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CMCA Holds Reception for "Cross Section," the Art of G.A. Gardner

Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts invites the public to attend an opening reception for a new exhibit of "Cross Section: the Art of G.A. Gardner” from 5-9 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 21, at the CMCA. Come meet the artist and enjoy the exhibit. Light refreshments and a cash bar will be available.
Artist Biography: GA Gardner, Ph.D., international artist. GA Gardner’s vibrant, multi-layered art has been exhibited internationally in over 30 galleries and museums including Paterson Museum, Nanjing College of Art and Bergen Museum. He began his professional art career in the U.S. creating and exhibiting large format 3D computer fine art.
His art incorporates collage and mixed-media techniques. It has been seen on CNN’s “Larry King Live” and in the New York Times, and been featured on Universal Records pop culture album covers and in numerous international publications. In 2008, he created "Elements of Hope," a piece that received international media coverage. His 2010 "Haiti: Hope for the Children," was created to raise funds for the country. Gardner actively donates art to numerous non-profit organizations worldwide.
A native of Trinidad and Tobago, in 1988 he migrated to the U.S. where he studied fine art at Francisco State University. He received bachelor’s and master’s degrees, and began to seriously examine the computer’s ability to create fine art. Gardner created mixed-media art and animation at Ohio State University where he earned a Ph.D. in Art Education in 1995. He is considered an expert on computer art education and is the founder of the DECATA (digital effect, computer animation, and traditional animation) Festival.
Gardner has authored 14 books on art education; has published over 60 books that are used in colleges and universities worldwide; and has served as professor of art at various universities including William Paterson University and George Mason University.
His lives and works in Washington D.C., with studio presence in New York City, London and Paris.

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Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts invites the public to attend an opening reception for a new exhibit of "Cross Section: the Art of G.A. Gardner” from 5-9 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 21, at the CMCA. Come meet the artist and enjoy the exhibit. Light refreshments and a cash bar will be available.
Artist Biography: GA Gardner, Ph.D., international artist. GA Gardner's vibrant, multi-layered art has been exhibited internationally in over 30 galleries and museums including Paterson Museum, Nanjing College of Art and Bergen Museum. He began his professional art career in the U.S. creating and exhibiting large format 3D computer fine art.
His art incorporates collage and mixed-media techniques. It has been seen on CNN's “Larry King Live” and in the New York Times, and been featured on Universal Records pop culture album covers and in numerous international publications. In 2008, he created "Elements of Hope," a piece that received international media coverage. His 2010 "Haiti: Hope for the Children," was created to raise funds for the country. Gardner actively donates art to numerous non-profit organizations worldwide.
A native of Trinidad and Tobago, in 1988 he migrated to the U.S. where he studied fine art at Francisco State University. He received bachelor’s and master’s degrees, and began to seriously examine the computer's ability to create fine art. Gardner created mixed-media art and animation at Ohio State University where he earned a Ph.D. in Art Education in 1995. He is considered an expert on computer art education and is the founder of the DECATA (digital effect, computer animation, and traditional animation) Festival.
Gardner has authored 14 books on art education; has published over 60 books that are used in colleges and universities worldwide; and has served as professor of art at various universities including William Paterson University and George Mason University.
His lives and works in Washington D.C., with studio presence in New York City, London and Paris.