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16.5.10

Opening Reception at the Mamaroneck Artists Guiild, New York

Yesterday, Saturday, May 15th, was the opening reception of the Sixth Annual Small Works Open Juried Show, presented by the Mamaroneck Artists' Guild. Where my sculpture Rhino was among the selected artworks in this exhibit. This years Juror was Jeffrey Mueller, Gallery Director at Silvermine Guild Arts Center. 

Here are some pictures of the opening...

 
The Mamaroneck Artists' Guild Gallery 
 

My selected sculpture, Rhino, sitting by the Galery's window

 








People looking at Rhino...






Location: 
Mamaroneck Artists' Guild, Inc. 
126 Larchmont Ave. 
Larchmont, New York, 10538 
Tel: 914.834.1117

 
Gallery Hours: 
Tuesday through Saturday, Noon to 5pm or by appointment 


You can view this art exhibition until Saturday, May 29th, 2010

13.5.10

2 of my textured paintings amongst Best in Painting at The Healing Power of Art

I just found out two of my textured paintings, "Unsettled Waters" and "Gentle Flow", were selected amongst Best in Painting for the Manhattan Arts International's "Healing Power of Art" online exhibition, and I'm so thrilled to be part of it, I wanted to share it with you.

This year's exhibition's theme is Positive Art That Uplifts The Spirit and it was juried by artist Joanie San Chirico and co-juried by Renee Phillips, Director of the Manhattan Arts International

Manhattan Arts International
 Positive Art That Uplifts The Spirit

Visit the online exhibition HERE, and if you may, please add your comments about the exhibition at the Celebrate The Healing Power of Art BLOG


We would all love to hear from you!


You'll be able to view this wonderful and uplifting exhibition, on-line, until September 19, 2010

12.5.10

2 Awards on Mother's Day! Can't complain!

Last Sunday, on Mother's Day, was the opening reception of the 81st Annual Connecticut Women Artists Open Juried Exhibition. The Juror of Selection and Awards was Alyssa Monks, nationally recognized artist and educator. So it was a real honor to not only have two of my sculptures selected for the show, but also wining the Third Place Prize Award for my sculpture "Golden Pig."

 Receiving the Award from the current President of the CT Women Artists, Sherrie Parentau
 Holding the Third Place Prize Award next to the winning sculpture, "Golden Pig"

Also, at the opening, I was happily surprised with the Public's Choice Award for my sculpture "Human Rights."

Human Rights
stoneware, epoxy and metal
© Corina S. Alvarezdelugo
(photograph taken by ©Jose Alvarez de Lugo at the John Slade Ely House Gallery)


This exhibit will be on display until Sunday, June 6th

Location:
John Slade Ely House
51 Trumbull Street
New Haven, CT 06510
(203) 624-8055

Gallery Hours:
Saturday - Sunday, 2-5pm
Wednesday - Friday, 11am-4pm

Free and Open to the Public

7.5.10

"Awareness" for a cause!! Update...


Following up in my search for someone to give my sculpture "Awareness" to, I have met some very interesting people, who have given me lots of useful information. I was also interviewed by Ann Nyberg for her lovely blog, and even feature at the Celebrate the Healing Power of Art blog... So I have to thank you all of you who have shown interest in what I'm trying to do and to those of you who have given me names of people working on Dense Breast Tissue. I really appreciate all of your efforts, thus I want to give you all a heads up on how this is coming along.... I'm currently looking into each one of the recommendations I have received, and hopefully soon, I will have someone to donate my artwork to. But, in the meantime...

... I'm donating 50% of the sales of my pocket mirrors with the printed image of "Awareness" to the Downey Sisters' Fund FOR BRCA MUTATION AWARENESS AND EDUCATION established by Phebe and Frederick Downey, to honor their daughters: Ann Downey Little • Margaret Downey Hardy • Katherine Downey Berges • Martha Downey Lemp 

The fund will be used to educate the public and the medical community about the genetic risk of breast and ovarian cancer.

Phebe and Fred (Center) with daughters (from left to right)
Ann, Meg, Kate and Marti

Here is their story: << Each of our four daughters was determined to have a BRCA1 gene mutation in the summer of 2009. This was after one of their paternal second cousins was diagnosed with breast cancer, and tested positive for a specific BRCA1 mutation which runs in families of Irish/English descent. The hereditary factor became obvious enough to merit active attention.


Fred was tested first and found to have the mutation; our daughters then moved quickly, and unfortunately, each of the four also tested positive. This confirmed some knowledge that had been denied us: hereditary cancers can and do come through the male line. All four of our daughters are in various stages of research, prophylactic surgeries, and treatment. Shockingly, Ann is now battling early stage breast cancer and Martha, early stage ovarian cancer. In each case, awareness of the BRCA1 mutation led to earlier diagnosis than would have occurred otherwise.  Both Kate and Meg are in the process of undergoing prophylactic surgeries, and we hope and pray that no further cancers are discovered. 

The sadness, the shock, and the diagnoses prompted us to act. We chose FORCE as our avenue because its mission included "to raise awareness of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer" and "to promote research specific to hereditary cancer".  This fund will be targeted towards education of both the public and the medical community, so that through it, we might be able to lessen procedures, ease suffering, and best of all, save lives.>>

You can also donate directly to their fund here.

Thanks again to all... Please, take good care of yourselves and the lovely ladies in your lives!!!

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