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Saturday, April 24, 2010

Brentwood Arts Exchange exhibition: Beyond Boundaries – The Art of Shanye Huang

Brentwood Arts Exchange exhibition:  Beyond Boundaries – The Art of Shanye Huang

April 24 – May 28.

Opening Reception:  Saturday, May 1.  5:00 – 8:00pm

Free.  Open to the Public.

The Brentwood Arts Exchange celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with its second exhibition Beyond Boundaries – The Art of Shanye Huang.  Huang’s vibrant, colorful painting and installation works bridge the Zhuang folkloric heritage of Guangxi, China with Western color field traditions, and the disciplined skills of Chinese academic painting.

Chinese-American artist Shanye Huang grew up in the autonomous Guangxi Zhuang region of southwest China; where the Vietnamese border and rugged terrain have made it a frontier of Chinese civilization for over two thousand years.  Populated by sixteen ethnic minorities, the area is known for vibrant folk arts, embroidery, love songs and poetry,  that all endure as significant parts of everyday life.


Gateway Arts Center
3901 Rhode Island Ave.
Brentwood, MD  20722
tel. 301-277-2863
http://www.pgparks.com/Things_To_Do/Arts/Brentwood-Arts-Exchange-at-Gateway-Arts-Center.htm

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