"We, the organizers for 3 Americas! challenged artists from the northern reaches of Canada and the US down through Mexico
and the Caribbean and on into the corners of South America to show us through original images of faces and figures the
uniqueness of our various cultures and ethnicities, and at the same time the remarkable ways in which we are more the
same than different from our counterparts in all and any other parts of the Americas.
The response was enthusiastic, with works of two and three dimensions flowing in from artists of all stripes.
"We will get a fresh concept of "America" by looking at these faces
and figures from all over the great strip of our continent; that by looking beyond the surface of the canvas to the
maker of the art, we will see, manifest within the trappings of their culture, humans like ourselves with the gamut of
joys and pains, fears and triumphs, and we will, see that they are us, and we are
Susan Holland Curator
Graciously hosted by The University of Medicine and Dentistry -
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, the Healing Arts Club (HARTS), and Visual Arts League (VAL), this exhibit is
designed to travel, and hopes to bring a fresh definition of America to all three Americas.
2001 it will be on display at the Cork Gallery, 65th
St. and Broadway, downstairs from Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, NY
(Scroll down for dates and places the show moved to.)