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How COVID stole March Break! Julio Ferrer

27 May 2023 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free

During March Break of 2020 Canada was in lockdown. The pandemic had arrived. At the time my worries and sleepless nights ended up in a sketchbook. Three years later some of them are seeing the light of day as complete works of art.

Biography :
Julio Ferrer is a Cuban Canadian painter and printmaker whose Pop Art - inspired artwork originates from and comments upon political, societal, as well as personal experience.

Julio Ferrer was born in 1973 in Cienfuegos, Cuba. Trained at the Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas in Havana, Julio has participated in 140 group exhibitions, 18 solo exhibitions, and a commissioned exhibition of the Canadian Prime Ministers for the Canada 150 celebrations.

His artworks are in numerous private and public collections in Cuba, the Americas and Europe. Since 1990, Ferrer has won 21 awards for his artwork, including 1st prize at Bienal International del Humor. In 2006, he was selected Artist of the Year in his home province of Cienfuegos. Julio moved to Canada in 2006 where he continues his career as independent artist. Julio lives and works in his home/studio in Hamilton, Ontario.

Details

Date:
27 May 2023
Time:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.hpl.ca/articles/annex-gallery-april-%E2%80%93-june-2023

Organizer

Hamilton Public Library
Phone
905-546-3200
Email
arts@hpl.ca
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Accessibility
Wheelchair accessible, Gender-neutral washrooms

Venue

Central Library
55 York Blvd
Hamilton, L8R 3K1
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Phone
905-546-3200
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