Opening Reception: Wednesday, September 27th, 6-9 pm
The Newark Museum of Art
49 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102
September 27 - October 29, 2023
The exhibition will be on view across several galleries of the Newark Museum of Art from September 27 through October 29 and feature a remarkable roster of 90+ visual artists from Newark and beyond.
Unique to this year’s festival will be a spotlight on the contributions of Newark-area Hip Hop pioneers, in Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Hip Hop. This initiative is organized by Newark Arts and The Newark Museum of Art to support the rich artistic and creative expression in Newark and across New Jersey.
Be sure to arrive on time for a dazzling unveiling beginning at 6 pm on the Museum’s front steps. The Museum will officially unveil a recently acquired pair of marble sculptures by renowned artist Sanford Biggers, which will grace the NMOA entrance.
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Radical Vision and Imagination:
Black Abstract Art In the 21st Century
Warburton Galerie
16 Warburton Ave Yonkers, NY 10701
September 10th – October 8th, 2021
Opening Reception: September 10th, 7-9 pm
Exhibition Artists: Dominant Dansby, Victor Davson, Adebunmi Gbadebo and Cynthia Hawkins
Artist Talk Panel: Sunday, September 26th, 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm, Moderated by Halima Taha
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Black Art Collectors: Their Collections and Strategies
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Walsh Art Gallery, Seton Hall University
400 S. Orange Avenue, South Orange, NJ 07079

Gregory Coates: Sheer Audacity exhibition tour by the artist: 6:30 - 7:00 pm:
BLACK ART COLLECTORS panel discussion: 7:00 - 9:00 pm

This Calabar Gallery Talk Series, organized by Atim Annette Oton, features a panel of Black Art Collectors in the New Jersey and New York area. The panelists, Halima Taha, author of Collecting African American Art: Works on Paper and Canvas, Tucker Contemporary Art’s Roger C. Tucker III and Essex County College professor, Derek Ware, will have a discussion, moderated by Atim Annette Oton, about each of their collections, supported by a visual presentation of some of the pieces in their collections.

Prior to the panel discussion, there will be a brief walkthrough of the Gregory Coates exhibition with the artist at 6:30pm. click here for more information

BlackGlam Legends: Margaret Rose Vendryes.
CHILDS Gallery, Booth 216
Javits Center, NYC
Oct. 23rd – 27th
This new African Diva Project series, BlackGlam Legends, a total of eight, features iconic Black female singers, now with African masks, in the celebrated Blackgama Fur campaign.
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Shenandoah MoCA: The Strasburg Biennial,
August 18 - December 1, 2018
Featuring artist Stefanie Nagorka and 40 other artists, SHEN MoCA is a contemporary art destination and cultural anchor for Shenandoah Valley’s cultural renaissance. An international platform for Art, Nature & Technology projects that celebrate visionaries who take us on perceptual, adventurous, and transformative journeys. click here for more information

REVIVAL: Contemporary Pattern and Decoration
Exhibition Dates: April 4 - June 6, 2018
The exhibition explores a renewed interest in pattern and decoration by contemporary artists in various media that builds upon a movement that developed in the 1970s. 26 Participating artists including Mickalene Thomas, Margaret Rose Vendryes, Cecilia Paredes and Leonardo Benzant.
Longwood Art Gallery, Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture, 450 Grand Concourse at 149th Street, Bronx. Free Admission. Open Mon. to Fri. 12pm - 5pm
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Two ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH 2017 Venues Feature New African Diva Prints and Works on Paper by Artist Margaret Rose Vendryes
Check them out at the PRIZM Art Fair (December 5th– 17th) and INK Miami Art Fair/Childs Gallery (December 7th– 9th)
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“i found god in myself,” 40th Anniversary celebration of Dr. Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls…, 
City Without Walls Gallery, 6 Crawford Street, Newark, NJ 07102
Exhibition Dates: October 12- November 18, 2017
Featured artist Margaret Rose Vendryes
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Artist Margaret Rose Vendryes' African Diva Project Ashanti Series prints at the FINE ART PRINT FAIR, Childs Gallery, Booth #104, River Pavillion at the Javits Center, NYC. October 26-29, 2017
From innovative projects by today’s leading contemporary artists to modern and contemporary masterworks by artists of international repute, the Fair is a legendary platform for presenting printmaking’s vitality as an expressive medium. click here for more information

Gallery at 14, 14 Maple Avenue, Morristown, NJ 07960
Opening Reception: Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 6-8pm
Exhibition Dates: March 8 - August 24, 2017
Featured artist Dominant Dansby
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THE DIORAMA PROJECT: City of Curiosities
A Public Art Installation
Opening: April 19, 7:30 PM
Dates: April 19 through May 31, 2017
Featured artist Dominant Dansby
Location: Frederick Douglass Blvd and 121st Street, New York, NY 10026
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ALOFT Harlem Hotel, 2296 Frederick Douglass Blvd, NYC
Opening Reception: Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 6-9pm
Exhibition Dates: January 25 – April 15, 2017
Featured artist Dominant Dansby
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i found god in myself: the 40 anniversary of Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls
The African Museum in Philadelphia
701 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Exhibition Dates: October 6, 2016 – January 2, 2017
Featured artist Margaret Rose Vendryes
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TRANScendence: An Exhibition of Emerging, Contemporary Art by African and Other Underrepresented Artists
Exhibition extended until September 17, 2006
The Gallery at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NJ Properties*
695 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042
Exhibition Dates: June 2 – September 17, 2016
Opening Reception: June 2, 2016, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Artists: Dwight Carter, Dominant Dansby, Bishop Donald Hilliard, Jr., Stefanie Nagorka and Margaret Rose Vendryes.
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Capturing America: 50 Years of Photography by Dwight Carter
Join award- winning journalist Sheryl Hilliard Tucker for a fascinating conversation with Dwight Carter exploring his impressive 50-year career photographing African Americans from a uniquely positive perspective.
Thursday, September 15, 2016
6:30 – 7:30 pm Free
The Gallery at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Jersey
695 Bloomfield Ave., Montclair, NJ 07042
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