Paintings By Piscataway Fine Artist Mina Robertson Displayed at NJIT For Women's History Month

NEWARK, March 6--Piscataway fine artist, Mina Robertson, known for her oil paintings that focus on Native Americans, African Americans and landscapes, will display 57 of her works through March 29 in the second floor art gallery of the William Hazell Student Center at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).

The William Hazell Center is located at the corner of Summit Street and Central Avenue and is open Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Many paintings are for sale and range in price from $175 to $1700.

Robertson has been an active painter since 1990, creating works of art in a story telling tradition. "I enjoy producing works which are spiritually lead, and inspired by music, dance and verse," she says. Previous exhibitors of her work include the Crossroads Theater, New Brunswick, movie theaters in Montclair, Chatham, and Bound Brook, and New Jersey galleries and corporations.

"A primary theme in my work," adds Robertson, " is a passage from the poem Desiderata: "With all its sham, drudgery, and broken dreams, it is still a beautiful world." Although the poem was written in 1927, it has increased in popularity through the years. Max Ehrmann, a Terre Haute, Ind., poet, author and lawyer, wrote it.


NJIT is a public, scientific and technological research university enrolling more than 8,800 students. The university offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees to students in 80 degree programs throughout its six colleges: Newark College of Engineering, New Jersey School of Architecture, College of Science and Liberal Arts, School of Management, Albert Dorman Honors College and College of Computing Sciences. The division of continuing professional education offers adults eLearning, off campus degrees and short courses. Expertise and research initiatives include architecture and building science, applied mathematics, biomedical engineering, environmental engineering and science, information technology, manufacturing, materials, microelectronics, multimedia, telecommunications, transportation and solar astrophysics. Yahoo! Internet Life magazine cites NJIT as a "perennially most wired" university.

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