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New York Artists Help Artists in Haiti

Brooklyn, New York -- 05 January 2012
  • AQ/Art Quake Print Portfolio Project

    AQ/Art Quake Print Portfolio Project

    Copyright, AQ/Art Quake Print Portfolio Project, 2010

  • Rejin Leys, Will Rice Accept You?, Relief print, 15 x 11 inches

    Rejin Leys, Will Rice Accept You?, Relief print, 15 x 11 inches

    Copyright, Rejin Leys, 2010

 

Would you like to learn how the AQ/Art Quake prints were made? Would you like to make your own prints, notecards or posters? Come to Five Myles Gallery in Brooklyn this Saturday, January 7th, 1pm, for an introduction to this fun technique! All ages are welcome.  This workshop is being led by artists Rejin Leys and Anderson Ambroise.

Consider an original fine art print as a gift and help the artists of Haiti.  AQ/Art Quake is a group of 10 internationally known artists who have contributed to a portfolio of original contemporary prints available for collection. Art Quake honors Haiti's history in artistic leadership and addresses the impact of the January 12, 2010 earthquake on the nation's visual art community.  Read the project brochure. Participating artists include: 

Aurora de Armendi * Terry Boddie * Vladimir Cybil Charlier *Marlie Decopain * Scherezade Garcia * Klode Garoute * Rejin Leys * Cathy Mooses * Juana Valdes * Didier William

Sales Price: The portfolio of ten original prints is available for $ 1,500. Proceeds to benefit artists of Kolektif Atis Jakmèl (KOLAJ).

Silent Auction:  A silent auction for individual prints is available through January 15, 2012.  Starting bid is $150 per print, with $25 increments.  Buy now for $300 per print.  Contact Donna to register and bid, or complete our on-line form.

Make check payable to: Haiti Cultural Exchange, 115 South Oxford Street, # 547, Brooklyn, NY 11217, 347-565-4429.  Haiti Cultural Exchange is a sponsoring partner of the AQ/Art Quake print portfolio project.



Exhibition: The portfolio is currently on view at Five Myles Gallery,  558 St. John's Place,Brooklyn, NY 11238, (718) 783-4438 (Google Map)

 

Press Contact:

Donna Thompson Ray
AQ/Art Quake
P: 908-317-5547
Afuatrading@aol.com