Art & Chat w/Niki LopezFriday 7/24
ARTSERVE LIVE presents:
Art & Chat w/Niki Lopez
Niki Lopez is an Afro-Latina, Queer - interdisciplinary Visual Artist, Activist, Social Practitioner, Cultural Programmer, and an award-winning Graphic Designer. Lopez is best known for her vibrant color palette, masks and a collection of works dealing with some of her trauma and healing through the arts. She is the founder of “What’s Your Elephant,” a movement that creates a safe space and uses the arts to address the unspoken.
Lopez has been programming avant-garde art shows since 2008, including her signature annual exhibition combining art, performance and community outreach.
Known for her community spirit and advocacy, Niki has donated artwork for fundraising initiatives over the years to support various causes such World AIDS MUSEUM and Educational Center, HRC- Human Rights Campaign and Equality Florida.
She is a co-founder for Artists for Black Lives Matter as well 1310 Bandits - a nationally recognized award-winning team of female-led filmmakers.
Niki is a 2020/2021 nominee for the Kennedy Center Citizen Artist Fellow Recognition and is a 2020 recipient of Broward County’s Arts & Culture Visionaries Award by ArtServe.
Lopez produces “The Circle” a weekly Facebook live - video podcast sharing stories of our creative community, activists & social entrepreneurs.
Current projects include The Aya Arts Project. Where she is curating and engaging the community in artmaking, virtual programming and art acquisition for a permanent installation for a new affordable housing community for seniors in partnership with the Housing Authority of the City of Fort Lauderdale and Atlantic Pacific Communities
You're also invited to participate on ZOOM:
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