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Opening reception for Pablo Shine exhibition, with music

March 03, 2013
2:00 PM


An opening reception from 2:00pm-4:00pm for the exhibition of Pablo Shine’s work in the Cafe gallery, hanging during March 2013.

Pablo’s Cuban music trio will also be playing.

Pablo Shine was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico in 1961. He first studied painting under the direction of his father, Professor James Shine at the Art Student League in San Juan, Puerto Rico. In 1978 he became a member and co-founder of Workshop 78, a non profit organization, directed by his father, to promote young talent in the field of visual arts in San Juan.

From 1980 to 1983 he furthered his studies in art history, painting and printmaking at the University of Puerto Rico and the Interamerican University in San Juan. During that time he also exhibited his work in many art galleries and museums of the Island, including the Ponce Art Museum, the Institute of Puertorrican Culture, and Botello Gallery.

In 1983 he continued his studies in art at SUNY New Paltz, where he earned a Masters degree in Fine Arts in 1988. Since 1983 he has had many exhibitions in the Hudson Valley area, NYC, Washington DC, and San Juan, Puerto Rico. The list of galleries includes Caiman Gallery (NYC), Ariel Gallery (NYC), Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art (NYC) and Cueto Gallery in San Juan. Through 2005 his work was part of an exhibition titled Passionate About Art at the Klineart James Art Center in Woodstock.

Pablo has taught drawing and/or painting at The Barrett House (Poughkeepsie), Marist College (Hyde Park), SUNY New Paltz, The Woodstock School of Art, and Ulster County Community College… where he has been a member of the Visual Arts faculty since 2000.

His work is in private collections in the Hudson Valley area, New York City, London, Japan and San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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