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Island Reflections

August 19 - October 1, 2011

Opening Reception: Friday, September 9th, 2011
from 5-6 p.m.

Artist's Talk @ 4:00


Island Reflections
The Contemporary Art of Curacao

This exhibit celebrates the art and culture from the island of Curacao by focusing on ten actively working studio artists. The unifying theme of this exhibition is reflection and Identity, which is explored in depth by the featured artists. Being part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Curacao's visual culture has been greatly influenced directy and/or indirectly by is Dutch community and heritage.

This exhibition is curated by Susan Wilczak and features the art of: Carlos Blaaker, Hortence Brouwn, Ariadne Faries, Ria Houwen, Yubi Kirindongo, Midzy Longuevergne, Tony Monsanto, Ellen Spijkstra, Herman Van Bergen and Philippe Zanolino.



For more information, please contact the De Pree Gallery Office at (616) 395-7500. Regular Gallery hours for the Academic Year are Monday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.; and Sunday 1:00 until 5:00 p.m. The De Pree Art Center and Gallery is located at the corner of 12th Street and Columbia Avenue. Gallery hours may be reduced during breaks and holidays. The gallery is handicapped accessible.

Admission is free.