Internationally known artist to kick off exhibit at Vanderbilt‘s Black Cultural Center

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Antonio Carreno, recognized as one of the major contemporary abstract painters of our time, will kick off an exhibit of his work at a reception at Vanderbilt‘s Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center Oct. 10 at 4 p.m.

Carreno will discuss his work and take questions at the reception. The event is free and open to the public. The exhibit will run Oct 10 – Dec. 3 at the Black Cultural Center. The event is co-sponsored by the Center for the Americas and the Afro-Hispanic Review.

Carreno, born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, studied at the National School of Fine Arts. His art work has been on exhibit in collections throughout the world including the Latin American Museum of Modern Art in Washington, D.C. and the National Museum of Art in Santo Domingo.

Media contact: Emily Pearce, (615) 322-NEWS

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