IMMERSED Exhibition - Contribution Info
IMMERSED: A contemporary art exhibition
March 20—April 23, 2018
Clowes Memorial Hall at Butler Arts Center, Indianapolis
Immersed features the work of thirteen contemporary visual artists.
Organized and curated by Samuel E Vázquez
Clowes Memorial Hall is the anchor of the Butler Arts Center. With 2,123 seats and a more than 53 year history, the venue remains Indiana’s most versatile and professional performance space, having welcomed the world’s greatest talent and personalities—a star-studded list that includes Maya Angelou, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Itzhak Perlman, Wynton Marsalis and Sir Elton John.
Organizer & Curator
Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico in 1970, Samuel E Vázquez is a visual artist working primarily in mixed media. His inspiration is rooted in the New York City subway style writings of the 1970s and 80s, along with the works of Ed Clark, Jackson Pollock, and Jean-Michel Basquiat. Vázquez’s work has been exhibited in numerous galleries, museums, and cultural institutions. He has lectured on the history of style writing in venues such as the Arts Council of Indianapolis, New York City College of Technology-CUNY, Indianapolis Public Library Central Branch, Clowes Memorial Hall at Butler Arts Center, and Indianapolis Museum of Art. His work is in private and public collections including The Joanna Nixon Collection, Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF), and The Miles Family Collection.
Vázquez is a 2017 Scholar In Residence at the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute and a 2017-18 Creative Renewal Arts Fellow of the Arts Council of Indianapolis.
Samuel is currently featured in the exhibition, City as Canvas: New York City Graffiti from the 70s & 80s on display at the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields.
In The Press
Samuel E Vázquez's exhibitions, projects, and art activities are the focus of recent media on multiple outlets. Here's a selection of media coverage.
Indianapolis Star - City as Canvas: New York City Graffiti from the 70s & 80s, Exhibition Preview, 2017
WISH TV - City as Canvas: New York City Graffiti from the 70s & 80s, Exhibition Preview, 2017
How You Can Help
You can help by becoming a contributor of this exhibition. Your contribution is greatly appreciated. Thank you.
As a "Presenting" contributor your company logo/name or personal name will be noted in the following:
Printed Postcard, Printed Poster, Digital Postcard/Poster, Social Media Posts, Exhibition Info Panel (Present at Clowes Memorial Hall), Artwork Info Sheet, Media Release
As a "Supporting" contributor your company logo/name or personal name will be noted in the following:
Exhibition Info Panel (Present at Clowes Memorial Hall), Artwork Info Sheet, Media Release
As a "Patron" contributor your company name or personal name will be noted in the following:
Artwork Info Sheet, Media Release