Hyundai Motor America Served As The Presenting Sponsor Of The Tamayo Art Gallery Grand Opening

   Hyundai Motor America Served As The Presenting Sponsor Of The Tamayo Art
                            Gallery Grand Opening

Art gallery debuted with works from Latin American artists Vladimir Cora,
Jazzamoart and Esau Andrade

PR Newswire

COSTA MESA, Calif., May 6, 2013

COSTA MESA, Calif., May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --To commemorate Latin American
art and culture, Hyundai Motor America announced it has partnered with Tamayo
Restaurant and served as the presenting sponsor of the Tamayo Art Gallery
grand opening in East Los Angeles. A special recognition event was held last
Friday at the Tamayo Restaurant & Art Gallery, where works from Vladimir Cora,
Jazzamoart and Esau Andrade were on display.

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"I am very excited to finally unveil the Tamayo Art Gallery, which will
provide cultural richness to the restaurant," said Humberto Veloso, owner of
Tamayo Restaurant & Art Gallery. "The gallery will feature artwork from
established, and up and coming, Latin American artists. Our goal is for the
gallery to serve as a platform for other cultural events featuring influential
authors and leaders of our community."

Hyundai's participation in the event is part of its larger corporate social
responsibility efforts to support education in local communities through the
arts and cultural enrichment. Hyundai is an active member of the Latino
community in Los Angeles and has proudly partnered with TELACU, Museum of
Latin American Art, and East LA (LAUSD) schools.

"At Hyundai, we value the arts for the important role they play in the
cultural development of our communities," said Zafar Brooks, Director of
Corporate Social Responsibility and Diversity Inclusion for Hyundai Motor
America. "We commend the Tamayo Art Gallery in its effort to provide the East
Los Angeles community an opportunity to have an enriching cultural experience
in celebrating Latin American art."

The grand opening celebration featured the distinctive artistic styles of
Mexican artists Vladimir Cora, Jazzamoart and Esau Andrade. The event also
featured a book signing with author and renowned Hispanic marketing executive
Richard Montanez. Montanez, Vice President of Branding and Sales for PepsiCo,
is the author of "A Boy, A Burrito, and A Cookie: From Janitor to Executive."
In his book, he details the uplifting story about his ability to use his
cultural background to help him succeed in corporate America.

Hyundai Motor America

Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Costa Mesa, Calif., is a subsidiary of
Hyundai Motor Co. of Korea. Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout the
United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and serviced through more
than 820 dealerships nationwide. All Hyundai vehicles sold in the U.S. are
covered by the Hyundai Assurance program, which includes the
5-year/60,000-mile fully transferable new vehicle warranty, Hyundai's
10-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty, and five years of complimentary
Roadside Assistance.

Tamayo Restaurant & Art Gallery

Tamayo Restaurant first opened its doors in 1988. Named after renowned Mexican
artist, Maestro Rufino Tamayo, the restaurant today displays some of Tamayo's
unique artwork, including three canvases created by the artist exclusively for
the restaurant. Along with the Art Gallery, the restaurant will continue to
showcase great works of art on a quarterly basis to honor the richness and
culture of Latin American artists. The art gallery will be open to the public
during regular restaurant hours. For more information and for a photo gallery
of the current artwork on display, visit www.tamayo-la.com. 



SOURCE Hyundai Motor America

Website: http://www.hyundainews.com
Contact: Walter Rodriguez, Hyundai Motor America, Cell, +1-714-824-0302,
wrodriguez@hmausa.com; or Adam Robles, Finn Partners, Cell, +1-562-413-4649,
adam@finnpartners.com; or Delia L. Lopez, ARAS Inc., +1-323-359-8869,
dlopez@aras-inc.com