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  • 2 Green Bottles

Ida Picker: Necessary Things

2022-05-04T19:39:40+00:00

Ida Picker: Necessary Things Ann’s Place Gallery March 5–April 16 Two Green Detergent Bottles Above Maytag, 2021, Oil on canvas, 24 x 18 inches Artist’s Statement: COVID pushed me to examine and appreciate ordinary things. In the lockdown period,

Ida Picker: Necessary Things2022-05-04T19:39:40+00:00
  • Claiming the Narrative, on Display

Visual Arts Center of New Jersey’s Winter/Spring Exhibitions Open February 4

2022-06-14T13:33:50+00:00

Visual Arts Center of New Jersey’s Winter/Spring Exhibitions Open February 4 Summit, NJ (February 2, 2022)—The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey (VACNJ) will open the Winter/Spring exhibition season with three new shows on Friday, February 4. The exhibitions will be on view through May

Visual Arts Center of New Jersey’s Winter/Spring Exhibitions Open February 42022-06-14T13:33:50+00:00
  • Mary Birmingham

VACNJ Bids Farewell to Mary Birmingham After More Than a Decade as Curator

2022-06-15T20:50:28+00:00

VACNJ Bids Farewell to Mary Birmingham After More Than a Decade as Curator Summit, NJ (January 28, 2022)—The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey (VACNJ) announced today that Mary Birmingham will be stepping down from her position as curator, effective March 5, 2022, to pursue

VACNJ Bids Farewell to Mary Birmingham After More Than a Decade as Curator2022-06-15T20:50:28+00:00
  • Collin (red room), 2020 PREVIEW

Jess T. Dugan: Seen

2022-06-01T18:20:34+00:00

Jess T. Dugan: Seen Mitzi and Warren Eisenberg Gallery February 4–May 22, 2022 Photo by Etienne Frossard Jess T. Dugan’s color portraits explore issues of identity—particularly gender and sexuality. Drawing from their experience as a queer, nonbinary person, Dugan uses

Jess T. Dugan: Seen2022-06-01T18:20:34+00:00
  • WhitneySmithweb PREVIEW

Parvathi Kumar: Everyday Blackness

2022-06-01T18:21:26+00:00

Parvathi Kumar: Everyday Blackness Marité and Joe Robinson Strolling Gallery I February 4–May 22, 2022 Parvathi Kumar, Portrait of Whitney Smith, 2020 Beginning in June 2020, Parvathi Kumar interviewed and photographed twenty-five Black women in the New Jersey area

Parvathi Kumar: Everyday Blackness2022-06-01T18:21:26+00:00
  • Layqa Nuna Yawar, WNY

Claiming the Narrative

2022-06-01T18:22:31+00:00

Claiming the Narrative Main Gallery February 4–May 22, 2022 Photo by Etienne Frossard When we consider the history of portraiture and figurative painting, who do we find most often represented on the walls of museums? Whose stories are told and

Claiming the Narrative2022-06-01T18:22:31+00:00
  • Gone Fishing

James Newton: Couch Potato Drawings

2022-03-01T23:21:28+00:00

James Newton: Couch Potato Drawings Ann’s Place Gallery January 8–February 20 Gone Fishin’ #2, 1993, Ink on tablet board, 8.5 x 11 inches Dr. James Newton is Professor Emeritus of Africana Studies at the University of Delaware. A native

James Newton: Couch Potato Drawings2022-03-01T23:21:28+00:00
  • Waterfront

Susan Greenwald: Pen, Ink and Watercolor – Study in contrast

2022-03-01T23:56:19+00:00

Susan Greenwald: Pen, Ink, and Watercolor—Study in contrast The Gallery at The Summit Free Public Library January 5–February 28 Waterfront, 2021 Pen, ink, and watercolor on paper The paintings in this series include a study in contrast of both

Susan Greenwald: Pen, Ink and Watercolor – Study in contrast2022-03-01T23:56:19+00:00

Joseph Borzotta: Mixed Feelings

2022-03-01T23:41:46+00:00

Joseph Borzotta: Mixed Feelingss Marité & Joe Robinson Strolling Gallery II January 8–February 20 Happy Day, 2020, Acrylic and paper on board, 9x12 inches Having painted mostly realism, Borzotta began experimenting with abstract backgrounds and using paper. The result

Joseph Borzotta: Mixed Feelings2022-03-01T23:41:46+00:00
  • Jillian Decker

Art Center Hires Jillian Decker as New Director of Development and Communications

2022-06-15T20:49:00+00:00

Art Center Hires Jillian Decker as New Director of Development and Communications Summit, NJ (December 7, 2021)—The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey (VACNJ) recently announced the hiring of Jillian Decker as their new Director of Development and Communications. Decker comes to VACNJ after more

Art Center Hires Jillian Decker as New Director of Development and Communications2022-06-15T20:49:00+00:00
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