The Artist Speaks: A Conversation with Alonzo Adams

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Join renowned artist Alonzo Adams MGSA’84 in conversation with Donna Gustafson, curator, art of the Americas, and Mellon director for academic programs at the Zimmerli Art Museum.

Adams drew his artistic inspiration from such greats as Charles White, Henry Ossawa Tanner, Lhermitte, John Singer Sargent, and Rembrandt. He was one of the first Black artists to become an Absolut artist and his work was featured in the Black Romantic exhibit at the Studio Museum of Harlem. In 2004, Alonzo was one of the first inductees of the Rutgers African-American Alumni Alliance’s Hall of Fame. His work has been featured in solo exhibitions and private venues, including at Rutgers, Howard University, Dow Jones, and Uptown Records. He has won many awards for his work and has been featured in Art Business News, Black Enterprise, Images Magazine, Upscale Magazine, and ESPN Magazine.

Cosponsored by the Rutgers African-American Alumni Alliance, the Zimmerli Art Museum, and the Rutgers University Alumni Association


Thursday, February 24, 2022

5:30 PM-6:30 PM ET

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