Jan 19th Latino Art Exhibition

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Saturday, Janaury 19, 2013 
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM EST

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Whitaker Center Kunkel Gallery
222 Market St
Harrisburg, PA 17101

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“Latin America art is hot...To Latin American art experts, the larger
world is discovering what they have known all along: that the field is
rich and worthy of attention.” New York Times 

     Meet and view the work of renowned Mexican artist Enrique Estrada from Tapachula Chiapas, Mexico.  Collect the very best of Latino paintings, sculptures and multimedia art from Mr. Estrada and area artists during the silent and live art auction.   Enjoy the sounds of International artist Ernesto Anaya, an arranger, composer, producer, singer, guitarist, violinist and violist dedicated to Mexican and Latino folkloric music.

Live and Silent  Art Auction
Tickets: $75   ~   Dress: Black-Tie 

Wine & lavish hors d'oeuvre reception

Meet our featured renowed artist Enrique Estrada!

Enrique Estrada

     Born in Tapachula Chiapas, Mexico, Enrique Estrada studied at the National School of Plastic Arts, UNAM, 1960-1965, Mexico City.  Since 1966, his individual exhibitions throughout Mexico, his work as a muralist and portraitist and exposure throughout the world have positioned him as a contemporary artist of remarkable diversity, power, drama, sensuality and lyricism.  
     Enrique works have been presented in numerous solo exhibits, International Group Shows, and National Group Shows such as Obra Negra - Recent Pictures Enrique Estrada, Mexico Library, Plaza de la Ciudadela, Mexico City; Enrique Estrada, 21 paintings, Mexican Cultural Institute, SRE, San Antonio, Texas, USA; Greek marbles Exhibition at the International Airport Mexico City Organized by the Museum of Prints, INBA. Mexico City, Enrique Estrada Expressionist Realism, House of Culture, Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico, From South to South Painters Chiapas, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, La Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Mexican Painting 1950-1980 Mexico Program a Work of Art. (Parallel to "Splendors of 30 Centuries Mexico") IBM Gallery. New York, USA.  

     He has also commissioned murals such as History of Sonora (400 M2), Government Palace, Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico and Eternal Eureka Factory Roof, Mexico City as well as pictures of public officials and directors such as Board of Secretaries of the Secretariat, of Finance and Public Credit. National Palace. Mexico City and Secretaries Gallery, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tlatelolco, Mexico, D. F and many others. Mr. Estrada has published papers and teaches at various universities and workshops.  

Come enjoy the fantastic music by Ernesto Anaya!

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rnesto Anaya Lara Quintal  is a musician in Mexico dedicated to folk music, Mexican and Latin. He studied composition at the National School of Music of the UNAM and studied violin and viola at the School of Art.  He is an arranger, composer, producer, singer, guitarist, violinist and violist. 
     He began his studies with Gerardo Tamez and later studied viola and composition in Mexico City . He has participated in various projects, as an arranger and musician.  He has worked for Eugenia León, Astrid Hadad, Frank Pepe, Bandula, Adriana Landeros and Caito, The Folklore and Ana Torroja.  He has composed incidental music for Mirada de Mujer and several productions of Argos and has spent 14 years in the power plant as musical director. He has participated as a composer, producer, arranger, director and performer in several productions, among which are: (Radio)’ Long live the heroines” (Theatre)" What are the edges Creek " and "underground ", (TV)" Mirada de Mujer "," Life in the mirror ", and (Film)" My Family ","Between Pancho Villa and a Naked Woman ".  
     The prodigious master performs with over thirty strings, wind and percussion and participates as singer in the show "Cantes Huastecos" Jesus Echevarria along with soprano Lourdes Ambriz and the string quartet "Carlos Chavez"