The art of Kevin Blythe Sampson



Kevin Blythe Sampson Gallery 1978 presents: Art, Newark Past, Present, Future, A panel discussion

Gallery 1978 presents: Art, Newark Past, Present, Future,
A panel discussion
April 6, 3-5 PM  2014
Join Gallery 1978 as we explore Newark's illustrious art: past, diverse present and exciting future. The forum will provide an opportunity for members of the creative community to gain an insight into the recent history of the Newark Art Movement; how it has evolved, its current state and plans for the future.
Members of our distinguished panel will include:
·      Steven Kern, recently named Director & CEO of the Newark Museum, former executive director of the Everson Museum of Art in Syracuse.
·      Gladys Grauer has been called the mother of Newark artists. Over the last fifty years she has been a vital part of the development of the Newark art community.
·      Barbara Kukla, author, journalist, Newark historian, and award-winning former, Star-Ledger Editor
·      Evonne M. Davis, photographer, Artistic Director Gallery Aferro, Newark,
·      Kevin Sampson, artist, teacher, retired police officer, and community organizer gallery artist with Cavin-Morris Gallery, NY, Senzala Fine Art Studio, NJ. In the permanent collections of: the Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, the American Folk Art Museum and at the Delaware Art Museum. 
Moderated by Kevin Darmanie, artist, printmaker, and muralist.
A Reception with refreshments from 5:00-5:30 PM
Gallery 1978 is a division of the Township of Maplewood Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs, located at 1978 Springfield Ave, at the corner of Broadview in Maplewood
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