What: The Jamaica Awareness Association of California, Inc. (JAAC) Presents: Legendary Visual Artist
Mr. Bernard Stanley Hoyes
Silent and Live Auction Art Display in Foyer @ 6 p.m.
JAAC’s 26th Annual Fundraising Banquet
When: Saturday, November 10, 2012
Where: Los Angeles Airport (LAX) Marriott Hotel, 5855 West Century Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90045
More Info: Please join us once again for the Silent and Live Auction at the JAAC banquet featuring artwork by Bernard Stanley Hoyes, a highly respected Jamaican artist and Visual Icon. Considering the fact that
Oprah Winfrey, Natalie Cole, Steve Harvey, Keenan Ivory Wayans and the National Urban League are among his collectors, this is an opportunity that should not be missed! In 2012, Hoyes wowed an enthusiastic crowd at the Ford Amphitheatre with his dance production, “Seven Paintings, a Story in Performance”. Hoyes’ production proved to be magical as his art literally jumped off the canvas and came to life in an interdisciplinary materialization that included dance, music and song!
Mr. Hoyes is known for his commitment to the public good and has partnered with the City of Los Angeles, the First A.M.E. Church and others on successful community projects. After the LA Riots in 1992, he joined forces with the JAAC to develop a student art competition to bring the African American and Latino youth together to recognize each other’s contributions to the peaceful unity of Los Angeles. The theme of “Out of Many, One People” was adopted to embody the spirit of reconciliation.
Selections of Hoyes’ work have been featured in several television shows, including “A Different World” and the Showtime hit series, “Dexter.” President Barack Obama has even been photographed in front of his work. An internationally celebrated craftsman, Hoyes’ work is known for its African American and Jamaican influences, brilliance in color and depth of spirituality. Hoyes’ masterful work is also included in the 2011 African American Heritage Month Calendar and Cultural Guide for the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs.