Earth, Wind, and Fire Creative Friday Classes
February 6 - September 30
Located in the Downstairs Gallery.
Located downstairs in our Lower Level Gallery, Earth, Wind, and Fire features work created by Creative Friday classes in collaboration with Princeton Young Achievers.
The Arts Council of Princeton and Princeton Young Achievers collaborate every Friday during the school year to bring art to Princeton Housing Authority learning centers, the Henry F. Pannell Center and the Marcy T. Crimmins Center. Our Arts Council instructors introduced earth, wind and fire to their students and how their art work could use these vital forces for inspiration.
Traces of Time
Change is constant. The process of growing older is a fact. These images contain traces of a lifetime’s memories. They have to do with the passing of time, moments and people that are gone, love, sexuality, family, beauty, decay, fragility, longevity, vulnerability, sickness, health, the pandemic and death. This project started when I fractured my pelvis, was immobile, and could only get around with a walker. Friends sent bouquets and with severely limited motion, I began to photograph them on my kitchen table, …
Overcoming: Reflections on Struggle, Resilience, and Triumph
Several days before his assassination, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. proclaimed that “We Shall Overcome”, in a refrain motivated by the hymn of the same name and the generations of Americans who fought (and will continue to fight) for justice and freedom for people of color. In “Overcoming,” artist, activist and writer, Rhinold Ponder, inspired by Dr. King, employs his mixed media paintings to provoke reflection of the resilience of Black people in a continuing struggle for recognition of their humanity and demand …