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Venezuela The Melody of Beginnings-works by Mary Mindiola
July 7 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pmFREE
Venezuela The Melody of Beginning-works by Mary Mindiola
International Awareness for Venezuela
Asociacion de Venezolanos en Indiana and Big Car Collaborative
are hosting an art exhibition to show the work of Mary E. Mindiola, a venezuelan artist with an extraordinary talent for creating pieces of art with different techniques such small cuts of paper, and other art mediums.
About the Artist
Mary Mindiola, Born in Caracas, Venezuela in 1971, as the fourth daughter of an American and Venezuelan marriage.
The Family moved to the Andes Valley city of San Cristobal, Tachira when she was two years old. Mary showed an evident talent from a very young age in drawing, sewing and crafts.To promote this talent her parents placed her in the Escuela De Artes Plasticas de San Cristobal.
After graduating from high School Mary moved to the USA and enrolled at Lansing Community College and subsequently transferred to Kendal College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids to complete her degree in BFA in Illustration.
Mary moved to Indianapolis, IN in the year 2000 in the look of broader artistic opportunities and work.
Recently Mary has displayed her work in different galleries around Indy but mostly in festivals since she also makes other crafts like sewing goods and crochet and other crafts.
Mary’s work involves the combination of recycled goods with new items as well. Her most recent artwork involves paper magazine collages in the making of custom pet portraits, landscapes, and people portraits.
Mary wants to dedicate this gallery show opportunity to her country Venezuela. By displaying her recent work she hopes to create more international awareness of the deteriorating Venezuela economic and political situation affecting the country
and the people.
“As Venezuelan abroad it is very difficult to watch my country and my people suffer so much while we appear to live a normal life on the outside, it just doesn’t feel right” Mary Mindiola