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January 13 - February 11, 2017
2017-01-13 2017-02-11 America/New_York Champions: Caribbean Artists Breaking Boundaries in South Florida Armory Art Center

Champions: Caribbean Artists Breaking Boundaries in South Florida

Armory Art Center
1700 Parker Avenue
West Palm Beach, Florida 33401

January 14 – February 11, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, January 13, 2017
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Montgomery Hall

Champions celebrates the work of contemporary Caribbean artists living in South Florida. Artists will present complex narratives central to the ideas of identity through their use of space, location, and observation. The exhibition will host a range of work experience in painting, photography, sculpture, video, and installation art.  A series of educational programs will complement the exhibition and artists. Curated by Jane Hart.


Gonzalo Fuenmayor, Genesis XI, 2013

 

 

PARTICIPATING ARTISTS

Yanira Collado, Dominican Republic

Rafael Domenech, Cuba    

Morel Doucet, Haiti

Gonzalo Fuenmayor, Coast of Colombia

Adler Guerrier, Haiti

Jessica Martin, Cuba

Michelle Lisa Polissaint, Haiti

Johanne Rahaman, Trinidad

Damian Rojo, Cuba

Leyden Rodriguez Casanova, Cuba

Jamilah Sabur, Jamaica

TM Sisters, Puerto Rican Descent

Misael Soto, Puerto Rico

Clara Varas, Cuba

Jean-Michael Vissepo Ocasio, Puerto Rico
    
Brian Wood, Barbados



Curator: Jane Hart
Jane Hart has over 30 years of professional experience and expertise and is active in the contemporary art field in New York City, Los Angeles, London, and South Florida. For nearly a decade she served as the Curator of Exhibitions at the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Florida. During her tenure at the Center, Hart curated over 100 exhibitions. Most recently Ms. Hart was named Curator of the Year by the New York Times. Her experience around the world with its core in her decade of service to the Cultural Center of Hollywood make her uniquely qualified to direct this exhibition.

 

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

Kessler, Henni & John

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