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First Friday - Opening Reception of Human: Trails, Transformations, Triumph

First Friday - Opening Reception of Human: Trails, Transformations, Triumph

Posted: August 20, 2013
First Friday - Opening Reception of Human: Trails, Transformations, Triumph

When: September 6, 2013 from 5 pm -10 pm

Where: Vivant Art Collection 60 North 2nd Street Philadelphia PA

August 30th | 6-9pm  - Preview during Fourth Friday Wine and Cheese Reception presented by Whole Unit Holdings 

September 6th |  5pm-10pm - First Friday Art Gallery Opening Reception

September 7th | 3pm-7pm - Open Critique and Dialogue about Black Art with Richard Watson, James Dupree,  Chad Cortez Everett

Chad solo-art exhibits debuts September 6, 2013 during First Friday Art Crawl in Old City, Philadelphia at Vivant Art Collection. This art is exhibit consist of 24 original art paintings all for sale. The exhibit will be couple with interactive and dynamic panel discussion on black art with famous Philadelphia base artists James Dupree and Richard Watson (former Curator of Exhibitions at the African American Museum in Philadelphia). These two community events are open to the public for dialogue and reaction.

About the  Artist: Chad Cortez Everett was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA.  He attended Temple University, Tyler School of Art and earned a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Painting and certification in Art Education. Also, Chad attended the Hoffeberger School of Painting at Maryland Institute, College of Art (MICA). Chad is influence by social change and his artwork addresses problems plaguing society. Chad is a highly awarded artist, mostly recently winning first place in the 2010 Art regional Exhibition at the Center for Creative Arts in Delaware and named the 2011 Visual Artist of the Year by The African American Coalition of Reading, PA.