City of Jersey City
GLENN D. CUNNINGHAM|
JERSEY CITY, NJ 07302
March 3, 2004 |
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jennifer Morrill|
ADVISORY ADVISORY ADVISORY
City Hall Art Exhibit Honors Women's History Month
Exhibit features the work of 21 Local Female Artists
JERSEY CITY -- Mayor Glenn D. Cunningham will host the kick-off party for the
Women's History Month Exhibit at City Hall on Friday, March 5, 2004 from 6 to 9 p.m.
at 280 Grove Street.
The opening festivities will include presentations by local artists, organized through an
artists collective, The Waterbug Hotel.
The Waterbug Hotel is a Jersey City-based collective of artists and supporters whose
primary focus is to help the community evolve culturally and to celebrate the arts. The
Waterbug Hotel, a non-commercial entity, organizes arts-related events throughout the
New Jersey and New York City area.
The evening will feature live music - including African percussion - spoken word, live
hip-hop, a fashion show, and hair art.
"This is a great way to celebrate both the contributions of women during Women's
History Month and to acknowledge the important role art plays in our lives,"
Mayor Glenn D. Cunningham said. "I encourage everyone to come and view the art work
exhibited in City Hall now and during future exhibits."
The artists displaying work during Women's History Month are Elaine Hansen, Minako
Yoshino, Heather Williams, Sandy DeSando, Polliana Teixeira, Megan Klim, Megan
McDonald, Jessica Leonard, Lisa Portnoff, Caroline Burton, Maggie Ens, Teresa
Celemin, Eileen Ferara, Kelly Darr, Nancy Wells, Michelle Vitale Loughlin, Tracey
Luszcz, Vanessa Holley, Jessica Lynn and Christina Soto.
For more information about The Waterbug Hotel, contact Lex Leonard at (201) 893-4970
or log onto the website at www.thewaterbughotel.com