Artist Andrea Arroyo celebrates the resilience of the female spirit

Artist Andrea Arroyo celebrates the resilience of the female spirit

Posted by on Sep 8, 2014 in Art, General

Artist Andrea Arroyo celebrates the resilience of the female spirit

GritoBlast! — New York City-based Andrea Arroyo is an award-winning artist with an extensive trajectory. Her latest exhibit honors the resilience of the female spirit while examining notions of memory, belonging and body image, including intimately sized works inspired by the art and dance of South East Asia.

Titled “Hereafter,” the exhibit is free to the public and takes place from September 12 – October 4, 2014 at the Grady Alexis Gallery at El Taller Latino Americano at 2710 Broadway (104th St.) 3rd fl., New York, NY 10025. Gallery hours are: Mon-Thur: 10-5:30, Fri: 10:30-2:30, Sat: 10-3.

Ms. Arroyo was selected by President Clinton as Global Citizen Award Artist, additional honors include: Outstanding Woman of New York, 21 Leaders for the 21st Century; Groundbreaking Latina in the Arts; Official Artist of the Latin Grammys; Outstanding Latina of the Year; Woman of the Week, Women in the World Foundation and the New York City Council Citation Award for Achievement in Art. She has received multiple awards from New York Foundation for the Arts, the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance, the Puffin Foundation and the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.

For more information visit www.andreaarroyo.com