Carlos Mare Curates DMC @hiartsnyc

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Hi-ARTS present
Curated by Hi-ARTS Visual Arts Curator Carlos Mare

Opening Event Oct 7, 2014 6-9pm
Gallery Viewing Oct. 7, 2014 thru Nov.7th
Gallery Hours 12pm to 4pm Hi-ARTS Studio Gallery
304 East 100th St.
@2nd Ave, NYC

Kicking off the season with their annual line-up of events, Hi-ARTS will once again bring the best in local and international culture, continuing their commitment to creativity and advocacy. Hi-ARTS has selected famed sculptor/painter and graffiti legend, Carlos Mare, as their new Visual Arts Curatorial Director.

Launching with the highly anticipated comic novel release of “DMC”, the inaugural title from Darryl Makes Comics, which imagines an alternate history that blends traditional comic book storytelling with the pressures and anxieties of 1980’s NYC, and explores how we got to where we are now. DMC is a superhero for those who need one most.

DMC grew up loving comic books, it was his escape into a fantastical world of superheroes vs villains or good vs evil. It was in this world that he developed a love for the art and artists of the comic book community. Through these stories he would develop his reading and imagination, which would later serve him, as he would become one half of the world famous rap group Run DMC. These creative and professional experiences empowered him toward social justice issues and education, which led him to bring together the things he enjoyed most, Hip-Hop culture, Comics and Social Issues.

About DMC

Hip-Hop pioneer and icon, Daryl “DMC” McDaniels, is bringing his love for comics with Darryl Makes Comics set to unveil at New York’s Comic Con. As a staple in the NYC community, DMC will also host a student talk back at Hi- ARTS. Mare139 who created the comic book artwork will talk about designing the layout from the cover art. Hip-Hop is based on creativity and Hi-ARTS is an original venue for DMC to help unite the culture, while educating the children. The DMC talk back will be held on October 7th.

About Carlos Mare

With strong contributions to the arts and academic community and a long history of working with Hi-ARTS, Carlos Mare aka Mare139 is a perfect fit as the new curatorial director of Hi-Arts NYC, Mare uses art as a tool for creative empowerment and academic advancement. Lecturing globally at the highest levels of academia and exhibiting worldwide in galleries and Museums his works and words are highly revered for their insight and contribution toward the advancement of contemporary urban art. He has recently exhibited at The Pera Museum in Istanbul and has also launched his own design firm M139 Design Studio which has launched the NAS Time is Illmatic film website and the soon to be released the innovative Hip Hop Education port. He is the designer of the Annual BET Award and a Webby Award Winner.

JOIN US for a gallery opening at Hi-ARTS Studio Gallery where key images from this groundbreaking comic book will be on display.





Darryl Makes Comics, LLC




Carlos Mare



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