Miami Design District Visual Arts

Haiti Art Expo 2011 Opening Reception

Haiti Art Expo 2011 Opening ReceptionThursday, December 1, 7-11pm – Moore Building, 4040 NE Second Avenue. Miami Design District

Founded by Michael Capponi in 2011, Haiti Empowerment Mission work to eradicate poverty and eventually the need for foreign aid by introducing methods of sustainability for the poor. Transitional villages have been created for the displaced families of Haiti. The organization’s vision is to offer a new opportunity for a bright and financially independent future, in response to education for children and training programs for men and women who will be working in Jacmel’s service and tourism industry.
Welcoming Honorary Guests- Haiti Minister of Tourism, Stephanie Balmir Villedrouin and Haiti Secretary of State, Elsa Baussan Noel of the President Michel Martelly Administration. Author Alison Thompson will be signing copies of her newly released book, “The Third Wave – A Volunteer Story” where proceeds will benefit the non-profit organization We Advance. In addition, Hollywood Screen Writer and Director Paul Haggis’ non-profit Artist For Peace and Justice (APJ), will display their exclusive ring by Vhernier to benefit St. Luc Schools and the Academy for Peace and Justice.