Welcome to Newark's own space where ART collides with Poetry. accompanied by Music & many more. CryOut Poetry & Arts Gallery was established in January 2018 to cater to the Poetry and Arts Community of Newark. The Founder, Mayowa Godsent has been curating & hosting Shows in New Jersey for about 8 years and found it so hard to find a stable venue. Fulfilling the need for this community to have a place to call home and their own.
● Poetry Shows ● Open Mics ● Art Exhibition ● Workshops ● Music Showcase ● Plays
● Networking Mixers ● Meetings/Conferences ● Private Events
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About the founder
Olumayowa "GODSENT" Okubanjo is primarily a simple man destined to lead. Born in Nigeria, in West Africa, He is a Business Administration Graduate of New Jersey City University. A 2019 Masters in Business Graduate of New England College of Business at Cambridge University. An Entrepreneur, Event Organizer, Financial Educator, Host, Poet, & Founder of CRYOUT Arts & Poetry Gallery (also known as CryOut Cave): & Owner of THE HEART BALLROOM (www.theheartballrom.com) in Newark NJ. Most importantly, he is a vessel passionate about people, desires to see everybody win and open to anyways God chooses to use his gifts, wisdom, experience and talents. Experience TODAY - A GOD-SENT Experience
Additionally, He has been blessed to achieve the following -
Featured at most colleges in NJ including Rutgers, NJIT, NJCU, Essex County College, Montclair State and many more.
Performed at various poetry events around the Tri-State Area such as The logos lounge at Hezekiah Walker's Love Fellowship Tabernacle, Nuyorican Poets Cafe, Gospel Uptown in Harlem(NY),
Shared Stages with artists such as Big Tigga, Common, Kirk-Franklin, Donnie Mcclurkin, Prayz1, Brother Hahz, Liz Black of 1190AM, Ezekiel (P4CM) and many more.
Featured performance on FOX 5 NY TV (View on MyFOXNY YouTube Channel
Featured artist at NJ's Annual Gospel Poetry Jam & National Tour.
Featured Poet at True Voices "#Poet4Christ" Poetry Jam, NY