FUNDRAISER FOR BARACOA, CUBA DEVASTATED BY HURRICANE MATTHEW WITH VISITING CUBAN ARTIST CARLOS RENE AGUILERA TAMAYO
OPENING FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14th 6-8pm AND SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15th 1-3pm
Carlos will be traveling from his Bellafonte Art Museum exhibition in Pennyslvania.(http://bellefontemuseum.org)
This is an important family of artists from Cuba who have had shows in New York, the Dominican Republic, throughout Latin America and Europe. The show is a collection and of original prints and paintings from the studio of his Cuban family. He will share his and the the works of his father the great Cuban artist and teacher Jose Aguilera Vicente.
CARLOS RENE has become one of the hot artists in Havana today. He lives in Santiago, the capital of Oriente Cuba. There has been 18 Museums and Art Centers shows around the U.S. in the last 20 years; all with artist from Santiago including Carlos Rene’s father Jose. Articles written about the these Artist and their exibitions have appeared in the Wall Street Journal,Washington Post, Palm Beach Post, Havana Journal,The Providence Journal and the Washington Diplomat. Now with a new generation of Oriente artist Cuba is once again being honored with this amazing exhibition at Bellafonte Art Museum .
This will be an exceptional treat for the mind and the eyes right here in Tampa at Nuance Gallery this weekend.
FUNDRAISER FOR BARACOA, Baracoa is located on the spot where Christopher Columbus landed in Cuba on his first voyage. It is thought that the name stems from the indigenous Arauaca language word meaning “the presence of the sea”. It is located on the eastern southern tip of the Oriente and was one of the worse hit areas of Hurricane Matthew