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Art exhibit reception hosted by South Jersey Links

Journal Staff Report | 2/22/2016, 7:35 p.m.
The South Jersey Chapter of LINKS, INC. recently hosted a reception to celebrate the opening of “A Gallery of the ...
Members of The South Jersey Chapter of The Links, Incorporated pose for a photo at a recent reception they hosted on the campus of Rowan College at Gloucester County to celebrate the opening of "A Gallery of the African Diaspora and Beyond," a free exhibit on display at Dr. Ross Beitzel Art Gallery in celebration of Black History Month. Photo by April A. Ward

Dr. Tanya Clark and Dr. Channelle Rose, Co-Coordinators of Rowan University's African Studies program give remarks.

Dr. Tanya Clark and Dr. Channelle Rose, Co-Coordinators of Rowan University's African Studies program give remarks.

The South Jersey Chapter of LINKS, INC. recently hosted a reception to celebrate the opening of “A Gallery of the African Diaspora and Beyond.”

The reception was held at Dr. Ross Beitzel Art Gallery, Rowan College at Gloucester County (RCGC).

The reception featured works of art in various forms by black artist from throughout the greater Philadelphia region and unveiled the recipient of The Legendary Links scholarship. The scholarship is funded by the South Jersey Chapter of The Links, Incorporated and awarded to a South Jersey resident currently enrolled at RCGC.

Pictured are participating artists in the exhibit: Keath Gerald, Jean-Marc Petit, Aaqil Ka, H. Alonzo Jennings, and Diane Gordon.

Pictured are participating artists in the exhibit: Keath Gerald, Jean-Marc Petit, Aaqil Ka, H. Alonzo Jennings, and Diane Gordon.

The exhibit was on display to the public throughout February at the gallery in celebration of Black History Month.

Participating artist in the exhibit included: Mary Bridges-quilts, Tiffany Chamberlain-paintings, Brandon Collier- creating a “Live Painting”, Keath Gerald – paintings, Diane Gordon- photographs, H. Alonzo Jennings – photographs, Aaquil Ka – mixed media and James T. Williams – paintings.