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"La Voz De Jose Marti,'A los cuatro vientos" Art Exhibit at the Union City Museum of Art located at the William V. Musto Cultural Center, 420-15th Street, Union City, New Jersey, 07087 To the right "Sketchbook #13" by Jose Acosta Union City, New Jersey Saturday, January 30, 2016 "La Voz de Jose Marti,'A Los Cuatro Vientos. "The Voice of Jose Marti,'To the Four Winds." La Ruche Art Contemporary Consortium (LRACC) presents an innovative art exhibition titled "La Voz de Jose Marti,'A Los Cuatro Vientos," ("The Voice of Jose Marti,"To the Four Winds"), highlighting present-day Cuban and Cuban-American art and culture. Placing Cuba's 21st Century socio-cultural evolution against the background of Marti's visionary aspirations for his beloved island-nation… Continue reading… 0 comments

Cuban American Artist Jose Acosta Exhibiting at Marion Royael Gallery in Beacon, New York. Opening Reception / Party June 11 from 6 to 10 P.M. Exhibition will run from June 11 to July 10, 2011 Pictured to the right Butterflies painting by Jose Acosta. Marion Royael Gallery is located in Beacon, New York. The gallery exhibits and sells fine contemporary works from a select group of innovative emerging and established artists. When visiting Marion Royael our guests find well executed artwork in all media with a bold, provocative and uncommon quality. Jose Acosta was born in San Jose, Cuba, in 1966. His family immigrated to the United States in 1969. Acosta has been creating art ever since he can remember… Continue reading… 1 comment

Contemporary Cuban American Art Exhibition Solo Exhibition of Jose Acosta a Cuban American Artist living in New York; showcase over 20 new works by this internationally recognized artist. Pictured to the right ___Ocean Front Property___ painting by Jose Acosta. Event will be held at Boonsboro Art Center at 3 Potomac Street, 2nd Fl, Boonsboro, Maryland 21713. Opening event on Saturday, June 4, 2011 at 6 PM and on Friday, June 17, 2011 at 4 PM. Jose Acosta was born in San Jose, Cuba, in 1966. His family immigrated to the United States in 1969. Acosta has been creating art ever since he can remember, and has always enjoyed painting. In 2003, Acosta decided to go to the Art Students League of New York on weekends to further his art education… Continue reading… 1 comment

CUBAN AMERICAN ART EXHIBITION by Jose Acosta Paintings by the Cuban American Artist Jose Acosta will be on exhibit at the Stamford Art Association from April 3, 2011 to April 28, 2011. Opening reception will be on Saturday, April 9, 2011 from Noon to 3 P.M. Cuban Snacks will be provided by the Artist & his Family. Jose Acosta was born in San Jose, Cuba, in 1966. His family immigrated to the United States in 1969. Acosta has been creating art ever since he can remember, and has always enjoyed painting. In 2003, Acosta decided to go to the Art Students League of New York on weekends to further his art education. While there, he studied with John Hultberg, who greatly influenced him and and allowed him to pursue his artistic visions… Continue reading… 0 comments

Exhibition at 'Biblioteca Criolla' exhibition title "beginnings" (comienzos) Exhibition dates: February 8, 2011 to April 22, 2011. Opening reception: February 22, 2011 from 5 to 7:30 pm. Presenting works by Jose Acosta, David Aguilar, Carlos Chavez, Rosario D'Rivera, Tony Morales, Nicolas Raso and Paulina Raso. 472 Jersey Avenue, 4th Floor, Jersey City, NJ. For more information call 201-547-4541 Curated by Mr. Robert Rosado and Ms. Rosario D'Rivera… Continue reading… 0 comments

Jose Acosta will participate in a group art exhibition at New Art Center in NYC. The Exhibition tittled ARTLOOK Contemporary Art Watch will run from February 15 to the February 26, 2011 Other Artist that will exhibit are: Demetrio Alfonso, Bill Allshouse, Kimberly Berg, Martin Bernstein, Fran Bull, Jenik Cook, Atara Grenadir, Pat Houkes, Mousa, Allen Palmer, Mark Rodriguez Anil Rao, Joan Schreder, Julio Susana, Jette van der Lende, Barbara Yeterian and Ellen Sherman Zinn Reception: will be February 17th, 2011 6-8 PM. Exhibition: February 15-26, 2011 Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 1-6 PM New Art Center 580 8th Avenue @ 38th Street 5th Floor NYC Tel # 212-354-2999 Info@newartcenter… Continue reading… 0 comments

LA VIRGEN DE TODOS. Exhibition at QbaVa Gallery 508 - 42 street Union City, NJ 07087 December 17, 2010- January 21, 2011 Opening reception: DECEMBER 17, 2010 at 7pm "La Virgen de Todos" is a wonderful project where different perspectives and styles will make the enjoyment of the audience, devotees and artists. But, if you are not around during this period Now you can see La Virgen de Todos Virtual Gallery at "VIRGEN DE TODOS VIRTUAL GALLERY " at www.qbava.com QbaVa Gallery is a private enterprise specializing in contemporary Cuban art, representing a group of internationally renowned artists who reside in Cuba as well as Cuban-born artists living in the USA and throughout the world… Continue reading… 0 comments

Congratulations to Art Basel Miami Beach. I would like to congratulate all Artists, Art Galleries, Collectors, and Art Enthusiasts who will attend or participate in Art Basel Miami Beach in December. I hope the Art Basel Miami Beach Fair and all the surrounding Fairs and Events will have a fantastic turn out. I am sad that I am unable to attend the event this year but I am glad to have many Artist Friends that will participate in the main event and the surrounding fairs. A special recognition to Cernuda Arte as this Gallery that represents Cuban Art & Artists will be participating at Art Basel Miami Beach this year. Cernuda Arte is the most famous Cuban Art Gallery in the world and has some of the most beautiful Cuban art… Continue reading… 4 comments

Altered Reality part of EXODO : 2nd Bronx Latin American Art Biennial 2010 Pictured to the right Jose Acosta with Biennial curators Luis Stephenberg and Alexis Mendoza Opening Reception was on October 1, 2010 I attended with my wife Orsola Acosta and my mother In-Law Lina Creanza and we all had a great time. I enjoyed looking at all the art and meeting other Hispanic artists that were exhibiting at this event. I knew a few of the artists and others I was very glad to meet. My painting "Voyage" is exhibited at this exhibition at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, 234 East 149th Street, Bronx NY 10451 "Altered Reality___ explores how individuals influence each with their behavior, culture and, in doing so, how people effect and shape their environment… Continue reading… 0 comments

Jose Acosta becomes Member of French Academy Arts-Sciences-Lettres. I just wanted to share the news I received today September 22, 2010 that I am now a member of Societe Academique Fondee En 1915 Paris France Arts-Sciences-Lettres. Peter Bloch (Representative of the Arts-Sciences-Lettres in the USA ) started the process back in 2008 and it is such an Honor to now belong to this prestigious Academy. My good friend Peter Bloch passed away in July of 2008 but I continued the quest and I am glad to follow in his footsteps as a fellow member of the French Academy Arts-Sciences-Lettres… Continue reading… 1 comment

Fantastic Week (Pictured to the right Jaime Andrade with Jose Acosta) Last week I had the most fantastic week. On Monday I started the week off with some extra cash from a few art sales from the past weekend. On Wednesday I had my opening at Berkeley College in Manhattan attended by many friends, family and fellow artists. My big surprise was when my famous artist friend Antonio Perez Melero invited Jaime Andrade a galley associate at Knoedler & Company to come and see my show and Jaime Andrade accepted the invite and attended. Jaime Andrade said some very nice things about my paintings and also about the custom made frames that I create for my art. I was glad to have the opportunity to meet him and the whole event was a great success… Continue reading… 1 comment

Hispanic Heritage Latino Influence A Solo Exhibition of Paintings & Sculptures By JOSE ACOSTA The GALLERY LINK Ellenville Public Library & Museum (Pictered to the right 3 Graces Painting) 40 Center Street, Ellenville, NY 12428 (Rte 52W off Rte 209) (845) 647-5530 September 29 - November 3, 2010 Artist's Reception Saturday October 9, 12 - 2 pm "All Welcome"… Continue reading… 2 comments

Jose Acosta - Paintings September 1 - September 30, 2010 THE BERKELEY GALLERY Berkeley College 3 East 43rd Street, Main Floor (between Madison and Fifth Ave.) New York City, NY 10017 berkeleycollege.edu/Art_Gallery Opening Reception Weds, September 15, 2010 5:30pm-7:30pm RSVP -Bob Keiber-Curator 212-252-2065 Hours: Mon.-Friday-9:00am-7:30pm Sat. 9:30am-3:00pm. Closed Sunday 1 comment

Jose Acosta will Exhibit in Miami September 2010 One of my paintings "Victory" just got juried into an exhibition in Miami for September 10th of this year. The exhibition is by the Foundation of Contemporary Art and it will be at the Bakehouse Art Complex in Miami. 561 NW 32nd Street Miami, Fl 33127. The Exhibition is called RUTA 2010 and it is being held in honor of Mexico's Bicentennial. This was a juried exhibition of international artists. I am so happy one of my paintings was accepted into the exhibition as this will be my first time exhibiting in Miami. My goals for next year were to try to exhibit in Miami so this is a good start. I plan on attending the event and visiting a few friends and family while in Miami in September… Continue reading… 0 comments

Jose Acosta Exhibition at G.A.S. Poughkeepsie "GOD BLESS AMERICA " July 10 " Aug. 7, 2010 Artist ™s Reception July 24, 5 - 8 pm Jose Acosta moved to the U.S from Cuba as a very young boy. He has developed a very personal and original technique of painting over the last two decades and will be presenting a major solo exhibition of paintings spanning seven years. His works are lush, exhuberant, jammed packed with rich color and texture with images that reflect his vibrant Cuban and Carribean heritage. He has received many awards and honors and has exhibited widely in the Hudson Valley and in the Metropolitan area. His artwork is in many prestigious public and private collections… Continue reading… 1 comment

Pre-Opening event on July 10 from 5-8 p.m. I created this event because some of my friends and family were unable to attend the main event on July 24th. I also wanted everyone to be able to view my work before the big show in a smaller group setting. Best Wishes, Jose Acosta Special Pre-Opening Preview Reception to celebrate the 7 year survey exhibition of paintings by Jose Acosta. A solo show entitled___God Bless America___ Reception: Saturday, July 10, 2010 From 5-8 p.m. at G.A.S. (Gallery And Studio) enjoy light refreshments You are invited to this pre-opening event. Please join us and meet clients, art critics, collectors, artists, city officials, patrons and close friends of Jose Acosta and G.A.S. Gallery. Jose Acosta is a Cuban-American Artist… Continue reading… 2 comments

Jose Acosta exhibits painting in Arequipa Peru Jose Acosta's painting "Concert" is on exhibition at Universidad Nacional de San Agustin de Arequipa in Peru. This group exhibition celebrates "DESARROLLO ARTISTICO IBEROAMERICANO 2010" The 10th year anniversary of IBEROAMERICANO. The exhibition was curated by Dr. Sonnia Valdivia of Iberoamericana International and Florida Sysproductions… Continue reading… 0 comments

Jose Acosta is very happy to be exhibiting at VARGA Gallery as we celebrate the 7 year anniversary of this fantastic gallery that means so much to us. Christina Varga I wish VARGA gallery many more years of success and thank you for all the opportunities you provide for artists. June 1, 2010 marks the 7 year anniversary of VARGA Gallery - the Hudson Valley's most eclectic art gallery and collective showcasing self-taught, outsider and visionary artists. A photographic slide show of highlights from seven years of innovative art happenings, parties, concerts and events at VARGA Gallery highlights the art exhibition which presents art works by current members of the Visionary Art Collective as well as artists from the past 7 years… Continue reading… 0 comments

GOD BLESS AMERICA Paintings by Cuban American Artist Jose Acosta Opening Reception Saturday, July 24, 2010 From 5-8 p.m. at G.A.S. (Gallery And Studio) This is a free event that Jose Acosta and his family will create so that the whole community can attend and enjoy beautiful Art, Live Music and Great Food Music by "La Orquesta de Los Taino" 196 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 Tel 845-486-4592 www.galleryandstudio.org Exhibition will be at G.A.S. from July 17th to August 7th Jose Acosta is a Cuban-American Artist. Born in San Jose Cuba 1966 currently lives in Poughkeepsie NY. with his family. Jose has made great strides in America. His works are in many Private and Public Collections… Continue reading… 0 comments

Jose Acosta will be exhibiting two paintings at the Spring NY Book Fair and Art Show at Union City Art Gallery at City Hall. Mayor Brian P. Stack and the Board of Commissioners invite you to the next exhibition at the Union City Art Gallery at City Hall. This Saturday May 1, 2010 from 12 - 6 PM NY Book Fair Expo and Art Show. Come celebrate with local artists, authors and musicians. Cuban-American Artist Jose Acosta says he is very happy to once again be able to participate and exhibit at the Union City Art Gallery at City Hall. The gallery is located at 3715 Palisade Avenue in Union City, NJ. Gallery is located on the 1st Floor. Free Admission & Refreshments. The Exhibit will be on Saturday May 1st 2010 from 12-6 PM. The Curator for this event is Amado Mora… Continue reading… 0 comments

Jose Acosta exhibits four of his paintings at the Queens Museum of Art. The Immigrant Heritage Week/ Semana de la Herencia del Inmigrante New York City Celebrates IMMIGRANT HERITAGE WEEK 2010 NY Book Fair was chosen to create this event for Immigrant Heritage Week 2010. Opening event was Thursday April 15 at the Queens Museum of Art and went through Sunday April 18, 2010. Three Hispanic Artists were chosen to participate in this event and their paintings were displayed at the Queens Museum of Art they were Jose Acosta, Marianne Sagbini and Hugo Sandoval. There was also Poetry readings and lectures by Adriana Devers, Madelin Longoria and Laura Ovierto. There was music and other entertainment related to the Mask and Dance celebration in culture… Continue reading… 0 comments

Jose Acosta Exhibits at the Union City Art Gallery at City Hall. On April 8, 2010 the Cuban American Artist Jose Acosta Exhibited 20 of his paintings at the Union City Art Gallery at City Hall in Union City, New Jersey. The event was well attended and the guest enjoyed art, music, poetry and great food. This event was made possible by Mayor Brian P. Stack and the Board of Commissioners. The Board of Commissioners Lucio Fernandez awarded Jose Acosta a citation certificate signed by Mayor Brian P. Stack and the Board of Commissioners. The Exhibition will be up for 3 more weeks. The Union City Art Gallery at City Hall is located at 3715 Palisade Avenue in Union City New Jersey. Among the special guests were the Board of Commissioners Lucio Fernandez and Maryury A, Martinetti… Continue reading… 0 comments

Jose Acosta will exhibit at Artists Members of the Howland Cultural Center Exhibition Jose Acosta will exhibit 3 paintings at the members show at Howland Center in Beacon, NY. Jose Acosta was born in San Jose, Cuba, in 1966. His family immigrated to the United States in 1969. Acosta has been creating art ever since he can remember, and has always enjoyed painting. In 2003, Acosta decided to go to the Art Students League of New York on weekends to further his art education. While there, he studied with John Hultberg and Mariano Delrosario. Acosta started his professional career as an artist in 2004, and began to exhibit in galleries and art fairs. That same year at his first public exhibit, Acosta won the Best of Show at the Dutchess County Art Fair… Continue reading… 0 comments

Jose Acosta will be exhibiting his paintings at the Union City Art Gallery at City Hall Mayor Brian P. Stack and the Board of Commissioners invite you to the next exhibition at the Union City Art Gallery at City Hall. The exhibition of over 20 paintings by Cuban-American Artist Jose Acosta at the Union City Art Gallery at City Hall will have an opening event on April 8, 2010 at 6:00 pm the gallery is located at 3715 Palisade Avenue in Union City, NJ. Gallery is located on the 1st Floor. Free Admission & Refreshments. The Exhibit will be on display until April 26, 2010. The Curator for this event is Amado Mora… Continue reading… 0 comments

I hope the community will attend my opening and see some of my new works, enjoy a few Cuban treats and some nice wine. This is my 1st solo show in Beacon New York and I am very proud and honored to be showing at RiverWinds gallery. Best Wishes, Cuban American Artist Jose Acosta "Usual Suspects___ - Paintings by Jose Acosta at RiverWinds Gallery, February 13 - March 7, 2010 Artist Reception: Saturday February 13, 2010 5 - 8pm Gallery Hours: Wed - Monday 12 - 6pm, Second Saturday 12 - 9pm www.RiverWindsGallery.com Riverwinds gallery at 172 Main Street in Beacon is delighted to welcome Jose Acosta to our gallery in Beacon. His paintings of bright colors, swirling figures, and vibrant energy warm your heart and put a smile on your face… Continue reading… 1 comment

Riverwinds gallery at 172 Main Street in Beacon is delighted to welcome Jose Acosta to our gallery in Beacon. His paintings of bright colors, swirling figures, and vibrant energy warm your heart and put a smile on your face. The opening reception for the show is February 13, 2010, (2nd Saturday) 5 - 8 pm. The show will run through March 7, 2010. Born in Cuba, he immigrated to the U.S. with his family when he was 3 years old. He is a Cuban/American and very proud of his Cuban Heritage as well as his American citizenship. His paintings depict his personal history and surroundings. He paints from the heart, expressing a little hope and happiness in all of his creations… Continue reading… 0 comments

On January 7, 2010 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Jose Acosta will participate in the art exhibition and attend the reception for the Latino Artists Exhibition at the University of Connecticut. The event will be hosted at the Stamford UCONN Gallery; One University Place Stamford, CT. Detailed Info Available at 203-251-8400 The Exhibition will be on display from January 4 - January 29, 2010. The reception will be on January 7 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. please come and meet the artists, this event is brought to you by University of Connecticut and VIDA SOCIAL in Fairfield County. Latin Cuisine provided by our sponsors. Tacos Guadalajara 217 Atlantic St Stamford, CT. De Maya Restaurant 166 Stillwater Ave Stamford, CT. Quechua Restaurant 21 North Main Street Norwalk, CT… Continue reading… 0 comments

Cuban American Artist Jose Acosta will participate in just One Island II exhibition at QbaVa Gallery. Opening Reception Friday December 4, 2009 from 7-10 p.m. QbaVa Gallery presents just One Island II (Una Sola Isla II) From December 4, 2009 to January 22, 2010 Openning Reception on December 4, 2009 from 7-10 p.m. QbaVa Gallery bridges the gap between Havana Cuba and New York City. QbaVa Gallery will be holding the most important exhibition of CUBAN ART on the East Coast, which will include the most significant contemporary Cuban artists… Continue reading… 1 comment

20 Paintings by Cuban American Artist Jose Acosta sold to private collectors. On November 28, 2009 Cuban American Artist Jose Acosta completed the sale of 20 paintings from Jose Acosta Studio to private collectors. This agreement will allow Jose a monthly income for the next two years. The private collectors were very happy to be able to acquire this large body of paintings at a reasonable price with payment terms. They were also glad to add more paintings by Jose Acosta to their collection. The paintings will be exhibited at the collectors homes in New York, Florida and Puerto Rico… Continue reading… 0 comments

Cuban American Artist Jose Acosta will be represented by Cubarte New York in NYC. Jose Acosta is a Cuban-American Artist. Born in San Jose Cuba 1966 currently lives in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. with his family. Jose has made great strides in America. His works are in many Private and Public Collections. Jose creates paintings and sculpture. Most recently his works were added to the collection of The World Bank Art Program, United Cerebral Palsy, Healthy Families, Touro College and The University of Pennsylvania Art Collection. Jose is included in ___Antologia de Pintores Hispano-Americanos___ and an image of his painting "Celebration" will be on the cover of that book. ARTIST STATEMENT I create paintings characterized by their bright colors, swirling figures, and vibrant energy… Continue reading… 0 comments

Who Will Fill Their Shoes? Last Sunday I had the honor of attending the Colegio Nacional de Periodistas de la Rep__blica de Cuba en el Exilio, Delegaci_³n New York - New Jersey Annual Banquet. My friend Arturo Alvarez sponsored me for membership in this great organization and I am very proud to be a member. I could not help but notice that my wife and I were the youngest couple in attendance. The rest of the members were older and some were my fathers age and older. I thought to myself who will continue on this great legacy that has created so many distinguished and legendary people. That question I have often asked of myself at other times and events as my fathers Odd Fellows lodge reunions, and other award celebrations I attend throughout the year… Continue reading… 0 comments

IF YOU WISH YOUR ART PURCHASE KEPT A SECRET DON "T TELL ANYONE ! Just recently I had to delete a post here on ArtId because the collectors that purchased my work wanted to keep the purchase a secret. It all started simple enough. Three of my paintings were purchased and I was told by the gallery owner that they were purchased by a new museum that was going to open in downtown NYC. Later I was given a museum name that I posted on my blog site because I thought the information was reliable and important. Soon after that I received a phone call telling me it was not purchased by the museum but by the owners of the museum and I was given their names… Continue reading… 0 comments

QbaVa Gallery presents just One Island II (Una Sola Isla II) From December 4, 2009 to January 22, 2010 Opening Reception on December 4, 2009 from 7-10 p.m. QbaVa Gallery bridges the gap between Havana Cuba and New York City. QbaVa Gallery will be holding the most important exhibition of CUBAN ART on the East Coast, which will include the most significant contemporary Cuban artists. Agustin R Rojas, Alberto Morgan, Bernardo Navarro, Cesar Alfonso, Carlos R Cardenas, Francisco R Sanchez, Fernando Gomez, Fernando Garcia, Gustavo Acosta, Geandy Pavon, Humberto Castro, Jesus Rivera, Jose Acosta, Lazaro R Dominguez, Raul Villarreal, Walter Rodriguez. QbaVa Gallery is Owned by the famous Cuban Artist Jesus Rivera and is located at 508-42nd Street, Union City NJ 07087… Continue reading… 0 comments

Avalon Archives Museum of Roots and Rock and Roll will be exhibiting the painting "Bourbon Street" by Cuban-American Artist Jose Acosta. Ned Moran the owner of the Museum chose to exhibit this painting in the Museum because of the importance of Bourbon Street to the music world. Jose Acosta was delighted to have his work exhibited along with this magnificent collection of music memorabilia. Jose said, " I listen to music while I create, from Bob Dylan, Elton John to Jazz and Afro Cuban Music. So I believe strongly in the connection between the visual arts and music" Jose Acosta is a Cuban-American Artist. Born in San Jose Cuba 1966 currently lives in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. with his family. Jose has made great strides in America… Continue reading… 1 comment

Jose Acosta receives Certificate of Appreciation from Union City On Saturday, November 7, 2009 the Cuban-American Artist Jose Acosta participated in The Union City Art & Book Expo. The event was held at Jos__ Marti Freshman Academy in Union City, New Jersey. This event was presented by Mayor Brian P. Stack and Board of Commissioners in conjunction with the New York Book Fair Expo and St. James Center. Amado Mora was the art curator and also presented the Certificates of Appreciation to the participants at the event. This event was fantastic with exhibition of paintings from the Colors exhibit that was recently at the Queens Museum of Art. 10 Artists from abroad as well as 46 local Artists and 1 Sculptor participated in this event… Continue reading… 0 comments

My Art is all about God my Family & Friends. In the past few years I have had a great deal of success and I have to thank God, my family and friends for all of it. I am glad to have had the opportunities to have met many legends in the Art World. Some are no longer with us, but because of the impact that they have had on my life they will always be in my heart and I think of them often when creating my work. Peter Bloch, John Hultberg and Robert Graham are among my Heroes in the art world and I will never forget them. My parents did not own any paintings when I was growing up as we were more into family activities like going to the park every weekend and long vacations in Florida during the summer. Still I did go to the Metropolitan Museum of art during a class trip in grade school… Continue reading… 1 comment

Art Show at Cuban-American Capital of the World. Union City New Jersey considered by many the Cuban-American Capital of the World was the host city to a grand event at QbaVa Gallery on Friday October 9, 2009 The local newspapers and area residents were most supportive of the event and the gallery was packed all night long. The guests enjoyed music by Juan Manuel Ortega and lots of wine and delicious food. Jose Acosta showed his contemporary Cuban American paintings including "Patriot" the painting had just returned from the Queens Museum of Art Show. Both El Especialito and Personalidades Newspapers ran nice articles on Jose Acosta including an interview written by the famous art critic Jorge Mora… Continue reading… 0 comments