(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)January 25, 2010
(MAHWAH) – As part of its Tenth Anniversary Celebration for the Angelica and Russ Berrie Center for Performing and Visual Arts, a multi-media exhibition of works by visual arts alumni who studied in the Berrie Center, “Tops in Ten: A Selection,” will be on view from February 6 through February 26 in the Kresge Gallery.
“The artists on view have established their artistic practice on a par equal to the best work being seen in leading edge galleries in New York and Berlin,” says Sydney Jenkins, director of the Art Galleries. “The subject matter is varied, ranging from Los Angeles painter Dan Monteavaro’s compelling animal compositions, to Robin Cross-Keller’s ‘Life of the Professor’ series, to Bil Thompson’s film work with celebrities.”
Artists include, Hannah Craft (sculpture/installation), Eva Fazzari (photography), Robin Cross-Keller (paintings), Joshua Knoblick (sculpture), Robert Modafferi (sculpture/installation), Dan Monteavaro (painting), and Bil Thompson (film).
The opening reception will be Saturday, February 6, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. with artists’ talks at 7:30 p.m. Gallery hours are Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 1 to 5 p.m. and Wednesday from 1 to 7 p.m. Special Saturday hours on February 6 only are 3 to 8:30 p.m. Please note that the gallery will be closed during the College’s spring break, from March 14-21.
This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.
For more information about the show call Sydney Jenkins, director of Art Galleries, at (201) 684-7147.
Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice; is recognized as the state’s top college on the list of Best Disability Schools by Great Value Colleges; was named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler; and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others. Ramapo College is also distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by CollegesofDistinction.com, boasts the best campus housing in New Jersey on Niche.com, and is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools.
Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a post-master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice.
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