Photo courtesy of Pro Arts Jersey City
Pro Arts Jersey City is a professional membership community dedicated to advancing and promoting visual artists and their work. Largely volunteer-run, it comprises of 150 emerging and professional artists living and working throughout New Jersey and New York who are actively engaged in pursuing the visual arts as a career. It is hosting a premiere exhibition curated by Danielle Scott in its new gallery from now till March 21, 2021.
Entitled "The Empowering", the exhibition depicts the depths of the participating artists' hearts, minds, souls and spirits. It allows you to feel the local history, at its best and worst through sculpture, video, painting, drawing, fibre art, and photography. It is also giving voices to those who have been silenced.
The Empowering is made possible through the works of Pro Arts members and other talented New Jersey artists including Luis Alves, Josephine Barreiro, Donna Bassin, Sy Battle, Mashell Black, Anthony E. Boone, Aaron Boucher, K Brown, Miguel Cardenas, Marina Carreira, Crespo, Gannon Crutcher, Orlando Cuevas, Dorie Dahlberg, Stephanie Daniels, Peter Delman, Stephanie DeManuelle, Derek Jay Dent, Antoinette Ellis-Williams, Michael Endy, Diane English, Jim Fischer, Bennett Gewirtz, Cheryl Gross, Valerie Huhn, Ben Jones, Troy Jones, Deirdre Kennedy, Robert Kosinski, Cheryl Lathan, Kristine Lopez, Mansa K. Mussa, Mary McFerran, Andrea McKenna, Christy E. O’Connor, Kathleen O’Hara, Harold Olejarz, Samad Onque, Suliman Onque, Yvonne Onque, John Piccoli, Paul Edward Pinkman, Carol Quint, Nicole Rivers, Philip A. Robinson Jr., Ruler, Theda Sandiford, Gale Sasson, Julie Marie Seibert, Ameerah Shabazz-Bilal, Francisco Silva, Deb Sinha, Onnie Strother, Brad Terhune, Mollie Thonneson, Peter Tilgner, Charles Trott, Loura van der Meule, Kelly Villalba, Bisa Wendy Washington, Agnieszka Wszolkowska, Judy Wukitsch, and xplorefreedom.
Contact Pro Arts Jersey City (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-empowering-tickets-137705323329) for an appointment to view the exhibition at 150 Bay Street Ste. 265, Jersey City, NJ.