Gallery Openings and Events

Luis Peralta Presents Love, Hope, & Art 4.0

Trouble Maker No. 1 by Luis Peralta. Courtesy of the artist.

Trouble Maker No. 1 by Luis Peralta. Courtesy of the artist.

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Opening: Thursday, March 13 from 6:30pm to 8pm

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On view through  July 15, 2014.

Award-winning artist Luis Peralta Del Valle was selected for a solo art exhibition at Snow Hill Manor in Laurel, MD. Luis is a Nicaraguan-born, District of Columbia raised artist who is known for his vibrant and colorful abstract paintings and his lifelike portraiture. Del Valle will exhibit “Love Hope & Art 4.0.” The show is a reflection of the diversity of cultures that  make up the fabric of America. Luis draws upon centuries of art history while employing modern subject matters and techniques such as realism and graffiti, all of which draws the viewer into the long traditions of art and yet speaks to viewers’ modern sensibility.

Luis Peralta Del Valle was raised in the Columbia Heights neighborhood in the District of Columbia and now  lives and creates his art in the Anacostia Historic District of Washington, DC Now age 33, Luis has been a professional artist for over 15 years. Regarding this show Del Valle stated, “I am looking forward to the opportunity to share my latest works with the public at Snow Hill Manor. I have been creating these pieces for the last 3 years and it is an amazing opportunity to be able to connect with new audiences.I’m a painter always feeling like an explorer, not necessarily creating but instead discovering. I discover paintings I have to materialize with or without inspiration.”

About Luis Peralta Del Valle
Luis Peralta Del Valle lives and works in Washington, DC. He believes that artistic development is a critical element in community development; The arts facilitate improvement in quality of life by providing tools to modify behaviors through the channeling of self-expression into productive work. They also inspire and motivate individuals, creating friendly competition grounded in positive behaviors. Accordingly, Luis uses his role as a public artist to further his vision for vibrant, family-friendly communities.

Luis’s artwork is represented in the permanent collections of various organizations and companies including:  the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities Art Bank, the National Museum of Catholic Art and Library, the Latin American Youth Center, and Chiaramonte Construction Company.

The exhibit will be held at Snow Hill Manor located at 3301 Laurel-Bowie Road, Laurel, MD. For a sneak peak of some of the works on display, please visit: www.luisperaltagallery.com.

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