Americana 1 – An Exhibition of Work by 1st Generation Americans

October 25–November 24, 2018

Opening Reception:  Saturday • October 27 • 5–7pm
Rough Edges Art Productions (REAP) and the Windsor Art Center have joined hands to present the work of two first-generation Latin American artists, Balam Soto and Corina Alvarezdelugo. Soto creates contemporary, exploratory artworks that fuse low tech with high tech, including interactive art installations, public artworks, and video. Alvarezdelugo works with different materials and techniques in mixed media painting and sculpture.

Sunday, November 4 • 3pm: Guitarist Joe Carter and vocalist Isabella Mendes will perform Brazilian Jazz. Suggested donation: $15 general admission and $12 for Windsor Art Center members at the door.

Thursday, November 8 • 6pm: Robert DiNiro’s film Ellis leads off I Am America, a panel discussion exploring the role of art in the Latin American immigration experience. Panelists will be the exhibition’s artists, Balam Soto and Corina Alvarezdelugo; as well as artist/social activist Carlos Hernández Chávez; and musician/social worker Juan Brito. Moderator will be MaryJoan Picone, a clinical social worker and social justice advocate for Central American immigrants. FREE