March 5, 2019 By PAC Exhibit: “Latina” Paintings by Segundo Orellana The Patchogue Arts Council is proud to present “Latina: Paintings by Segundo Orellana” from March 9 – April 21 on view at the Lobby Arts Gallery and Galleria located inside the Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts. Artist Segundo Orellana, presents a variety of images of the feminine, from the mythic to the contemporary, portraying Latin American women in their strengths and struggles.What: Latina: Paintings by Segundo OrellanaWhen: March 9 – April 21, 2019; Reception, April 13, 6:00 – 7:00 PMWhere: Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, 71 E. Main St., Patchogue, NYCost: Free and open to the public during theatre performancesOrellana describes his inspiration for the exhibition Latina in two languages. “Esta exhibición es un homenaje y celebración a las mujeres latinas, quienes crean desde nuestra fuerza ancestral resilientes y amorosas. Hijas de la madre tierra nuestra Pachamama. This show is to pay homage and celebrate Latina women, who create with our ancestral force through resilience and love. Daughter of Mother Earth our Pachamama.”For his 2019 painting, Ancestral Meditation, Orellana writes “Yesterday I learned that the universe has many colors, many of them can only be seen through the eyes of the soul. Ayer Aprendí que el universo tiene muchos colores, muchos de ellos solo los puedes ver con los ojos del alma Meditación Ancestral.“ — ABOUT THE PATCHOGUE ARTS COUNCIL – The Patchogue Arts Council, Inc., was formed to encourage, support, and promote the arts while aiding in the revitalization and sustainability of the community. The Patchogue Arts Council, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose focus is to serve the greater south shore of the Town of Brookhaven. The Patchogue Arts Council is located at 20 Terry St., Suite 116, Patchogue NY. For more information visit www.patchoguearts.org, call 631-627-8686, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.