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RSVP for the "Miguel Chacon: Observer" Virtual Artist Talk + $25 Donation

RSVP for the "Miguel Chacon: Observer" Virtual Artist Talk + $25 Donation

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portrait of NIAD artist Miguel Chacon.

Miguel Chacon Artist Talk

Friday May 20 // 1pm

Gallery Manager Julio Rodriguez, NIAD artist Miguel Chacon and NIAD's Friday artists will be in the gallery for a live walkthrough of Miguel's solo show.

If you can't make it to 23rd Street, you can join us in the gallery virtually! Ask questions, view artworks, and learn more about Miguel's process.

After you choose and "purchase" an RSVP, NIAD will send you the link for the event from

Please check your spam folder if you don't receive the link before Friday April 15.

About the exhibition

Opens Friday May 6

Opening Reception Saturday May 21

Miguel Chacon prefers to take the role of witness to situations rather than an active participant. He shares, “I’m an observer. I just watch. I don’t like talking too much… I listen. People that don’t say nothing and do what they dream about doing, and they work hard and they do it everyday... I think that feeds the soul.”

A man of action, Chacon lets his paintbrush do the talking.

Observer showcases the latest body of work from Miguel Chacon. Here he combines his experience of growing up in Richmond with figures from media to reimagine past narratives. With these paintings the artist offers his perspective on matters of representation, diversity, and pop culture.

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