When Will We Ever Learn?
Yvette Torres Fine Art has gathered a group of artists whose work depicts the injustice and consequences of war, genocide and the resulting plight of refugees for an October exhibition. Their works spans the decades from 1952 - 2018. Artists include, Samuel Gelber, James Graham, Frances Kidder, Cynthia Motian McGuril, Winslow Myers, Elaine Schmitt Urbain, John Urbain and others.
On Sunday, October 7 at 3pm, artist, author and activist, Winslow Myers will do a presentation titled “All Good Art is Protest Art” Winslow Myers interests have been divided Between painting, teaching and citizen activism. He volunteered for the California based non-profit, Beyond War for 25 years, served on its board, and wrote a book on its philosophy of war prevention, “Living Beyond War: A Citizens Guide.” He has also published over 140 opinion editorial pieces on war and related issues
The exhibit will run from September 28 through October 21, 2018. The opening reception: Friday, October 5, 5 - 8pm.
Yvette Torres Fine Art is located at 464 Main St. Rockland, Maine. Fall hours are, Thursday. through Saturday 12 – 5 and Sunday 12 – 4 or by appointment. The phone number is 332-4014. www.yvettetorresfineart.com
A portion of the proceeds will be donated to refugee resettlement programs in Maine.