This exhibit has been extended until January 13, 2012
Pedro Rafael Gonzalez Chavajay, aTz’utuhil Maya artist from San Pedro LL, Sololá Guatemala is a national treasure. He paints images of his native land, people and sacred Maya sites and ceremonies.
Pedro Rafael will talk about his art, its significance and how it relates to the Mayan culture.
SAT, NOV 3, 5-6:30PM
Catholic Multicultural Center, 1862 Beld St.
MON, NOV 5, 12-1PM
UW Madison, 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
TUE, NOV 6, 2-3PM
Edgewood College, Anderson Auditorium
Special thanks to the artist's gallery Arte Maya TzUtuhil for their assistance with the exhibition: artemaya.com
Support for this exhibition: Overture Center for the Arts, Edgewood College (Including Edgewood Art Department, Global Studies, Foreign Language Department, COR, the School of Integrative Studies, and the Latin American Students Association (ALAS)), LACIS NAVE Fund, and the Latin American Caribbean & Iberian Studies Program at UW –Madison, and the Groundwork Collective.
Special thanks to the following for loan of the paintings:
Joseph Johnston, Arte Maya Tz’utuhil, Kryssi Staikidis, Rita Moran, Maya Woman: The Helen Moran Collection
Thanks to Dane Arts, Power2Give, and the following individuals for their support of the exhibition and presentations:
Rebecca Krantz, Jonathan Zarov, Lynn Persson, Tony Lopez, Ken Loving, Narra Smith Cox, Math Heinzel, Tina Frailey, Sharon Kilfoy, Patricia Brooks, Cathy Loeb and David Griffeath, Ron Schell and Christine Einerson, Leslee Nelson, Rebecca Ryan, Leah Creswell, Babette Wainwright, Jill Pfeiffer, Leslie Grossberg and Judy Kingsbury, Katherine Loving, James and Barbara Furstenberg Trust, Julia Taylor and Robin Carre
Thanks to Joseph Johnston and Mario Garcia Sierra for all their work to bring the artist and his paintings to Madison.
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