by Mark Beard, Birgit Blyth, David Dew Bruner, Kate Hamilton and
James O’Shea may be viewed at the College March 14 through April 21
2, 2018, JERSEY CITY, N.J. —
Hudson County Community College (HCCC) Department of Cultural Affairs
is proud to announce that several unique works from the Carrie Haddad
Gallery in Hudson, New York will be exhibited at the College from
Wednesday, March 14 through Saturday, April 21. The exhibit is open
to the general public and there is no charge for admission.
The exhibit –
from Carrie Haddad Gallery
– is curated by Linden Scheff, and may be viewed in the College’s
Dineen Hull Gallery, located on the top floor at 71 Sip Avenue in
Jersey City, just one block from the Journal Square PATH
Now in its
27th year, the Carrie Haddad Gallery represents professionally
committed and emerging artists specializing in painting, sculpture,
works on paper and various techniques in photography.
from Carrie Haddad Gallery
– celebrates the versatility of Ms. Haddad’s curating, a blend of
figuration, abstraction and everything in between.
Works by the following artists will
(also known as
is a contemporary artist who merges late 19
century English style portraiture with American 1980s fashion
photography. Bruce Sargeant is one of six invented artist persona
channeled by Beard, who celebrates traditionally masculine themes
such as athletics and exploration. Hudson County Community College is
proud to have Beard’s work included in the College’s Foundation
is an innovative
and prolific photographer who works in a darkroom yet uses no
camera! Blyth has been experimenting with a technique known
the early 1990s. The unusual process involves the use of silver
particles in black and white photographic paper to scatter light at
different wavelengths when exposed. Birgit Blyth succeeds at keeping
her work fresh using cutting-edge methods.
David Dew Bruner
creates still lifes and figures drawn in graphite that channel the
highly graphic influences of Giorgio Morandi, Diego Velasquez, and
the Italian futurists like Giacomo Balla and Marcel Duchamp. Bruner
pairs his works, which explore depth, movement, space and repetition,
with vintage frames from his collection of refashioned mirror frames
from the 1960s or hand-painted antique Italian frames.
larger-than-life garments, which are made of sewn sailcloth, will be
suspended from the ceiling for a breathtaking and thought-provoking
display. Her giant “Baby Bonnet” and “Pussy-Bow Shirt” dance
above the floor, familiar shapes presented in unprecedented scale,
breaking the usual associations with clothing. With these works,
Hamilton examines clothing’s role in the perception of femininity.
success is two-fold – the skillful fluidity with which he can
traverse mediums and palettes, and an innate ability to reconcile his
perception of nature with what he creates on the canvas. Selections
for this exhibit include a variety of oil, acrylic, and fresco-secco
paintings framed in uniform white wooden shadow boxes.
reception for this exhibit will be held on Wednesday, April 4 from 5
p.m. to 7 p.m. The reception is open to the general public.
Benjamin J. Dineen III and Dennis C. Hull Gallery is open Monday
through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 8
p.m. The Gallery is closed Sundays and holidays.
information may be obtained by contacting HCCC Cultural Affairs
Director Michelle Vitale at
or by phoning (201) 360-4176.