Through Their Eyes: Haitian Artistsâ€™ Visions of Home
Works by National Geographic Photographer, Maggie Steber, and handcrafts and photography by Haitian children and artisans
June 23, 2010-August 7, 2010
Opening Reception & Meet the Artist: Friday, June 25, 2010, 6:00-8:00pm
In this rare exhibition, Maggie Steber, award-winning National Geographic photographer, and over 30 Haitian artists offer us a window into how Haitians experience their post-earthquake world and a glimpse at their extraordinary strength of spirit and unwavering faith. "Through Their Eyes" exhibits, alongside Maggie Steber's photjournalist works, the work of artists and children currently living in Haiti and actively using the arts to heal. Featuring over 100 photographs and handcrafts produced by Haitian children, and traditional Vodou flags hand-sequined by seasoned artisans. The American Visionary Art Museum, Zanmi Lakay and Art Creation Foundation For Children have generoulsy provided the exhibition's Haitian artworks. All works are available for purchase with 100% of the proceeds donated to Haiti relief.