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Art invades Santo Domingo with a wide circuit of Chavoneros exhibitions

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Dozens of artistic projects by talented students, which mark the closing of two intense and productive years of study – tempered by the unique learning conditions inherent to the global COVID-19 pandemic – are exhibited in different parts of Santo Domingo.

With this initiative, promoted by CHAVÓN The School of Design, the hard work of recent graduates in the careers of Fine Arts, Communication Design, Photography, Illustration, Interior and Product Design, Fashion Design, Fashion Marketing, and Communication, and Cinema, can be enjoyed both by art and design lovers, as well as by the general public, within environments with proper anti-coronavirus protocols and local sanitary measures.

During several days, which currently make the Dominican capital the capital of the art world in the country, the will, persistence, and discipline of these young people – guided in these times of adversity, through virtual classes, by highly recognized teachers in their respective professional areas—, produced creations worthy of admiration, as a sign that art lives and will live forever.

According to the schedule and calendar of the sample “Graduation XXXVII: Exhibition Circuit”, the days between June 24 and July 3, it was the turn of graduates of the Fine Arts career, who exhibited “Chimera: the possibilities of desire ”, at Mamey Galería; While the Communication Design career will show its so-called “XXXVII Graduation Collective Exhibition” at Chavón La Escuela de Diseño, Santo Domingo campus, until August 30 (Monday to Friday, between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm) .

The Photography career, in charge of the exhibition “Almagraphies“, will exhibit his works until July 31, at the Centro de la Imagen (Monday through Friday, between 9:00 am and 6:00 pm; and Saturdays, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm); Meanwhile, the Illustration career will do the same with the exhibition entitled “Illustration 2021”, to be inaugurated in Chavón La Escuela de Diseño, Santo Domingo campus, until August 30 (Monday through Friday, between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm).

Regarding the Interior and Product Design career, its exhibition “D / I + P” will take place in Chavón La Escuela de Diseño, Santo Domingo campus, until August 30 (Monday to Friday, between 8: 30 am to 4:30 pm); and the Fashion Design career will reveal its trends in “New Worlds: unconventional fashion from an unconventional year”, at the Fray Antón de Montesinos Monument, until July 14 (Monday to Saturday, between 9:00 am and 6:00 am p. m).

Finally, the Fashion Marketing and Communication career will showcase its exhibition “Fashion Marketing and Communication”, at Chavón La Escuela de Diseño, Santo Domingo campus, until August 30 (Monday through Friday, between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm); and the Film career will close with a flourish with the staging of “The cinema will take us: breaking the confinement walls”, at Casa de Teatro, on Saturday, July 3 (at 10:30 am) and Sunday, July 4 (at 3:00 pm).

* Photos courtesy of Chavón The School of Design

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