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2019 Bridges of Friendship Exhibition

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2019 Bridges of Friendship Exhibition – A Showcase Portraying the Multicultural Landscape

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Consulate General of Mexico in Vancouver & Lipont Gallery present

2019 Bridges of Friendship Exhibition – A Showcase Portraying the Multicultural Landscape

Opening: Wednesday October 2nd 2019 6:00pm

Exhibition: September 28 – October 26, 2019

Mon - Fri 10am - 5pm weekends by appointment

Lipont Gallery, 4211 No. 3 Road, Richmond BC V6X2C3

Bridges of Friendship is an annual exhibition organized by the Consulate General of Mexico in Vancouver in collaboration with a local arts and cultural organization every year. In 2019, the exhibition is co-presented by the Consulate and Lipont Gallery. Fifteen artists, Andrés Salaz, Ari de la Mora, Carolina de la Cajiga, Jeanne Krabbendam, Jennie Wang Catton, Jolayne Devente, Josué González, Melanie Ellery, Miriam Aroeste, Olga Rybalko, Othón Telléz, Pepe Hidalgo, Richard Kent, Roy Hoh and Wan Li Zhang were invited to showcase their artworks.

The sub-theme of the exhibition is My Visual Reality & Passion for Abstraction. The purpose of the exhibition is to bring together artists of diverse cultural backgrounds with the influences that come from different parts of the world in order to showcase the wide repertoire of local contemporary visual art scene, to enrich Richmond’s multicultural landscape and to create lasting ties between communities and visitor of all ages.

Free demonstration during Culture Days

Painting the Human Face: Features and Expressions by artist Ari de la Mora

Sunday September 29, 2019 11am – 4pm free admission

Artist Ari de la Mora will give a family-friendly painting demo “Painting the Human Face - Features and Expressions" on Sunday September 29 from 11am to 4pm during Culture Days in conjunction with the exhibition. Visitors of all ages are welcome.

Ari De La Mora is a self-taught figurative painter with a strong influence of the female portrait, she reflects a classical and modern interpretations mixed with cultural themes and symbols. “People act a source of inspiration with the stories permeating from their eyes either in the past or in the present.”

The opening reception event is sponsored by Old Abbey Ales and Cámara Nacional de la Industria Tequilera – Tequileros.

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Lipont Place is a multi-functional venue for exhibitions, auctions, events, meetings, trade shows, performances, and creative pop-up shops. With a total footprint of 21,000 square feet, Lipont Place is Metro Vancouver’s newest international venue, staging some of the most exciting events in the region. With 230 on-site parking spaces and just steps away from the Canada Line, Lipont Place has hosted solo exhibitions and group exhibitions with participation from hundreds of artists from Canada and abroad. These exhibitions showcased contemporary photography, paintings, drawings, sculpture, textiles, and crafts including the traveling exhibition Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition in 2018.

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