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Art House Productions To Hold JC Fridays, The City's Free Quarterly Arts Festival, on December 3rd
(JERSEY CITY, NJ) -- Art House Productions will hold JC Fridays on Friday, December 3. Jersey City’s premiere quarterly arts festival will showcase a variety of happenings including visual art exhibitions, artist/maker marts, and studio tours from 19 participating artists, businesses, and organizations. The full event descriptions and event map are available on www.jcfridays.com.
Ocean County Library Seeks Works By Artists For Jackson Branch In 2022
(TOMS RIVER, NJ) -- Are you an artist in search of a display venue? Have a collection of themed artifacts? Do friends marvel at knickknacks at home? Share them with your neighbors at the Ocean County Library Jackson Branch. The branch is is organizing its art and collectible displays for 2022, and welcomes painters and collectors to adorn its walls, cabinets and meeting room space.
Monmouth County Park System Hosts The Creative Arts Center Exhibit In December
(LINCROFT, NJ) -- The Monmouth County Park System will host The Creative Arts Center Exhibit from Saturday, December 4-Saturday, December 11 in “the Gallery” at the Thompson Park Creative Arts Center, 805 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft. Hours are 11:00am-4:00pm, daily. This exhibit celebrates the original artwork of the Creative Arts Center’s students and instructors. With many pieces available for purchase, this exhibit is the perfect place to kick off your holiday shopping or find the perfect piece for your home.
Studio Montclair presents its Fifth Annual “Greetings from Montclair” art postcard exhibit and sale
(MONTCLAIR, NJ) -- Studio Montclair presents its Fifth Annual “Greetings from Montclair” art postcard exhibit and sale. This year, work can be viewed and purchased both virtually and at the gallery. Greetings from Montclair makes hundreds of small (4x6") original artworks available for purchase as unique, thoughtful, and budget-friendly gifts beginning on Black Friday - November 26.
"What’s Going On Here?" Unearths the Hidden Destruction and Action of Renewal Inside the Artists’ Studio at Rowan University Art Gallery
(GLASSBORO, NJ) -- Rowan University Art Gallery presents What’s Going On Here?, a solo exhibition of NY-based artist Jeanne Silverthorne’s cast rubber sculptures. Full of layered meanings that are at times conflicting and ambiguous, Silverthorne’s sculptures act as archeological excavation sites—unearthing the “vanished voices” of deceased artists, family, friends, and studio assistants that have traced through her studio. The exhibition runs now through January 8, 2022.
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Dionne Warwick Inspires an Arts Exhibit In Newark, Visits for In-Person Tour
Dionne Warwick's distinctive voice has been part of American pop music for more than 60 years. With more than 100 million record sales, 80 billboard hits, six Grammys, and one lifetime achievement award, Warwick has been credited with “bridging the gap” between pop and R&B audiences.
Inside and Outside - Yongshin Cho’s Solo Art Exhibition
(HACKENSACK, NJ) -- Video artist Yongshin Cho’s solo art exhibition Inside and Outside is on view at Riverside Gallery (390 Hackensack Ave, Hackensack, NJ) from November 1 through November 27. This exhibition consists of video art installations, which explore the bodies and expressions of human beings in heterogeneous environments. In the darkened space of the exhibition hall, the images of ten male and female bodies appear along the walls in the whispering sounds. Numerous hands of strangers repeatedly appear and disappear, moving in waves over the bodies and faces.
Climate Artists and Scientists from Mongolia Attempt to Communicate What Others Have Not
When I went to Google Maps to see how long it would take to get to Mongolia, the app could not calculate – not by bus, not by car, not walking, cycling, even plane. When I simply Googled the distance, I learned it is 6,426 miles from New Jersey. That’s more than twice the distance across the United States. A site called Travel Math calculates it would take 13.9 hours to fly from Newark to Ulaanbaatar. Mongolia is really far away! That could explain why its climate catastrophe is not top of mind for most of us here in the Garden State.
"The First Water is the Body" and "After the Falls" — Exhibitions Present Visual Celebration of Indigenous People
The First Water Is the Body and Athena LaTocha: After the Falls, the exhibitions on view through January 23, 2022, at the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, were organized by VACNJ curator Mary Birmingham and present a visual celebration of Indigenous people, the history, landscape, and culture of New Jersey, the power of words and images, and inspiration, in all of its limitless forms.
Artist Jonte Drew on Feeling like a "Black Sheep" and the Power of Arts Education
Hailing from Paterson, NJ, Jonte Drew is a visual artist whose work often explores issues around masculinity and physicality as they relate to the perception of Black men. A graduate of William Paterson University, where he received both a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2018 and Master of Fine Arts in 2021, Jonte is currently the resident artist for Art Fair 14C. The group’s residency programs were created to expand opportunities for artists who may not have access to other residencies, including artists with disabilities and those with recent MFA degrees.
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