Hudson County Community College to Celebrate the Opening of the Students’ Art Exhibition with a Panel Discussion and Reception

Posted: 5/2/2018
Contact: Jennifer Christopher, 201-360-4061, -- Roger Jones, 201-200-1080,

May 2, 2018, Jersey City, NJ – The Hudson County Community College (HCCC) Department of Cultural Affairs will host a panel discussion and reception in conjunction with the opening of the HCCC Art Students’ Biannual Art Exhibit. The event, which will be held on Friday, May 4 from 2 to 5 p.m., will take place in the College’s Dineen Hull Gallery – 71 Sip Avenue in Jersey City (across the street from the Journal Square PATH Transportation Center). The event is open to the general public and there is no charge for admission. Those attending will be able to view the students work, tour the classrooms, meet faculty, and enjoy light refreshments. This year’s exhibition is in memoriam of Heather Acosta, class of 2016, A.F.A in Studio Arts.


The Student Art Review, which will be on display from May 4 through May 18, will include works by:


Natalie Bator Emmanuel Lanier

Aminah Chaudhary Maria Luong

Tyrus Davis Melissa Machado

Mariana Fuentes Melany Mayorga

Bryan Galindo Daniel Pastores

Elariya Girgiss Dylan Sellitti

Gabriela Gomez Bryan Tierra

Sydney Gomez Katherine Zambrano

Chris Gonzales George Zambrano

Emhoang Han Matthew Zarate

Reginald Joseph Bruce Vereen-Nealous

Erica King Kimberly Parra


HCCC Professor and Program of Fine Arts Coordinator Laurie Riccadonna and Associate Professor and Computer Art Coordinator Jeremiah Teipen curated the exhibit. Ms. Riccadonna earned a Master’s degree in Fine Arts, and Painting and Printmaking from Yale University. Her work has been featured in dozens of exhibitions throughout the United States and Europe. Mr. Teipen holds a Master’s degree in Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts. He has been the recipient of several awards including grants from the Asian Cultural Council, SIGGRAPH, Seoul Foundation of Arts & Culture and Arts Council Korea.


The Benjamin J. Dineen, III and Dennis C. Hull Gallery’s spring hours are Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. The Gallery is closed on Sundays and holidays. Information on upcoming events at the Gallery may be obtained by visiting , emailing, or phoning (201) 360-5379.