May
5
2019

PLACE: The LOCUS of MEMORY/LUGAR: El LOCUS de la MEMORÍA - Opening Reception

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Off-Campus

The GALLERY SPACE, 1670 Irving Street, Rahway, New Jersey, 07065

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neo-latino art exhibit poster

NEO-LATINO art exhibition titled “PLACE: The LOCUS of MEMORY/LUGAR: El LOCUS de la MEMORÍA” (curated by Dr. Virginia Butera) at The GALLERY SPACE is open free to the public, refreshments will be served.

Neo-Latinoism began in 2003, when Cuban artist, Raul Villarreal coined the term “Neo-Latino” in order to reflect sweeping socio-cultural changes and growing transcultural unity effecting 21st Century Hispanics, resulting in the establishment of the national Neo-Latino art movement, which is art historically recognized as the first and longest lasting Latino/a art movement of the 21st Century. (GOOGLE RESEARCH various Neo-Latino articles in RAGAZINE CC or in Grolier’s “Encyclopedia Latina,” etc.).

Among the artists exhibiting work are several NJCU Professors and alumni including art professor Hugo Xavier Bastidas, alumnus Olga Mercedes Bautista, alumnus Ricardo Fonseca, retired professor of art history Dr. Jose Rodeiro, alumnus and NJCU Fitness Center Coordinator Sergio G. Villamizar, 2006 BFA and alumnus Raul Villarreal.