Artist: ANDREA ARROYO
Exhibit title: “Femenina”
Dates: March 23 – April 27, 2012
Opening Reception: Friday, March 23, 6-8pm
Where: The City College of New York, The Cunard Building. 25 Broadway, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10004. T 212.925.6625
Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday 10am-8pm
Free and open to the public.
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Event Description: In celebration of Women’s History Month, renowned artist Andrea Arroyo presents the exhibit “Femenina,” featuring works that celebrate women’s strength and courage and honor the female body.
While commemorating the lives and stories of extraordinary historical figures (e.g. Malinche-Mexico, Cleopatra-Egypt,) Arroyo also celebrates the role of women in contemporary society, and seeks to bring attention to issues of gender discrimination and gender justice.
Ms. Arroyo is an award-winning, New York-based artist whose work is exhibited, published, reviewed and collected around the world. Honors and Awards include: Award Artist, selected by President Bill Clinton, 21 Leaders for the 21st Century Award, Groundbreaking Latina in the Arts, Official Artist of the Latin Grammys, Woman of the Week, Women in the World Foundation, New York City Council Citation Award for Achievement in Art, Outstanding Latina of the Year, New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowships, Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance Awards, and Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Awards.
For more information visit www.andreaarroyo.com