Wilson Garcia in Gallery Alma Blou
Curaçao, November 20, 2013.
The new art exhibition by Wilson Garcia is titled Den Gara di Mañan (Caught by Tomorrow) and will be opened by Mrs. Liesbeth Grootens on Saturday, November 30, 2013.
Gallery Alma Blou
Opening on November 30, 2013, at 7 PM.
Exhibition runs from November 30 till December 14, 2013.
Meet & Greet with Wilson Garcia at Gallery Alma Blou on Saturday, December 14, 2013.
From 10:30 AM till 1:00 PM.
Wilson Garcia (1938) was born in Curaçao and currently lives and works in the Netherlands. His career was formed in Curaçao where he worked at the Fine Arts Academy, for the teacher training college (Akademia Pedagogiko) and as a teacher in the secondary education. After his retirement he relocated to the Netherlands in 2000.
Gallery Alma Blou has announced in their press release that Wilson Garcia’s exhibition is also a tribute of the artist to the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the abolition of Slavery.
The last painting that Garcia has made for the exhibition is called ‘Tambu’ and shows a young, dancing couple. With this painting he wants acknowledge a dance that was originally performed by the slaves. Through the generations it has spread among different cultures.