Friday, November 27, 2015

Artists Donate in record numbers for AIDS Exhibition at Compass!

World AIDS Day is December 1st all across the globe.

Here in South Florida people will gather to mourn and recall the many live of loved ones lost to the dreaded pandemic that took too many lives- too soon.
As organizer of this exhibition I would like to thank all the artists for their extraordinary show of support. The local arts community has donated in record numbers for the auction that will help Compass continue with the vital role they play in our community" -Rolando Chang Barrero, curator 

The work donated by the following artists to Compass Community Center
will be available for purchase and auction from 
December 2-11, 2015

List of Artists:

Allison Kotzig, Marilyn Mendez, Maxine Spector, Nicole Galluccio, Ali Miranda,
Rolando Chang Barrero, Blond Jenny, Freddy and Nickie Hennevelt, Samantha Perez, Ed Burnette,
Adrianna Ficarelli, Cesca Veo, Michael Moore, Thomas McAvoy, Debra Robert,
Petrina Easton, Craig McInnis, Ray Gross, Frances Lynn, Robert Catapano, Ana Rossi,
Beverly Caparella, Joanne Urban, Rosalia Curbello, Doreen Grasso, Bud Parker,
Durga Garcia, Tracy Cunningham, Sharon Koskoff, Robert Turtle Rosa, Erin Fromkes,
Diane Arrieta, Jenny Love, Jacqueline Kern, and Wayne Lekowitz.

DECEMBER 1, 2015 6:30-8 PM
A DayWith(out) Art / World AIDS Day

On December 1st, the Compass Community Center, located at 201 North Dixie Hwy., Lake Worth, Florida, will be open at 6:30-8 PM to a musical performance by VOICES of Pride and a solemn echo of the the traditional Calling of the Names and the Names Project Quilt Panel Induction of community members we have lost. All are invited to join.

Over 40 works of art donated by local artists and a selection of painting by Brad Jernigan which were donated by the City of Boynton Beach will be shrouded during the evening. the unveiling will take place on December 2, 2015, at a reception to be held from 7- 9 PM.

"Special thank you to our sponsors for this event:  Gilead, New Beginnings Recovery Center, Viiv Healthcare, State of Florida Department of Health, Penny’s at the Duke, Voices of PRide, Rolando Chang Barrero Art Studio, Palm Beach Opera." -Compass Community Center

DECEMBER 2, 2015 7-9 PM
Unveil: The Stigma, The Truth, The Art
Exhibition Reception and Names Project Quilt 

Wednesday, December 2nd
Time: 7-9pm
Overview of the event: Unveiling of Artwork and Opening Ceremony for The Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt. Showcasing artwork that displays emotionally charged, personal perspectives from moments in the public history of HIV/AIDS. Donated artwork will be available for silent auction and a portion of the proceeds will benefit Compass.
Performance by Palm Beach Opera.
Group exhibition curated by Rolando Chang Barrero.

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