Art for The Arts Fundraising event to support new foundation Sinfonia
ARTWORKS BELINDA DE VEER FOR SALE AT SPECIAL PRICE ON JUNE 27
ORANJESTAD, JUNE 20 – On Thursday June 27th renowned local artist Belinda de
Veer will host a unique art exhibition & fundraising event at L’America Art
Gallery, showcasing over 20 major artwork she created over the past ten
years. All artwork will be for sale at a special discounted price, starting
at 500 florins. These special prices are only available during the ‘Art for
The Arts’ event on June 27th from 8 to 10 pm. Proceeds of this fundraising
event will benefit a brand new foundation to support the arts and classical
music, called Sinfonia.
Sinfonia was recently founded by Belinda de Veer. During its first year
Foundation Sinfonia will organize classical music concerts in De Veer’s
residence and atelier in Ponton. These concerts will take place every other
month featuring local and international classical musicians. “It has been a
lifetime dream to be able to open my house for the cause of arts and music.
I started playing the piano at age nine and have been passionate about music
ever since”, De Veer states. “With Foundation Sinfonia I hope to inspire
people and create easy access to classical music in the cozy setting of a
private residence.” The very first purchase of the foundation will be a baby
grand piano. Another goal is to transform De Veer’s residence into a
multi-functional art house where a variety of artistic initiatives will be
The art exhibition at L’America Art Gallery on June 27th showcases
highlights of Belinda de Veer’s established art career. This special art
exhibition is open to all audiences with an interest in art. It will be a
unique opportunity for art collectors and admirers of De Veer’s work to
obtain a master piece at a very sharply discounted price.
Artwork on display cover a period of ten years (2002-2012). Well known
themes and symbols that appear in De Veer’s artworks are gardens, flowers
and the process of birth, expressing travels through life and human growth.
Often phrases of De Veer’s poetry and a unique use of earth colors complete
her art works.
Belinda de Veer was born in Aruba. She earned a Doctor’s degree in pharmacy
in the USA. De Veer studied piano since she was 9 years old and currently
takes classes with the award-winning pianist Armand Simon. De Veer attended
art workshops at Ateliers ’89 from 1989 – 1992 given by renowned art
teachers from the Rietveldt Art Academy in Amsterdam.
Since 2002 De Veer’s art works have been on display at many individual and
group exhibitions, visited among others by members of Holland’s and Monaco’s
royal families. Her works have been featured in several local and
international publications. De Veer is also mother of two and currently
divides her time between motherhood, her work in pharmacy and creative work
at her atelier. Please visit Belinda de Veer’s website for more information:
L’ America Art Gallery had a soft opening in November 2012 and officially
opened its doors on June 13, 2013. L’America Art Gallery houses an art
gallery, frame shop and art supply shop, all under one roof. A wide variety
of art work from local artists, as well as artists from all over Latin
America are for sale. A unique, not for sale, private collection of Latin
American art is on display at the gallery’s own museum in the back of the
building. L’America Art Gallery is open Monday-Friday from 8 am – 5 pm.
Starting June 29 the gallery is also open on Saturday from 10 am – 4 pm.
L’America Art Gallery is located right behind Kong Hing Super Center, next
to Visser Trading in Italiestraat24-A (Eagle).
More information can be obtained at www.lamericagallery.com or on Facebook.