SEATTLE, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In celebration of Hispanic
Heritage Month, Nordstrom (NYSE: JWN) will present El Amor Ahora (Love
Now), a bold and inspiring exhibit of artwork from a group of talented
Hispanic artists. For the fourth year in a row, artists from around the
world reflect their unique and personal ideas of love in a series of
paintings and illustrations. The exhibit is on display in 15 select
Nordstrom stores from September 15 - October 15, 2006.
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The first "Love Now" exhibits debuted in 2003, celebrating Black
History Month with a collection of photographs from African-American
photographers, and Hispanic Heritage Month with artwork by Hispanic
painters and illustrators. Both exhibits celebrate diversity and artistic
"We hope that customers will join us as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage
Month with this unique collection of artwork focusing on the theme of
love," said Delena Sunday, executive vice president, Human Resources and
Diversity Affairs. "At Nordstrom, our goal is to continually find creative
ways to celebrate diversity. Through this exhibit, we hope to showcase the
visions and work of this exceptionally talented group of Hispanic artists."
The exhibit will feature 23 artists:
Cristina Acosta, Bend, Ore.
Juan Alonso, Seattle, Wash.
Lamberto Alvarez, South Lake, Texas
Lee Calderon, Mission Viejo, Calif.
Ricardo Campagnoli, Kent, Wash.
Laura Lopez Canp, Seabrook, Texas
Irene Carranza, La Jolla, Calif.
Luis DeLatoree, Chicago, Ill.
Tatiana Escobar, Signal Hill, Calif.
Oscar Gimenez, Barcelona, Spain
Edward Gonzales, Corrales, N.M.
Yolanda Gonzalez, Alhambra, Calif.
Jose Rogriguez Guerra, Seattle, Wash.
Jonathan Luciano, New York, N.Y.
Carlos Marrero, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Ed Martinez, Kent, Conn.
Eric Montoya, Seattle, Wash.
Claudia Olivos, Arlington, Va.
Timothy Fernandes-Parsons, Bend, Ore.
Atilio Pernisco, San Gabriel, Calif.
Joe Ray, Phoenix, Ariz.
Mariana Sola, Bainbridge Island, Wash.
Luisa Vera, Barcelona, Spain
The exhibit will be on display at the following Nordstrom stores:
Downtown Seattle; Southcenter Mall in Tukwila, Wash.; Horton Plaza, San
Diego; Fashion Square, Scottsdale, Ariz.; Salem, Ore.; Park Meadows,
Littleton, Colo.; Main Place, Santa Ana, Calif.; Valley Fair, San Jose,
Calif.; Dallas Galleria, Dallas; The Galleria, Houston; Barton Creek
Square, Austin, Texas; Village of Merrick Park, Coral Gables, Fla.; Garden
State Plaza, Paramus, N.J.; Michigan Avenue, Chicago; and Pentagon City,
An e-gallery of the exhibit, with images and information about the
artists, can be found online at www.nordstrom.com from September 15 -
Nordstrom, Inc. is one of the nation's leading fashion specialty
retailers, with 156 US stores located in 27 states. Founded in 1901 as a
shoe store in Seattle, today Nordstrom operates 99 Full-Line Stores, 49
Nordstrom Racks, five Faconnable boutiques, one freestanding shoe store and
two clearance stores. Nordstrom also operates 34 Faconnable boutiques in
Europe. Additionally, Nordstrom serves customers through its online
presence at www.nordstrom.com and through its catalogs. Nordstrom, Inc. is
publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol JWN.
CONTACT: John Bailey
SOURCE Nordstrom, Inc.