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Cuban artist Humberto Chavez was recognized on Sunday, May 4, at a reception in his honor at the Larchmont Public Library’s Oresman Gallery by New York State Senator George Latimer. Chavez’ exhibit, “Revisiting Dreams and Memories” opened in the Library’s gallery on Thursday, May 2. Senator Latimer praised Chavez for his exhibit, thanked the artist for sharing his works with the community and presented the artist with New York State’s Certificate of Merit.
Chavez’ artwork is inspired by memories of his childhood and adolescence in Havana, Cuba, and its environs. The exhibit is on display now through May 30. The exhibit is free and open to everyone during normal library hours.
Chávez left his native Cuba in the 1960s to study art in New York City at Parsons School of Design. A Bauhaus-based curriculum, with experimental courses in architecture, construction, color and