CCNY Black History Month Art Exhibit Opens February 10

February 6, 2014 | City College

Artwork by seven nationally and internationally recognized African-American artists highlights “Shots, Strokes, Threads, Vol. 3,” the City College Black History Month art exhibit. The exhibit, which features Haitian art and work by CCNY SEEK students, as well, runs through February 28, and is on display in the Cohen Library Archives reading room, sixth floor, North Academic Center.

Participating artists Jacqueline Bishop, Ramona Candy, Gilbert Fletcher, Dick Griffin, Sakinah Northern, Diane Pryor-Holland and Hubert Williams will also speak at two “art gallery talk” sessions. Ms. Bishop, Ms. Candy, Mr. Fletcher and Mr. Griffin will participate 6:30 p.m. Monday, February 10, in the Cohen Library Archives. Ms. Northern, Ms. Pryor-Holland and Mr. Williams will engage in a similar discussion at the same location 6 p.m. Monday, February 24.

Both talks and the exhibit are free and open to the public.

An opening reception for the exhibit, which is presented by the Black Studies Program and the CCNY Libraries, will be held 6 p.m. Monday, February 10, in the Cohen Library Archives, as well. The exhibit is sponsored by City College’s Simon H. Rifkind Center for the Humanities and the Arts.

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