Location: UCF Art Gallery
Curated by Dr. Ilenia Colón Mendoza and Kayla Hernandez
Opening Reception: Thursday, September 5, 2013, 6pm-8pm
The University of Central Florida Art Gallery is proud to present an exhibition featuring Caribbean art from the Bryant Collection, the Shoemaker Collection and the General Library Collection, all on loan from UCF Special Collections, as well as works from the private collection of renowned artist, Edouard Duval Carrié.
Celebrated artists such as Wilson Bigaud, Préfète Duffaut, Prospere Pierre-Louis, Mallica “Kapo” Reynolds, Everald Brown and Wifredo Lam will be showcased through paintings, sculpture, and prints. The vibrant spirit of the Caribbean is on view through a combination of festive colors and bold figures. The show has been curated with a multicultural focus that seeks to link the diverse population in Florida with that of the Caribbean.
- Dr. Kevin Meehan, UCF: “Historical Consciousness in Haitian Painting”
Wednesday, September 11, 4:00pm
- Dr. Margaret Ann Zaho, UCF: “Haiti: Art and Aftermath”
Tuesday, September 17, noon
- Dr. Ilenia Colón Mendoza, UCF: “The Caribbean-ness of Caribbean Art”
Friday, September 20, 1:00pm
- Dr. Paul Niell, Florida State University: “Ritual Space and Afro-Cuban Modernity at the Sanctuary of Regla, Cuba”
Thursday, September 26, 6:00pm