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Gallery Aferro To Present The Northern New Jersey Scholastic Art and Writing Awards
(NEWARK, NJ) -- Gallery Aferro and the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers invite New Jersey teens in grades 7–12 to enter their original work to the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Youth artists in Bergen, Essex, Passaic, Hudson, Morris, Sussex, Union, and Warren County are invited to enter the country's longest-running and most prestigious scholarship and recognition program for creative students.The deadline to apply in the Northern New Jersey Art region is December 18, 2021.
Princeton Makes Artist Cooperative to Host Fall Art Party on Saturday
(PRINCETON, NJ) -- Princeton Makes, a new Princeton-based artist cooperative, will host its Fall Art Party on Saturday, October 30 from 12:00 to 4:00pm at its artist studios and art market in the Princeton Shopping Center.
P.K. Subban and Yasmin De Jesus Collaborate on “Stronger Together” Mural in Newark, NJ
(NEWARK, NJ) -- On October 22, 2021, Newark Arts, Red Bull, and the City of Newark announced the completion of "Stronger Together," a multi-facade mural project by Newark artist, Yasmin De Jesus, and defenseman for the New Jersey Devils and Red Bull Athlete, P.K. Subban. The murals wrap the front entrance of the Sharpe James Kenneth A. Gibson Recreation & Aquatic Center.
Studio Montclair presents "Absolute Abstraction"
(MONTCLAIR, NJ) -- Studio Montclair presents “Absolute Abstraction” on exhibit from October 29 through November 30 at Studio Montclair Gallery in Montclair. The exhibit, featuring the artwork of 49 artists, embraces non-representational art as a way for artists to express themselves—and viewers to respond--without the kind of public “agenda” that has been jockeying for position in nearly every aspect of our lives in recent years.
Ocean County Library Toms River Branch to feature "Enjoy" by Ronald Cappuccilli
(TOMS RIVER, NJ) -- The Ocean County Library will host Enjoy, an exhibit by Ronald Cappuccili, in the Toms River Branch’s 2nd Floor Gallery during November and December. The collection consists of watercolors, inks, and acrylics of various subjects. Enjoy is free and open to the public.
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Behind the Scenes at the Morris Museum
If you have ever been drawn to a mural on the street and wondered what kind of fine art could be made by the artist, this is the exhibit for you.
A "Field Companion" to a Microcosmic Forest at Rowan University Art Gallery
“Immersive” is the sort of word that conveys its meaning more as a sensation than a perception.
And using it as part of the subtitle for "Field Companion: An Immersive Video Installation" – the new, created-for-this place-and-this-moment-in-time work by Nadia Hironaka and Matthew Suib – is spot-on.
Navajo Weavings at Montclair Art Museum Reveal Innovations in Color and Abstraction
The debate over whether it was Kandinsky or Hilma af Klint who created the first abstract painting falls into perspective when visiting Color Riot! How Color Changed Navajo Textiles, on view at the Montclair Art Museum through January 2, 2022.
The New Jersey State Museum -- Guarding our Treasures
When the New Jersey State Museum reopened its doors in mid-July 2021 after closing in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the public welcomed the good news. Finally having the opportunity to once again explore the museum’s vast collection in person was a reprieve to those looking to get back to normal and do something that didn’t involve binge watching television.
Curtis Grayson III Comments on Covid-19 and Social Justice In New Exhibit At Herb + Milly Iris Gallery
(SOUTH ORANGE, NJ) -- Ushering in a new and exciting season of exhibitions at The Herb + Milly Iris Gallery in the South Orange Performing Arts Center is artist Curtis Grayson, III. His solo exhibit, Transitional Energy: Form, Shape, Color, will be on view from September 23-November 21. When creating the more than two-dozen vibrant, mixed-media works featured in this exhibition, Grayson was inspired by the effects of Covid-19 and the national social justice movement. Ninety percent of the pieces were created during the pandemic, from 2019-2021.
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