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'We Are the River' Uses Beauty to Convey a Dire Warning

by Ilene Dube, JerseyArts.com - published 2024-03-14

Driving from central New Jersey to the Gallery at Stockton University on a late February day in which the sunshine hinted at spring, I became aware of the changes to the landscape. Trees gave way to tall grasses, the earth seemed sandier, and the Shore was not far away. There were signs for rivers and other bodies of water.


 
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From "Survivors of Colonization" to "Kings and Queens of the Diaspora," Montclair Art Museum presents Black Joy and Leisure in a Major Exhibition

by Ilene Dube, JerseyArts.com - published 2024-02-29

It's an all-star lineup of artists' names, from Faith Ringgold and Howardena Pindell to Emma Amos, Romare Bearden, Jacob Lawrence, Willie Cole, Bettye Saar, Joyce Scott... 59 in total! These are among the best of the best of contemporary artists, who just happen to be Black. And who just happen to be in the collection of the Montclair Art Museum.

Jersey Arts Podcast - Flower & Flame: A New Documentary Highlighting Glasswork Artist, Paul J. Stankard

by Gina Marie Rodriguez, JerseyArts.com - published 2024-02-22

Paul J. Stankard is an internationally acclaimed artist and pioneer in the studio glass movement. His lifelike, nature-based glassworks have changed the paperweight world over his forty-year artistic career. Having begun his career working in scientific glassblowing, it was through this industry that he found creativity and learned that he was indeed an artist.

Believing in Bright Colors and Angels Gets Artist Freda Williams through the Atrocities

by Ilene Dube, JerseyArts.com - published 2024-02-15

As soon as the banner announcing the retrospective of Freda Williams hung from the red brick façade of Artworks Trenton, the excitement began. "She has so many stories to tell," Artistic Director Addison Vincent said of the 86-year-old artist who has lived all but the first five years of her life in Greater Trenton.

Jersey Arts TV: Alonzo Adams tells stories of the Black experience at Zimmerli Art Museum

by Jesse North & Dave Tavani, JerseyArts.com - published 2024-02-08

Alonzo Adams has been using his paintings to tell stories of the contemporary Black experience for over 25 years. In his first solo museum exhibition at Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University, his own story as an artist is being told, from his very first painting to pieces that have not been seen publicly for years. We went to New Brunswick to speak with the artist about putting this exhibition together, and how it feels to return to Rutgers, where he once studied. "Alonzo Adams: A Griot's Vision" is on display through February 25.


 

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Life Forms are Blooming and Breathing at ArtYard in Frenchtown

by Ilene Dube, JerseyArts.com - published 2024-01-18

It may be the middle of winter, but two exhibitions on view at ArtYard in Frenchtown connect us to the world of plants, living things, and the lightness of being. Kendall Buster: What Blooms is on view through January 21, and Lucia Monge: While a Leaf Breathes can be seen through January 28.

Gallery Episode presents "Past, Present and Future"

(LEONIA, NJ) -- Gallery Episode presents a group exhibition titled "Past, Present and Future" featuring the works of seven artists from different generations from December 15-31, 2023. The gallery acts as a time capsule that holds glimpses of the past, present, and future working artists. Just as art historians have explored how past art movements impacted future movements, visitors of the show can also witness in real time the subtle shifts between past artists, mid-career artists, and young artists whose works all exist in the same space. Gallery hours: Mon-Fri 10-6, Sat 10-5

Celebrating the work of Contemporary Indo-American Artists with "Kendra"

by Ilene Dube, JerseyArts.com - published 2023-11-16

The Center for Contemporary Art in Bedminster has, as part of its mission, a diversity policy "emphasizing its commitment to creating a safe and welcoming space where all voices and perspectives are heard and valued." Until recently exhibiting artists with last names such as Wallace, Evans, Campbell, and King dominated. The current exhibition takes things in a new direction.

"Taking Space: Contemporary Women Artists and the Politics of Scale" on View at Montclair Museum of Art

by Rachel Fawn Alban, JerseyArts.com - published 2023-11-02

How do women artists take up space and scale in their work? That's the primary question asked in the new exhibition, "Taking Space: Contemporary Women Artists and the Politics of Scale," at the Montclair Art Museum (MAM) on view through Jan 7, 2024. Inspired by a 2021 show at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), the exhibition offers twenty-three works in a range of media including paintings, sculptures, paper, photographs, and more. Among them are ten alluring artworks from PAFA alongside thirteen foundational works from the Montclair Art Museum's collection of American women artists. The exhibiting artists represent a range of ages and diverse cultures in their work, demonstrating how to take up space with stories of their identities and cultural heritages.

Two new Visual Art Exhibits at MPAC

(MORRISTOWN, NJ) -- Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC) presents two new visual art exhibits in its Art Upstairs and Starlight Galleries beginning October 17 and running through November 28, 2023. Morris County Art Association will exhibit in Art Upstairs; photographer Xiomaro will exhibit in the Starlight Galley.




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