ORESTES GONZALEZ: STUDIO VISIT

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Exhibition at Manny Cantor Center, New York City
ON VIEW: JANUARY 15, 2017 – March 17, 2017
OPENING RECEPTION: JANUARY 15, 2017
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Ernest Rubenstein Gallery 
Manny Cantor Center | 197 East Broadway | New York, NY 1002
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OPEN HOURS: Monday – Saturday 10AM-6PM. Closed Sunday
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In partnership with Lincoln Center’s Boro-Linc, Manny Cantor Center presents a FREE photography exhibition for families from January 15 to March 17. The exhibit,“Orestes Gonzalez: Studio Visit” provides a personal look at artists in their studios through the lens of NYC photographer Orestes Gonzalez, curated by community organizer Carolina Peñafiel.

 

ORESTES GONZALEZ

New York City–based photographer Orestes Gonzalez focuses on portraiture and the urban environment in his work, lending a personal interpretation to the surrounding world. Gonzalez’s series on artists, which he started in 2011, has taken him to studios around the world, including to those in Buenos Aires, Miami, Havana, and Santiago, Chile. Currently, Gonzalez is part of Los Diez, a traveling exhibition of Latin American photography. He is also a contributing editor at Buenos Aires–based Casa FOA and contributing photo editor at LIC Courier Magazine in Queens. www.orestesgonzalezphoto.com

CAROLINA PEÑAFIEL

Born in the United States but raised in Chile, Carolina Peñafiel is a community organizer interested in curating and creating cultural projects. Peñafiel has more than 13 years’ experience working with culturally diverse community outreach programs and public relations, and worked extensively with children and adults as an art teacher. Currently, Peñafiel works as the Executive Director and Board Member of Local Project Org, a nonprofit art organization in Long Island City, Queens, and Co-Director of one of the largest art festivals in Queens, the LIC Arts Open Festival.

ABOUT BORO-LINC

Lincoln Center partners with community-based organizations in all five of New York City’s boroughs to present Boro-Linc, a series of free world-class performances and family workshops, right in your neighborhood! 

In Manhattan, Boro-Linc is partnering with Educational Alliance’s Manny Cantor Center to present family programs from Jazz at Lincoln Center, Lincoln Center Education, Film Society of Lincoln Center, and The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.  

 
Major support for Boro-Linc is provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.Generous support facilitated by The Honorable City Council members Jimmy Van Bramer and I. Daneek Miller.Lead Corporate Support is provided by Time Warner Inc. Additional Corporate Support is provided by DISNEY.

 

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