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POTO MITAN - A Solo Exhibit by May Clemente

  • La Maison d'Art 259 West 132nd Street New York, NY, 10027 United States (map)

Join us on Tuesday March 8th, 6:30-9PM to celebrate the Kick-off Event of Women's History Month @ La Maison d'Art with a Vibrant Exhibit of May Clémenté's Paintings celebrating women and our role in society. 

Opening Reception
POTO MITAN

The Courageous Mother, Central Pillar of her family and community in a matriarchal society.

As part of Women's History Month, we are exploring the intriguing history of POTO MITAN and its roots in The French West Indies.

POTO MITAN, a Pride or a Pain from the past? 

Exhibit is showing from March 8th through April 13, 2016
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Born in 1987 in Martinique, May Clémenté is an emerging artist favoring two different mediums alternatively, reflecting either her need for cheerful acrylic colors in an abstract style, or her quiet, more subdued mood for softness and veiled mystery with the delicate palette of the coffee-painting medium.
A self-taught artist, she exhibited in her native island, then in New York during work-related events and one solo exhibition. 
She explores the exhilarating freedom of working on large canvasses where shapes and vivid colors emerge from a deep quest for her inner soul.