The Fridge Hosts Art Exhibit to Benefit Bogota Orphanage
by Larry Janezich
Columbian artist, art director and designer Mas Paz, http://maspaz.co/, curated the fundraiser supporting La Casa De La Madre Y El Niño orphanage, Bogota, Colombia. This exhibit features over 70 artists from DC, New York, LA, Miami, Canada, Puerto Rico and Peru. According to The Fridge, all proceeds raised will go towards the construction of a new dining room for the children at La Casa, where MasPaz was adopted. The show runs through January 31. More than 500 people attended the show’s opening reception.
The 12″x12″ pieces are priced at $300. Limited edition prints and t-shirt will also be available.
Additional events associated with this exhibit include:
Saturday, January 16, 3 – 4 pm
Make your own 12”X12” canvas. Bring your creative soul and come surround yourself for 2 hours with amazing pieces of art as you paint something unique with the help of artist and curator of the show, MasPaz. He has taught workshops in Colombia, Canada, Brazil, and NYC. the Bronx all the way to VA!
- Open to all ages.
- Come with a creative mind and painting clothes
- All supplies provided: canvas, paints, brushes. (If you have any materials (cut outs, photos, paints, brushes, markers) that you might like to use, feel free to bring them along)
$30 (or pay what you can) including materials
JUST SHOW UP + PAY AT THE DOOR (cash/credit)
Thursday, January 21 – Artist Panel Discussion*
Saturday, January 23 – Graff Class with DECOY*
Friday, January 29 – Closing Reception
*Contact Alex for registration here: http://www.thefridgedc.com/
The Fridge is located at 516 1/2 8th Street, SE, across the street from Matchbox Pizza on Barracks Row, and behind the Shakespeare administrative offices.