Tom Iacuzio reported to Historic City News in St Augustine that Brazilian-born popular artist Romero Britto will speak at Flagler College during a lecture planned for Thursday, September 27 at 7:00 p.m. in the Ringhaver Student Center located at 50 Sevilla Street.
Historic City News readers are invited to attend the special event without charge.
Britto serves as a benefactor to over 250 charitable organizations and several boards such as Best Buddies International, St Jude’s Research Hospital, and he was recently named a founding inaugural benefactor of Harvard’s International Negotiation Program.
His work has been exhibited in galleries and museums in over 100 countries, including the Salon Nationale des Beaux-Arts exhibition at the Carrousel du Louvre in 2008 and 2010, and he has created public art installations for the O2 Dome (Berlin), Hyde Park (London), John F. Kennedy Airport (New York), and Cirque du Soleil at Super Bowl XLI.
Recently Britto was selected to serve as the Ambassador to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.