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Hector Hyppolite, Maitresse Congo

Hector Hyppolite, Maitresse Congo, c. 1947, oil on Masonite, collection of Jonathan Demme, Nyack, NY

An Apparently Unimportant Event: Self-Taught From the Centre D’Art in The 1940s and 50s

January 31-March 5, 2007
Kresge and Pascal Galleries

Drawn from the private collection of film director Jonathan Demme, this historic exhibition features renowned Haitian artists brought to the fore by American critic and Ramapo College donor Selden Rodman while he was co-director of the Centre d’Art in Haiti. Included are such masters as Hector Hyppolite, Philome Obin, Wilson Bigaud and Castera Bazile. This project is funded in part by a grant from The Ramapo College Foundation.

Press release (link)

Catalogue available for purchase (PDF)

Ramapo

David Freund, Navajo Series

David Freund, Navajo Series, 1990, gelatin silver print

David Freund: Selected Works 1975-2006

March 28-April 27, 2007
Kresge and Pascal Galleries

Ramapo College visual arts professor David Fruend has long photographed what could broadly be termed “the American scene,” whether its people, or more often, the land. His photographs are constructions created from elements commonplace, immediately recognizable but somehow unfamiliar.

Press release (link)

Catalogue available for purchase (PDF)

Ramapo

Senior Art Show

May 2-9, 2007
Kresge and Pascal Galleries

An exhibition of work by graduating visual arts students.

Ramapo

R.M. Fischer, Composition # 6,

R.M. Fischer, Composition # 6, 2006, mixed media

R.M. Fischer

September 12-October 12, 2007
Kresge Gallery

Works by R.M. Fischer will be presented to complement completion of his site-specific sculpture View Port at the Anisfield School of Business, which has been realized through the New Jersey Public Buildings Arts Inclusion Act. Fischer is known for blurring the lines between art, architecture, design, fashion and technology.

Press release (link)

Ramapo

Douglas Auld in his studio

Douglas Auld in his studio

State of Grace: Paintings by Douglas Auld

September 12-October 12, 2007
Pascal Gallery

This exhibition of portrait paintings of burn survivors interprets aspects of their inner beauty and character, and is co-sponsored by the Office of Specialized Services at Ramapo College.  The “State of Grace” series originated with the cooperation of the St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey.

Press release (link)

Ramapo

Collection Parallax

Collection Parallax, installation with with artist, Mr. Imagination and Gallery Director Sydney O. Jenkins

Collection Parallax

November 7-December 12, 2007
Kresge Gallery

Ramapo’s collection exhibitions on campus have usually centered around Haitian art. This fresh exhibition combines non-Haitian works from the Rodman Collection with loans from private collections and other sources, extending the traditional of focus to include art from various geographies including Jamaica, Africa, Cuba, and a number of works by self-taught artists from Southern U.S.

Press release (link)

Ramapo

Artemio Narro, Apoohcalypse Now

Artemio Narro, Apoohcalypse Now, 2002, DVD video on a monitor inside of a camouflage tent

In Other Words

November 7-December 12, 2007
Pascal Gallery

The annual Ramapo Curatorial Prize is co-administered with the Center for Curatorial Studies graduate program at Bard College. The 2006 winner was Bogata, Columbia curator Mariangela Mendez Prencke for her group exhibition “In Other Words.” This conceptual presentation deals with the ambiguities of language translation, media narratives and the temporary completeness of “reading.”

Press release (link)

Ramapo

Additional Images

An Apparently Unimportant Event: Self-Taught From the Centre D’Art in The 1940s and 50s

January 31-March 5, 2007 – Kresge and Pascal Galleries



David Freund: Selected Works 1975-2006

March 28-April 27, 2007 – Kresge and Pascal Galleries



Collection Parallax

November 9-December 16, 2007 – Pascal Gallery