INDEPENDENCE DAY AND SUMMER IN THE CITY ART ON DISPLAY
AT RESORTS WORLD CASINO NYC RED WALL GALLERY
Back for their second year in a row, the resident artists from Queens Centers For Progress (QCP) have debuted their work at the Resorts World Casino NYC Red Wall Gallery
The QCP artists have created thirteen pictures for the exhibit, under the direction of QCP staff member, Rosa Rodriguez. According to Rodriguez, “I think it’s important for the artists to have their work exhibited so that they can see that value is place on something that they are a part of. The display in a public place makes the gap between day hab and the community a bit smaller. I know that JOY is what they will feel when they see where the artwork is for all to see.”
The month-long exhibit (ending July 31), celebrates two themes: Independence and Summer In The City. This month’s exhibit follows on the heels of QCP’s June exhibit whose themes included Pride and Women Empowerment.
The Red Wall Gallery is an exceptional setting for the exhibit, with more than 10,000 people passing through its three levels each day. Resorts World regularly supports community-organization efforts, and (we are happy to say) invited QCP to participate again this year. Resorts World spokesperson, Michelle Stoddart, said “Summer is one of the most exciting times of the year at Resorts World Casino New York City and we’re proud to share in the celebration with the Queens Centers for Progress. QCP’s tireless commitment to providing critical services to those in our community with developmental disabilities is an inspiration and we hope everyone stops by the Red Wall Gallery this summer to view their creative exhibit and learn more about the organization’s mission.”
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Queens Centers for Progress is committed to providing person-centered services and supports to children and adults who have developmental disabilities. The goal of these services and supports is to promote independence, community involvement, and quality of life.