The Bridge Art Gallery to host annual Black History Month exhibition

The 6th Annual Expressive Creative Soul Art Exhibition is curated by Bryant Small

Set Fire To The Ocean, by Bryant Small

The Bridge Art Gallery announced it will host its 6th Annual Expressive Creative Soul Art Exhibition. Each year this exhibition celebrates the diversity that exists within the African American culture by highlighting talented African American artists in a group show that features exceptional art.

This year’s event has been curated by award-winning visual artist, Bryant Small. Small has assembled an incredible roster of participating artists that includes: Kortez (@esotericurbanism on Instagram), Kilolo Kumayika (@kiloloarts), Xplore Freedom (@xplorefreedom) and Christopher Mack (@iammack).

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The COVID-19 pandemic has created a unique challenge for the artistic community and the Bridge Art Gallery “has tapped into its creativity that allows the organization to continue to present public facing programming.”

This exhibition will open on Saturday, February 6th at 3 p.m. Guests can sign up in advance for a 30 minute time block to view the exhibition in person within small groups.

The exhibition will also have a virtual experience available on the Bridge Art Gallery website

Cheryl Mack, co-owner of the Bridge Art Gallery said: “It has been the creative arts that has sustained us during this global pandemic. It is the arts that soothes our weary souls. The Bridge Art Gallery is keenly focused on continuing to support our creative community by presenting quality artistic programming is a safe and responsible fashion.”

The Bridge Art Gallery is located at 199 Broadway in Bayonne. The gallery is open Wednesday through Friday by appointment, from 12 to 6 p.m.

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