February 28, 2018
5:30 – 7:00 PM
Join artist Ana Flores for a discussion on the influence of music in her art with emphasis on the works shown in Lyman Allyn’s current exhibition, On Another Note: The Intersection of Art and Music.
$5 members / $10 non-members
Please RSVP to 860.443.2545 x2129 or email us.
Ana Flores is a Cuban-American sculptor and ecologist living in Rhode Island. She is a graduate of Rhode Island School of Design and has been a professor at the school. She now teaches Ecological Art and Design at Bryant University and this spring she will be the first Schumann Visiting artist in Environmental Art at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts. Flores’ work explores the ecological and cultural history of places. Her Cuban heritage has been one of her ongoing explorations and inspirations. In 2002 she traveled back to the island for the first time after 40 years. Since then she has created several sculptural installations that have traveled nationally also been part of exhibitions featuring Cuban artists internationally. She is now involved in ongoing project exploring how slavery connected Cuba and Rhode Island. Rhode Islanders were major slave traders during the 18th century.