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April 4, 2021

Arts fraternity bestows prestigious awards to outstanding community members

Gamma Xi Phi, the fraternity for artists, announces its inaugural class of honorees for the Bruce Hawkins Prize for Excellence in the Arts and Justice. The winners are: Chadwick …

April 1, 2021

Gamma Chapter Welcomes Three

The Newark, New Jersey Chapter of Gamma Xi Phi, a predominately African American fraternity for artists, initiated three new members in a virtual ceremony held on the evening of …

March 18, 2021

Beta Lambda Chapter Presents Hip-Hop: A Pedagogy of Reinvention

Beta Lambda Chapter, the South Atlantic Region Chapter of Gamma Xi Phi, presents Hip-Hop: A Pedagogy of Reinvention. In conversation with Beta Lambda member Rashid Darden, Mr. Byron L. Williams …

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March 15, 2021

Throwback to 2020: Odeon After Dark Live

In Fall of 2020, Gamma Xi Phi introduced two emerging artists to the community: FatherSokka and Tyler Brooks. The virtual events, which occured live, were called Odeon After Dark due …


Delta Chapter Screens Extra Credits

The Delta Chapter of Gamma Xi Phi, the nation’s leading fraternity for artists, recently sponsored a viewing party for Black history-themed episodes the web series Extra Credits, written by …

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December 30, 2020

Arts Fraternity Expands to the Deep South

Gamma Xi Phi, the nation’s leading multi-disciplinary fraternity for artists, has expanded its imprint in the South Atlantic Region. Six talented and committed artists have chartered the Iota Chapter …


Gamma Xi Phi Serves Rural Northeastern North Carolina

The Beta Lambda Chapter of Gamma Xi Phi distributed self-care kits, including adult coloring books, crayons, and colored pencils, to 62 households in rural Northeastern North Carolina from Saturday, …

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October 17, 2020

Multi-Discipline Arts Fraternity Charters First Chapter in North Carolina

Eight distinguished practitioners became the newest members of Gamma Xi Phi, a predominately African American fraternity for artists on Sunday, October 11, 2020, in a virtual ceremony in North …

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October 8, 2020

Gamma Xi Phi Celebrates Ten Years of Philanthropy, Sodality, and Elevation

Gamma Xi Phi, the fraternity for artists, celebrated its tenth anniversary with a virtual birthday party for its founding chapter on October 7, 2020.  It was a members-only event. …

September 4, 2020

The Prerequisites of Publishing

Brother Shawn P. Spencer, National Vice-President of Gamma Xi Phi, hosted a Renaissance Conversation called The Prerequisites of Publishing on August 26, 2020, via Zoom.  This virtual activity brought together …

March 25, 2020

Electric Literature: Instant Entertainment from Gamma Xi Phi Brothers and Sisters

Millions of people around the world are adjusting to a new reality in which social contact is now limited. Even though our day jobs may have us teleworking and …

March 17, 2020

A Life in Motion: Remembering Brother Christopher Brient Gamma Xi Phi, the professional fraternity for artists, has fewer than 100 members and is less than ten years old.  When Christopher Brient became a member of the …

March 15, 2019

Epsilon Chapter Chartered at Towson University

(l-r): Michael McDermott (Beta Chapter); Epsilon Chapter charter members Bala Mahmoud, Lauren-Marie Aba Amoah, Maia Fulton, Kailah Christopher, Jordan Ann Estelle Hendricks, Lauren Maiden; and Marifel Bermudez (Beta Chapter). …

October 9, 2018

Delta Chapter Welcomes the Fall 2018 Class

The Delta Chapter of Gamma Xi Phi initiated two new members on October 7, 2018, the fraternity’s 8th Founders Day. Delta Chapter was chartered on October 8, 2016, and …

March 18, 2017

The War Against the Arts Begins

“GE hires a lot of engineers. We want young people who can do more than add up a string of numbers and write a coherent sentence. They must be able …