(MONTCLAIR, NJ) -- Studio Montclair (SMI) presents “State of the Art 2021”—a combined in-person and virtual exhibit—available for viewing from June 11 through July 16. The show is comprised of 131 works--55 pieces on view in the gallery and 70+ available virtually. The virtual exhibit can be viewed in the gallery as a slide show on two tv monitors in addition to its availability on the SMI website.
This exhibit represents SMI’s efforts to continue promoting opportunities for viewing and/or purchasing the outstanding and diverse artwork of SMI members. A percentage of the sales will be donated to Toni’s Kitchen or a local charity of the artist’s choice. The opening will be held on June 13 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm.
The “State of the Art 2021” collection demonstrates a diverse range of artistry from SMI members. The works span the traditional to contemporary and include painting, sculpture, printmaking, collage, assemblage, drawing, photography, ceramics, and more. In addition to displaying the art itself, SMI strives to give viewers insight into the artist’s conceptual thinking and methodology with accompanying written and audio artist statements.
Studio Montclair is located at 127 Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair, New Jersey. It is an inclusive, nationwide nonprofit organization of exhibiting professional and emerging artists and others interested in the visual arts. Its mission is to promote culture, education, equality, and tolerance through art. Founded in 1997, the organization includes over 500 members.
IMAGES: (TOP, left to right) Cathleen McCoy Bristol: Sleeping Man - blue, Acrylic on Canvas | Andrea Epstein: Untitled, Collaged Monoprint (BOTTOM, left to right) Adam Pitt: Standing Nude Nightgown, Intaglio Woodcut | Mohammad R. Riza: This Woman's Work, Acrylic, house paint, glitters on construction paper