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Words :: Artist's Reception & Poetry Reading

  • Atelier Rosal 74 East Cherry Street Rahway, NJ, 07065 United States (map)

Words! We use it to express  our thoughts and feelings, share our ideas and yet, while trying to be as succinct as possible, words can seem so abstract. 

Artists will exhibit their works which have incorporated words into their imagery. Either prose, poetry or a graphic typographical solution, the narrative by each artist is expressed on canvas, paper and other mediums. But just as importantly, there is the innate beauty of the written word; either printed by hand, or machine or scribbled or skillfully calligraphed.

The Artist's Reception coincides with the Grand Opening of Atelier Rosal and will also be celebrated with readings by notable poets. Poets are being curated by Patrick Rosal. Please join us for this annual event Sunday, February 4th, 2018 from 3pm to 6pm.

The exhibit will be up from Sunday, February 4th through Thursday, March 15th.

The upcoming "Word!" show features works by visual artists:

Bithika Adhikary
Rodriguez Calero
Nick Rosal
Rocco Scary
Emanuelle Schaer

There will also be a readings by,the following poets:

Aracelis Girmay
Cherita Harrell
Patrick Rosal
BJ Ward

About Patrick Rosal

Patrick Rosal is the author of four books, most recently Brooklyn Antediluvian,which was a finalist for the Kingsley Tufts Award and winner of the Lenore Marshall Prize from the Academy of American Poets. He has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts for prose, as well as the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation and the Fulbright Scholars Program for poetry. His writing has appeared in American Poetry ReviewTin HouseNew England ReviewBest American PoetryNew York Times, and many other journals and anthologies. He has been a featured performer internationally in Europe, Africa, and at various spaces in the Caribbean, South America, and the Philippines. He has also delivered readings and performances at hundreds of venues and festivals throughout the United States, among them the Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, the Whitney Museum, and the Dodge Poetry Festival. He is an Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Rutgers University-Camden where he directs the MFA Program.

Earlier Event: December 10
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