Thirty-One Hispanic and Latin Artists From 12 Nations to Participate
Latin and Hispanic artists from 12 different nations will be represented at ArtServe’s upcoming “Narratives in Latin-American Art” exhibit opening Thurs., Oct. 13 and running through Fri., Dec. 30, 2022.
An opening night reception is scheduled for Thurs., Oct. 13 at ArtServe, which is located at 1350 E. Sunrise Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale.
Admission to the Oct. 13 reception and the “Narratives” exhibit is free and open to the public.
“Exploring the Hispanic and Latin-American cultural influence of these multi-national artists—many of whom have been influenced by Latin American writers—is a good way to embrace the spirit of Hispanic Heritage Month,” ArtServe Executive Director Jason Hughes said. “The ‘Narratives’ exhibit will showcase the often-interwoven storytelling aspect of Hispanic and Latin art that gives it so much depth and expression.”
Nations represented at Narratives will be: Puerto Rico, Colombia, Brazil, Cuba, Argentina, Venezuela, Ecuador, Mexico, Aruba, Chile, Haiti and Uruguay.
Narratives is curated byAnaibis M.Yero,an art history specialist from Cuba, together with Latin American Art Pavilion founder and director Maria A. Napoles, also from Cuba. Napolesis the former executive director of the Florida Arte Americas Art Fair.
Latin American Art Pavilion is a Miami-Dade-based organization dedicated to promoting Latin American and Caribbean emerging and mid-career contemporary visual artists worldwide.
ArtServe inspires, supports and advances its diverse members, artists and community by promoting artistic development, education and prosperity through the exploration and presentation of the visual and performing arts.
For more information, visit www.artserve.org. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.
Named a “2020 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews of charities and nonprofits, Fort Lauderdale-based ArtServe is an award-winning arts incubator that is advancing the arts for social good as a creative laboratory and hub for experimental artists committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. Now in its 35th year, ArtServe has won several awards for innovation in the arts and is supported in part by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council and Florida’s Department of State and the Division of Cultural Affairs. Each year, ArtServe programs contribute tangibly to the region’s economy, helping 2,000+ artists sell their work, build businesses and engage the community. To do that, ArtServe secures financial support through donations, sponsorships and memberships.