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The Man Behind the Brush
Art Exhibition

Male resident painting on canvas at New Jersey art workshop.

Saturday, February 3, 2024

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Price: Free

Ocean County Library: Manchester Branch

21 Colonial Drive
Manchester, NJ 08759

Ocean County Library

Event Description

Celebrate Black History Month with fine oil paintings of landscapes, portraits, cityscapes, still-lifes and abstracts by Frederick B. Woodland Jr.

Woodland, who was born in 1941 in Baltimore, Maryland, studied at the Pratt Institute and Maryland Institute before receiving a Master of Fine Arts in painting. 

For over two decades, Mr Woodland has lived, taught and painted in upstate New York, and New York City.

NJ Proudly Celebrates
Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual observance in February that celebrates the achievements and contributions of African Americans to American history, culture, and society. Established in 1926 by historian Carter G. Woodson; Black History Month reflects on the struggles, highlights the triumphs, and provides inspiration to future generations.

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