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UntitledBUILDING BRIDGES ART EXCHANGE Celebrates the Art of Franco Marrocco and J.J. L’Heureux

Two Exhibitions open on Saturday, December 12 at BUILDING BRIDGES ART EXCHANGE at Bergamot Station Arts Complex in Santa Monica.

Enjoy a solo exhibition entitled “Franco Marrocco-The Red Studio & Other Works,” curated by Marisa Caichiolo and Giovanni Iovane in the main gallery. “J.J. L’Heureux: Etichette” is set to be featured in the project room curated by Marisa Caichiolo.

BUILDING BRIDGES ART EXCHANGE (501 (c) 3, nonprofit) is known for showing both International artists as well as U.S. artists. The organization has developed a more focused tactic for cultural exch

“We have done exchanges, traveling exhibitions and programs with over 25 countries in 10 years,” said Marisa Caichiolo, founder and executive director of BUILDING BRIDGES ART EXCHANGE. “Some of the Organizations partners were CEARTE, Center of the Arts Ensenada, Institute of Culture of Baja California, Mexico, Bugatti Foundation, Italy, Qatar Foundation, Qatar, Colective SE VENDE, Chile, The Ministry of Culture of Mexico, Qatar, Emirates, Chile, italy, Uruguay among many others. Also in the educational programs and exchanges we have partnerships with some universities as well. She went on to say that some of the recent collaborations were with Knupp Gallery in Prague, Czech Republic and Palos Verdes Arts Center in Palos Verdes, California.”

Evelyn Pener, a member of the Board of Directors of BBX since 2010, said “the dream of every artist is to be able to exhibit outside of their own city or country…that is what Building Bridges offers them. It also give the opportunity to collectors to add to their collections, works that if it would not be for BUILDING BRIDGES ART EXCHANGE, they would not be able to acquire.