A report by Kim Bongard for The Ramapo News.
Both the Kresge and Pascal Galleries of the Berrie Center are currently presenting the diverse multimedia artwork of renowned international artist Pascale Monnin. The Swiss-Haitian artist explained the influences behind her work during an Artist’s Talk at the exhibition’s opening reception on Wednesday March 28.
Monnin’s exhibition titled “The Birth of the Hummingbird and Other Marvels” continues Ramapo’s tradition of showcasing the work of exceptional Haitian artists, and fostering continuous conversation about the Haitian art that’s featured on campus.
“The Birth of the Hummingbird and Other Marvels” taps into many different emotions through an array of different mediums, from paint on smooth canvas to jagged mirrors impressed into cement.
Monnin’s vibrant color palette speaks in cool blues, rich greens and lush reds among other bright hues evocative of a pleasant spring aesthetic. Sophomore visual arts major Giselle Ruiz took an…
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