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Black History Month Art Exhibit at PCCC

February 15, 2013 at 10:07 AM

 

 

PATERSON, NJ - In celebration of Black History Month, the Passaic County Cultural & Heritage Council at Passaic County Community College is pleased to present CONCEPTUAL CONFLUENCE: Iconic Contexts of Culture and Gender, a group exhibition by artists ELETA CAMPELL, LIZ CENEDELLA, EVELYN GRAVES, NETTE FORNE THOMAS, andFLORENCE WINT.

Nette Forne Thomas is curator of the exhibit, which will span both Black History and Women’s History Months.  The exhibition will be on view in theBroadway, LRC and Hamilton Club Galleries at Passaic County Community College from February 2 through March 262013.

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A reception for the artists will be held in the Broadway Gallery, Thursday, February 21, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.  Admission to the exhibit and reception is free and open to the public.  The Broadway & LRC Galleries are located at Passaic County Community College, Broadway at Memorial Drive in historic Paterson, New Jersey.   Hours are Monday throughFriday, 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  The Hamilton Club Building is located at 32 Church Street, a block from the main campus.

According to Nette Thomas, “Conceptual Confluence is an exhibition exemplifying the flowing together of concepts indicative of culture and gender.”  The works in the show include a variety of styles, techniques and media that depict images associated with both cultural and feminine issues.  In this context of culture and gender, Eleta Caldwell makes personal, political and social statements with her three dimensional mixed-media wreaths, as well as Nette Thomas and her renderings of “Laced In Ladies.”

In her colorful collage creations, Evelyn Graves pays tribute to black culture’s musical contribution of jazz.  Fiber artist, Liz Cenedella, “paints” with fabrics, often collected from other cultures, to create quilts and wall hangings.  Florence Wint enjoys combining bold African fabrics with paint and other materials to make artworks that tell stories. All five artists exhibit their work widely in regional galleries and museums and are active in local arts organizations.  

For additional information, please contact Jane Haw , Gallery Curator, at (973) 684-5448 or visit our website at www.pccc.edu/art/gallery.

 

 

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