Racism and Sexism Women’s History Month Exhibition

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Soraida MartinezSoraida Martinez artist of Verdadism paintings and framed giclee fine art prints will exhibit her works at the Women’s Rights National Historical Park, during Women’s History Month from March 3 to March 24, 2017.

A reception for the artist will be held Saturday, March 4, 2017, from 2 to 4 pm. All are welcome to meet the artist and have a dialogue on women’s rights, race relations and social justice.

Born in Harlem NYC, Soraida Martinez is known for creating the art style of Verdadism. Since 1992, the artist has been speaking out against the prejudice that still pervades America society. For 25 years now, the artist has been creating paintings and writing social commentaries based on her personal life experiences with racism, sexism and stereotyping. The art of Verdadism confronts the societal issues that continue to disenfranchise women, Latinos, African-Americans, and others alienated by mainstream American society. She has been chosen by the U.S. Department of State as one of the 15 most prominent Hispanic Americans in the arts shaping the U.S. cultural scene.

Women’s Rights National Historic Park is open Friday through Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm, and is located at 136 Fall Street, Seneca Falls. For more information about the park and upcoming programs, click here or call (315) 568-2991.

All programs are free and open to the public.

Photo: Soraida Martinez, provided.

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