Havana, Cuba Thunder Bay – Famous Cuban Artist have exported many interesting art pieces to museums and private collectors all over the world. Cuban artwork is appearing in galleries France, Germany, Spain, Russia, Italy and even to in the most famous museums in the USA. This global art trend has now facilitated the opening of a new private collectors art and photography gallery in Thunder Bay, Canada.
Renowned for it’s many artists, Havana Cuba has exported many interesting art pieces to museums and private collectors all over the world. Cuban artwork is appearing in the galleries of France, Germany, Spain, Russia, Italy as well as famous museums in the USA. This global art trend has now facilitated the opening of a new private collectors’ art, photography gallery in Thunder Bay, Canada.
Habana Cuba Art Gallery Opens in Thunder Bay Canada
The Habana Art Gallery owner Ayesha Raggi, who was born in Havana Cuba, has opened this international art gallery featuring artists from Canada, USA and from all over Cuba including Havana, Varadero, Cayo Coco, Trinidad, Santiago de Cuba and Camaguey. Ayesha, who studied design at the prestigious International University of Havana comes from a family of Cuban artists who have contributed to the development of the Cuban arts for decades. Her father, Tulio Raggi, of international acclaim was the the creator of the very popular Cuban cartoon hero, El Negrito Cimarron, who was loved by millions of children all across Latin America.
This exotic gallery also offers art work shops with a personal touch where the artist, teacher and gallery owner, are one and the same. The Habana Gallery has a quaint studio setting with a brightly coloured, carefully illuminated showcase of Cuban International and local art pieces. This gallery is more of an extension to the artist’s home than a commercial enterprise.
For a virtual tour of the Habana Gallery artworks you can tour the gallery on Face Book just key in Habana Gallery by Ayesha Raggi or better yet come visit the Gallery in person at 118 Cumberland Street North across from the old Cinema 5. Bring a friend and enjoy a cultural experience in support of a local business.
When entering the Havana Art Gallery you will be greeted by the sometimes shy but always courteous Ayesha Raggi who not only creates very personalized surreal works of art but is eager to share her deep love of art through art work shops as she has done for the last seven years with the L.T.T.A. ( Learning Through the Arts) program in schools throughout Thunder Bay.
Ideal for all ages, intimate art work shops of 4 to 6 clients where a lot of personal attention has produced amazing results with people unaware of their potential are available Saturdays.
Among the many interesting Cuban & international artist paintings are local and imported art works featuring highly creative, very talented yet relatively unknown artists who are trying to establish themselves in the highly competitive art world. A beautiful acrylic on canvas by an upcoming Cuban artist with a localy hand crafted wood frame can be purchased for less than you’d expect to adorn your home or office.