1. The Name of this committee is Julio Cepeda Exhibition 2018 Committee, referred to as “the Committee.”
2. Its Purpose shall be to perform the advance work for hosting Julio Cesar Cepeda Duque, of Trinidad, Cuba, to exhibit his art works at Goggleworks September 8 to October 12, 2018. The Committee will conduct intercultural activities during 2016-18 in order to create awareness and appreciation of Cuban art and culture. The activities are intended to bring many persons with interest in Julio’s distinctive art into the planning and fundraising for Julio’s visit. Events, sometimes with GoggleWorks publicity and staff support, will include showing of movies, dinner occasions, community outreach, studio tours, workshops and visits to schools and universities to generate interest in Julio’s visit and to raise funds to make the visit possible.
The Committee will assist GoggleWorks to make arrangements for Julio’s activities in the Reading area in addition to his exhibition. Activities will include a creating a mural, workshop(s), school visits, speaking engagements and other events.
We will raise money for Julio’s visa preparation, his airfare, shipping of his work, expenses while here and other expenses as needed.
3. Board of Directors
Chair: Martha Ressler, 15 Rocktown Road, Hamburg, PA 19526;
Vice Chair: Judy Ballinger, 109 N. 3rd St., West Reading, PA 19611
Secretary: Jay Ressler, 15 Rocktown Road, Hamburg, PA 19526; Treasurer: Greg Kiddy, 742 Centre Ave. , Reading, PA 19601
Tom McMahon,135 Washington St., Apt. 501, Reading, PA 19601
Celeste Richardson, 216 W. Wyomissing Blvd, Reading, PA 19609
John Rivera, 5300 Oley Turnpike Rd., Reading, PA 19606