(JERSEY CITY, NJ) -- Crossing The Field: Artists Breaking Boundaries, curated by Atim Annette Oton, is the first exhibition in the series Exhibition at The Beacon from November 5 - December 18. It speaks to the ideas and materials that artists use to tell stories, experiment with ideas of materiality and cross both physical and personal boundaries in creating art. It is an exhibition exploring the different ideas, materials and trajectories that artists utilize to create work that speaks to their focus and talent.
The Beacon is the former Jersey City Medical Center, now an apartment complex. The exhibition includes local and global artists exploring ideas. Artists reflect the diversity of Jersey City's population.
Artists include Nafeesah Hodges, Olga Arkhipova, Alexandre Kyungu Mwilambwe, Melissa UIto, Winfred Nana Amoah, Akhtar Ahmed Rasha, Donchellee Fulwood, Janhavi Firke, P. Wamaitha Ng’ang’a, Lucy Rovetto, Musah Swallah, Terry Lively, Elan Cadiz, Jacquie Bird and Nanette Reynolds Beachner.
The gallery will have an opening reception on Saturday, November 5th from 2:00pm to 5:00pm in The Beacon: The Paramount - Leasing Office. Light Food and Refreshments will be provided by Ghost Truck Kitchen.
Register to attend online.
Sponsored by Ghost Truck Kitchen and Contextus.
GHOST TRUCK KITCHEN is a restaurant built for pickup and delivery. Based in Jersey City, it is the next-gen neighborhood takeout, delivery and catering service.
CONTEXTUS - A Jersey City based full service Architecture, Interior Design and Project Management firm.
THE BEACON is a mixed-use development on a 14-acre in Jersey City, east of McGinley Square with 1200 luxury units.
The exhibition is curated by Atim Annette Oton. Calabar Gallery represents underserved artists locally and globally: African, African American and Caribbean artists, with the mission of providing a place for community, exhibition, creative initiatives and projects. Visit Calabar Gallery on Instagram.,