For Immediate Release
DC - Pepco Edison Place Gallery and Art Impact USA, Inc. are co-hosting the
opening reception for first annual Art Impact International 2016 Art
Exhibition. Opening with a reception Saturday,
Jan.9, works of art from ten countries will be on view through Jan. 28.
guest artist, Ambassador Joseph Edmunds of St. Lucia is among the eclectic
group of artists from Brazil, China, Greece, Italy, Mexico, Nigeria, Togo,
Trinidad & Tobago, and the United States. Cellist Benjamin Gates, whose
repertoire ranges from classical to hip-hop, will perform during the reception and
Ambassador Edmunds will deliver a poetry reading.
goal of the exhibiting artists, Bethel Aniaku, Larry "Poncho" Brown, Andrea
Clement, Alexis Goodridge, Tarver Harris, Festus Izevbigie, Hubert Jackson,
Daniel Kathalynas, Vicki Marckel, Pasquale Monaco, Ernani Silva, Nia Tavlarides
Stratos, Gloria Valdes "Tarasca", Khalid Thompson, Sally Tsou and Ambassador
Edmunds is to use their creativity to benefit humanity by inspiring communities
and their leaders.
Impact International 2016 is sponsored in part by Pepco Holdings, Inc., The
DRUM Foundation, Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts and the Law Firm Vendors
Association. Art Impact USA is a
nonprofit organization dedicated to nurturing humanity's spirit through
art. The opening reception is free and
open to the public. For more information,
please visit www.artimpactusa.com/international.
The Pepco Edison
Place Gallery is open with free admission noon to 4 p.m. each Tuesday through
Friday and is located at 702 Eighth St., NW, Washington, DC.