Artvi Advocates will present its first Young@heART project, “Dream in Green Summer pARTy” from 6 to 9 p.m. July 24 at Everyday Clay Studio in Tillett Gardens.
The party is designed by Artvi Advocates to connect the young at heart with
the arts in the Virgin Islands, according to the organizers. The event is free and open to the public, specifically designed to appeal to artists and art lovers.
The “Dream in Green” party is billed as an artsy social and educational networking event, a casual meeting of the minds for artists, art lovers and for all who are concerned about the environment.
“Green is not just a color, lifestyle or trend,” according to Priscilla Hintz. “Living green is a way of thinking, doing and being that benefits our environment and territory. The word green is closely related to the Old English verb growan, ‘to grow.’” Currently, its most common association is tied to its connection to nature and the term ‘green’ has become the color symbol of environmental protection and social justice.”
Hintz, founder of Artvi Advocates, said "The Dream in Green party promises to be a fun, invigorating and engaging arts event. If you enjoy meeting other art enthusiasts, discovering stimulating and thought provoking art while learning what's a-buzz in our local creative community, then the Dream in Green party will not disappoint."
The Dream in Green party will feature five such artists who have embraced the green theme in a variety of ways.
V.I. native Eric Browne will debut his audio installation art using an audio program called RECYCLE. His work is an ever evolving rhythmic arrangement of harmonious and interactive melodic blending of sounds. Eranah Laura Davies, creative director of the Shalem Art Space for Peace at Tillett Gardens will present her re-purposed art and installations. Clay Lindol Jones, founder and director of the nonprofit arts collective, sevenminus7 will feature his organic rock sculptures and Everyday Clay Studio artist, Kimberly Young will present a new series of installations and drawings inspired by “The Lorax,” a children's book written by Dr. Seuss, chronicling the plight of the environment.
In addition, fine art photographer, Lamont Blake will make his Virgin Islands debut with a series of “green” inspired illustrative hybrid photographs.