NEW YORK, NY – 7 Sep, 2017 – apArt Private Gallery to announce its first ever Solo Art Exhibition by Brazilian artist Marcello Serpa. Marcello Serpa to exhibit acrylic on canvas works at apArt (New York) Oct 5, 2017, from 7pm-11pm – by invite only – with an opening performance by Latin Grammy nominated Brazilian recording artist Maria Gadú. Terebintina solo exhibition will be open to the public at apArt New York by appointment from October 6 to December 5, 2017.
apArt has been a distinguished leader in exhibiting the works of emerging artists from all over the world and thanks to apArt Private Gallery Founder Thais Marin and NY Executive Director Maria Ines Moraes they will now introduce to New York the artistry of Marcello Serpa.
“I grew up smelling the oils of turpentine, creating paintings while I watched my grandfather, an artist from Pernambuco, Brazil, who had a very colorful soul.” States Marcello Serpa.
After winning a number of awards as a Creative Director in advertising, in 2015 Marcello Serpa decided that it was time to return to brushes and canvas. Serpa is the first Latin to preside at the Cannes Film Festival in 2000 and is the youngest president in history.
The Terebentina solo exhibition will hold a pre-event press hour from 6pm-7pm on October 5, 2017, where members of the media can exclusively view the collection before the main event begins and interview Marcello Serpa, Maria Gadú as well as apArt Founder Thais Marin and NY Executive Director Maria Ines Moraes.
The event title sponsors include Barry Company and JakKombi with supporting sponsors from various brands such as Ornare, Pitu, Stella Artois, Your Social Team, Behind the Scenes, Deivisson Machado Flower Designer, Da Terra Brazil Foundation and Majestic Occasion.
Additional details pertaining to the event can be found at www.theteslagroup.com/apartny. For information on apArt Private Gallery please visit www.apArtprivategallery.com. Media requests please contact Barbara Narciso Barbara@theteslagroup.com. apArt Youtube https://youtu.be/0wtiQDIxRCc
apArt Private Gallery is an art gallery conversion within an apartment. apArt provides a space for upcoming artists to expose their art to the general public giving them opportunities to become art appreciators, buyers, and consequently collectors. ApArt serves as a cultural hub that hosts a number of private events, book release parties, intimate pocket shows or pop-ups, and many other cultural events. Www.apArtprivategallery.com. São Paulo Brazil, Bogota Columbia, New York.
ABOUT MARCELLO SERPA
Marcello Serpa was born in 1962 in São Paulo, Brazil, but grew up in Rio de Janeiro. He was baptized by his grandfather’s paintbrushes anointed with turpentine throughout his childhood. The painting that took him to Design and the Design to the Advertising” After winning a number of awards as a Creative Director in advertising, in 2015 he decided that it was time to return to brushes and canvas. After all, it was his soul as a painter that determined his paths and choices. Marcello is one of the rare cases in which an artist did not become plastic. Because he was an advertiser, he was able to use his artistic talent in his career within advertising. Serpa has been an artist since his birth, a painter since the womb, and a human being in essence. His first individual exhibition will be called “TEREBINTINA” (Turpentine).
Singer-songwriter Maria Gadú released her third career album in May 2015. In Guelã, Maria Gadú transcends expectations bringing innovative sounds. Tracks like “obloco” and “tecnopapiro” shows Maria Gadú’s ability in always surprising, overflowing musicality and lyricism. The album was nominated for the Latin Grammy in the category “Best Album of Brazilian Popular Music.” In June 2015, the artist released in São Paulo her new tour “Guelã”. The tour has passed through the main capitals of South America, Europe, Africa and will arrive in the USA in 2017. Maria Gadú has worked internationally with artists such as Alicia Keys, Tony Bennett and Jesse Harris, among others.
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