Jose Acosta Art Blog
by JOSE , June 6, 2011—12:00 AM
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. 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 Fair. He has continued to exhibit widely since 2004 in a number of solo and group shows. By 2011, he has shown in over 300 group shows and has had 21 solo shows. The World Bank in Washington, DC, acquired seven of his works at the International Caribbean Art Fair in New York in 2007, and in September of 2008, the University of Pennsylvania acquired his painting, "Staying Alive," to display in the art library. In 2010 he became a member of the French Academy Arts-Sciences-Lettres and in 2011 he won the Bronze Medal in Art awarded by French Academy Arts-Sciences-Lettres. His works can be found in over 300 private collections worldwide, and in many public collections, including: Lancome, The World Bank, University of Pennsylvania, United Cerebral Palsy, Healthy Families Beacon, Touro College, and the Rubin Collection. Jose Acosta currently lives in Poughkeepsie, NY.
Marion Royael Gallery is located at 460 Main Street, Beacon, New York 12508. Telephone # 727-244-5535 e-mail Info@marionroyaelgallery.com
Open 12 to 7 P.M. Thursday Thru Sunday.