Newark Arts Honors Gala 2017
Date(s): March 29, 2017 at 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Avenue A Club
HONOREE: RICHARD MEIER
Award-winning architect, Richard Meier, will be one of four incredible artists honored at the 2017 Newark Arts Honors Award Ceremony and Gala. The Gala honors creatives who have made significant contributions in their field and represent diverse artistic communities and cultures. Honoree Richard Meier is a Newark-born artist and architect whose particular practice allows community to happen. His most impactful work in the Newark downtown community is the renowned Teachers Village project. Recently completed, the Village’s eight buildings include residential living spaces, various retail spaces, and a daycare center, and is intended for residents to live, learn and play locally. Most importantly, it houses three charter schools – symbols of the booming Newark community enabled by Meier’s spaces.
HOSTED BY TOBIAS TRUVILLION
Model-turned-actor Tobias Truvillion will take on a new role: Celebrity Host of the 2017 Newark Arts Honors Award Ceremony and Gala at the Avenue A Club in Newark, New Jersey. Newark Arts Honors celebrates artists that have made significant contributions both in their field and to the Newark community, while representing diverse creative communities and cultures.