ANIMAZING GALLERY AT GRAND CANAL SHOPPES AT THE VENETIAN AND THE PALAZZO LAS VEGAS CONTINUES TO CONNECT THE LAS VEGAS DOWNTOWN ARTS DISTRICT TO THE STRIP
Animazing Gallery at Grand Canal Shoppes inside The Venetian® and The Palazzo® Las Vegas
is proud to continue their collaboration with the Downtown Arts District by helping to support and bring awareness to the Las Vegas art community. The third in a quarterly series of events called Art Connect showcases one local downtown artist each quarter.
The much-anticipated event will feature artist Alex P. Huerta of Peacenart Studio. To commemorate the evening, Huerta will have exclusive artwork available at Animazing Gallery during the event.
Alexander P. Huerta is passionate about art and artistic expression. He was an employee for Harrah’s Las Vegas Hotel & Casino for 13 years. After experiencing the ups and downs of life and some difficulties with his health, he one day walked into a gallery and came face to face with one of Pablo Picasso’s paintings titled “Le Rêve.” Huerta often speaks of this moment as the “marker moment” of his life, the day “when God got his attention about Art.” With no formal art education or even the desire to be an artist, gazing at that vibrant color palette and that beautifully imperfect painting he realized that moment would forever change the course of his life, and so it did.
“I consider my art to be a glimpse of the world in which I live in or a question about the same,” said Huerta. “Because my view of the world and my many questions can be so diverse, you will find my art to be its parallel. I organize my questions and/or explorations by the collections I create and maintain.”
Huerta currently owns and runs his own studio and gallery located in The Arts District of Downtown Las Vegas.
Friday, September 14th
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Grand Canal Shoppes inside The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas
3377 Las Vegas Blvd. South Suite 2245
Las Vegas, NV 89109
About Animazing Gallery
Founded in New York City, Animazing Gallery began its emphasis on abstract cartoon art in the mid 1980s. Now boasting over 3,000 square feet, the two-level gallery at Grand Canal Shoppes specializes in Contemporary Art, Pop Art, Surrealism one-of-a-kind Illustration art created by a range of renown illustrators such as Maurice Sendak, as recently featured on Pawn Stars, Charles M. Schulz and Theodor Seuss Geisel, also known as Dr. Seuss. Artists represented include Mr. Brainwash, Peter Max, Tom Everhart, Tim Cantor, Daniel Merriam, Fabio Napoleoni, and Alex Ross.
Animazing Gallery believes in supporting local artists, being community oriented and bringing greater awareness to the Vegas Arts Culture both on the Strip and in the Downtown.
For more information, visit www.animazing.com For more information on Grand Canal Shoppes, visit www.grandcanalshoppes.com.
About Grand Canal Shoppes
Located inside The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas, the center boasts 160 specialty brands and world-class restaurants nestled around a charming and faithful reproduction of Venice’s Grand Canal, complete with cobbled walkways, street side cafes and live entertainment. Signature brands including Nevada’s only Barneys New York, Burberry, Fendi, Jimmy Choo, Michael Kors, Louis Vuitton, and Tory Burch create an unparalleled retail environment that includes a star-studded line-up of restaurants headed by famous celebrity chefs: Wolfgang Puck’s CUT, Emeril Lagasse’s Delmonico Steakhouse, Buddy Valastro’s Buddy V’s and Carlo’s Bakery and Lorena Garcia’s CHICA, as well as SUSHISAMBA, Mercato della Pescheria, SUGARCANE raw bar grill and Once, the newest restaurant from famed Los Angeles chef, Ricardo Zarate. The center is also home to entertainment superstars, TAO Asian Bistro & Nightclub, and Lavo Italian Restaurant and Nightclub. For more information, visit www.thegrandcanalshoppes.com.
Grand Canal Shoppes is owned and managed by General Growth Properties, Inc., an S&P 500 company focused exclusively on owning, managing, leasing, and redeveloping high-quality retail properties throughout the United States. GGP is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol GGP.
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