Friday, March 3rd, 4pm-7pm Drawing Rooms
“Tall Tales” and Other Truths 2/16/23 - 4/22/23
This exhibition features artists whose work draws deeply from personal ancestry and cultural history, Artists include:
Aliza Augustine: an Israeli born photographer confronting the Holocaust, Feminism, Genocide, Gender, and Race.
Adrienne Wheeler: whose family history spans 200 years in Newark, NJ, creates works which blur the lines between spirituality, ancestry, oral history, and social engagement.
Dennis Redmoon Darkeem: a multimedia artist of Yamassee Creek-Seminole Native American and African American ancestry.
Michael Pribich: an artist of Mexican descent whose work explores labor as cultural production.
Noelle Lorraine Williams: a Newark artist showing works from her ongoing project Monumental Spirit: Re-imagined Sites of 19th Century. an exhibition of Newark’s Black Abolitionist Historical Monuments Re-imagined.
Willie Cole: the critically acclaimed NJ-based artist has been altering perceptions of household objects since the 1990s. He ingeniously transforms steam irons, ironing boards, hairdryers, and high-heeled shoes into powerful sculptures, installations, and works on paper. Mining his own African-American heritage, Cole creates work that celebrates African art and culture and confronts viewers with the painful history of slavery in America
Not Wheelchair Accessible.