Monday, June 22, 2015

In Today's SunSentinel: ActivistArtistA's '3 Men' Exhibition Makes News

Chang-Barrero, Kupillas, and Makela
410 West Industrial Ave.
Boynton Beach, Florida 33426

Thursday, June 25, 2015 | 6-10 pm

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By Jan Engoren

Boynton Beach Arts District founder Rolando Chang Barrero said, jokingly, that he "finally wanted to do a minority exhibition - an exhibition of works by men in 

"I'm inspired by the water and our beautiful beaches," said Kupillas, who is originally from New York. "It's in my job description: go to the beach and come home and paint it."

Barrero, a graduate of the Chicago Art Institute who owns the ActivistArtistA Gallery and Rolando Chang Barrero Fine Art Gallery in Lake Worth, founded the nascent arts district four years ago.

A versatile artist, creating street graffiti murals as well as Old Master-inspired canal scenes from 17th century Venice, Makela stumbled upon what might be his signature works – cityscape collages with a modern twist.