The American Dream: The Latino Experience in America

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"The American Dream: The Latino Experience in America"Curated by: Dora Espinoza

On view from April 8 to April 29, 2018

Reception: Sunday, April 8, 2018, 1-5 pm

Museum Hours: Saturday to Sundays, 1-5 pm (special viewing can be arranged by appointment)

Contact:, 646-823-1104

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The Belskie Museum of Art and Science proudly presents a group exhibition featuring
works of contemporary art created by immigrants and first-generation American citizens
who are part of the Latin American diaspora. Originally from South and Central America
and the Caribbean, the 17 artists now reside in New York, New Jersey, and
Pennsylvania. Using a variety of mediums, the artists present their creative vision of
everyday life experience, while reflecting on local and global realities and sudden social
and political changes. Many focus on the pervasive reach of digital technology as it
impacts human affairs, others on thoughts and actions that highlight unity and a positive
vision for a better future.

The exhibit has been curated by Dora Espinoza, an immigrant from Peru. She has three
decades of experience in Latin American Contemporary Art and is the founding director
of Tribes Gallery, New York City, and DEFA Fine Arts.

The artists and their country of origin include: Emil Alzamora (Peru); Pablo Caviades
(Ecuador); Papo Colo, (Puerto Rico); Esperanza Cortés (Colombia);
Mica D’Orleans (Haiti); Manuel Gomez-Rosa (Puerto Rico); Julio Gonzalez (Dominican
Republic); Carl E. Hazlewood (Guyana); Leslie Jimenez (Dominican Republic); Renny
Molenaar (Aruba); Lady Pink (Ecuador); Fernando Pomalaza ( Peru); Alexandra Rojas
(Colombia); Juan Sanchez (Puerto Rico); Rudi Sgarbi (Brazil); Mario Torero (Peru);
David Yanez (Ecuador)

"The American Dream: The Latino Experience in America," exhibit was made possible
thanks to the efforts and collaboration of The Belskie Museum staff, Anita Duquette,
Susan McTigue, Norman Douglas, Roxanne Hoffman, Christian R. Murugarra, Roberta
Schiffer, Bullet Space Gallery, Cesar Augusto Texeira, and all the artists.