The Seattle-Havana Poster Show has received permission from the Cuban government to travel to Havana. The exhibit opens April 17 at el Centro Desarollo des Artes Visuales (CDAV), on the Plaza Vieja, in the center of old Havana. Seattle curators Daniel R. Smith and Jacob McMurray will travel to Cuba for the opening along with several designers in the exhibit. Americans may travel to Cuba legally from the United States for professional research.
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CATALOG RELEASE PARTY
MAY 1, 2008, 6-8pm
Vérité Coffee & Cupcake Royale , 1101 34th Ave, Madrona, Seattle
Celebrate May Day with Cuban Catalogs, Cupcakes and Cabernet
Join us at Vérité Coffee & Cupcake Royale in Madrona (34th & Spring) on Thursday, May 1st to celebrate the release of The Seattle-Havana Poster Show catalog. The full-color catalog documents the Seattle/Havana silk-screen poster pairings presented at Bumbershoot 2007 and most recently at Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales (CDAV), Havana. Curator Daniel R. Smith will present slides from his trip to the April 17th Cuban premier.
Exhibit catalogs and limited edition silk-screen posters by Havana designers Grupo Camaleón will be available for purchase with proceeds going towards print costs. Plus, Lisa Baer from Baer Winery, Woodinville will be pouring their newest release, the 2005 Ursa, an amazing blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec & Petit Verdot.
The Seattle-Havana Poster Show exhibit catalog made possible with the generous support of the American Poster Institute, AIGA Seattle, Girlie Press and Society Co. Only 500 copies available in the U.S.! Of 1,000 copies printed, 500 were transported to Cuba and donated to CDAV to help fund their ongoing exhibitions.
2007 : Vérité Coffee world tour
Vérité world tour! Posters selected from the full exhibit
will rotate through all three Seattle Vérité Coffee locations.
events to be announced.
September 9-30, West
October 1-31, Madrona
November 1-30 2007, Ballard
September 1-3, 2007
: Bumbershoot art
Open 11am - 8pm,
Seattle Center's Fidalgo Room, festival admission required
August 31, 2007
: Bumbershoot Mayor's
12pm - 6pm, all
Bumbershoot art exhibits will be free and open to the
public. Look for us in the Seattle Center's Fidalgo Room.
August 28, 2007
: Bumbershoot Press