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Exhibitions at Indigo Arts

April 1, 2005 to July 31, 2005
  • Wood-cut prints by José Francisco Borges, Ivan Borges, Severino Borges, José Miguel da Silva, Marcelo Soares, Abrao Batista and others from Pernambuco, Brazil.
  • Carved wood milagré ex-votos from Ceara and Pernambuco.

PHILADELPHIA - The new exhibition opening at Old City’s Indigo Arts Gallery on April 1st features two distinct folk arts from Brazil’s Northeast: the folheto tradition of wood-cut prints, represented by the work of José Francisco Borges and others, and the carved wooden ex-votos called milagrés.

November 5, 2004 to January 30, 2005

Philadelphia, PA - Indigo Arts Gallery in Old City demonstrates the many different expressions of African creativity with the exhibition African Visions, opening on November 5th. Like the ambitious exhibit currently at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, African Art, African Voices, the show includes work of many media and styles.

October 1, 2004 to October 31, 2004

Pastel Collages, Prints, Scrolls and Ceramic works

May 7, 2004 to September 24, 2004

Paintings, Sculpture and Vodou Banners

In commemoration of the 200th Anniversary of Haiti’s independence as well as the 60th anniversary of Port-au-Prince’s Centre d’Art, Indigo Arts Gallery presents Masters of Haitian Art. In a time of political turmoil and great deprivation in Haiti, we pay tribute to the incredibly rich cultural and artistic heritage of the Black Republic with an exhibition of some of Haiti’s leading artists of the last sixty years.

March 5, 2004 to May 2, 2004

Philadelphia, PA - Noted Nicaraguan Primitivista artist, José Ignacio Fletes Cruz exhibits his lush landscapes and scenes of peasant life at Indigo Arts Gallery in Old City, Philadelphia, during the months of March and April. Fletes Cruz was on hand for the opening reception at Indigo Arts Gallery on First Friday, March 5th, from 5 to 9pm and at the gallery on saturday afternoon, March 6th (2-6pm), to demonstrate and discuss his work. The exhibit is on display through May 2nd.

October 3, 2003 to November 30, 2003

Paintings and Works on Paper by José Fuster, Alicia Leal, Manuel Mendive, José Garcia Montebravo, Pelly, Luis El Estudiante Rodriguez, Jorgé Sanfiel, Roberto Torres Lameda and others.
Celebrating El Festival Cubano 2003,
Philadelphia’s third annual celebration of Cuban Art and Culture

Artists: Richard Bruff Bruff, José Fuster, Arnaldo Garcia Rodriguez, Roberto Torres Lameda, Angel Llopiz Martinez, Manuel Mendive, José Garcia Montebravo, Pelly, Luis “El Estudiante” Rodriguez, Luis Joaquin Rodriguez, Jorgé Sanfiel & Wayacon

June 6, 2003 to July 30, 2003

Mithila Paintings by Pushpa Kumari, Mahasundari Devi, Mala Karn, Pradyumna Kumar and others from Madhubani, Bihar
Paintings and Scrolls by Montu Chitrakar from West Bengal
Antique Santhal Scrolls from West Bengal and Bihar

October 4, 2002 to November 30, 2002

Paintings by Cuba’s Grupo Bayate
Celebrating El Festival Cubano 2002

Artists: Roberto Torres Lameda, Luis “El Estudiante” Rodriguez, Luis Joaquin Rodriguez, Luis Alberto Villalon Rades, Richard Bruff Bruff & Angel Llopiz Martinez

Opening Reception: First Friday, October 4, 5:00 to 9:30 PM
Artists Luis “El Estudiante” Rodriguez Ricardo and Roberto Torres Lameda will be present at the reception.

June 7, 2002 to September 27, 2002

From June 7th through September 27, 2002 we exhibited a new collection of work from Oaxaca, Mexico which Tony brought back in March.

October 1, 2001 to December 31, 2001

In October through December 2001 we were participants in a festival of performances, exhibitions and cultural events in Philadelphia called El Festival Cubano. Indigo Arts' contribution was an exhibition of work by Self- Taught Cuban Artists, which opened October 5th, 2001.

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