The Papi and Obama Selfie

Papi and Obama's Selfie

“selfie saturation”

acrylic, pencils, ink & oil on canvas board
20 x 16 in © 2014 Gabriel Navar

The notoriety of this Ortiz, “el papi” and US President Barack Obama “selfie” captivated my creative imagination… mostly because I am a fan of baseball, Obama, and am intrigued by the ubiquitous “selfie” phenomenon.

Silent Auction: Sintaro Art Bash

Silent Auction: Sintaro Art Bash

Support a great cause which provides clean water, community development and child education in an African village. Saturday May 3, 2014 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm the public is welcomed to participate in a silent auction of acclaimed artists’ work at the Danville Veterans Hall, Danville, California. Tickets, donations and art preview at SINTAROARTBASH.COM

Dali’s selfie

Dali poses for a selfie

“app 2 b creepy 6”

acrylic, pencils, ink & oil on canvas board
20 x 16 in © 2014 Gabriel Navar

This is my latest painting in my “selfies” series. Please visit my website for other selfies of Frida Kahlo, Wendy, Picasso, Gary Numan among others.

Silent Auction – New Jersey City

Silent Auction - New Jersey City

New Jersey City University’s Sixth Annual Diversity Silent Auction Exhibition takes place April 7 – 17, 2014. Opening Reception is Tuesday April 8th from 5:00 – 7:00 pm at the Michael B. Gilligan Student Union Gallery (Room 102). The Silent Auction is a fundraiser to benefit the American Conference on Diversity Sponsored by the NJCU Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs.

Participating artists include Olga Mercedes Bautista, Monica Chavarria, Christian Chavez, Kristie Ann Fitzpatrick, Charles Hayes, Stephanie Herrera, Ben Jones, Hugo Morales, Gabriel Navar, Michael Perna, Jose Rodeiro, Lou Tiscornia, Mollie Thonneson, Sergio Villamizar and Raul Villareal. For more information contact Sergio Villamizar at (201) 200-2170.