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|Homeless Art Exhibit of Male Nudes|
|Date||Friday April 14|
|Time||5:00 PM - 7:00 PM|
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|Hospitality House Studio/Gallery, located at 146 Leavenworth St. near Turk|
Program for Homeless Artists Unveils Exhibition of Male Nudes
The Community Arts Program at Hospitality House is unveiling a new exhibition of male nude paintings by “Seth the Artist.” This solo exhibit will be on display at the Hospitality House Studio/Gallery, located at 146 Leavenworth St. near Turk. Artwork will be on display throughout April 2006. An opening reception will be held from 5-7pm on Friday April 14. Admission is free.
According to Seth the Artist, “the paintings will serve male nudes, front and back, with hands, lips, eyes and crosses for more diversity. All work is in living color making the viewer react and think about what is inside of them.”
Seth is a self-taught artist from NYC where he was known as a fierce chef, performing artist and fashion designer. He came to the West Coast to find other hidden talents and to live out his destiny with an artistic blast.
The exhibit is sponsored by the Community Arts Program at Hospitality House which provides creative expression for homeless, formerly-homeless, and low-income individuals in the Tenderloin. The Community Arts Program offers a workshop, fine art materials, instruction and exhibits at no cost to participants. Based in one of San Francisco’s poorest neighborhoods, this award-winning program provides an opportunity for creative expression and economic empowerment to people who would otherwise be unable to create artwork. The program provides a 100% commission to artist-participants on the sale of their artwork.
The Community Arts Program is one of several programs run by Central City Hospitality House to support the homeless community in San Francisco's Tenderloin district. Other Hospitality House programs include a drop-in self help center, an employment program, and a shelter for homeless men. Since 1967, Hospitality House has used these programs along with peer-led programs and advocacy efforts to empower homeless and low-income people and unite their voices to stimulate social change.