a new exhibition called A Fisherman's Dream: Folk Art by Mario Sanchez, highlighting Sanchez's depictions of early 20th century Key West harbor, its watermen, and seafaring culture. The exhibition features 35 of Sanchez's brightly painted intaglios, a type of carving where wood is removed to form a bas-relief.
The exhibition is co-presented with the Key West Art & Historical Society and the American Folk Art Museum, whose exhibition Compass: Folk Art in Four Directions is also on view at the South Street Seaport Museum. The Seaport Museum sees A Fisherman's Dream as a fitting companion to Compass…
PAST, PRESENT, PA'LANTE Exhibition in PUERTO RICO
Group Art exhibit at the Museum La Casona in Puerto Rico.
From November 1, 2012 to January 19, 2013.
Opening Reception November 1, 2012 from 6 to 8 pm.
Pictured to the right Dancing & Two Friends paintings by Jose Acosta
Participating Artists - Jose Acosta - Maria Aguiar - Gerardo Castro - Pablo Caviedes - Carlos Chavez - Jose Manuel Cruz - Christine Devereaux - Irelys Martinez Tejeda - Arazay Molina - Salvatore Tagliarino - Isabell Villacis.
Calle Cruz Ortiz #104
Humacao, P.R. 00791
SEPTEMBER 9 - OCTOBER 4, 2012
Opening Reception: Sunday, September 9, 1:00 - 4:00 PM
ARTS GUILD NEW JERSEY
1670 Irving Street, Rahway, NJ 07065
P: 732-381-7511 / www.agnj.org
Gallery hours: Sat. Sun.: 1 - 4PM, Mon through Fri: between 10AM and 4PM.
Please use the rear lot entrance during weekday hours.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE :
RAHWAY, NEW JERSEY : As part of fall National Hispanic Heritage Celebration, Arts Guild New Jersey will present an inspiring exhibition of contemporary Latino art entitled: WE ARE YOU PROJECT INTERNATIONAL from September 9 to October 4, 2012. The opening reception for the exhibit will be held on Sunday, September 9 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM and is open to all. Admission is Free and light refreshments will be served…
RAHWAY, NEW JERSEY : As part of fall 2012 National Hispanic Heritage Celebration, Arts Guild New Jersey will present an inspiring exhibition of contemporary Latino art entitled: WE ARE YOU PROJECT INTERNATIONAL
Pictured to the right "Hispanic Pride" painting by Jose Acosta.
From September 9 to October 4, 2012. The opening reception for the exhibit will be held on Sunday, September 9 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM and is open to all. Admission
is Free and light refreshments will be served. The exhibit will take place at Arts Guild New Jersey galleries at 1670 Irving Street Rahway, NJ…
I would like to introduce the work of Benjamin Casiano to the readers of this blog.
To the right "The Dance" by Benjamin Casiano
To learn more about Benjamin Casiano and his work please visit his site at www.benjamincasiano.net
I enjoyed viewing his art and I hope you will, Jose Acosta
About: Benjamin Casiano
- Born and raised in New York City
- BFA graduate from Pratt Institute, Brooklyn NY
- Resident of Stratford CT
- Board member at Stamford Art Association
- Raised by Puerto Rican born parents
Influence: Matisse, Modigliani, Lempicka, Rothko and De Kooning
Movement: Abstract Expressionism and Cubism
Galleries, Exhibits and Awards
- The Westport River Art Gallery in CT…
ICAF air (International Caribbean Art Fair), first debuted in New York in 2007 and 2008, is re-launching in a new format representing only contemporary Caribbean art. This new edition of the fair in the Washington DC area is scheduled for December 6-9, 2012, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, MD.
ICAF air will bring to the DC-metro area a selection of the world's leading art galleries representing some of the most renowned Caribbean artists, as well as new talent, for art collectors, curators, and art lovers looking to find great art and discover what's hot in 20th and 21st century contemporary Caribbean art. These galleries and artists will present the finest original works in painting, photography, mixed-media, sculpture, installation, and video…
El Museo del Barrio, Queens Museum of Art and The Studio Museum in Harlem join forces for CARIBBEAN : CROSSROADS OF THE WORLD, a landmark exhibition exploring the history and art of the Caribbean
Multimedia exhibition to open in three venues the week of June 12, 2012, with subsequent Caribbean events and collaborations around NYC.
The exhibition will examine the visual arts and aesthetic development across the Caribbean, considering the histories of the Spanish, French, Dutch and English islands and their Diasporas. An it will highlight over two centuries of rarely-seen works from the Haitian Revolution (c. 1804) to the present…
Latino Authors & Writers Society
The Latino Authors & Writers Society is recruiting new members!
New York City, NY, May 14, 2012 Latino Authors & Writers Society was started to help aspiring and published Latino writers and members of the publishing industry get together for networking, the sharing ideas and information, for readings and support, and just for fun. They also have an annual writer's conference! Anyone and everyone are invited to join, especially those that are interested in contemporary Latino literature! Latino Authors & Writers Society meet the last Friday of every month at the Deja Vu Booklounge located at E.112 th Street and Lexington Avenue in Manhattan, starting at 6:30pm…
La Orquesta de Los Taino will perform at Jose Acosta Event!
This Saturday May 5, 2012 at the Arts Society of Kingston New York, 97 Broadway from 5 to 8 pm La Orquesta de Los Taino will be performing their music for all guests to enjoy at the Cuban American Art Exhibition by Jose Acosta. La Orquesta de Los Taino is one of the most famous Latin music bands in all the Hudson Valley and once you hear their music you will know why.
Jose Acosta's 2007 solo art exhibit at the Arts Society of Kingston broke all attendance records with over 400 guests attending that event…
RE-EVOLUTION CUBAN ARTISTS SOMEWHERE NORTH
Pictured to the right 3-D painting by Jesus Rivera.
Yesterday April 12, 2012 I had the great honor of attending RE-EVOLUTION CUBAN ARTISTS SOMEWHERE NORTH at Chashama 655 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10017 (between 41 & 42nd Street) I enjoyed the art exhibition very much and was very impressed with the work of these 5 Cuban Artists who live in the United States and in Canada. Following is the list of the artists participating.
Cesar Alfonso (USA)
Jesus Rivera (USA)
Agustin Rolando Rojas (Canada)
Raul Villarreal (USA)
The exhibition has a wonderful mix of art from paintings in 3-D to constructions, photography and prints…
New Art Selection Exhibit at ABRO Gallery
Program: Wynwood Arts District Second Saturday Art Walk
Pictured to the right painting "Small Church" by Jose Acosta
ABRO Gallery owned by the famous artist Ada Balcacer will be hosting a new event
called New Art Selections. Opening reception is Saturday, April 14, 2012
From 7 to 11pm…