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Hopper House First Friday: Sally Savage / Marcus John and the Nighthawks
February 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
6 PM – Reception for Artist of the Month SALLY SAVAGE
Photographer Sally Savage is best known in Rockland County for the photo-journalism to capture the passing of time in her own small village of Piermont on the river in the Hudson Valley, recording changes since the late 1960s. Savage has exhibited, published and taught photography widely throughout the tri-state area. Savage was awarded the Rockland County Executive Arts Award: Visual Artist in 2001, and her work has twice been selected by the Rockland County Art in Public Places program. She was trained at London’s School of Printing and Graphic Arts in England, and most of her adult life has been spent in Piermont, N.Y. where she raised three children and developed her photography business.
7-8 PM – GALLERY TALK
Spoken Word with Marcus John and the Nighthawks
Join poet and musician Marcus John, along with Edward Hopper House Nighthawks in a performance of poetry in the gallery, welcoming guests to partake in this spoken word, open-mic event following select readings from Marcus John.
Marcus C. John is an American born Poet/Singer/Songwriter and Hip Hop artist of Grenadian descent. Born and raised in Yonkers, NY, the youngest of seven, Marcus has always shown an interest in creative arts. Marcus started writing at the age of eight and began professionally performing at the age of sixteen. He remains a Teaching Artist and balances life as a fitness and Yoga instructor as well. A proud advocate for the LGBT community and Urban communities of America, Marcus writes to heal audiences while confronting conformity and all forms of oppression.