Join us for the 22nd Annual ArtReach + Newark New Media exhibition!
ArtReach nurtures the next generation of artists and arts leaders with professional artists from the Newark area mentoring gifted high school students in the artists’ studios for a semester, interns receiving real-world gallery experience, prominent artists lecturing at Newark High Schools, and a culminating, high-profile exhibition.
This exhibit features painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, installations and videos by the following fifteen pairs of artist students and mentors:
• Nelsy Baro (Arts High School) and Lisa Conrad
• Daniel Bastos (East Side High) and James Wilson
• Siria Delgado (Arts High School) and Beth Whitney
• Bryan Diaz (Arts High School) and LNY
• Naijlaa Evans (Central High School) and Adrienne Wheeler
• Marcus Everson (Arts High School) and Darrell Goza
• Manuela Iglesias (East High School) and Colleen Gutwein
• Jerry Jackson (St. Benedicts Prep) and Matt Gosser
• Amos Koffa (Arts High School) and Malik Hardaway-Whitaker
• Diana Lema (East Side High) and Cathleen Parra
• Azure Martin (Central High School) and Tamika Bradshaw
• Manuel Mejia (Arts High School) and Derek Franklin
• Kayla Muldron (Arts High School) and Jennifer Johnson
• Denzel Rodriguez (East Side High) and DuBois Ashong
• Carlos Ivan Vega (St. Benedicts Prep) and Joseph O’Neal
In addition, the screening of New New Media works by Andrew Teheran & apprentices from East Side High School’s New Media Studies Magnet Program. Students: Andre Marques, Dylan Alves, Lucas Da Silva, Marcel Lopes, Vanessa Da Silva and more, with Alumnus Mentor Joao Tarouco will be on view at cWOW’s New Media Project Room.
cWOW is an urban gallery for emerging art that advances the careers of artists while expanding the audience for contemporary art. Our exhibition, education, and public art programs use art, technology, and mentoring to help build communities, careers, and contemporary culture. Newark-based since 1975, cWOW is New Jersey’s oldest
nonprofit contemporary art space, and a winner of the NJ State Council on the Arts "Citation of Excellence."
It is accessible by car, mass transit, and at www.cwow.org.