Archived Gallery Exhibit
URI Feinstein Providence Campus Gallery presents:
HOUSEHOLD SAINTS: African Spirituality in Cuban Art and CultureJanuary 18, 2010 – February 26, 2010
The 1st floor gallery exhibit explores the African Spiritual traditions that have blended with the Indigenous and Christian traditions in Cuban Art and Culture. The exhibit comes from The Cuban Art Space/The Center for Cuban Studies in New York City through Sandra Levinson, who has traveled to Cuba for cultural exchange, studying the culture and representing Cuban artists in the USA for over 40 years. The exhibit includes work by Manuel Mendive, Elio Vilva, Salvador González, Alejandro Lazo, Jacqueline & Yamilys Brito, Erik Castillo, Javier Gallosa, Suitberto Goire, Alicia Leal, Montebravo, Mederox, and Fidel Reina.
The second floor gallery will feature a Household Altar to the Empress Oya created by local Cuban born Santero Steve Quintana with art work by local artists with Cuban Heritage including Astrid, Ana Flores, Tamara Diaz, and the photographic documentary of local Santeria Altars and Thrones by Paul Daglieri.
BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENTS explore the blending of spirituality from Africa, Cuban Indigenous and Christian Traditions in Cuba and America, shared in an informal Cabaret setting. The events will take place in Paff Auditorium and light refreshments will be available.
2, 5:00-7:00 pm
3, 5:00-7:00 pm
February 4, 5:00-7:00 pm
23, 7:00 pm
URI Providence Campus
For Information Contact Steven Pennell: 401-277-5206
Located in 1st and 2nd floor lobby galleries.
Funding for the exhibit and events comes from the URI Providence Campus Student Government Board