NAEMI / National Art Exhibitions by the Mentally Ill

From May 5 through 26, 2012.

NAEMI, an international organization dedicated to collecting, displaying and selling art made by people recovering from mental illness, will launch its 24th Annual Exhibition with an opening reception at the Gallery on first Saturday May 5, from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.

Featuring the work of artists from, Paraguay, Chile, Argentina, Peru, Spain and the United States, the exhibition is sponsored by Miami Dade County Cultural Affairs Council and the Miami Dade County commissioners, Johnson & Johnson and Janssen.
All 40 artworks featured in the exhibition will be available for sale, with the proceeds benefiting the artists and NAEMI’s goals of helping mentally ill artists from around the world.

“By holding the exhibition during May, we hope to bring additional attention to the struggle of those who have been diagnosed with mental illness,” said NAEMI’s Founder Juan Martin. “Our ultimate goal is to help these artists be recognized and fight the stigma that so often accompanies mental illness.”

Founded in 1988, NAEMI is now operating in the USA and Spain .The organization is dedicated solely to exhibiting and promoting the art made by people recovering from mental illness. NAEMI is working on an international art exhibition “Solo estamos vivos cuando soñamos “ We are only alive when we dream” a unique and extraordinary exhibition of pin hole camera works created by artists from the Hospital Borda in Buenos Aires, Argentina. This exhibition will be open in Miami and Spain.

NAEMI at Gallery
3015 Grand Avenue. Suite 237
Coconut Grove, FL 33133

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