The Belize Show new works by Hubert Neal Jr

By Holly Bynoe Monday, December 26th, 2011 Categories: Exhibitions, Updates
 

The Image Factory Art Foundation announces its first exhibition for the New Year THE BELIZE SHOW by Hubert Neal The display will open on Friday January 13, 2012 at 7pm. ”In drawing studio back in college, my favorite professor walked over to me and examined my drawing for about 5 minutes. he then gave me a compliment and posed a question in one breathe. He said, ‘you draw like a master, but, can you make art?’ I got the message.”

Born in Belize and now living in the United States Neal is introducing his work for the first time in Belize. His studied at Cornell University Ithaca, New York and The Chicago Academy for the Arts Chicago, Illinois. In 2010 he exhibited ‘the dudus chronicles’ at the Grosvenor Galleries in Kingston, Jamaica. Since 1997 his works have been exhibited in New York, Chicago, and Miami. In 2001 he worked briefly at the Amandala newspaper in Belize as a photojournalist.

The works for The Belize Show include paintings, drawings and photographs. They are strong samples of the intense graphic and conceptual emphasis that Neal’s work embodies. On Friday January 13 the press is invited to meet the artist at 10:oo am at the Image Factory. Information on the artist www.hubertnealjr.com . Information on the show contact Yasser Musa at or Gilvano Swasey at 625-1625.

 

Holly Bynoe
Holly Bynoe

Holly Bynoe is a curator, visual artist and writer based in the Caribbean. She is the Executive Director of ARC Magazine, and a graduate of Bard College International Center of Photography (2010) where she earned her M.F.A. in Advanced Photographic Studies. She currently holds the position of Chief Curator at the National Art Gallery of the Bahamas, and is co-director of the annual arts conference Tilting Axis and Caribbean Linked Residency Program.