Press Release: Painting Ourselves Visible – Aya Tarek 2019

Egyptian Muralist returns to Tampa Art2Action and Gallery221@HCC will host Aya Tarek, and 3 days of free events to celebrate a new mural, with music, film screenings, and more! Tampa, FL.  Art2Action, Inc. and Gallery221@HCC will host Egyptian graffiti artist, muralist and painter Aya Tarek at the Hillsborough Community College (HCC) Dale Mabry Campus this […]

On the Urge to Perform – Andrea Assaf

Performative Visions By Andrea Assaf This article was first published by The Public Humanist (September 14, 2009).* Perform: to give form to. To carry out, enact, or fulfill. To give a rendition of; to follow a pattern of behavior; to play. To do in a formal manner according to prescribed ritual; to be in a […]

Press Release: Kaleidoscope 2018

May 1, 2018 Contact: Eric Cárdenas, Director, Public Information (813) 253-6232, For Immediate Release Kaleidoscope:  A Multidisciplinary Exhibit by Military Community Artists at UT Scarfone/Hartley Gallery May 18 – June 2, 2018 TAMPA — The University of Tampa`s College of Arts and Letters, Scarfone/Hartley Gallery and Department of Art and Design will be presenting […]

Press Release: R&R Arts Festival 2017

Press Release: R&R Arts Festival 2017

For Immediate Release:  January 17, 2017 Tampa to Host National Summit & Festival on Arts & Health in the Military Art2Action Inc., in partnership with the University of South Florida (USF) and Americans for the Arts, presents the R&R Arts Festival: Performances by, for, about and with Veterans Tampa, FL – In early February 2017, […]

CAATA Reflections: Pre-conference of West & Central Asian American Artists 2016

By Shruti Purkayastha Re-posted with permission from the TeAda Productions newsletter, November 2016 Editor’s Note:  In October 2016, Art2Action co-organized the pre-conference to the National Asian American Theatre Festival, produced by the Consortium of Asian American Theaters & Artists (CAATA), hosted for the first time by Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF).  The pre-conference convened Middle Eastern, […]

Indigenous Artists Gathering 2015

“Indigenous Artists Gathering 2015 — Minneapolis, Minnesota” By Ashley Minner, Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina First Published by Alternate ROOTS Way back in deepest, darkest winter – on February 24th, to be exact – a message from ROOTS member Andrea Assaf appeared in my inbox and brightened my day. It was a special invitation to […]

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