Closer's Ball "Life in Park" - Art Exhibition

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Presented by La Peña and City of Austin Cultural Arts Division and VSA Texas at La Pena Art Gallery, Austin TX

Jun 16
Jul 14
Closer's Ball "Life in Park" - Art Exhibition

The Free Art Show contains new never before seen Art by Austinite & local Disabled Artist – Deshawn Washington. Active and alive with color. Also featured in the Exhibit – is New Artwork by Guest Artist and Mentor – Brian “De BydeeMan” Joseph.

“During my lifetime in Austin – I have evolved my work along with my sense of self expression. Form the age of 2, I held a pencil in my hand to displace the loneliness inside of being different. Yet through the trials and tribulations of my own life as a gifted protege’ growing up in a community where change can be seen as triumph or tragedy, I have put together a visual canvas of my life and my works as a testament to my sense of existence. Even as an Austin nite, I found it critical and

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The Art Show is free. Granted by the City of Austin Cultural Contracts Division, VSA Texas,  Le Pena as well as The Texas Commision on the Arts.

Contact: 512 -477 -6007

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Ask for Cynthia Perez  @ (512) 477 – 6007 or for details and times for the Exhibit.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


La Pena Art Gallery

227 Congress Avenue Austin Texas 78701, Austin, TX 78701

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All ages, groups, individuals are welcome. ADA Compliant. Wheelchair accessible. There is an promotional music CD available for those with Disabilities upon request & Sponsored by VSA Texas.





The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.


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