(ASBURY PARK, NJ) -- art629 Gallery presents "Little Things" - an exhibition featuring the work of 21 New Jersey artists curated by Brittany James. Brittany is an Asbury Park based artist who has been the resident art teacher and curator at art629 for the past 6 years where she teaches life drawing and painting classes, and hosts an open studio. The exhibition will be on display through December 23.
The exhibit will be a showcase of art in different media from New Jersey based artists. All of the art is under 16" in size.
"We wanted to show a diverse collection of art that is affordable," says Brittany. "There are over 100 pieces of art in this very eclectic exhibition ranging in price from $60-$900. We have a little bit of everything: sculptures, photography, digital art, pastels, oils, watercolors... there is sure to be something for everyone."
art629 is excited to welcome artists who are new to the gallery such as Jodi Gerbi from Hoboken, as well as many local favorites who have participated in gallery exhibitions in the past, such as Michelle Renee Bernard from Ocean Grove.
“Little Things” will feature the following artists: Annette Juliano, Asja Jung , Carla Valentino, Carol Magnatta, Elaine Shor, Emilia Durkin, Gwynneth Green, Jodi Gerbi, Josie Capozzi, Judith Mugrace, Karey Maurice, Kevin Jakubowski, Lee Leonard, Lori Heninger, Lou Storey, Maggie Brown, Mallory Massara, Meagg E. Moon, Michelle Renee Bernard, Michelle Soslau, and Sandy Taylor.
On Saturday evening, October 23, 2021 from 7:00pm-10:00pm, the gallery will hold an Opening Reception for the exhibit. Many of the artists will be attending the opening, and this event is free and open to the public. The exhibition will be on display through December 23. Gallery hours vary, and it is suggested to call ahead for hours of operation or to make an appointment: (908) 278-1597.
art629 Gallery is located at 629 Cookman Avenue in Asbury Park, New Jersey. The gallery was founded by artist Patrick Schiavino in 2009. The gallery is in the heart of downtown Asbury Park and has been host of many shows including painting, photography, sculpture, theater, spoken word, and musical events like the Asbury Underground. The gallery is dedicated to the exhibition of fine and contemporary art with the objective of giving all artists a voice while bringing new ideas to the region.
IMAGES: (TOP) "After The Storm" by Jodi Gerbi, oil on panel, 6"x8" (MIDDLE) "Bearded Lady" by MIchelle Renee Bernard, Mixed Media Sculpture, 8"x5" (BOTTOM) "Orange Delight" by Sandy Taylor, 12" x 12", oil and mixed media