Syd Carpenter Honors the Legacy of African Horticulture in New Solo Exhibition at Rowan University Art Gallery
(GLASSBORO, NJ) -- Rowan University Art Gallery presents Earth Offerings: Honoring the Gardeners, a new solo exhibition of Syd Carpenter’s ceramic sculptures. The exhibition runs from January 24 to March 26, 2022. Through her work, Syd Carpenter identifies and honors the legacy of African American farmers and gardeners.
Atlantic Highlands Arts Council Issues Call For B/W Photography
(ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS, NJ) -- The Atlantic Highlands Arts Council (AHAC) has issued a call to photographers for their Black & White & Monochrome - A Juried Photography Exhibition, which will run from March 12 to April 16, 2022. Many photographers who began taking pictures started with black and white film and discovered the joys of processing and printing. AHAC would like to showcase creative photographers who continue to express their vision with a preference toward the unconventional: black and white and monochrome media.
The Friends for Abbott Marshlands Announces Call For Art - Voices for the Marsh Juried Photography Exhibit
(HAMILTON, NJ) -- The nonprofit Friends for the Abbott Marshlands announces a Call for Art for Voices for the Marsh, its 2022 biennial, 10th Juried Photography Exhibit. It is juried by Al Horner of New Jersey Pinelands photographic fame, and Pat Coleman, Naturalist and President of the Friends. Submissions are due by Earth Day, April 22, with the exhibition running June 5 – September 18, 2022. The venue is Tulpehaking Nature Center’s galleries at 157 Westcott Avenue in Hamilton, New Jersey.
The Visual Arts Gallery at NJCU Presents BURN: Origins & Resistance by Antoinette Ellis-Williams
(JERSEY CITY, NJ) -- The Visual Arts Gallery at New Jersey City University presents BURN: Origins & Resistance by Antoinette Ellis-Williams from January 31 through March 3, 2022.This is a multi-disciplinary project which rethinks and explores the many ways black women experience “Burn” (e.g. unemployment, appropriation, dismissal, isolation, gentrification, cooptation, physical and sexual abuse, exploitation, etc.) and simultaneously their unique agency to set things on "Fiya" (aka fire) and heal.
Ocean County Library Toms River Branch presents "Seasons of Life" Exhibit by Carol Stauffer in February
(TOMS RIVER, NJ) -- The Ocean County Library presents Seasons of Life, a month-long exhibit by Toms River photographer Carol Stauffer. The collection, which will be displayed in the Toms River Branch McConnell Gallery during February, consists of inspirational photography.
Gallery Aferro Welcomes 2022 With Three New Exhibitions
(NEWARK, NJ) -- On Saturday, February 5th, Gallery Aferro will celebrate for the first time in the new year with three new winter exhibitions. The new shows will highlight the 19-year-old organization’s commitment to public-serving art in a community hit hard by the ongoing pandemic. The winter exhibitions (on display until April 1) will feature artists who expertly combine personal reflection and social commentary wrapped in the brilliance of artistic ingenuity. This delight for the eyes and ears offers amazing musical and visual creations to help you start off your new year (solar or lunar) just right.
New Art Exhibitions at Hunterdon Art Museum Explore Climate Change, Socio-Political Friction, Burdens of 21st Century Society
(CLINTON, NJ) -- The Hunterdon Art Museum presents three new exhibitions opening January 23, 2022. The exhibitions include work from artists Thea Clark, Malcolm Mobutu Smith, and Nanette Carter. They each explore the topics of climate change, socio-political friction, and burdens of 21st-century society.
Malcolm Mobutu Smith: Evermore Nevermore
January 23 – April 17, 2022
Thea Clark: Do/Undo
Trenton City Museum presents Painting the Moon and Beyond: An Online Artists Talk with Lois Dodd and Friends
(TRENTON, NJ) -- The Trenton City Museum invites the public to join the artists of Painting the Moon and Beyond in an online talk Wednesday, January 26 from 7:00pm to 8:00pm. Lois Dodd, Jeff Epstein, Dan Finaldi, Elizabeth O'Reilly, and Mel Leipzig will talk about their relationships to one another, how their friendships have helped them grow as artists, painting outside at night, and anything attendees ask during the talk’s Q&A.
Art in the Atrium celebrates its 30th Anniversary with exhibits in MPAC’s art galleries
(MORRISTOWN, NJ) -- Art in the Atrium, Inc. (ATA), a non-profit volunteer arts organization founded in Morris County, will celebrate 30 years as a champion of Black art excellence with an exhibit at Mayo Performing Arts Center’s Art Upstairs and Starlight Galleries. In its continued partnership with MPAC, ATA presents “Exhibition of African-American Fine Art.” The exhibit runs from January 11 through March 7.