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Opening Reception: Members Show & Sale 2012
The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey in Summit will present its annual Marylou Hillyer Members Show & Sale to showcase the work of 200 members. Submitted artwork may be in any medium, from painting and sculpture to video and two-dimensional wall works. Cash prizes will be awarded in the following categories: best in show, ceramics, landscape, pastel, photography, portraiture, sculpture and watercolor. Jeanne Brasile, Director of the Walsh Gallery at Seton Hall University in South Orange, will serve as judge. The opening reception will be held July 20 from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm and is a free event open to all. The Members Show will run through August 26.
Gallery Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 10:00 am- 5:00 pm; Thursday 10:00am – 8pm; and Saturday & Sunday 11am – 4pm. Please call to confirm holiday hours.
More About Visual Arts Center of New Jersey
Founded in 1933, the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey is the state’s largest organization dedicated exclusively to viewing, making and learning about contemporary art. Comprised of a renowned studio school with a full exhibition, education and programming schedule, the Art Center receives over 60,000 visitors each year and is wheelchair-accessible.
The non-profit Art Center includes a nine-studio art school, four interior galleries and an outdoor Sculpture Park. Guided tours are available by appointment for school, community and adult groups. The Art Center is available for children’s art birthday parties and facility rentals.
The Art Center offers studio classes and workshops throughout the year for kids, teens and adults in a broad range of areas, including: painting, sculpture, ceramics, and digital photography. Summer Art Camp is offered for kids and teens ages 5-15. A Summer Saturday Art Camp is also available for kids ages 6-9. Teens ages 16-18 may participate in a Portfolio Development Intensive program to work on their entrance portfolio for submission to fine arts colleges.
Other events here
- Master Workshop: Illustrating Imaginative Worlds Sun, Jun 2, 10:00 am–3:00 pm
- Master Workshop: Illustrating Imaginative Worlds through Portraiture with Julie Peppito Sun, Jun 2, 10:00 am–3:00 pm