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Exhibit Opening Reception at Dana Library, Rutgers-Newark

Anaida Hernández 1999
[image used courtesy of the artist]

The Friends of the
Rutgers University Libraries
cordially invite you to attend

Anaida Hernández:
Prints and Drawings, 1989 – 1999
Exhibit at John Cotton Dana Library

Exhibit Opening and Reception This event will also feature the inauguration of the Puerto Rican/Spanish language book collection presented to John Cotton Dana Library in honor of Dr. Amelia Agostini De Del Rio and Dr. Angel De Del Rio.

Thursday, May 4, 2000
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Dana Room
John Cotton Dana Library
Newark Campus*

RSVP (acceptance only) by May 1st
Phone: 973/353–5222

* Free bus or van service to and from events on the Newark campus is now available to all who register at least one week in advance. Please call 732/932-7505 or email by May 1st to reserve space on the bus or van.

Anaida Hernández is an award winning Puerto Rican born artist, now living in New York, who is widely known for her politically conscious use of prints, paintings, public art, community projects, and site-specific installations to address domestic violence and other human rights issues. Her work has been featured in solo and group exhibitions in Cuba, Curacao, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Germany, Israel, Puerto Rico, Spain, and the United States.

The exhibition at the Dana Library will be part of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center's World Festival III, Visions of the New World: Spanish Routes & Rhythms. The Rutgers-Newark Hispanic Civilization and Language Studies Program, the Center for Latino Arts and Culture, and the Latino Caucus of Faculty and Staff are cosponsors of this exhibition.

Posted April 24, 2000