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February 23: 3rd Annual Festival of Haitian Art and Culture at Ramapo College of New Jersey’s Berrie Center

02.12.14

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You are cordially invited to the 3rd Annual Festival of Haitian Art and Culture at Ramapo College of New Jersey’s Berrie Center.

This year the festival features the film Stones in the Sun (2012) 95 minutes directed by Patricia Benoit and starring Edwidge Danticat.  This is a beautifully told story full of poignancy, intrigue, drama, and suspense following the lives of Haitian immigrants living in NYC.  Stones in the Sun was the winner of the best diaspora film award at the 2013 African Academy Film Awards.

Food will be provided by Chef Pierre Romain.

Arts, crafts, and books about Haiti will also be available to purchase. 100% of the profits made will be going to the Haiti Relief Scholarship Fund at Ramapo College.

Join us and help support Haitian culture, art, and education.

DATE/TIME: Sunday, February 23rd /2:00-6:00pm
LOCATION: Ramapo College 505 Ramapo Valley Rd, Mahwah, NJ
ADMISSION: FREE

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January 12 – March 8: “Spirit Migration: the floating, the fleeting, the spectral” at BrutEdge Gallery

01.18.14

brut edge spirit migrationEbbing between existential angst and glimmers of that which endures beyond us, art that attempts to represent that supernatural domain just beyond reach is universally recognized as part and parcel of the very impetus to create. In the Caribbean especially, where cultures have crashed together, battled and become an assemblage of disparate ideas and customs – it is religious or spiritual art that challenges viewers most directly with representations of the sacred and the profane.

About BrutEdge Gallery

BrutEdge Gallery supports contemporary art from around the world, in particular artists from the Caribbean, the Americas, Africa and Outsider Art.

Visiti www.brutedge.com or call 646-233-1260 for more details.

DATE/TIME: January 12th – March 8th / Call Gallery for viewing hours.
LOCATION: BrutEdge Gallery at Space 574, Mana Center, 888 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07306

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November 1-December 8: From Haiti With Love

11.11.13

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Join E Gallery for an art exhibit highlighting the traditional and contemporary raw talents of the Haitian community, including the Saint Soleil Movement, both here and abroad.

Visit E Gallery’s website for more information.

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September 30: “Rendering the Moment” artist reception with Yolène Legrand at NYU’s Stovall Gallery West

09.16.13

The New York University Kimmel Center Galleries present Rendering the Moment with work by Haitian-born, New York artist Yolène Legrand and curated by Mia Mcbeth.

Ms. Legrand, an NYU Stern School alumna, developed her artistic talents at the Art Students League of New York. A versatile artist – painter, pastellist, printmaker, the exhibition will showcase selections from her entire body of work. Each work represents a labor of artistic process inspired by travel to Haiti, France, USA and other international locals of beauty and intrigue.

Meet the Artist reception: Monday, September 30, 2013 6:00 to 8:00 pm

On View September 10 through October 30, 2013
Monday – Saturday:   9:00am to 8:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm to 7:00pm

Location
Stovall Gallery West
60 Washington Square South, 8th Fl
New York, NY

Inquiries: (212) 253-6803

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