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ArtSi Charlotte Announces Artists and Award Recipients for Con A De Arte 2017

June 01, 2017

Artists to perform and present live at 14th annual event

ArtSí Charlotte, an arts initiative that supports and connects Latino artists in the Charlotte area, today announced the featured artists for its signature event Con A de Arte. Artists featured this year include performers, visual artists, and writers who will present their works live at the Con A de Arte event taking place on Wednesday, June 7th at Mint Museum Uptown at Levine Center for the Arts, 500 South Tryon Street, uptown Charlotte, at 6:00 p.m. The presentations and awards will be followed by a reception that will give the public the opportunity to interact with the featured artists and awardees. Appetizers will be served. Cash bar available.

FEATURED ARTISTS:

  • Tita Ramírez – Writer
  • Francisco González – Visual Arts
  • Cristina Cassidy –Documentary Film
  • Daniel González and Nataly Ramírez Cheek -  Dance
  • Reinaldo Brahn – Music

AWARD RECIPIENTS:

  • Frank Dominguez - Sarah Wolfe Lifetime Achievement Award
  • The Latin American Coalition – Lifetime Achievement Community Award
  • Julio Gonzalez – Emerging Artist Award

ABOUT ARTSI

ArtSí is a community initiative that advances the Latino arts and culture in the Charlotte region and that facilitates connections with the Charlotte arts community at large. ArtSí is run by volunteers, and it serves a membership base of over 200 individuals, from Latino artists to art supporters, and its work is backed by a group of well-known and respected local organizations that support its mission. Organizations supporting ArtSi include the Mint Museum, Queens University of Charlotte, and Levine Museum of the New South.

 

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