Only several hours left to vote for winning design for American Latino Museum Design Contest

Posted by on May 8, 2015 in Art, General

Only several hours left to vote for winning design for American Latino Museum Design Contest

GritoBlast! — The Friends of the American Latino Museum (FRIENDS), a 501(c)3 exclusively committed to advancing the creation of a national American Latino Museum in our nation’s capital, will conclude voting on its 4th annual design contest tomorrow and announce the winner on Monday. Already, the design contest has revealed the incredible talent in the Latino community with entries from professional and burgeoning artists all over the nation. The contest was announced last...

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Cyber visitors get to enjoy ancient ceramic exhibit of Central American artifacts via digital catalog

Posted by on Mar 23, 2015 in Art, General

Cyber visitors get to enjoy ancient ceramic exhibit of Central American artifacts via digital catalog

GritoBlast! The National Museum of the American Indian in New York, in association with the Smithsonian Latino Center, announces the opening of its latest exhibition, “Cerámica de Los Ancestros: Central America’s Past Revealed.” With pieces dating back as far as 1,000 B.C., the ancient ceramic objects chosen for this exhibition are of superior cultural and academic interest, exploring and celebrating seven distinct regions of Central America and the first peoples who...

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Open call for artists and writers to contribute to virtual quilt focused on loss of lives in Mexico

Posted by on Nov 19, 2014 in Art, General

Open call for artists and writers to contribute to virtual quilt focused on loss of lives in Mexico

GritoBlast! — Artist, Writers! New York City-based artist Andrea Arroyo invites participation in the project “Tributo a Los Desaparecidos/Tribute to the Disappeared.” The goal of the project is to create an online QUILT — after the idea of the Aids Memorial Quilt — a virtual quilt that will focus on another epidemic — the loss of lives in Mexico… Literary contributions are welcome as well as artistic ones. Guidelines and info are found on the project’s...

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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...

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