Black History Month Fine Art Exhibit. Opening Reception: Saturday, February 2nd, 6 ~ 9 pm. Gallery RIVAA
Sponsored by the Roosevelt Island Visual Art Association (RIVAA), Gallery RIVAA features its first exhibition celebrating Black History Month with the historical contribution of African American Contemporary Fine Art on Saturday, February 2nd through Sunday, February 24th, 2013..
“Afrocentricity” shines a light on the theory of African epistemological relevance to the African Diaspora. This exhibit will absorb and incorporate ideas and materials sustaining traditional African processes that include craft, color and patterns that remain in African American art.
This exciting group exhibit is an eclectic mix of established and emerging New York and New Jersey artists who work in many mediums. A diverse range of paintings, mixed media, etchings. sculpture, textiles and jewelry will be on exhibit.
“Afrocentricity” will attract a diverse audience from Manhattan and the tri-state area including a cultural mosaic of artists, collectors, art enthusiasts, educators, students and professionals.
Gallery RIVAA is a truly beautiful art space. The Roosevelt Island Visual Art Association (RIVAA) dedicated 10 years to enhancing the community with quality art, music, poetry, dance and a variety of cultural and civic events. RIVAA is a non-profit 501 (c) 3
Located at 527 Main Street on Roosevelt Island; Gallery RIVAA is easily accessable from the 59th Street TRAM, F Train or the Roosevelt Island Bridge from Long Island City.
Gallery hours are: Tue & Thu, 1-5 pm,/ Wed & Fri, 6-9 pm,/ Sat & Sun, 11am-5pm.