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Thursday, March 18, 2010

Youth drawings Bombs and Mines Exhibition / Amnesty International Human Rights Art Festival

In partnership with Amnesty International USA, twenty paintings drawn by children who live in unexploded ordinance (UXO) affected areas in Quang Tri Province, Vietnam will be shown in an April 2010 exhibition of The Amnesty International Human Right Art Festival.

The children's paintings will be hang from April 12 to 28 in Montgomery College Cafritz Hallway Gallery, Maryland, USA.

I am supporting Project Renew's public awareness and clean up program with an exhibition of small paintings at Space 7:10 at Kefa Café in Silver Spring, MD from April 6-30.
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Project Renew
"Bombs and Mines” Exhibition of children's drawings
April 12-28, 2010
930 King Street
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus of Montgomery College, MD

Nguyen Huu Loc 15 yr

An exhibition of twenty paintings which will be displayed stand out among the paintings submitted from children enrolling in 25 elementary and secondary schools in Cam Lo District, Vietnam. All children's paintings are for sale to support programs of project Renew.

These paintings were submitted via a “bombs and mine drawing” contest, one of the many risk education activities within Project RENEW’s integrated Mine Risk Education in support of mobile Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) operations. The purpose of the student drawing contest is to help students express their creativity with ideas about an environment free from UXO. This also helps to educate children about the dangers of ERW, drawing on their responsibility in the community common efforts in disseminating risk education messages.

Project RENEW
Restoring the Environment and Neutralizing the Effects of the War
053 3858 445 tel / 053 3858 442 fax
Ngo Xuan Hien, Development; Public Affairs Officer
ngoxuanhien[at]gmail.com
www.landmines.org.vn
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Jeremy Austin, Kyi May Kaung, Anne Marchand* 
(*supporter Project Renew)
April 6 through April 30, 2010
Reception: Saturday, April 24, 6pm to 8pm
Tom Block, guest curator

Anne Marchand, Stallar Series #9, acrylic and mixed media $300
A percentage of sales supports Amnesty International and Project Renew.
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Space 7:10 at Kefa Café
 963 Bonifant St.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 589-9337

An organic artspace exhibiting an evolving mix of contemporary, outsider, visionary, and world cultural artwork. Space 7:10 is hosted by Kefa Café

To purchase youth drawings or Marchand works,
Contact Anne Marchand
purchases@annemarchand.com

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Thomas Block
Producer
Amnesty International Human Rights Art Festival
www.humanrightsartfestival.com
Telephone: 240.305.6742

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