Sunday, March 26, 2017

Exhibition: Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation and the Caribbean Fine Art (CaFA) Fair present “My Home is Not Your Back Yard” – show continues through Sunday, March 26, 2017 at Corridor Gallery — Brooklyn, New York and Barbados, West Indies

“My Home is Not Your Back Yard”
Feb 26-March 26, 2017 at Corridor Gallery
Dual Exhibition Event: Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation and the Caribbean Fine Art (CaFA) Fair present “My Home is Not Your Back Yard” – show continues through Sunday, March 26, 2017 at Corridor Gallery; also at CAFA, March 8-12, 2017 — Brooklyn, NY and Barbados, West Indies; Event Details Location: Corridor Gallery, 334 Grand Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238; Telephone: 718-230-5002; Websites: Corridor Gallery and CaFA Fair Barbados-Facebook
Event Description: “Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation and the Caribbean Fine Art (CaFA) Fair are teaming up to present 'My Home is Not Your Back Yard' as part of the 7th Annual Fair from March 8-12 at the Central Bank’s Grand Salle Gallery and Annex in Bridgetown. The dual venue exhibition, also opens on Sunday, February 26, 2017 @ 4:00pm–6:00pm and continues through Sunday, March 26, 2017 at Corridor Gallery in Brooklyn, New York. The exhibition seeks to create a visual dialogue that highlights the reality of Caribbean societies as opposed to how they portrayed by the media and other sources. It will feature a number of prominent Caribbean artists, including Bajans, Jamal Ince and Sheena Rose ... The CaFA Fair opens on Wednesday, March 8, with a Gala Reception featuring a live musical performance by Terry Mexican Arthur, and presentation of the CaFA Fair Special Award of Excellence to Dr Ademola Olugebefola, celebrated US Virgin Islands artist, speaker and co-founder of Harlem’s Dwyer Cultural Centre ...” — Read more: Barbados Today-Caribbean Art on Show
About the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation: “The Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation (RPAF) is dedicated to providing inner city youth across New York City with significant exposure to the arts, as well as to supporting emerging artists with exhibition opportunities. Rush was founded in 1995 by three brothers: Danny Simmons, visual artist and community builder; media mogul Russell Simmons; and Joseph “Rev. Run” Simmons of the legendary hip-hop group Run-DMC.Their goal was to fill the gap that the disenfranchised and people of color faced in both accessing the arts and exhibition opportunities. Over the past 20 years with the help of a broad base of friends, collaborators and supporters, Rush have been able to develop our main two program areas – Rush Education art programs for our youth and Rush Arts Galleries supporting and featuring emerging artists nationwide – working together in a seamless way to open up the arts to populations facing hurdles to the joy and benefits of these experiences ...” Read more: Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation-About
For further information: CaFA Fair Barbados 2017, CaFA Fair Barbados-Facebook, Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation-Facebook, Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation-About and Corridor Gallery. Related Article: Barbados Today-Caribbean Art on Show.(635)

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