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Monday, August 25, 2014

María José "Majo" Gutierrez, Clemson University BFA Candidate, a Part of EL TRESome Performance in Downtown Greenville, SC


A Mexican performance Poet, A Peruvian printmaker, an American emotional expressionist artist, and a Mexican surrealist painter come together to create art at Downtown Alive in Greenville this Thursday, August 28th at 6:00 pm.  Palmetto Luna Arts will host its unique initiative EL TRESome at Downtown Alive Greenville at NOMA Square, 220 North Main Street, Greenville, SC 29601.

El TRESome is a creative challenge, a unique art experience involving three artists getting together for ninety minutes to create three different perspectives of a common theme. During this challenge, the artists gather to choose a common theme, provide their input about the topic and then create an art piece in the allotted time. Materials can be presented separately or as a collective production.

“We are spicing up Greenville’s Downtown Alive!” said Diana Farfan, Member of the Board of Directors of Palmetto Luna Arts “We have selected 4 very talented artist and are bringing lots of Latino feeling and flavor to this event. If you want to experience great art produced at the speed of light, you have to be there!”

Participating artist for this EL TREsome include: Vera Gomez, Mexican, Performance Poet; María José "Majo" Gutierrez, Peruvian, printmaker (BFA in Art candidate, Clemson University); Laura Lesslo, surrealist and abstract painter; and Adam Schrimmer, American, emotional expressionist artist.

Downtown Greenville comes alive every Thursday evening with an outdoor street party featuring live musical entertainment with varied sounds including rock, blues, funk and cover bands. Main Street serves as the perfect backdrop to this free event series where people can unwind by meeting up with friends, making new acquaintances and networking.

Palmetto Luna Arts mission is to is to foster an understanding of the Hispanic/Latino culture by promoting artistic creation and providing opportunities for cultural expression for the community in South Carolina. EL TRESome at Riverbanks Garden is part of Palmetto Luna’s Latino Arts in Motion initiative and has the support of the SC Arts Commission, and the Cultural Council of Richland and Lexington Counties. To learn more, please visit: www.palmettoluna.org or facebook.com/palmettoluna.

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