I am pleased to announce that I will be participating in En el Espíritu de Frida with these fabulously talented artists: Diane Kahlo, Mari Mujica, Jacque Parsley, and Joe McGee.
Joe McGee received his BFA in sculpture from the University of Louisville in 1986 and has been a working artist for over 35 years. He is also responsible for putting this exhibit together at Swanson Contemporary in Louisville, Kentucky.
For more information on Joe, visit his website at: http://www.joemcgeeart.com
Diane Kahlo has a substantial body of work and is currently exhibiting Wall of Memories: The Disappeared Señoritas of Ciudad Juarez, in Los Angeles, California. This exhibit is made up of over 100 portraits and approximately 50 symbols painted by Diane in memory of the hundreds of women and girls murdered or kidnapped since 1993 in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. The exhibit began at the University of Kentucky, has traveled to other universities, and will continue on its journey in the U.S.
For more information about this exhibit, listen to this interview: http://www.wmmt.org/archives/7430
Mari Mujica, PhD, is the founder and president of Diversity Consultants LLC. She is also a well respected photographer, and photo-ethnographer. Mari, who is a native of Peru, has exhibited her artwork there, as well as in the U.S.
For more information, visit Mari's site at: www.marimujica.com
Jacque Parsley is a well-established and respected artist from Louisville. She has been exhibiting her work since 1995 and has won numerous awards and honors. In June of this year, she will have a solo exhibit at Craft Gallery in Louisville.
For more information visit: www.kentuckyartists.com/jacqueparsley
En el Espíritu de Frida, Artwork Honoring the 60th Anniversary of the Death of the Great Mexican Painter is scheduled to open November 21st and run through January 3rd. The opening reception will be on Friday, November 21, 6-8pm. Swanson Contemporary is located at 638 East Market, Louisville, KY 40202.
For more information, visit--http://enelespiritudefrida.weebly.com