November 18, 2011 Frank Dammers had a meeting with the staff of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at One Liberty Plaza 20th Floor, New York City downtown. The museum would like to add the painting Freedom New York to include the permanent museum collection, but has no money to buy it.
According to the 9/11 Museum:
"Freedom New York passes the limits of desperation and gives a new powerful impetus to continue life."
December 2011 Press Release about Tommy Montanez, New York City
Two Holiday display cases
A Hip Hop X-mas & Beyond X-Mas located
The Port Authority Bus Terminal
At the Port Authority Bus Terminal, two extraordinary display cases on exhibit for the holiday season. The display cases will be exhibited from December 1st – December 31st, 2011. We are located at the 41st Street and 8th Avenue, behind the ticket purchase station at the back of the terminal.
This unique exhibit will be the first of its kind at the Port Authority of Bus Terminal. It was created by T3FX Group, an up-and-coming group of three artists: Tommy Montanez, Christina Bowman and Anthony Riaza.
Tommy Montanez is known for his United States Postal Stamp Figurine sculpture collection, which is on permanent display at several locations throughout the tri-state area. The display booths will feature Mr. Montanez’s USPS Figurines and uniquely designed ornaments created for this event. All the art and designs are 2011 copyrighted and the figurines from Mr. Montanez’s collection have been copyrighted since 1996. Christina Bowman is an upcoming Artist presently at the Collage of Staten Island majoring in Fine Arts. Antony Riaza is a renown Graffiti Artist and has been recognized for his style of Art work.
T3FX Group’s inspiration for the first booth of the exhibit is to bring the city to life and to bring urban and Hip- Hop style into the holiday season. The inspiration for the second booth is to take the art beyond this world’s belief in the holidays and make it universal for all ages to enjoy. The T3FX Group Wish to invite everyone to the grand opening of our first holiday season display on December 10th, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Located the Port Authority Bus Terminal 41st Street & 8th Avenue New York. For more information about T3FX Group, please feel free to contact Mr. Tommy Montanez at 210-647-5241 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
By: T3FX Group and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey
Have a Hip-Hop Holiday Season 2011! www.myartspace.com/tommymontanez www.gallery1951/tommymontanez www.everythingisart.cc/tommymontanez