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(MAHWAH) – Canadian scholar Gerald Alexis, author of “Peintres Haitiens,” will present a lecture on the Haitian artist Hector Hyppolite, which will be followed by a panel discussion about Hyppolite and Caribbean art.

Panelists will include Ramapo Visual Arts Professor Shalom Gorewitz, Haitian artist Andre Juste and Rocio Aranda-Alvarado, associate curator at El Museo del Barrio, New York and guest curator for the contemporary Caribbean art exhibition “Boundless Discourse” at Ramapo College.

“Boundless Discourse” opens on March 24 in the Kresge Gallery with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. and continues on view through April 28. The panel discussion will be presented at 4 p.m. in the Adler Theater; an artists’ talk will be held at 6 p.m.

“Mystical Imagination: The Art of Haitian Master Hector Hyppolite” continues on view in the Pascal Gallery through April 21.

For more information contact Sydney Jenkins, director of the 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, has been 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, boasts the best campus housing in New Jersey on, 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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