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1040 Lounge— Celebrating and promoting the arts in the Bronx
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When: 11/7/2012
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Where: The Bronx Museum of the Arts
1040 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 

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Friday, November 9

6:00pm to 8:30pm

1040 Lounge— Celebrating and promoting the arts in the Bronx.

North Wing Lobby

Join us for drinks in the company of your neighbors to enjoy artist talks and performances. Presented by the Bronx Museum Community Advisory Council. Artist Spotlight: Nicky Enright and Ivan Velez

Nicky Enright is an artist, DJ, and educator whose multimedia work explores the intersection of image and sound, the construction of identity, the theory and practice of borders, and the way language functions.He has executed numerous public commissions for clients such as the MTA Arts for Transit (NY), the Smithsonian Institution, and NASA (Washington DC).He has a BFA from The Cooper Union, an MFA from Hunter College, and he is an alumni of the AIM Program at the Bronx Museum.Born in Ecuador, he lives and works in the Bronx,

Ivan Velez

Raised in West Farms, Ivan was heavily influenced by the chop-socky karate flicks,Astro Boycartoons, blaxploitation films, Spanish soap operas, and Silver Age comic books.His work has been published in Gay Comics,Details, Dutton, Milestone, Marvel, Vertigo and DC Comics and reviewed in theAdvocate,Edge, theVillage Voice, theNew York Timesand on NPR. His best work is Tales of the Closet, a groundbreaking comic book series about a group of urban gay youth. As one of the first Latino writers to work for the mainstream comics industry, his work is known for its multiculturalism and this sensitivity helps him push the envelope. He is currently a teaching artist for the New York and Queens Public Libraries as well as the Bronx Museum of the Arts. He hosts OSO ORO, an international 'bear' art event and his work has been exhibited in several galleries throughout the United States.


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Museum open

11am to 4pm

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11am to 4pm

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