Jose Acosta Art Blog
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.
The opening reception will be catered by the Acosta family featuring live music by La Orquesta de Los Taino. This is a free event that Jose Acosta and his family have created for the whole community. Please come and enjoy the beautiful art, live music and great food!
Jose Acosta is a Cuban-American Artist. Born in San Jose Cuba 1966 currently lives in Poughkeepsie NY. with his family. Acosta is represented by galleries in Puerto Rico, New York, New Jersey, California, and Connecticut. His works can be found in over 250 private collections worldwide, and in many public collections, including: Lanc__me, The World Bank, University of Pennsylvania, United Cerebral Palsy and Touro College. He is currently a board member of the Dutchess County Arts Council and is one of nine original members of G.A.S. Gallery and Performance Space. Exhibition will be at G.A.S. from July 10 to August 7, 2010 Gallery Hours: Friday __" Sunday, 12 __" 6pm and by appt.
G.A.S Gallery and Performance Space 196 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 Tel. 845-486-4592 www.galleryandstudio.org Located four blocks east of the train station and Mid-Hudson bridge, one block west of the M-H Civic Center and 6 blocks south of the Walkway Over the Hudson.