A chance to participate in this very cool show, in support of those affected by AIDS.
– – – – – – – – – – –
Miami Beach Community Health Center (MBCHC), a not-for-profit comprehensive health care network established in 1977, is inviting artists to participate in its fourth annual â€œThrough the Eyes of Loveâ€ juried art exhibition featuring nationally recognized artist, Barry Gross. This exhibition, to be held at the Miami International University of Art & Design, will offer a way for artists to express the depth of their thoughts and feelings as it relates to HIV/AIDS in honor of World AIDS Day.
Artists can submit for review paintings, sculptures, photographs and fashions to portray how HIV/AIDS has changed the lives of so many around the world. The submission deadline for artists is Tuesday, November 1, 2011.
Held in honor of World AIDS Day on Dec. 1, MBCHCâ€™s Through the Eyes of Love will be free and open to the public at Miami International University of Art & Design from Wed., Nov. 30 through Sun., Dec. 4. An opening reception is planned for Tues., Nov. 29 at 6 p.m.
As part of this effort, Miami Beach Community Health Center will also host its commemorative AIDS Memorial Quilt Display on Thu., Dec. 1 to further recognize the ongoing fight against HIV/AIDS.
â€œWe have been amazed by the great response to this effort over the past few years with more than 150 artists showing their creative expressions of how HIV/AIDS has affected their lives,â€ said Kathryn Abbate, CEO of Miami Beach Community Health Center. â€œAs a healthcare provider, we are proud to present this project as an opportunity to promote greater awareness about this global health challenge.â€
The exhibition will include select works of art by Barry Gross, who discovers images that visually provide us with positive experiences dealing with the outer world of mankind and the movement inward toward the spirit. Gross recently open a gallery in Fort Lauderdale and his paintings have been exhibited in leading galleries throughout the country.
To participate in Miami Beach Community Health Centerâ€™s Through the Eyes of Love, or to receive more event information, visit www.miamibeachhealth.org or call 954-703-7934.
MBCHC provides Miami-Dade residents with free HIV testing and ongoing HIV/AIDS medical care, plus is an enrollment site for the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) that provides free medication for patients living with HIV/AIDS.
Miami Beach Community Health Center is a fully integrated health care network providing quality, affordable healthcare and support services to the community. Offering a broad spectrum of services for patients of all ages, Miami Beach Community Health Center operates health centers in South Beach, North Beach and North Miami. Board certified specialties include family medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, internal medicine, dental and geriatrics. For more information about health care services offered by Miami Beach Community Health Center, please contact (305) 538-8835 or visit www.miamibeachhealth.org.
– – – – – – – – – –
Artist: Barry Gross
Titled: Eternal Energy
Materials: Oil on Belgium Linen