The Arts of Kenmore Gallery invites the public to the Opening Reception event on March 2, 6:30-8 p.m. at city hall. The juried exhibition features culturally interpretative works by 10 local artists of Hispanic/Latino heritage, and curated to enrich and engage our growing community on the north side. Awards presentation, music and refreshments served.
The juried competition attracted artists from around the greater Seattle area to exhibit in a cultural context. Featuring artists include: Rene Julio Díaz, William Garza, Rodolfo Garza, Laura Grover, Hugo Moro, Sylvia Kurin, Beth McBeth Perez, Ruben Rodriguez-joya, Diana Scheel, and Angie Hinojos Yusef.
The distinguished Jurors for this exhibit are the globally acclaimed artist Alfredo Arreguín, and Seattle Arts Commissioner Juan Alonso-Rodríguez.
Alfredo Arreguín is an internationally renowned artist and recipient of an OHTLI Award, the Mexican government’s highest recognition of distinguished individuals who contribute to promote Mexican culture abroad. His artworks are in the Smithsonian’s permanent collections at the National Museum of American Art and the National Portrait Gallery. His works are represented throughout the U.S. and Mexico. (alfredoarreguin.com)
Juan Alonso-Rodríguez is a Seattle Arts Commissioner and a vital advocate for emerging artists throughout the Pacific Northwest. His works are included in permanent collections at the Tacoma Art Museum, Portland Art Museum, Museum of Northwest Art, Microsoft, Swedish & Harborview Hospitals and General Mills. Juan has also created public artworks for Century Link Field, SeaTac International Airport, King County Housing Authority, Sound Transit’s Light Rail, and local school campuses. (juanalonsostudio.com)
For more information, visit www.artsofkenmore.org.