Michel Goldberg

Les Invisibles #4


Born in Paris, France, Mr. Goldberg is a graduate of The Pratt Institute and the High School of Music and Art in New York City. He worked for Will Burtin, one of the foremost information designers of the 20th Century, in graphic and exhibition design and for Clarke & Way (The Thistle Press) in limited editions and fine binding. He was a member of the faculty at The Pratt Institute where he taught Graphic Design and Visual Communications.

After many years as a practitioner of graphic design; including having his own design firm in New York City, Michel now dedicates himself exclusively to pursuing his life long interest in drawing, printmaking and sculpture.

He has exhibited in various shows in New York City, New York State,and Florida including The Longboat Key Center for the Arts. He was on the faculty of the Longboat Key Center for the Arts—a division of The Ringling College of Art & Design were he taught printmaking.

His drawings, monotypes and sculptures were exhibited in a one-man show at the Brik Gallery in 2007 and his work is included in private collections.

For more information, please visit: http://michelgoldberg.com

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Mariana Osorio

“Matusalén” (Methuselah)

The life cycle of a typical monarch butterfly lasts 4 to 5 weeks. However, when summer is over and temperatures drop drastically, a special generation of monarch butterflies is born. This new group, also known as the Methuselah generation, is gifted with an incredibly long lifespan (8 months) in order to undertake the titanic journey of immigrating from Canada to Mexico. This photo-metallic sculpture uses this powerful symbol to represent immigrants from all over the world who risk their lives in search of a better future. All of the metal butterflies were hand-cut, and feature original pictures of immigrants from Mexico, China, Russia, Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Lebanon, Peru and Ecuador, printed on their wings.

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