QbaVa Gallery
is pleased to present

(The Kite-Flyers)

Opening reception: Friday, July 9th, 2010, 7pm to 10pm

A special group exhibition by former students and teachers of the Paulita Consepción School of Art in Havana, Cuba.

Featuring artists: Alan Manuel González, Carlos Mateu, Eduardo De Soignie, Eliécer Licea Odio, Gladys Calero, Mirla Gonzalez, Roberto Carríl, Rolando Vázquez,  Mariangeles Hidalgo-Gato, Alejandro Campos, Alexander Carrillo, Elizabeth Cambeiro, Iori Delgado, Jesús Rivera, Mayté G. Harbison, Taymy Martinez Azcuy, Carlos Guzmán and Pedro Pulido.

In addition, there will be a screening of the short film: “
Ojos que no ven, Corazón que no siente”  directed by Mirla Gonzalez.

Kite flyers: Throwing roses to the sea, the tide returns laughter and sorrow.  After rambling in infinity, oceans against the wind, we are here with drums from the Cerro, giving rhythm to our hands.  Paulita Concepción a school that offered to its adventurers a pallet of colors, clay and dreams whose teachers above all let us fly, swim or be born.   It was our genesis; our inner child allows us to still believe despite the years that have passed that creation is one of the elementary substances in the world; a way that competes with the nature that supports us.  Flying a kite in Europe or America doesn’t make us different, because we use the same wind, probing that inexorable time that passed since we last saw each other but that it doesn’t erase our memories or essence of that time in our lives, a period where we discovered the art of creating, hoping that someone sees what we see and loves what we love.  Friends, this is a happy reunion that would go as far as our fingers and imagination allow, let’s give it string!  Let our kites fly.

Exhibit runs thru August 6th, 2010.

QbaVa Gallery
508 42nd Street
(just off Bergenline Ave.)
Union City, NJ 07087
Tel: (201) 325-0197

Gallery Hours
Monday: 2pm - 6pm
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 11am - 4pm
Thursday: 11am - 4pm
Friday: 11am - 4pm
Saturday: By appointment only
Sunday: By appointment only

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