CCM Exhibition Recognizes National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Honoring the Life of Marisa Rincón

Marisa Rincon

RANDOLPH — In conjunction with the Counseling and Student Success department at County College of Morris (CCM), the college’s Art and Design Gallery will be hosting an exhibition to recognize National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.

The exhibition, titled “Marisa Rincón: An Impression of Life,” will feature the artwork of Marisa Rincón, a 2007 CCM Fine Arts graduate, who died by suicide this past February.

The exhibit consists of more than 20 works by Rincón. Also featured in the show are painted portraits of Rincón created by prominent New Jersey artists Tim Maher, John B. Wolff and Lorraine deSmet. The exhibit, which is free and open to the public, runs August 21 to October 13, in Gallery B, which is the outer portion of the gallery.

A second exhibit featuring the work of CCM professors from the Photography Program, titled “Photography Program Faculty Exhibition,” will be held in Gallery A, from August 29 to October 13.

There will be two receptions for the exhibits:

The first reception, cosponsored by the Art and Design and Counseling and Student Success departments, will be held 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. on Tuesday, September 12.

The second reception will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 14.

The CCM Art and Design Gallery is located in the Sherman H. Masten Learning Resource click here.

To read a statement about Rincón, written by her mother click here.

To learn more about the Art and Design programs at CCM click here.




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