Thank you for your interest in the ¡Buen Vivir! Gallery and its mission of using documentary photography, art and history to promote ¡buen vivir!: life in harmony between humans, communities, and the Earth – and to inspire new generations to participate in the making of a better world.
Today I am emailing you to ask you to consider a donation in support of this unique and important mission. I know that photography and art have tremendous power to reach people and enable them to see and act against injustice. I have documented movements against social and ecological injustice around the world for more than four decades.
I founded the ¡Buen Vivir! Gallery to use photography and art to educate and motivate. With your support, we can make 2016 another banner year at the gallery–even more successful than 2015.
In 2015 we moved into a storefront space, right in the heart of Buffalo’s historic Allentown arts district. We had four major exhibits showcasing the power of activism and exposing oppression and injustice. Hundreds of people attended our events and we were written up in the local media more than a dozen times – while thousands more viewed the exhibits online.
Additionally, my photos were used on the covers of books, including illustrating a university text book (left), and appeared in several magazines.
But none of this is possible without the support of donors like you. Please become a supporter of the ¡Buen Vivir! Gallery with a gift today.
In 2016 we have more exciting and thought provoking exhibits planned. We are working with local and international artists on exhibits that expose the intertwined root causes of social injustice and environmental destruction. With your support we will also be using the gallery to bring people together to begin talking about these issues to find new and effective ways to address them.
Best wishes for the New Year,
¡Buen Vivir! Gallery
148 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14201
266 Elmwood Avenue, Suite 307
Buffalo, NY 14222 US GMT -5
+1 716 536 5669