Visual Arts

Visual Arts

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UNDERGROUND UP 

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October 2 – November 2
Closing Reception: Thursday, November 2,
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Artist Talk: 6:00 p.m.

JC Artist Studio Tour: Saturday, October 14, 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Visual Arts Gallery

The three artists known as Mustart (NJCU BFA 2009), Clarence Rich, and Distort, grew up with the visual language of graffiti, yet formally studied painting. This trio’s take on Street Art -- the most recent movement to have gained international popularity in the lineage of art history -- reflects the evolution of this phenomenon, connecting classical art with contemporary street culture.

 


CONSTRUCTED SPACE

October 24 – November 29
Reception: Tuesday, October 24, 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Artist Talk: 6:30 p.m.
Harold B. Lemmerman Gallery

Throughout the ages, artists have sought to deceive viewer’s eyes, and in our digital-image-saturated era, how can we discern what is real, anymore? The four contemporary artists gathered in this exhibition – Curt Ikens, Kim Keever, Martin Kruck, and Jeremy Coleman Smith – employ unconventional materials and methods to construct the illusion of space. Curated by Midori Yoshimoto.

 


ON A DIFFERENT PAGE 

November 9 – December 14
Reception: Thursday, November 9,
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Artist Talk: Thursday, November 30 at 5:30 p.m.
Visual Art Gallery

On Different Pages presents the artist’s personal relationship to the book as art form. Whether storytelling, tackling social issues, sculpting or deconstructing, each of the artists in this exhibition utilize the book to create individual works of art. Featuring artists Aileen Bassis, Kate Dodd, Asha Ganpat, Jaz Graf, Carole Kunstadt, Winifred McNeill, Ibou Ndoye, and David Sandlin. Curated by Eileen Ferara.

 

MARCO CUTRONE: EXPRESSIVE PORTRAITS 

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MFA Thesis Project

December 4 – December 15
Reception: Thursday, December 7, 4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Harold B. Lemmerman Gallery

Intended to be viewed by the eyes and perceived by the emotions, these Expressive Portraits are a visual record of the essence of each subject’s personality.

 

 

 

PAST EXHIBITIONS

CAROLINE BURTON: A RAG, A BONE, A HANK OF HAIR 

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September 6 – October 18
Reception: Tuesday, October 3, 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Artist Talk: 6:30 p.m.

JC Artist Studio Tour: Saturday, October 14, 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Harold B. Lemmerman Gallery

A line from one of Rudyard Kipling’s poems, “a rag, a bone, a hank of hair” is an expression used in the artist’s family to mean, “You look haggard.” Painted, cut up, and sewn together, Burton’s canvases portray beautiful grid patterns that do not entirely match up and are as imperfect as the expression.

 


KIRSTEN SEJDA: STITCH POINTS 

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MFA Thesis Project

September 11 – 23
Reception: Thursday, September 14 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Artist Talk: 5:30 p.m.
Visual Arts Gallery

Stitch Points explores the internal and external perceptions of self, the complexity of identity and the compelling parts within the self that are not easily categorized.

 

 

NJCU Visual Arts Gallery 
Visual Arts Building, basement
100 Culver Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07305

Gallery Hours: 
Monday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
or by appointment
(201)200-2496

Harold B. Lemmerman Gallery
Hepburn Hall, Room 323
New Jersey City University
2039 Kennedy Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ 07305

Gallery Hours: 
Monday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
or by appointment
(201)200-3246

Gallery visitors can receive up to one hour of free parking in any of the NJCU lots during weekdays.
Please ask the gallery attendant to validate your parking ticket.

For school group visits and other inquiries, contact: Midori Yoshimoto (myoshimoto@njcu.edu)

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