Thursday, July 27, 2017

Exhibition: “Threads That Bind – Cozbi Cabrera” - show continues through Friday, August 25, 2017 at Manny Cantor Center — NYC, NY

“Threads That Bind–C. Cabrera” Jul 13–Aug 25, 2017 @ Manny Cantor Center
Exhibition: “Threads That Bind – Cozbi Cabrera” - Opening Reception on Thursday, July 13, 2017 @ 6:00pm-8:00pm; show continues through Friday, August 25, 2017 at Manny Cantor Center — New York, NY; Where: Manny Cantor Center; Location: 197 E Broadway, New York, New York 10002; Tel: (646) 395-4280; Email: info@mannycantor.org; Websites: Threads That Bind-Facebook and Manny Cantor Center-Facebook.
Event Description: “Join us to celebrate the opening of our new exhibition Threads That Bind: Boro-Linc Community Artist Exhibit featuring our 'Lower East Side Community Quilt,' the culmination of work by Manny Cantor Center community members in a series of open, inter-generational workshops with Boro-Linc resident artist Cozbi Cabrera ... As the final event of Lincoln Center's Boro-Linc Manhattan series, Manny Cantor Center is proud to display work by our Lincoln Center Resident Artist, Cozbi A. Cabrera. Our Community Quilt, on view in the Jewish Communal Fund Gallery (MCC Lobby) is the culminating artwork from a series of intergenerational community quilting workshops that explored personal, family and social history, answering questions such as what is the memory that lingers, for generations even? The Ernest Rubinstein Gallery (M FL) displays paintings from a children's book written by Patricia McKissack called Stitchin' and Pullin': A Gees Bend Quilt and illustrated by Cozbi, as well as dolls similar to those made by guests during our spring Lincoln Center events, created as heirlooms for safekeeping for another generation ... ”Read more: Threads That Bind-Facebook
About the Artist: “Cozbi Cabrera is a New York City-based artist who walked away from a successful career as an art director at Sony Music to 'discover, create and share pockets of grace and beauty.' Trained as an art director, this Parsons School of Design grad left her dream job make handmade collectible cloth dolls (Muñecas) in honor of her Honduran heritage. Her creations have taken on many forms including painting, clothing, illustrating, and writing several books for children as well as doll-making. Her dolls have been featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show, Martha Stewart Living, and many US networks ...”Read more: Threads That Bind-Facebook
About the Venue: “Educational Alliance's Manny Cantor Center is Lower East Side's community hub, offering arts, culture, wellness, education and social services for ages 0-100+. All are welcome ...”Read more: Manny Cantor Center-Facebook
For further information: Threads That Bind-Facebook and Manny Cantor Center-Facebook. Related Article: https://repeatingislands.com/2017/07/11/art-exhibition-cozbi-cabrera-in-threads-that-bind/.

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