Do you miss The RAM Gallery as much as we do? During its year-long stay in the city of Newark, the RAM Gallery, a Smithsonian-affiliated African American art gallery and cultural destination, was home to some of the most well-received events in the city. Now, the RAM Gallery’s parent organization and New Jersey’s premier African American fine art exhibitor, Art In the Atrium (ATA) continues the RAM Gallery mission with its annual art show.
On Friday, January 25, 2013, ATA hosts the opening reception for its 21st Anniversary exhibit, Generation Next, at the Atrium Gallery, located at the Administration & Records Building, 10 Court Street, 2nd through 5th Floors in Morristown. Generation Next will highlight both established and emerging artists and will serve as the official debut of acclaimed American artist Janet Taylor Pickett’s series “A Change of A Dress”.
“With this, our 21st annual exhibit, we are entering an exciting new time for art and artists that represent the African diaspora,” says Lauren Craig, Esq., ATA Board of Directors. “Generation Next will place a much needed spotlight on the work of both established and emerging artists that are giving voice to the next generation of African American creativity.”
The opening reception for Generation Next is free for the general public from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., and the exhibit will run from January 25 through March 22, 2013. Funding for the exhibition has been made possible by the Arts Council of the Morris Area, Provident Bank Foundation, the Morris County Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Iandor Fine Art Gallery, George P. Jenkins Re/Max Properties Unlimited, Harold F. & Charlotte D. Fultz Endowment Fund and ATA patrons.
Additional exhibiting artists include Alonzo Adams, Peter Ambush, Indira Bailey, Terry Boddie, Bisa Butler, Lynn Cabbell, Leroy Campbell, Ray Clark, Jacqueline Collier, Viki Craig, Jerry Gant, Keidra Hoskins, Marian Howard, Cassandra Jennings Hall, Glenda Jones, Oliver Lake, Thomas Malloy, Ray Mobley, Rosalind Nzinga Nichol, Wannetta Phillips, Cephas Stubbs, Sandra Smith, Gwen Verner and Bisa Washington.
For additional information, please visit artintheatrium.org.