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Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Ely House reception this Sunday

John Slade Ely House Center for Contemporary Art
51 Trumbull Street, New Haven, (203) 624-8055
Breaking the Silence: Works by Imna Arroyo
Jan. 28—Mar. 4, 2007
Artist reception, Sun., Feb. 4, 2—5 p.m.
Artist talk, Sat. Feb. 10, 2 p.m.

Press release

The John Slade Ely House is pleased to present in collaboration with the New Haven Public School's Comprehensive Arts Program, Breaking The Silence: Works by Imna Arroyo. Imna Arroyo holds an MFA from Yale University and is currently Professor of Art at Eastern Connecticut State University. Ms. Arroyo focuses on visualizing her identity, drawing on her indigenous and African Caribbean heritage. Utilizing multi-media, sculpture, and large scale hanging prints, Ms. Arroyo creates powerful and engaging works that address the Middle Passage slave trade and the spirit of her ancestors.

There will be an Artist's Reception this Sun., Feb. 3, from 2—5 p.m. The John Slade Ely House will host an Artist's Talk on Sat., Feb. 10, at 2 p.m.


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