Awakening: Persistence of the Haitian Culture through Art. From May 4 through Jun 5, 2011.
Curated by Haitian-born contemporary artist and writer, Fred Thomas this group exhibition features seven Haitian artists: Alphonse Piard, Guylaine, Lafontant-Danache, Turgo Bastien, Alexandra Barbot, Fred Thomas, Dominik Ambroise, and Donald Obin. This exhibition is free and open to the public.
The show also includes drawings, crafts, and fashion items by ArtSouth art students of the after school program “From the Rubble to Resurrection” in an effort to preserve Haitian arts by training art students of all races and ethnical backgrounds in Haitian styles, techniques and subjects. Art teachers involved in the program are Marie Jouberthe (fashion designer), Victoria Morales (painting and drawings), and Fred Thomas (art and crafts).
ArtSouth of Homestead
240 North Krome Avenue
Homestead, FL 33030