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Art Show- In Celebration of Black History Month

Carolina Palm - Ronald Weathers

In celebration of Black History Month, an exhibit by four local artists is on

view in the Mindy Ross Gallery, Kaplan Hall, SUNY Orange. The several

media show includes photographs, jewelry, handmade scarves, convoluted

fold books, collages, mixed media on handmade paper, and acrylic paintings.

Entitled Honoring Black History Month

Depictions of our Heritage & Our Interests

Artworks by

Ronald Weathers

Mavis Alexander

Marie Perry-Edwards

Oluwafiropo Margaret Ibitoy

Can't TurnmBack Time - Mavis Alexander

African Dancer - Marie Perry-Edwards

Afrocam Man in Native Attire - Oluwafiropo Margaret Ibitoy

This is an engaging show because visitors become acquainted with the artists

through the individual works. Each grouping reveals something about the

artist’s heritage as well as what each artist experiments with and focuses on.

Come meet the artists at the art reception on Sunday, March 5 from 2 to

4pm. During the afternoon, music will be provided by Darius Beckford,

pianist, who will play jazz and contemporary selections some of which he has


The exhibit timeframe is February 16 ~ March 24, 2023. Gallery hours are

Monday through Thursday 8am to 9pm and on Friday 8am to 5pm.

Kaplan Hall is located at the corner of Grand and First Streets, GPS ~ 73

First St., Newburgh, where free parking is available in the college’s garage.

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