Washington Art Works en colaboración con The Latino Art League se complacen en presentar una conferencia titulada: "Una Mirada íntima a Cuba y al arte cubano a través de las obras de cinco artistas". La misma será dirigida por F. Lennox Campello, reconocido crítico de arte, "blogger" y autor del libro 100 Artists of Washington, DC.
En esta conferencia, Campello discutirá las realidades de la vida cubana, la historia y la cultura tal como se aprecia a través de las obras de las artistas: Marta María Pérez Bravo, Aimee García Marrero, Cirenaica Moreira, María Magdalena Campos-Pons, y Sandra Ramos. Este evento benéfico servirá para recaudar fondos para ambas instituciones. Habrá un cocktail de recepción previo a la conferencia. Los tickets y los detalles de este evento se leen a continuación. Para comprar sus tickets de admisión por favor presionar debajo. Ud. Será redirigido a la página de WAW.
Washington ArtWorks and The Latino Art League of Greater Washington, DC present a lecture by F. Lennox Campello, recognized art critic, blogger and author of the book: 100 Artists of Washington, DC.
In this lecture, Campello will discuss the realities of Cuban life, history and culture as viewed through the works of artists Marta María Pérez Bravo, Aimee Garcia Marrero, Cirenaica Moreira, María Magadalena Campos-Pons, y Sandra Ramos.
This benefit event will raise funds for both institutions. There will be a cocktail reception prior to the conference. Tickets and details of this event are specified below. To purchase admission tickets please click the button above and you will be redirected to WAW's website.
Florencio Lennox Campello was born in Guantanamo, Cuba. He graduated from the University Of Washington School Of Art in Seattle in 1981. Campello’s work has exhibited in numerous galleries, art centers, and museums in the US and abroad.
In 1996 Lenny Campello and Catriona Fraser, opened the Fraser Gallery in Washington, DC. In 2002 the gallery relocated to Bethesda, Maryland. Since 1998, Campello has taught over 3,000 artists, museum professionals, arts faculty and gallerists through a highly successful one-day seminar titled Success as an Artist which has been dubbed a “Boot Camp for Artists.”
As an independent curator he has organized many high profile exhibitions in the Washington D.C. area including the 2001 Survey of Washington Realists at the Athenaeum in Alexandria, a huge salon style show that, for the first time, catalogued the artists working in the realist tradition in the DC area. Campello has organized a worldwide homage to Mexican artist Frida Kahlo in association with the Cultural Institute of Mexico and most recently he reviewed the work of over 2,000 artists, organizing a seven-gallery show for the Washington Project for the Arts/Corcoran in Washington, DC.
Campello is one of the Internet’s leading arts bloggers with his popular blog, the Daily Campello Art News.
His reviews of the arts have appeared in DC One Magazine, Cultureflux Magazine, ArtsKrush Magazine, Art Calendar Magazine, Visions Magazine for the Arts, Dimensions Magazine, Pitch Magazine, The City Beat, and The Washington Post. Campello is the author of 100 Artists of Washington, DC, published in 2011 by Schiffer Press.