LegalArt Residency Open Studios and Reading 2/17/11

LegalArt Residency Open Studios and Reading
Thursday, February 17, 2011 / 6:00 – 9:00pm,
Corner of N Miami Ave and NE 11th Street
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6:00pm / Reading by Sandra Beasley, Visiting Writer in Residence

Free and open to the public
Local Artists in Residence: Jiae Hwang, Manny Prieres, Pachi Giustinian, TM Sisters (Natasha and Monica Lopez De Victoria), Viking Funeral (Carlos Ascurra and Juan Gonzalez)

Visiting Artists in Residence: Alfio Demestre, Laura Hita (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Visiting Writer in Residence: Sandra Beasley (Washington, D.C.)

More about our Current Residents
Poetry and Prose Reading by Sandra Beasley, Visiting Writer in Residence / 6:00pm
Sandra Beasley is a writer living in Washington, DC, where her essays have been featured in the Washington Post Magazine. She is the author of three books, including I Was the Jukebox (winner of the 2009 Barnard Women Poetry Prize) and the memoir Don’t Kill the Birthday Girl: Tales from an Allergic Life, forthcoming from Crown in July. Please RSVP for the reading at

Request for Ties
Laura Hita, Visiting Artist in Residence, is working on a large wall installation of recycled neckties. In order for this project to be fully realized, your participation is very important. Please bring a tie, for donation in support of Laura’s project, to the Residency Open Studios and Reading. Upon completion of the project, everyone who donates a tie will receive a high resolution digital photo of the piece. Donate a tie and be part of the art!

Enjoy CIFO’s Extended Hours: 6:00 – 9:00pm with a screening of The Woodmans at 7:30pm
Currently on view through March 6, 2011 at CIFO: Inside Out, Photography After Form: Selections from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection, curated by Simon Baker and Tanya Barson, curators from the Tate Modern in London. Film screening at 7:30pm: The Woodmans, the life and work of the late photographer Francesca Woodman. Directed by C. Scott Willis, a Lorber Films Release. Read more

Parking: LegalArt is located on the corner of N Miami Ave and NE 11th Street. CIFO is generously providing parking in their lot located across the street from the building at 1018 N Miami Ave, (the entrance to the lot will be on your right). Metered parking is also available on N Miami Ave and on 11th and 10th Streets.