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Call For Artists | Official Italian Fest Art Show 2011
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CALL FOR ENTRYGallery On The Main is accepting submissions for our First Annual Italian Fest Art show, "Italianate"."Italianate" is a mixed media show open to works inspired and depicting Italian…Continue

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Art Against Oppression Featuring Palace with at Aisle 1 Gallery

May 25, 2012 at 6pm to May 26, 2012 at 5pm
We are heading out to take Art Against Oppression on the road in June. This is our kick off exhibit and we would like you to come and celebrate with us.Benefit Concert Featuring Palace with Ramblin' Pan and Scarlet Tanager. We will also be unveiling the Art Against Oppression exhibit featuring art by Christian Burkett, Armando Heredia and Jonathan Schellhardt.Tickets are $10 for Friday night. The gallery will be open on Saturday for free.See More
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"'Sorry for the late post...I see this was 2011...duh, on my part.  Nevermind..."
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Shirley J. Crowell replied to Armando Heredia's discussion Call For Artists | Official Italian Fest Art Show 2011
"On the page for "call for artists" for Italianfest, it states "fee waived"... is this a typo or correct?  Interested in submitting work. Thanks for info."
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"Your work is unique and your story very moving.  I like that you are utilizing your art for a better cause."
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Artist, Armando Heredia, featured at Stltoday.com and Collinsville Herald

As an artist, Collinsville resident Armando Heredia can go to some dark places. His art often shows depictions of despair on media that can be bullet-riddled or full of shattered glass. And a recent performance-art piece addressed imprisonment and oppression.But Heredia said he uses that darkness to find hope."I shine a light into a dark world and let people at least see the shadows — even if they don't see the light," Heredia said from his home-based studio last week. "And there's hope in…See More
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72 Hour Abduction – There Is No Place Like Alone.

I participated in a simulated abduction to raise awareness for human trafficking. Here's my response from the event: It wasn't the six hours, it was the last thirty minutes.Maybe I could point to the strong chemical odor in the particular area of the basement I was in. It did give me a headache, but it wouldn't be completely true. It was the mental picture I had when I lay down on the cot I borrowed for the event.In my mind this wasn't a pass/fail concept. I wasn't trying to prove that I could…See More
Nov 12, 2011
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72 Hour Abduction

"Rescue Series at IndieGoGo.com Slavery is real, it’s now and it affects millions of men, women and especially children. There are organizations and individuals who have made it their mission to bring the light of hope to the oppressed.…"
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Art To The People

Art To The People | Our Story...Art To The People is an exciting avenue for artists from different disciplines to collaborate and educate our communities about art. Weekly we will come together in a neighborhood or community, do an outreach to the surrounding area to promote a variety of focused workshops ranging from technique to presentation and offer a "gallery" exhibit in the neighborhood along with…See More
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"My new show "Freedom" is up at Adam Brothers Coffee in Greenville, IL. You can see the works online at my website: http://ning.it/iz1leZ"
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Armando Heredia and Elaine Buss are now friends
Apr 8, 2011

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First Name
Armando
Last Name:
Heredia
Zip Code:
62234
I am an:
Artist, Art Professional
If an artist/art student, my primary medium or mixed media is:
Painting, Sculpture, Photography, Drawing, Other
About Me:
Armando Heredia was born in Monahans, Texas in 1972. He spent much of his early childhood living abroad due to his father’s employment on offshore oil rigs. His mother was murdered in 1975 in Tehran, Iran by his father, who was imprisoned there by the Iranian government. Armando and his orphaned siblings returned to America where they lived with family. Armando later became a ward of the sate and was in foster care for a short time before being taken in by his grandparents.
Armando graduated high school in 1990 and began working in the creative field after a short foray into art school in Phoenix, AZ . He is the married father of three boys.
He is a full time student at SWIC in Granite City, IL pursuing a B.A. in Secondary Education. He is also an accomplished artist, web designer, writer and videographer. He is passionate about reading and has traveled extensively as a public speaker.
Website:
http://heredia.ws

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Artist, Armando Heredia, featured at Stltoday.com and Collinsville Herald

As an artist, Collinsville resident Armando Heredia can go to some dark places. His art often shows depictions of despair on media that can be bullet-riddled or full of shattered glass. And a recent performance-art piece addressed imprisonment and oppression.

But Heredia said he uses that darkness to find hope.

"I shine a light into a dark world and let people at least see the shadows — even if they don't see the light," Heredia said from his home-based studio last week. "And…

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Posted on December 9, 2011 at 10:33am

72 Hour Abduction – There Is No Place Like Alone.

I participated in a simulated abduction to raise awareness for human trafficking. Here's my response from the event:

 

It wasn't the six hours, it was the last thirty minutes.



Maybe I could point to the strong chemical odor in the particular area of the basement I was in. It did give me a headache, but it wouldn't be completely true. It was the mental picture I had when I lay down on the cot I borrowed for the event.



In my mind this wasn't a pass/fail…

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Posted on November 12, 2011 at 1:46pm

Art To The People

Art To The People | Our Story...



Art To The People is an exciting avenue for artists from different disciplines to collaborate and educate our communities about art. Weekly we will come together in a neighborhood or community, do an outreach…
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Posted on October 12, 2011 at 9:52am

Art Moving Sale

My family is moving to a downtown apartment in Collinsville. Smaller space and not as much room for my art. Some will go to gallery, others to a coffee shop in downtown Edwardsville. I will be discounting the

work for the next week to try to generate some income to underwrite the

move. All of these works are currently available for sale. Please call 618.971.0935 to order. The art will be discounted until 11/01/10.…

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Posted on October 25, 2010 at 9:30am

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Your work is unique and your story very moving.  I like that you are utilizing your art for a better cause.

 
 
 

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