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Oceana Gallery Opening Will Benefit Rwanda Project USVI

Patricia LaCorte of Oceana Restaurant and Gallery will be featuring San Francisco artist Maggie Malloy in her latest St. Thomas exhibition, "Rites of Passage," with an opening reception from 5:30-7 p.m., on Friday, Jan. 30, at the Oceana Gallery. Works in acrylic, mono-prints, and etchings will be available for sale, and a portion of the proceeds from art sales and other reception events will be donated to the Rwanda Project USVI. The project's primary mission is to be an educational corporation that will raise funds to take Virgin Islands high school students to Rwanda to expose them to life in a country that has been devastated by genocide and disease, while allowing them to complete community service projects there.
Her work can be viewed on her Web site at www.mesart.com/maggiemalloy
Curated by Priscilla L. Hintz, this is the third exhibition by Malloy in the V.I.
The show will run from Jan. 30 through Feb. 12, and is co-sponsored by Jane Higgins Resortwear. For more details or for reservations if you wish to stay for dinner, contact Oceana Gallery at Villa Olga at 774-4462 or www.oceanavi.com. The gallery is open from 5-10 p.m. or by private appointment.

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