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 fraternity, there were less than 30 members—the majority of whom were not
subject to a ritualistic initiation. The
organization was only two and a half years old when he entered. He was the fraternity’s second honorary
Gamma Xi PhiA Life in Motion: Remembering Brother Christopher Brient
Newark, New Jersey, October 15, 2013— Gamma Xi Phi, the professional fraternity for artists, has selected four new honorary initiates: visual artist, curator, and educator Nette Forné Thomas; emcee, producer, and engineer Ess Vee; visual artist and graphic designer Hue.Man; and artist manager, videographer, and web designer Add. The initiation was conducted on Saturday, October 12, 2013 at GlassRoots, Inc., in Newark, New Jersey.
Gamma Xi PhiSeasoned Artist, Emerging Hip-Hop Collective Initiated
Washington, DC, August 12, 2013— Gamma Xi Phi, the professional fraternity for artists, has selected professional dancer and stepper Christopher Brient as an honorary member of the organization. His initiation was conducted on Saturday, August 10, 2013.
Washington, DC, February 18, 2013— Gamma Xi Phi, the professional fraternity for artists, has selected music archivist Kevin Coombe as the first honorary member of the organization. He will make remarks to the public on Saturday, February 23, 2013.