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Comfort & Joy Artist Spotlight: Richard Rivera

December 5, 2019

Only one day to go until Comfort & Joy, and we have a lot more of these! Starting with a great friend of the agency, Richard Rivera:

Richard Rivera is a painter born in Bogotá, Colombia, currently based in Ontario Canada. Graduated as a fine artist from the National University of Colombia in 1996 and after won a scholarship to study painting in the Academy of fine arts in Italy in 1999 he returned to his hometown, and dedicated almost two decades as a drawing, painting and illustration educator in the University Jorge Tadeo Lozano of Bogotá and in private workshops.

In 2017 he stablished in Canada, he spend his time preparing art works for his art project and working as an art facilitator for art centres in Hamilton, Ontario and as a graphic designer.

Richard has donated two beautiful and intimate original paintings for our event, thank you for your support Richard!

Join us on December 6th, 6:00pm-10:00pm at the Art Gallery of Hamilton for Comfort & Joy, a charity silent art auction in support of The AIDS Network. This fabulous fundraiser featuring amazing drag and musical talent and an incredible silent auction featuring a variety of one of a kind gifts from talented local artists and makers will help us to continue to provide some of our most valued programs and services. 

Advance tickets are available through Bruha.com , tickets will also be sold at the door.