project:
Summit of the Americas

Thomas Abraham and Fernando Botero

Summit of the Americas Fernando Botero Monumental Sculptures and Drawings Exhibition. December 20, 1994 - May 7, 1995 In 1994 Thomas Abraham was asked to be the Chairman of the Arts for the Summit of the America's conference hosted by President Bill Clinton in Miami. Leaders of 34 nations of the western hemisphere were invited to experience Miami and its glory. Thanks to the StarArt Foundation, South Florida, and the Presidents of these nations were able to see Fernando Botero's Monumental Sculpture and Art Exhibit.

The sculptures were exhibited on the front lawns of the Viscaya Museum where the Presidents gathered for meetings. After the weeklong Summit, the Sculptures were transferred to the Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale for a six-month exhibit. The StarArt Foundation was also responsible for the Swatch Watch gift that each President received. The collection was the Swatch Presidential Historical Olympic Games Collection customized for each individual President

Botero Exhibit
Arrival
Miami Int. art show
Ribbon Cutting
Channel 7
Poster Unveiling




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