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Archived Exhibitions:


COME VISIT THE CURRENT SHOWS AT OUR GALLERIES:



The Harold B. Lemmerman Gallery
Located: 2039 Kennedy Blvd. Hepburn Hall, room 323

The Nike Missile Cozy Project
Elizabeth Demaray

September 30 November 4, 2010

Artist's Reception: Thursday, September 30, 5 -8 p.m.
Artist's Talk: Saturday, October 2, 2 p.m.
(participating the Jersey City Artists Studio Tour)


The Artist's interview on the Jersey Journal.

Elizabeth Demaray's The Nike Missile Cozy Project, a fabric upholstery for a ten-ton Nike missile was originally on view at the decommissioned U.S. missile site in Sausalito, California in 2001. Preserved as a cozy, Demaray's sculpture is a haunting phantom of the missile and brings to mind the devastation and horror that these instruments can cause. Its intended uselessness and impotence prompts the viewer to ask questions about the history of warfare as well as raising awareness about current political realities regarding nuclear disarmament. For further information, please visit http://www.elizabethdemaray.com/.

The Nike Missle Cozy Project
The Nike Missile Cozy Project




The Visual Arts Gallery
Located: 100 Culver Ave.

Miz AMERICA
Hector Canonge

September 30 November 4, 2010

Artist's Reception: Thursday, September 30, 5- 8 p.m.
Artist's Performance: Saturday, October 2 at 3pm, at the Visual Arts Gallery
Artist's Talk: Thursday, October 21, 7 p.m. (Visual Arts Gallery B08)

Inspired by his weekly visits to the local Miss America Dinner, his experiences of living in the United States, and his observations about the idiosyncrasies of war, media artist, Hector Canonge, explores the myths of beauty, identity and patriotism in relation to popular American culture in his first solo exhibition in Jersey City.

For further information, please visit http://www.hectorcanonge.net/




Gallery hours (for both galleries):
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. *

During the week of March 8 (spring break), both galleries are open by appointment only. Please make appointments through Art Department 201-200-3214. Thank you.

* For other days and times, please contact us to schedule an appointment.

For further information, contact Midori Yoshimoto, Gallery Director at 201-200-2197.






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