The Student Works Gallery is pleased to present Mikel Elam: Myth, Magic, Spirit, Survival. Diary of an Afrofuturist. The exhibition comprised of recent mixed media works will run through Friday, February 25th, 2022.  The artist will give a short gallery talk on his work at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, February 22nd, and later in the afternoon, there will be a reception for the artist from 5 -7 p.m. The exhibition and programs are free and open to the public.

The Outsider, 2021, mixed media on canvas, 30″ x 40″

Mikel Elam is a visual artist working primarily as a painter. His work focuses on storytelling through memory and dreams using the fragments of face and figure to convey information and ideas about world culture. 

Location and Hours:

The Student Works Gallery is located in the Rutgers-Camden Campus Center, 326 Penn St, Camden, NJ 08102.  
Hours: Monday to Friday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Closed on Campus Holidays.

For more info or images contact:  Bruce Garrity, SWG Faculty Advisor/Curator at         

The mission of the Student Works Gallery at Rutgers University – Camden is to bring diverse contemporary exhibitions, and other cultural programs created by current students, alumni, faculty, and invited artists to the entire University community. The Gallery is dedicated to the intellectual and artistic life of the university, and the engagement of the community at large. It provides the opportunity to interact with artists and artistic projects by featuring exhibits and programs of regional, national, and international importance.

The Student Works Gallery is a Department of Visual, Media, and Performing Arts student-curated and administered space in conjunction with the Office of Student Activities.


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Date & Time
January 31, 2022-February 25, 2022
10:00 am-6:00 pm

Campus Center
Student Works Gallery
Cooper ST

Event posted in Afro-futurist, Student Works Gallery, Visual Arts, Visual Media and Performing Arts.