The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts is proud of being a sponsor for the art project The Garden of Opportunities by Venezuelan artists Nancy Saleme and Patricia Cazorla.
Opening Reception For 2012 Juried Art Competition Winners
The competition was juried by Rocio Aranda-Alvarado, Associate Curator, El Museo del Barrio; Monica Ramirez-Montagut, Curator, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum; and Miwako Tezuka, Associate Curator, Asia Society, New York.
Saturday June 23, 2012 from1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
28 Deveau Rd.
North Salem, NY 10560
The exhibition will be on view from June 20 through September 8, 2012. The Garden of Opportunities is part of a series of work by collaborative artists Nancy Saleme and Patricia Cazorla which wants to bring awareness to the issue of child labor among Hispanic farm workers. The artists have been working together since 2010 on migration related issues in the US. Their unique vision aims to capture the essence of human nature and express the struggle of society to improve living conditions.
Saleme and Cazorla’s series were featured at the ArtWiki: Open Data for the Arts created by the 7th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany; The Fashion Center BID. Fashion Center Space for Public Art -Windows- NYC, NY; Mapping Race, curated by Gabriel Pacheco, The Distillery Gallery and Art Space, Jersey City, NJ; Gateway: An Artistic Response to the Immigration Crisis, organized by Art for Change, NY, NY; Hacia Afuera, outdoor art exhibition organized by Art for Change, NY, NY; AriZONA New York Artists Respond to the Immigration Issue, curated by Andrea Arroyo, El Taller Latino Americano, NYC.