Yang,  Fly Upward

Yang, Fly Upward

SHIFTING MOMENTUM: ABSTRACT ART IN TAIWAN

Shifting Momentum presents the development of abstract art in Taiwan, from the eighties to today. The works in this exhibition span a wide range of techniques, styles, and intentions, involving a self-analysis that requires a balance between the rational and the intuited, connecting the artists in this frequently shifting art domain. Influenced by Western modernism, the artists address Eastern culture, philosophy and tradition on subjects like ch’i (energy flow), ink calligraphy, huxi (breathing, or to breathe), and traditional window frames. The artists' works reflect the liberal and slowly-opened state of Taiwanese society after the lifting of 38 years of martial law (1949-1987) in juxtaposition to the digitized hyper-accelerated life of today. Shifting Momentumcelebrates Asian art and encourages viewers to have a physical, prolonged encounter with works that are culturally rooted in the East. It is through close examination of these techniques and expressions that one may gradually discover a range of interpretations of the self and the core of existence.

  Drag my Body,  Atlantic City beach sand, plaster, and burlap

Drag my Body, Atlantic City beach sand, plaster, and burlap

WITHOUT PAPERS - WORKS BY JIM DESSICINO

What does it mean to adopt a new homeland, language and way of life? What kind of conditions make someone abandon their country, moving sometimes across oceans without prospects, without papers? What land will that immigrant's children and grandchildren feel to be their own? These are questions that Without Papers seeks to answer through personal narrative, sculptures and historical documents.

All of my ancestors immigrated to the United States before the first World War, before immigration papers were required. They, unlike many other Southern Italian immigrants all found their way to South Jersey. These families have called places such as Atlantic City, Egg Harbor City, and Hammonton home for over 100 years. My family is American in everything but cuisine, losing the language, religion and all cultural customs that our ancestors carried with them from Italy.

From 2005 until 2010, I lived and worked seasonally in Italy and, much like early Italian immigrants to the United States, I would travel back and forth between the two countries. When the financial crisis began to affect Italian tourism, it became hard to do my job as a tour-guide. Though I had found my dream job and the country I wanted to call home, my lack of citizenship made staying an impossibility. Having experienced the fear of deportation, as well as the desire to succeed and become accepted in my adopted home, I empathize with the plight of the immigrant, but I am fully aware of the privilege my American passport gave me compared with immigrants I met from the Middle-East, Bangladesh and Africa. As the subject of illegal immigration has become a heated issue in this country in light of the refugee crisis, I think it is all the more important to examine our own immigration history to the United States, no matter how long ago, or how legal the status.

I recently became the caretaker of my grandmother's house in Egg Harbor City. In moving to this house, I discovered documents closely tying my family to Egg Harbor City, Hammonton, and their ancestral homes in Italy. These documents, previously unknown to anyone in my family save my grandmother, tell the story of our family's immigration to the United States and give a first hand account of life as a first generation Italian immigrant in NJ. Without Papers refers to these documents that are the basis of the artworks created for the show. By exploring my family's immigrant journey from Italy to South Jersey, Without Papers is an exhibition where my familial experiences in Hammonton and Egg Harbor City will contextualize an empathic understanding of immigrants both past and present.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   - Jim Dessicino

 

 Kevin Husta , New Jersey Transit - Bellevue Avenue , photograph

Kevin Husta, New Jersey Transit - Bellevue Avenue, photograph

PHOTOGRAPHY BY KEVIN HUSTA: OLD "HAMMONDTON"

Kevin Husta’s interest in exploring, researching, and photographing historic sites around Hammonton was sparked as a child when he took walks along an old railroad track with his grandfather. Husta focuses on some of the more iconic historic locations in Hammonton, places that give the town its character.

 

THE LURE OF SOUTH JERSEY: THE RESETTLEMENT OF MIGRANTS

 Passport of Giovanni Giacoppo, 1929

Passport of Giovanni Giacoppo, 1929

  • Exhibition: August 14, 2017 - January 7, 2018
  • Free Opening Receptions: Third Thursday, September 21, 6-8 pm and Third Thursday, October 19 , 6 - 8pm
  • Lecture: Wednesday, October 11 at 12pm - By Rail to thePromised Land, Paul Schopp, presenter More information and to register

  • Lecture: Wednesday, October 25, 12pm - Ethnic Settlements in the Pines, Mark Demitroff, presenter: Information & to register

  • Event: Saturday, November 4 - Migration in a Minute: Share Your Story with Us! Record a short oral history. 

  • Third Thursday, November 16, 6-8 pm, Free and open to the public: Refreshments, view the galleries

  • Third Thursday, November 16, 6-8 pm: Free vintage portrait booth RSVP: https://kevinhusta.eventbrite.com 

  • Education Guide (synopsis of exhibition)

  • Extended Education Guide
 Chun-Yan Hilyard (1974 - 2009),  Portrait of a Young Woman , Charcoal on paper

Chun-Yan Hilyard (1974 - 2009), Portrait of a Young Woman, Charcoal on paper

Stockton University’s Kramer Hall, Noyes Museum of Art, and the South Jersey Culture and History Center have collaborated on exhibitions and programs to raise awareness of South Jersey’s long-standing cultural diversity, cultivated through successive waves of immigration and migration.

Since the earliest days of European colonization within South Jersey, the area has provided homes to people of diverse religious, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds. The history is rich, engaging, and less-well-known than it might be. We hope to raise awareness within the wider community of this history of diversity along with its lasting impact on our area. Multimedia exhibitions present cultural contexts, focusing on the underlying social causes of emigration and migration such as exile and assimilation. The museum will interpret the stories of immigrant communities through paintings, works on paper, photographs, sculpture and literature. The exhibitions will contextualize an empathetic understanding of immigrants both past and present and seek to answer unresolved questions. 

This exhibition is widely collaborative, with institutions and individuals from all over the state coming together to tell their stories. The following resources and individuals were vital to the successful execution of this project; please visit their websites to learn more. 

 Joanne Price,  Arilus Cristatus Epoch,  relief engraving

Joanne Price, Arilus Cristatus Epoch, relief engraving

WOOD ENGRAVERS' NETWORK: THIRD TRIENNIAL EXHIBITION

  • Exhibition: August 30 - October 28, 2017
  • Opening reception: Third Thursday, September 21, 6-8 pm (Free)
  • Talk & demo by Michael McGarvey, Stockton Professor of Art: Third Thursday, September 21, 6:30 - 7:30 pm (Free)
  • Printmaking Workshop - Reduction Linocut, with artist Michelle Post: Thursday, October 12, 12 - 4 pm ($90, register here)
  • Education Guide
  • Wood Engravers' Network Website

FRED WINSLOW NOYES, JR.: PAINTINGS 

Noyes Museum Gallery II, Hammonton

  • Exhibition dates: May 18 - August 22, 2017
  • Opening Reception: Third Thursday, May 18, 6 - 8pm
  • Education Guide

 

 

PAINT HAMMONTON: PLEIN-AIR EXHIBITION

Noyes Museum Gallery I, Hammonton

Winning Artists' websites:

Hours and information: Kramer Hall

RAW 2017: JURIED PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION

Noyes Galleries at Stockton's Kramer Hall, Hammonton

The Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton University presents RAW 2017, a juried photography competition in which a group of the top images by 19 photographers from New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware were selected for an exhibition at the Noyes Museum Galleries at Stockton's Kramer Hall located at 30 Front Street, Hammonton, New Jersey 08037.

Prize Winners:

  • Juror's Choice: Rachel Adams, I Want to Feel Weightless
  • Second Place: Gary Wiesner: Recessed
  • Honorable Mention: Abigail Orme, 180 Distortion and Mysterium 3

RAW 2017 images shown at top : Top row, left to right: Abigail Orme, 180 Distortion and Mysterium 3 (Honorable Mention), Rachel Adams, I Want to Feel Weightless (Juror's Choice), Gary Wiesner,  Recessed (Second Place) Bottom row, left to right: Dave Magyar, Arcade II, Yelena Strokin, Dutch Table Still Life, Kaltoum Alibrahimi, Momentary Rest


NOYES ASSOCIATE ARTIST EXHIBITION

 Grace Zambelli,  Esso Men

Grace Zambelli, Esso Men

Noyes Galleries at Stockton's Kramer Hall, Hammonton

This annual exhibition showcases the work of twenty-two artists creating outstanding artwork throughout the state. The exhibition will feature works in mixed media, painting, and sculpture. Held annually, the Noyes Associate Artist Members Exhibition continues the tradition of celebrating recent work from local artists. 

Hours and information: Kramer Hall

 

 

 

 

 Chuck Law,  Windy Day, Blueberry Fields,  2014

Chuck Law, Windy Day, Blueberry Fields, 2014

HAMMONTON: 150 YEARS OF AGRICULTURE

Stockton University's Kramer Hall and The Noyes Museum of Art are partnering with the town of Hammonton to host two exhibitions during the year to help celebrate the town's Sesquicentennial celebration. This exhibition highlights artifacts, artwork, documents, and photographs related to the topic of agriculture.

 

 Osgood Shoe Factory, Hammonton, NJ

Osgood Shoe Factory, Hammonton, NJ

HAMMONTON: 150 YEARS OF INDUSTRY

  • March 7 - August 8, 2016  
  • Opening Reception: Third Thursday, September 15, 6 - 8 pm

 Education Guides:

 

 

NOYES MUSEUM GALLERIES AT THE ARTS GARAGE

 Lucy Gelman Glick

Lucy Gelman Glick

SHIFTING MOMENTUM: WORKS FROM THE NOYES PERMANENT COLLECTION

  • April 5 - July 8, 2018
  • Opening Reception: Second Friday, April 13, 6 - 8 pm
  • Education Guide

This exhibition of works from our permanent collection acts as a compelling sister exhibition to the Shifting Momentum exhibition on view at The Noyes Museum Galleries at Kramer Hall during the same span of time. 

Shifting Momentum at Kramer Hall presents the development of abstract art in Taiwan, from the eighties to today. Influenced by Western modernism, the artists in Shifting Momentum address Eastern culture, philosophy, and tradition on subjects like ch’i (energy flow), ink calligraphy, huxi (breathing, or to breathe), and traditional window frames. The artists' works reflect the liberal and slowly-opened state of Taiwanese society after the lifting of 38 years of martial law (1949-1987) in juxtaposition to the digitized hyper-accelerated life of today. Shifting Momentum celebrates Asian art and encourages viewers to have a physical, prolonged encounter with works that are culturally rooted in the East. It is through close examination of these techniques and expressions that one may gradually discover a range of interpretations of the self and the core of existence.

This selection of works from the Noyes' permanent collection creates visual and conceptual links to the works from the Taiwanese artists at Kramer Hall's exhibition, bridging the gaps between Eastern and Western art, culture, and abstraction.

 Eileen Ferara ,  Invasion B,  Mixed Media

Eileen Ferara , Invasion B, Mixed Media

DRAWING ROOMS ART PROJECT: JC TO AC

Drawing Rooms is a contemporary arts center in a former convent building in downtown Jersey City showing two and three-dimensional works by emerging and mid-career New Jersey and New York metropolitan area artists. With twenty gallery spaces, artist workspaces, and the Tenth Room Gallery Shop, Drawing Rooms provides a place where artists can gather, connect, and advance their careers. The center's innovative and exciting exhibitions, public programs and publications enrich the lives of the community through an appreciation of and involvement with contemporary art.

Anne Trauben is the curator and exhibitions director for this remarkable organization. She has assembled a selection of artists' work in this exhibition in The Noyes Arts Garage, featuring drawings, paintings, collages, and sculptures by a diverse group of New Jersey artists.

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DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. SCHOOL COMPLEX STUDENT WORK

  • May 4 - May 30, 20188
  • Free Opening ReceptionSecond Friday, May 11, 2018 - 6 - 8 pm

Come to the Arts Garage to enjoy the student work displayed in our Galleria, including collage, watercolor, colored pencil, and mixed media. The work selection includes pieces created by students in grades K-8.

Teacher: Ashley Morales

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ATLANTIC CITY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT WORK

  • April 11 - April 29, 2018
  • Free Opening ReceptionSecond Friday, April 13, 2018 - 6 - 8 pm

Atlantic City High School students have worked hard to produce the work displayed in our Galleria, including pottery, ink drawings, watercolor, colored pencil, and mixed media.

Teachers: Linda Zaborowski-Debow, Ernest Cheatham, Mia Williams, Randee Rosenfeld, and Amy Havens

 

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YOUTH ART MONTH

  • March 2 - March 28, 2018
  • Free Opening Reception: March 10, 2018 - 11:30 - 1 pm

March is Youth Art Month (YAM)! The Council for Art Education (CFAE) administers Youth Art Month at the national level. Festivities take place annually, traditionally each March, to celebrate visual arts for grades K - 12.

The Youth Art Month Program emphasizes the value of art education for all children, encourages support for quality school art programs, and promotes art material safety. Youth Art Month also provides a forum for recognizing skills developed through visual arts experiences that are not possible in other curriculum subjects. This exciting exhibition displays student art work that has been created in Atlantic County, Cape May County and Ocean County schools.

Organized by Lisa Confora (Atlantic County YAM chair - Atlantic County Special Services School District) and Kathy Nichols (Cape May County YAM chair - Margaret Mace Elementary).

 

 Constantine Gedal,  Untitled  ,  Giclee print

Constantine Gedal, UntitledGiclee print

CONSTANTINE GEDAL: PHOTOGRAPHS

  • February 1 - March 25, 2018
  • Opening Reception: Second Friday, February 9, 2017
  • Education Guide

The Noyes Museum presents a collection of photographs by the  artist Constantine Gedal.

There are two elements that I employ in my imagery—human beings and one’s surroundings.

In order to construct an image, I follow the travels of a lone soul in the land of the other, registering views and moments flowing by, observing pictures seen through the mind of an intricate and elaborate structure that can’t always relate to the world around it.

Travels in the world, which is sometimes as small and narrow as a single bunker, secure and desperate; sometimes as wide as an ocean, forgiving and merciless; with layers over layers vanishing down, with the deep sky tipped off into the abyss above, where time doesn’t fight space, and choosing a direction is futile; no preparations and no second chances—everything happens here and now.

I portray moments of an object’s journey of becoming a subject against a background of vastness which is turning a subject into an object and dissolving into thin air such as a sea line disappears in the midday sunshine.
—Constantine Gedal

 Kimberly Camp,  Nana Wisdom

Kimberly Camp, Nana Wisdom

THE LINKS: KIMBERLY CAMP - PAINTINGS

Kimberly Camp was born in 1956 in Camden, New Jersey into an artistic family. Her early life spent exploring museums and galleries with her parents and siblings had a heavy influence on her work, which often depicts family life.

Kimberly Camp began her career as an artist at the early age of 12. She set up a sidewalk exhibition displaying dolls and paintings. Since then, she has participated in over 100 solo and group exhibitions across the country, including the American Craft Museum, Smithsonian Institution, University of Michigan, Bomani Gallery, Manchester Craftsman’s Guild and many more.

In addition to her work as an artist, Camp pursued a career as president and CEO for The Barnes Foundation, as well as leadership positions for the Smithsonian Institution Experimental Gallery and the Charles Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit. Camp retired in 2012, and in 2013 opened Galerie Marie in Collingswood, New Jersey. 

Camp's work is known for creative displays of her own ideas about art in democracy, social equality and diversity.  Many of her items are priced affordably, ranging from $10 to $500, “so that everyday people can buy art.” 

I hope that viewers are able to see something of themselves and those they love in each painting, be it in the glance of an eye, the bend of a knee and an elbow, the smile on a face elated or the absence of human form where animals convey similar glances. Simply put, they serve as a reminder of the reflections of the spirit and soul.  - Kimberly Camp

 Scott Troxel,  Collective Joy for the Multitudes,  Mixed media collage on canvas

Scott Troxel, Collective Joy for the Multitudes, Mixed media collage on canvas

2017 ASSOCIATE ARTISTS EXHIBITION

  • December 1 - January 28, 2018
  • Opening Reception, Second Friday - December 8, 6 - 8 pm
  • Education Guide

The Noyes Associate Artist Members exhibition showcases the work of thirteen artists creating outstanding artwork throughout the state. Works in mixed media, painting, photography, and sculpture are featured. This annual exhibition continues the tradition of celebrating recent work from New Jersey artists, all selected by jury to be a part of the prestigious Associate Artist Member’s group.

Noyes Associate Artists Members included in this exhibition are: Phyllis Anderson, Jacqueline Boyd of Brigantine, Charles Branigan of Egg Harbor City, Vicky Culver of Howell, James Kent of Oceanport, Dennis Loughlin of Galloway, Christina Sanes of Manasquan, Judith Saylor of Linwood, Mary Trivelli Schatz of Cherry Hill, Diane Tomash, Scott Troxel, Grace Zambelli of Basking Ridge and Michael Zambelli of Basking Ridge.

 

 

 

WORKS FROM MAINLAND REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT ARTISTS

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  • January 5 - January 31, 2018
  • Opening Reception, Second Friday - January 12, 6 - 8 pm

The Noyes Arts Garage is proud to host a youth art showcase initiative in the Galleria. Our Youth Art gallery is a dedicated space for student artwork, which The Noyes has been dedicated to providing to young artists for decades.

This month, work will be featured from students at Mainland Regional High School in Northfield. Instructors Lori Vannini, Lauren Ashley and Scott Semet have guided their students towards the impressive success exhibited in the pieces featured. Mediums include acrylic, watercolor, origami, mixed media, scratchboard, and more. 

 

 

 

 

 

NJ STATE TOURING TEEN ARTS EXHIBITION

 Alex Perricone,  Wall #4

Alex Perricone, Wall #4

  • November 11 - December 28, 2017
  • Free Opening Reception: Second Friday, December 8, 6 - 8 pm

The inspirational artwork created by some of the most dedicated Teen Artists across the state of New Jersey will be on display here at the Arts Garage. The artwork on display is part of the 2017-18 State Teen Arts Touring Visual Art Exhibition curated by New Jersey State Teen Arts Festival.

The 2017-18 State Teen Arts Touring Visual Art Exhibit features the nominated paintings, drawings and photographs created by the most dedicated arts students across the state. The students’ Home Counties nominated 20 pieces of student art work to be showcased for display at the 2017 New Jersey State Teen Arts Festival this past May and June. Four (4) student art works were nominated by each a county to be part of the State Teen Arts Touring Visual Art Exhibit. These 45 art pieces featured in the New Jersey State Teen Arts Touring Visual Art Exhibit were selected among thousands of pieces of artwork showcased from 15 different counties: Atlantic, Bergen, Burlington, Cape May, Cumberland, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Mercer, Monmouth, Ocean, Salem, Somerset, Sussex, and Union.

SUSAN ELDRIDGE WARD: IT'S ALL FUN AND GAMES

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  • 11.10.2017 - 12.31.2017
  • Opening Reception: Second Friday, November 10, 6 - 8 pm
  • Education Guide

Sue Eldridge Ward is a contemporary mixed media, self-taught artist. She started as a photographer, moved to ceramic sculpture, then expanded to fiber art and now works in digital print media. Her work is humanist, political, feminist and open to interpretation. She focuses on the expanding influence of media entertainment and how it confirms or detracts from philosophies of reality and fantasy.

Ward takes images from media sources: television, the internet, photographs, and digitally enhances them to create a collage, painting, or installation. She likes the slight discoloration and distortion of images found in the news and television; the abstraction is what interests her. The materials she uses are often purposefully pedestrian: computer print-outs, nail polish, and cardboard boxes.


We are drawn to drama; we love it and can’t get enough of it. In particular, we seem to orbit around love and violence. Can we have one without the other – how are they intertwined? Is violence escapable or a necessary, natural condition that we all must endure and accept? Furthermore, how can we as a people protect the fragile and finite Earth while maintaining our natural instincts for violence and greed? I am inspired by the mundane, on the side of the road, at my desk job, in the Dollar Store. Being self-taught allows me the freedom to explore my environment unencumbered by convention and history. It all works! – Sue Eldridge Ward

2017 SIGNATURE ARTIST EXHIBITION

 Karen Starrett,   Time Travel

Karen Starrett,  Time Travel

  •  10.05.17 - 11.26.17  
  • Opening Reception: Second Friday, October 13, 6 - 8pm
  • Education Guide

The Noyes Signature Artist Members Exhibition showcases the recent work of nine artists creating outstanding artwork throughout the region. The exhibition will feature works in mixed media, painting, and sculpture. From finely crafted furniture to fine oil paintings, this exhibition is an eclectic mix of work from the Noyes Museum's Signature Artists, a group pre-selected by a jury of regional arts professionals.

Highlights include Kristin Myers’ An Open Sea, a meticulously crafted line drawing, and an homage to the vastness of the ocean. Bette Blank’s I Cannot Tell a Lie… adds an element of humor as she takes on current social issues with a lighthearted touch. Eileen Kennedy’s painting, Dona Nobis Pacem, in the labor-intensive medium of egg tempera, was inspired by the pure colors and narrative style of the Renaissance masters. Ken Karlic’s spontaneous brushstrokes in Windows and a Door “find beauty in the structures and the grit of everyday life.” Marie Natale’s watercolor, Fall Snow, captures the subtleties of light and vibrant colors of the landscape. The sculptural Mesa Blanc, a finely crafted table in maple by Glen Guarino, explores the boundaries between function and aesthetics.

ABSECON CULTURAL ART ALLIANCE: PLEIN AIR

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  • 10.13.2017 - 11.26.2017
  • Opening Reception: Second Friday - October 13, 6 - 8 pm

Residents of the Absecon, NJ area gathered to capture the varied and beautiful vignettes of the township. Boats, back bays, parks, fields, and more were all fair game, and the completed works were then juried. In this exhibition, the plein-air paintings, including winners in the categories of best waterscape, landscape, and cityscape, are on display.  


KINDRED SPIRITS: FINEBERG AND WEISS

  • 07.07.17 - 10.01.17  
  • Opening Reception: Second Friday, July 14, 6 - 8pm

Education Guide

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The Noyes Museum presents the work of two local artists, both of whom spent their lives and careers enriching the art scene of southern New Jersey. Born and educated in Philadelphia prior to relocating to the Jersey Shore later in their lives, Mili Dunn Weiss and Bernard Fineberg shared common goals. Bringing enthusiasm and the desire to nurture the arts in their communities, they exemplify the spirit of art and culture in southern New Jersey.

Fineberg’s experience was diverse, having taught art history, drawing, painting, collage, papier-mâché, and textile design. As an artist and intellectual, his approach to art-making tended to be organized conceptually. As he traveled, he carried a sketchbook with him, most often working en plein-air to create his signature watercolor landscapes.

A Philadelphia native, Mili Dunn Weiss attended the Tyler School of Art and Boston University prior to post-graduate work at the Boston Museum School. Her lifelong success in the arts was foreshadowed at this point by various accolades, including the Dean’s Award for Painting from Tyler, as well as being honored as a Tyler Fellow. 

My work always begins with an intense visual experience. Nature, with its infinite variety of colors, forms, patterns, and rhythms, is often the original stimulus. Then begins a long process, which evolves into a picture idea. I strive to achieve a sense of internal order, and yet, within that order, tension is an important factor.

 — Mili Dunn Weiss

MINGLED MEDIUMS: CHRISTINA MASSEY

  •  07.07.17 - 10.01.17  
  • Opening Reception: Second Friday, July 14, 6 - 8pm

Education Guide

Christina Massey’s work explores the boundaries of both painting and sculpture. Her work is highly intuitive, reacting to the materials and building upon them as it evolves. Artists such as John Chamberlain, Susan Bengali, El Anatsui and Lee Bontecou have influenced her work. There is a sensitivity to materials, form and process with an inspiration from textiles and re-purposed products. Her colorful, abstract, textural artworks blend and blur the lines between sculpture and painting.

Massey's process involves constant deconstruction and reconstruction. She will cut and tear pieces of the canvases apart, removing them from their stretcher bars and reusing parts of one to begin another. Some of the canvases have been re-purposed many times over. In this way, her body of work is a conversation with itself - a visual dialogue chronicling her creative endeavors. 

"I’ll combine new canvas and other elements as needed for the current work, sometimes leaving the surface of the old painting as it once was, sometimes adding more paint on top of it, but still leaving it identifiable as the previous artwork. It’s a process of constantly constructing and deconstructing, always building upon the old for the new." - Christina Massey

Artist's Website

TRANSITIONS: MARI YONY LOPEZ MARULANDA

  Victorious Phoenix

Victorious Phoenix

  • 07.07.17 - 08.27.17  
  • Opening Reception: Second Friday, July 14, 6 - 8pm

Maria Yony Lopez Marulanda's identity as an intensely social being fuels her work, as she strives to understand the experiences of mankind. Marulanda's desire to uncover the varied motivations of Man is present throughout this series, which seeks to comprehend our tendencies towards chaos and self-destruction. Through the process of creating these pieces, she meticulously examines our inability to learn from our mistakes, resulting in irreversible consequences affecting all living beings, as well as the Earth we inhabit.

.....we should ask ourselves about all of our achievements, throughout human history, of which we are responsible for having inflicted so much pain and destruction, in an inhuman way upon our only Home which is Earth and to our fellow beings; we are God's greatest creation, and as superior beings of nature, we should comport ourselves as such.  - Maria Yony Lopez Marulanda

Despite this troubling propensity towards barbarism and recklessness, Marulanda asserts that bold, united action, could halt this destruction once and for all. If we choose not to act in a way worthy of our status as "superior" beings, she wonders, "...would God hesitate to annihilate the maelstorm which his own children have caused?" With the willingness to cleanse the universe of iniquity, she theorizes, comes the willingness to remove all traces of us from the Earth we are so intent on destroying.

Education Guide

TRANSFORM: WORKS BY ELLEN HANAUER

Noyes Gallery II, The Arts Garage, A.C. 

  • Exhibition dates: April 7 - June 25, 2017
  • Opening Reception: Second Friday, Friday, April 14, 6 - 8pm
  • Education Guide

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There are times in our lives when the floor drops unexpectedly from under out feet and propels us on a dark journey. This human condition of loss often feels surreal and affects each of us in profound and unexpected ways. This is a painful process, as we descend into denial, anger, negotiation and despair. We find ourselves adrift, our compasses malfunction, and we are left disoriented and despondent. Finally, there is acquiescence, the inflection point where healing commences. 

This exhibition is an emotional recollection of my own transformation, which has taken me from the abyss to a place where potential is limitless. I have chosen to use fiber as my medium ,as it brings an unthreatening quality to this provocative and sometimes uncomfortable subject. Emerging from the darkness has helped me to see the possibilities that can only be discovered through the path of deconstruction and reconstruction. 

- Ellen Hanauer                      https://www.ellenhanauer.com/


 M.V. Pascucci,  Double Encounter A,  Walnut

M.V. Pascucci, Double Encounter A, Walnut

MICHAEL V. PASCUCCI: SCULPTURE

Noyes Gallery I, The Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University, A.C.

  • Exhibition dates: May 4 - July 2, 2017
  • Opening Reception: Second Friday, May 12, 6 - 8 pm
  • Education Guide

Michael Pascucci works in a figurative abstract style that emphasizes visual metaphors relating to the human condition. He believes that his sculptures are essentially romantic because they metaphorically connect to core feelings and thus enhance an awareness of self.

There are times Art triggers our imagination and becomes a means for transcendental feelings about our universal connectedness. As a sculptor, I am inspired by the wonder and awe of how shapes and forms are assembled and integrated into the incredible well-structured and beautiful designs that we find in Nature. I endeavor to create objects that are beautiful and that appeal to our innate sense of beauty. Ultimately, we learn or feel from the works that there is more about being human than meets the eye. 

  — Michael V. Pascucci               https://www.mvpascucci.com


STOCKTON UNIVERSITY PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB

 Jazlyn Quish,  Grand Prismatic Spring

Jazlyn Quish, Grand Prismatic Spring

  • Exhibition Dates: June 1 - July 2, 2017
  • Opening Reception: First Friday, June 9, 6 - 8pm
  • Education Guide

The Noyes Museum of Art presents the work of Stockton University’s Photography Club. Six young artists with a variety of academic backgrounds represent their photography club in this exhibition of their favorite works. The club, recently founded by Shawn Chesek, seeks to help students learn and grow within the field of photography, while connecting students with similar interests.

Featured Artists:

Shawn Chesek (Facebook: Chesek Photography, @Chesekphotography, www.chesekphotography.com), Victoria Mitchell, Austin Cooper, Jazlyn Quish, Cheyenne Setneska, Jasmine Wilker, and Brett McCarron.


MEMORIES LEFT IN OUR HANDS: CASEY CUFF

AC Gallery, Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University, A.C. 

  • Exhibition Dates: June 1 - July 2, 2017
  • Opening Reception: First Friday, June 9, 6 - 8pm
  • Education Guide

As a participant on the Stockton Study Tour to the Netherlands and France in March 2017, Casey had the unique opportunity to travel with three survivors who were hidden children during the Holocaust. She traced the life stories of these survivors by visiting cities and locations that played a critical role in their survival. For some, their story had been shared many times with students of the Holocaust and genocide. For others, this was the first time they exposed themselves to the emotion of returning to what they once called home. Her photography tells their stories and provides testament to their resilience and strength.

Cuff was selected by the Stockton Board of Trustees Fellowship for the Distinguished Students program. This initiative, established in 1986, supports student-led projects of undergraduate research or creative work in keeping with the educational philosophy and mission of Stockton University. Cuff used this opportunity to create Memories Left in our Hands, in an effort to capture the raw emotion of what it means to confront the realities of one’s past. With her project, she aims to examine the ways that human beings are capable of treating one another after establishing them as the “other”. Her Fellowship work is a testament not only to the amazing resiliency of human beings faced with unimaginable horrors, but also to the dark past we must continue to recollect and progress from.

"As our community of living Holocaust survivors is rapidly fading away, it has become increasingly important for us to continue their stories. In Western Europe, Maud Dahme, Leo Ullman, and Dan Kochavi left their memories of the Holocaust in my hands. Through these photographs, I leave them in yours."

-Casey Cuff

Artist's Website

The Sara & Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton University

Study Tour to Netherlands and France Spring Break 2017


 Amy Petrie

Amy Petrie

NJ MEGA MEET EXHIBITION

AC Gallery, The Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University, A.C.

  • Exhibition Dates: May 12 - 31, 2017
  • Opening Reception: Second Friday, May 12, 6 - 8 pm

The MEGA MEET was created with the intention of connecting photographs from various regions across the state of New Jersey. While each of us sees the world through a unique set of eyes, art has the world potential to bring us together in the shared pursuit of creation and humanity.

NJ MEGA MEET EXHIBITION was curated by Atlantic City based artist The Moon Beast (TMB), Mo Colon. TMB plays an active and passionate role in Atlantic City's newly developed Arts District in Ducktown. As an artist and human, Colon is dedicated to bettering and empowering the community through art and culture. TMB is also the co-founder of Ocean 1, a streetwear boutique located inside the Noyes Arts Garage.

 

REVERSE OF MOTION: JACOB WOLOS

 Jacob Wolos,  Reverse of Motion

Jacob Wolos, Reverse of Motion

Osprey Gallery, Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University, A.C

  • Exhibition dates: April 6 - April 29, 2017
  • Opening Reception: Second Friday, April 14, 6 - 8 pm

Jacob Wolos is an artist obsessed with the impossible task of instilling motion into static media. Coming from a background in both musical composition and sculpture, his current body of work explores human gesture and our interaction with materials as the primary focus of his compositions.

Wolos' work is performative in nature, using the gallery space as an "open studio". He experiments with fabric dipped in plaster as a record of his movement and influence on the fabric. When it dries, it keeps its shape and defies gravity. He then drips dyes and ink, later bringing in dancers to choreograph a performance with the pieces.


SERIAL GRAPHICS: SENIOR PROJECT IN VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS 

Stockton University – Senior Students Exhibition

 Joshua Santos,  Series

Joshua Santos, Series

Osprey Gallery, Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University, A.C

  • Exhibition dates: April 1 - April 28, 2017
  • Opening Reception: Second Friday, April 14, 6 - 8 pm
  • Education Guide

The Senior Project in Visual Communications Problem: Design a theme-based series of visual and/or image graphic ideas. The theme could be any of your choosing, i.e.: fear, crime, romance, religion, etc. In your visual idea explorations and sketches, try to match a graphic approach that creates a sense of unity with a particular point of view. After you have developed an engaging visual series, develop it for a particular visual communication message or product. The images for this exhibition were printed using an Epson Plotter. 

Stockton University Senior Student Exhibition, Exhibiting Artists:

  • Jared Anicic, Parody Sports Logos (Fact Packs), Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator
  • Danielle Banas, Just One Big Nope, Adobe illustrator
  • Jaclyn Delizo, A New Friend, Illustrator
  • Chelsea Ellis, Jukebox, Photoshop
  • Christopher Giardelli, Dimensions of Sin, Photoshop
  • Gianna Giunta, Milk and Honey, Digital Printing, Illustrator
  • Angelina Moiso, The Incredible Dr. Squirrel, Acrylic
  • Anna Montes, Atmosphere Journal, Photoshop, InDesign
  • Nancy Munroe, Feeding Time, Illustrator
  • Alissa Petrella, Cooper
  • Natlaie Plaus, Hipsters: Character Design and Storyboard, Photoshop
  • Joshua Santos, Series
  • Deandra Smith, Black Girl Magic, Adobe Illustrator

 John Rappleye,  Fractured Vision,  2015,  Acrylic and spray paint on paper

John Rappleye, Fractured Vision, 2015,  Acrylic and spray paint on paper

A DARK WOOD

Noyes Gallery I, The Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University, A.C

  • Exhibition dates: January 13 - April 23, 2017
  • Opening Reception: Second Friday, February 10, 6 - 8pm
  • Education Guide

Midway this life we're bound upon,

I woke to find myself in a dark wood,
where the right road was wholly lost and gone -

Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy

A Dark Wood explores the theme of being lost in the darkness of our fears, doubts and negativity. Dante Alighieri, the 14th century Italian poet, began The Divine Comedy with a character who has lost his way in "a dark wood." There are many aspects of the dark wood and the artists presented in this exhibition interpret the richness of the concept through a range of mediums and methods.


 Glynnis Reed,  Survival

Glynnis Reed, Survival

THAT SHADOW MY LIKENESS: PHOTOGRAPHY BY GLYNNIS REED

Noyes Gallery II, Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University, A.C

  • Exhibition dates: January 12 - April 2, 2017
  • Opening Reception: Second Friday, January 13, 6 - 8 pm
  • Gallery Talk & Discussion with Glynnis Reed: Sunday, March 5, 1:30 - 3:30 pm
  • Panel Discussion: Sunday, March 26, 1:00 - 2:30 pm
  • Education Guide

    

In the photo series That Shadow My Likeness, I present my subjects, Alexandria and Melissa, in harmony with and in contrast to the natural landscapes surrounding them. From dappled light to iconic palm trees, rivers and verdant terrain, the characteristics of the scenes underscore the meaning of the figures in each piece. Through diptychs, triptychs, groupings of five images and a selection of single images, I compose a non-linear narrative that forms constructs of black female beauty, femininity, and identity. In the juxtaposition of the images of these two women and their environments, I create a third space that suggests my own subjectivity as a black female artist, in between these constructs of identity and place. I borrowed the titles of the series and individual artworks from poems by Walt Whitman. I use these titles to emphasize the poeticism of the work and to suggest how my "likeness," my persona, is a key dimension of the form and content of the work. 

-- Glynnis Reed   http://www.glynnisreed.com/

  • PANEL DISCUSSION: Sunday, March 26, 1:00 - 2:30pm

The public is invited to a panel discussion with Wendel White, Distinguished Professor of Art, Stockton University; Christina Jackson, PhD, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Stockton University; and Glynnis Reed, exhibiting photographer (That Shadow My Likeness: Photography by Glynnis Reed,) to extend the conversation around the exhibition and engage the public with concepts of the work and how it relates to the tradition of black fine art photography. Reed is interested in a variety of themes including the representation of black female bodies, particularly in relation to natural landscapes, identity and place. The panel will be followed by a Q & A session. This event is free and open to the public.


 Jude Harzer,  Cleansing,  Oil on canvas

Jude Harzer, Cleansing, Oil on canvas

2016 NOYES SIGNATURE ARTISTS EXHIBITION

Noyes Gallery I, Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University, A.C

The Noyes Signature Artist Members Exhibition showcases the recent work of twenty one artists creating outstanding artwork throughout the region. The exhibition will feature works in mixed media, painting, and sculpture. From sculpture to fabric compositions and fine oil paintings, this exhibition is an eclectic mix of work from the Noyes Museum's Signature Artists, a group of distinct artists pre-selected by a jury of regional artists and arts professionals. 

Highlights include Amy Evan's cyanotypes that reflect upon the dream-like quality of childhood memories and family history. Using an alternative photographic process, Evans creates ambiguous scenes rendered in a cool Prussian blue. Sheila Grabarsky's painting, Fantasy Garden, is featured in the upcoming Hollywood filmAmerican Pastoral. Adding a little whimsy to the exhibition is Bette Blank's quirky illustrative painting, stylistically reminiscent of Maira Kalman's work.

Artists included in this exhibition: Geoffrey Agrons, Bette Blank, Amy Evans, Joanie Gagnon San Chirico, Sheila Grabarsky, Glen Guarino, Jude Harzer, Eileen Kennedy, Joyce Lawrence, Alice McInerney-Cook, Lucretia McGuff-Silverman, Tony Migliaccio, Kristin Myers, Vincent Nardone, Laura Petrovich-Cheney, Isabella Pizzano, Lou Riccio, Miklos Sebek, Karen Starrett, Lou Storey, and Skeffington Thomas. 


 Hak Vogrin,  Let's Go t' the Mall

Hak Vogrin, Let's Go t' the Mall

HAK VOGRIN: A RETROSPECTIVE

Noyes Gallery I, Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University, A.C

  • Exhibition dates: August 5 - October 30, 2016
  • Opening Reception: Second Friday, August 12, 6 - 8 pm 
  • Education Guide

 

Hak Vogrin: A Retrospective features the work of Hak Vogrin, a largely self-taught painter linked to both outsider art and twentieth-century mainstream art. This exhibition tracks the evolution of Vogrin’s work, showing delicate, thoughtful drawings, ironic cartoons, as well as expressive paintings condemning the ills of American society. Vogrin’s work critiques issues such as national hypocrisy, consumerism, environmental issues, and the mistreatment of women and minorities. Despite his death in 2009, Vogrin remains an active critical voice of reason responding to persisting contemporary problems through his artwork.

 

 

 

 Aaron Williams

Aaron Williams

GRAND VISTA: 21st CENTURY LANDSCAPES

Noyes Gallery II, Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University, A.C

  • Exhibition dates: August 5 - October 30, 2016
  • Opening Reception: Second Friday, August 12, 6 - 8 pm
  • Education Guide

Grand Vista highlights recent work by Wes Sherman, Gary Stephan, Ilse Murdock, Judy Simonian and Aaron Williams. Guest-curated by native New Jersey artists Danielle Wolfrum and Wes Sherman, the artwork investigates landscape painting as an enduring theme in genre painting as it enters the twenty-first century. 

The five artists in this exhibition approach the subject with distinct perspectives. Aaron Williams manipulates mass reproductions of iconic natural features, negotiating and reshaping the relationship the viewer holds with these famous places. Gary Stephan’s geometrically precise brushstrokes belie the organic inspiration behind his paintings, redesigning the landscape along a more industrial bent. Judy Simonian uses landscape as a vehicle for expression, carrying on themes of disorientation and hope from her larger body of work. Conversely, Ilse Murdock paints within nature in order to directly situate herself and her audience as part and parcel of the larger natural world, and to indelibly tie the preservation of nature to her own artistic process. Lastly, artist and curator of the exhibition Wes Sherman’s works adhere the closest to the landscape genre, with impressionistic directionality to guide the viewer along the same paths Sherman traveled when he took in the vista himself.


 Consie Bassett

Consie Bassett

THE NEW JERSEY ARTS ANNUAL: FINE ARTS

Noyes Gallery I, Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University, A.C

The New Jersey Arts Annual: Fine Arts is a unique series of exhibitions highlighting the works of visual artists and craftspeople in the state. Chosen for their excellence these artists present works of drawing, photography, sculpture, painting and mixed media. Their works are compelling evidence of the outstanding talent residing in New Jersey. 

Artists included in this juried exhibition are: Linda Aldrich, Peter Aldrich, Alaine Becker, Consie Bassett, Aileen Bassis, Bette Blank, Zenna Broomer, Caroline Burton, Sarah Canfield, David Cann, Paul Ching-Bor, Dorothy Cochran, Lauren Curtis, Allan Drossman, Diane Emerson, Alyssa Fanning, Amy Faris, Lisa Ficarelli-Halpern, Allan Gorman, T. A. Hahn, Joshua Henderson, Patricia Hutchinson, Yunsung Jang, Eileen Kennedy, Barbara Klein, Robert Lach, Elizabeth Mackie, Beatrice M. Mady, Ellen Martin, Stephen McKenzie, Larry McKim, Pete Meadowsong, Barbara Minch, Liz Mitchell, Irmari Nacht, Joe Rademan, Betsey Regan, Jonathan Ricci, Joanie Gagnon San Chirico, Theda Sandiford, Sharon Sayegh, Kenneth Schnall, Madelaine Shellaby, Deborah Sperry, Jason M. Stewart, Jan ten Broeke, Ekaterina Vanovskaya, Ted Walsh, Gary Wiesner, June Wilson and Jing Zhou. 

The New Jersey Arts Annual series is sponsored by The New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner Agency of the National Endowment of the Arts; The Jersey City Museum; The Montclair Art Museum; The Morris Museum; The Newark Museum; The Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton University and The New Jersey State Museum. Jurors: Joan Bacharach, Senior Curator, National Park Service, Museum Management Program and Stacy Smith, Manager of Publications and Communications, Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University (past curator, The Noyes Museum of Art).

NOYES GALLERY AT SEAVIEW

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ALTERED REALITY

Based out of South Jersey, mixed media artist John Morris is the co-owner of Blockhead Customs. Using a wide range of mediums, both he and Rene Ortiz work hard to convey their true feelings. “Their goal is to deliver to the audience a look into their passions through creative expression.” The Blockheads have displayed their art through paintings, clothing, patches and so much more.

 

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GLENN RUDDEROW

Having the desire to create since such a young age, Glenn Rudderow grew up on the marshes of the Cumberland County Bayshore of New Jersey. Landscapes have since occupied his consistent inspiration for art. Rudderow studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art and then eventually became a teacher there. He likes to take in the “light, air and composition of the land” when painting different locations. Glenn is nationally recognized for his work and was even filmed for “Reflections of a Bayshore Artist: Glenn Rudderow”, which has been shown across the U.S. Rudderow has been a part of many exhibitions including some at WheatonArts.

This piece on display at the Seaview Gallery is in the permanent collection of the Noyes Museum of Art.

 Valeria Marcus , Eye,  Oil on paper

Valeria Marcus, Eye, Oil on paper

VALERIA MARCUS: THE WORLD'S UNCERTAINTY

"Painting has become a way to express my inner feelings with shapes, lines, and color. I find as much interest in abstract painting as I do in drawing the human form. What remains constant is the attempt to master illusion without making paintings that are realistic to the human eye, and to feel an emotion, whether it be joyous or somber. Because in a world full of confusion and chaos, there is still beauty. I want my art to speak about life in a modern aesthetic way that will allow the viewer the freedom to come to their own conclusions. For modern art must speak to the times from the depths of the artist’s soul".

 

 Peter Murphy and Michael McGarvey,  Atlantic City Lives,  Cover Art by Michael McGarvey

Peter Murphy and Michael McGarvey, Atlantic City Lives, Cover Art by Michael McGarvey

ATLANTIC CITY LIVES: PETER MURPHY & MICHAEL MCGARVEY

Peter Murphy and Michael McGarvey, Atlantic City Lives, Cover Art by Michael McGarvey

With wood engravings by Michael McGarvey and poems by Peter E. Murphy, Atlantic City Lives explores the stories of the people of  “America's Favorite Playground” during and after its gambling heyday. 

Michael McGarvey, Flying Man, wood engraving

Each of the paintings is based on one of the stages in the archetypal hero myth outline in Joseph Campbell's, The Hero with a Thousand Faces.  The series deals with the transformative journey of the creative spirit. These themes emerged in the engravings for Atlantic City Lives, many years later.

Peter E. Murphy was born in Wales and grew up in New York City where he operated heavy equipment, managed a nightclub and drove a cab. He is the author of seven books and chapbooks including Stubborn Child, a finalist for the Paterson Poetry Prize. Murphy has received awards and fellowships from The Millay Colony for the Arts, The Atlantic Center for the Arts, Yaddo, The Folger Shakespeare Library, the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars and the New Jersey Council on the Arts. Retired from Atlantic City High School, he continues to teach creative writing at Stockton University. He is also the founder of Murphy Writing of Stockton University which offers the Winter Poetry & Prose GetawayInservice Solutions Professional Development and other programs for poets, writers and teachers.

Michael McGarvey received his MFA from Temple University's Tyler School of Art, and is a professor of art at Stockton University teaching illustration, graphic design, and computer animation. He has exhibited worldwide, including his extensive work with the Wood Engravers' Network.

 George Kordis,  Saint Makarios Notaras

George Kordis, Saint Makarios Notaras

GEORGE KORDIS: BETWEEN WORLDS

 

George Kordis, Saint Makarios Notaras

This exhibition is presented in collaboration with the Interdisciplinary Center for Hellenic Studies at Stockton University, and co-curated by Dr. Amy Papalexandrou, Professor of Byzantine Art at Stockton. The body of work presented here examines creative ways of continuing the Byzantine tradition while enriching it with contemporary art elements. From powerful images capturing the Greek Revolution of 1821, to fine detailed contemporary drawings, portraits of Byzantine personalities, and Byzantine portable icons, Kordis’ philosophy is evident throughout all of his work. He uses the Byzantine system in combination with elements from modern artistic movements. In this way, he has shaped a personal painting language that is traditional and contemporary at the same time, believing that it can express the contemporary person with his or her needs and concerns.

For Kordis, painting is not just a private and personal activity. As in the Byzantine tradition, when a painter works, he tries to unify the world. Through the use of color, line and rhythm Kordis composes forms and faces, not as an exact resemblance to natural forms, but rather as an ideal vision. Through his paintings, alive with rhythm and light, his radiant images establish a dialogue between the image and the beholder.

CHUCK LAW: PLEIN-AIR PAINTINGS

 Chuck Law,  Dunes,  oil painting

Chuck Law, Dunes, oil painting

Noyes Gallery at the Seaview Resort, Galloway

  • Exhibition Dates: April 13 - October 30, 2017

Chuck Law is a plein-air and studio landscape artist working primarily in oils. A life-long artist, Law turned to painting full time in 2005, discovering the joys and challenges of leaving the studio, going outdoors and painting directly from nature. He has since studies with some of the finest plein-air and landscape artists in the country. Well- regarded throughout the mid-Atlantic region, his work is included in private collections across the United States. 

A recipient of numerous awards, he was a finalist two times in the nationally recognized Raymar Fine Art Competition and, most recently he received the Purchase Award from Ocean City Annual Juried Boardwalk Fine art Show. Law has had a number of solo shows at the Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton University, the Ocean City Art Center and Atlantic Cape Community College.

Chuck Law is included in the publication "100 Plein-Air Painters of the Mid-Atlantic." He is a Signature Artist of the Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton University, and a member of the Mid-Atlantic Plein-Air Painters Association. He is also actively involved with the Ocean City fine Arts League and is a member of Oil Painters of America. Law is an instructor in oil painting at the Ventnor Cultural Art Center and offers workshops on plein-air painting. 

www.chucklaw.artspan.com

www.chucklaw.blogspot.com

CATHLEEN ENGELSEN: PAINTINGS AND PRINTS

 Cathleen Engelsen

Cathleen Engelsen

September 1, 2016 – January 8, 2017

Education Guide

An exhibition showcasing recent paintings and prints by local artist Cathleen Engelsen. A Long Beach Island native, Engelsen is inspired by the southern New Jersey coastal region to paint historical and contemporary scenes, favoring the scenery closest to her home in Ocean County. In her most recent work, Engelsen paints Long Beach Island landmarks of the past using the medium of watercolor. 

Noyes Gallery, Stockton's Seaview Resort, Galloway Township

 

SUMMERLANDS: WORKS FROM THE NOYES PERMANENT COLLECTION

 David Ahlsted

David Ahlsted

May 5 - August 28, 2016

Summerlands Education Guide

The Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton University presents Summerlands: Works from the Noyes Permanent Collection from May 5 – August 28, 2016 at the Noyes Gallery at Stockton’s Seaview Resort. The exhibition showcases works from the permanent collection of South Jersey’s own Noyes Museum. Celebrating the delights of the summer landscape, the work of five artists is featured: David Ahlsted, Joan Arbeiter, Rob Evans, Richard Kemble, and Glen Rudderow. 

Noyes Gallery, Stockton's Seaview Resort, Galloway Township

 

DIANE TOMASH: PLEIN-AIR PAINTINGS AND PRINTS

 Diane Tomash

Diane Tomash

May 5 - August 28, 2016

Diane Tomash Education Guide

Diane Tomash: Plein Air Paintings and Prints showcases award-winning and recent paintings and monotype prints by Noyes Museum Associate Artist Diane Tomash. Throughout her career, Tomash has focused on creating paintings and prints of landscapes that echo the topography of the human mind. In her most recent work, Tomash explores the dynamic between earth and air. Her artwork has become a channel of expression to give visual evidence to her own inner dialogue and outward experiences.

 

 

SPATIAL REASONING: ABSTRACTION AND ARCHITECTURE FROM THE NOYES MUSEUM PERMANENT COLLECTION

January 22 - May 1, 2016

 

Why represent a building abstractly? Concept and meaning of schematized space are explored by integrating them with the space until interpretation and subject are inseparable. The mediated experience of the structure becomes part of the structure itself. This selection of works from the Noyes Permanent Collection will explore constructed space as a subject for figurative art and the impermanent perception of permanent structures.

 

 

RAE SMITH: MASTER PASTELLIST

January 22 - May 1, 2016

This exhibition will highlights work from the 30-year career of master pastel artist Rae Smith. Smith is a representational pastel artist, specializing in landscape painting. Her work is known for its expressive, impressionistic quality. She has been exhibited in national and international exhibitions throughout the United States and abroad, and was honored with the title "Master Pastellist" by the Pastel Society of America in 1997.


JAMES RACSKOWSKI: NIGHT VISION

June 30 - July 21, 2016

Osprey Gallery, Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University, A.C.

James Raczkowski was born and raised in South Jersey and currently lives in Brooklyn.  He joined the military after high school in 2004 and much of his work has been influenced by the transformative events he experienced while serving his country overseas.  He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at Stockton University and his Master of Fine Arts degree at the New York Academy of Art in 2015.  Raczkowski was also awarded the New Jersey Heart of a Hero Scholarship from the New York Academy, which gave him the opportunity to experience a summer residency in Moscow, Russia.  His work has recently been published in The Figure, a prestigious publication featuring artwork by leading figurative artists, and essays by artists and art historians addressing changing values and techniques through history.


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KIMBERLY CAMP - SELECTED PAINTINGS

Kimberly Camp was born in 1956 in Camden, New Jersey into an artistic family. Her early life spent exploring museums and galleries with her parents and siblings had a heavy influence on her work, which often depicts family life. She has participated in over 100 solo and group exhibitions across the country, including the American Craft Museum, Smithsonian Institution, University of Michigan, and many more.

In addition to her work as an artist, Camp pursued a career as president and CEO for The Barnes Foundation, as well as leadership positions for the Smithsonian Institution Experimental Gallery and the Charles Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit.

I hope that viewers are able to see something of themselves and those they love in each painting, be it in the glance of an eye, the bend of a knee and an elbow, the smile on a face elated or the absence of human form where animals convey similar glances. Simply put, they serve as a reminder of the reflections of the spirit and soul.  - Kimberly Camp

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TRANSITIONS: MARI YONY LOPEZ MARULANDA

  • May 2 - July 1, 2018

Maria Yony Lopez Marulanda's identity as an intensely social being fuels her work, as she strives to understand the experiences of mankind. Marulanda's desire to uncover the varied motivations of Man is present throughout this series, which seeks to comprehend our tendencies towards chaos and self-destruction. Through the process of creating these pieces, she meticulously examines our inability to learn from our mistakes, resulting in irreversible consequences affecting all living beings, as well as the Earth we inhabit.

.....we should ask ourselves about all of our achievements, throughout human history, of which we are responsible for having inflicted so much pain and destruction, in an inhuman way upon our only Home which is Earth and to our fellow beings; we are God's greatest creation, and as superior beings of nature, we should comport ourselves as such.  - Maria Yony Lopez Marulanda

Despite this troubling propensity towards barbarism and recklessness, Marulanda asserts that bold, united action, could halt this destruction once and for all. If we choose not to act in a way worthy of our status as "superior" beings, she wonders, "...would God hesitate to annihilate the maelstorm which his own children have caused?" With the willingness to cleanse the universe of iniquity, she theorizes, comes the willingness to remove all traces of us from the Earth we are so intent on destroying.

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MINA CHEON (AKA KIM IL SOON) SOLO EXHIBITION

The Noyes Museum is pleased to present a solo exhibition of work by Mina Cheon, aka "Kim Il Soon", a Korean-American new media artist, scholar, and educator. A faculty member at Maryland Institute College of Art, she divides her time between Baltimore, New York, and Seoul, South Korea. Her debut in the United States was with Ethan Cohen Fine Arts at Art Asia Miami in 2012. 

Cheon has exhibited her political pop art, known as “Polipop”, internationally. Polipop draws inspiration from global media and popular culture and makes work that intersects politics and pop art in subversive yet provocative ways. In particular, the artwork focuses on geopolitical and contested spaces and political pop icons while responding to Asia’s relationship with the Western world. Her work is expressed in diverse mediums such as new media, video, installation, and performance as well as traditinal media such as paintings and sculptural objects.

As a a faculty member at MICA, Cheon teaches in the Foundation, Art History, Language, Literature, and Culture, and Interactive Media departments. She was also the founder and director of the summer study abroad program MICA Korea that was held each summer in Seoul, Korea between 2004-2007. She earned a doctorate in philosophy of media and communications from the European Graduate School of European University for Interdisciplinary Studies. She has two MFAs; one from the Hoffberger School of Painting, Maryland Institute College of Art and another in Imaging Digital Arts from University of Maryland. She has a BFA in Painting from Ewha Woman's University of Seoul, Korea.

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MIKO COLON: DARK WATERS

Dark Waters will be the first solo exhibition by Atlantic City street photographer The Moon Beast. This exhibition marks The Moon Beast’s tenth year as a photographer and serves as a reflection of his experience as an Atlantic City artist and resident. The photographs featured in this exhibition will explore lightness, darkness, and the shades that exist in between. The photos – all black & white – play with different perspectives and textures in order to display the most complete picture of Atlantic City’s landscape. With his artwork, The Moon Beast demonstrates powerfully his love for Atlantic City, despite its imperfections and challenges. In the story woven through these photographs, he aims to illuminate the city’s beauty and spread light in a dark place.

“During the last several years, I’ve focused on building my businesses in Atlantic City, which has left little time for my art and photography. I started to give some thought to developing a solo exhibition, and what excites me most is the prospect of taking this show on tour. I plan to open in Atlantic City, travel to several cities and communities through the country, and return to Atlantic City to close the exhibition. I look forward to sharing my story as a street photographer in Atlantic City, and I hope to shed some unique light on the place I choose to call home.” – The Moon Beast

STEVE KUZMA: PAINTING WITH LIGHT

  • January 9 - June 1, 2018

This exhibition documents some of Steve Kuzma's artistic journey and career, shedding light on his early illustration work in New York. The scope of his local work includes large panoramas, seascapes (many painted on location), and landscapes. Recent awards include a  Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild residency, and grants from the Joan Mitchell Foundation, the Gottleib Foundation, the New York Foundation for the Arts, healing artwork for AtlantiCare, the Carrier Clinic, and Enlightened Solutions addiction recovery buildings.

 

ELLING REITAN

  • March 17 - May 1, 2018
  • Opening Reception: March 17, 5:30 - 6:30 pm
  • Artist's Website

Elling Reitan is an artist of Norwegian descent. His work includes oil on canvas, lithographs, silkscreens, and sculpting. Reitan credits much of his development and approach to art-making to his mentor, Jens Johannessen, though he is also a scholar of Odd Nerdrum and Bjørn Sverrbo. Reitan has had his work featured in over 150 exhibitions throughout Norway and abroad. His exhibitions include bold themes such as Peer Gynt and Ibsen’s Women in the Ibsen Year; Apocalypse incorporating the nature bleeds expressing the warming of climatic changes and “the Mother of all women”, resembling a Madonna-like figure. Many of his works include women, as they are spiritual creatures in the eyes of Reitan.

Reitan has displayed his art in the Los Angeles Art Fair, Galleri Nygatan, Bergen in connection with Festspillene (Music Festival); Galleri Pingvin, Oslo, Gallery Westwood, New York, and Landskrona. Reitan’s art has appeared in two books: Elling Reitan, Mystisk Filosofisk- Symbolistik (2001) and Den Enigmatiske Engel (The Engmatic Angel) By Ole Linboe, Danish Art Critic (2005). Reitan is currently one of Norway’s most popular, reknowned contemporary artists. 

 Valeria Marcus,  Eye,  Oil on paper

Valeria Marcus, Eye, Oil on paper

VALERIA MARCUS: THE WORLD'S UNCERTAINTY

  • January 9 - March 11, 2018

Painting has become a way to express my inner feelings with shapes, lines, and color. I find as much interest in abstract painting as I do in drawing the human form. What remains constant is the attempt to master illusion without making paintings that are realistic to the human eye, and to feel an emotion, whether it be joyous or somber. Because in a world full of confusion and chaos, there is still beauty. I want my art to speak about life in a modern aesthetic way that will allow the viewer the freedom to come to their own conclusions. For modern art must speak to the times from the depths of the artist’s soul.

- Valeria Marcus

 Joe Lugara, Untitled, Digital mixed media

Joe Lugara, Untitled, Digital mixed media

JOE LUGARA: HAPPENSTANCE IS BOSS

  • January 9 - March 11, 2018

Joe Lugara took up oil painting at the age of 11 after his father discarded it as a hobby. A film enthusiast and former film student, he made his first paintings by copying the covers of a favorite childhood fan magazine devoted to horror movies. An interest in monster faces (“human faces stretched to emotional extremes”) combined with two decades of fiction writing resulted in a long period of painting imaginary portraits, or “fictional biographies,” which eventually gave way to abstracted, frequently ominous images containing bastardized natural forms and inexplicable phenomena. It was in the early 2010s that Mr. Lugara began creating abstracted digital images.

His paintings and works on paper have appeared in more than 40 exhibitions, including the New Jersey State Museum; Johnson & Johnson World Headquarters Gallery (as part of that company’s “New Jersey Artists” series); Visual Arts Center of New Jersey; Curious Matter (Jersey City); Banana Factory Arts Center (Bethlehem, Pa.); and across New York City.

My digital work, like my paintings, conveys the opinion that happenstance, in the infinity of space or on the scale of a single cell, is the boss, the Big Boss. The natural wonders at which we marvel are rife with unseen perils. We can’t always read nature’s true disposition, and certainly not by taking a simple look. The shapes in my work should cause the viewer to ask: “If those things were real, would I risk touching them?” - Joe Lugara

FROM THE PERMANENT COLLECTION: HULDA ROBBINS, HAK VOGRIN, MILI DUNN WEISS, and FRED NOYES

 Hak Vogrin

Hak Vogrin

  • 10.20.17 - 1.14.18
  • Location: Noyes Gallery at The Claridge, Atlantic City

The Noyes Museum presents a selection of works from its permanent collection. Featuring pieces by Hak Vogrin, Hulda Robbins, Mili Dunn Weiss, and Fred Noyes, the exhibition comprises a diverse and intriguing selection of paintings and drawings.

A contemporary of the neo-expressionist movement, Vogrin’s paintings sharply criticize issues facing American society. The evolution of Vogrin’s work includes delicate, thoughtful drawings and ironic cartoons as well as expressive paintings. After moving to a log cabin in the New Jersey Pine Barrens, Vogrin’s focus shifted to weightier social commentary and a bolder style. He produced paintings that comment upon everything from American involvement in third-world countries and consumerist America, to local problems such as the development of the Pine Barrens.

Hulda Robbins studied at the Barnes Foundation and later moved to New York City, where she worked as a prolific printmaker through the 1960s. She would often visit her family’s home at the Jersey Shore, and in 1963 she moved there. The shore provided many of the subjects that she would begin to capture in her large expressive oil paintings. 

Dunn Weiss taught painting and related media for over thirty-five years, and lectured widely on children’s art. She is best known for her course Looking at Art, which used works in museums and collections across the Philadelphia area for interactive study. Dunn Weiss' dedication to the arts carried her and her work to museums and galleries worldwide. She exhibited in England, France, and China as well as many U.S. museums, including the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts of Boston, and the National Academy of Design.

VIRTUAL/VISUAL CONTEMPORARY ART EXHIBITION

  • August 25 - October 15, 2017
  • Opening Reception - Friday, August 25, 5 - 6:15 pm
  • After party to follow at The Arts Garage, 6:45 - 8 pm

Virtual/Visual Contemporary Art Exhibition is a collection of complex artwork from a group of 28 artists of different cultural backgrounds, yet with strong visual relationships. These works explore the many ways that imagery reflects life - whether reflecting our reality or disconnecting from it altogether. The images display the many ways that art can evoke a sense of fantasy parallel to actuality. With the power to heal and liberate, these images echo and validate our emotions.

Artists Included in the exhibition:

  • Yi Wu
  • Ronger Shen
  • Sha Lin
  • David Chen
  • Alexander Brandt
  • Armita Raafat
  • Huisheng Li
  • XiuQi Pang
  • Xin Song
  • Chuchu Shen
  • Tucker L Viemeisterl
  • Xiaofei li
  • Qingling Guo
  • Weiyu Wang
  • Xinru Gong
  • Alice Gaskon
  • QingQing Yang
  • Paul Campbell
  • Jessica Maffia
  • Rashwan Abdelbaki
  • Michael Eade
  • Howard Smith
  • Natalia Nakazawa
  • Jo Yarrington
  • Tiffany Aijuan Zhu
  • Funa Ye
  • Yidi Wang
  • Yin Zhang

 

NOYES AT ATLANTICARE: ATLANTIC CITY CAMPUS

ANTHONY RUDISILL: WATERCOLOR PAINTINGS

Anthony Rusisill ducks.jpg

Anthony J. Rudisill is a self-taught artist with an abiding love of nature and art. Upon these two loves, Anthony J. Rudisill has built his entire life’s work, garnering local, national, and international recognition for his painting and carving. He is adept at portraying the abundant wildlife indigenous to the coastal marshes of southern New Jersey and the natural landscapes of the United States.

As a young boy, Rudisill made field sketches of birds. After moving from Haverford, Pennsylvania to the shore, his father introduced him to Fred Noyes, who later founded the Noyes Museum of Art. He arranged for him to take art lessons from Noyes. However, Rudisill got restless, abandoned his art lessons, and instead took to the plentiful marshes of South Jersey to explore in his boat. Later, he began working as a commercial artist, illustrating model airplane boxes, postcards of hotels and motels, and other a variety of work. In his spare time, he made wildlife paintings and, subsequently, began creating detailed bird carvings. The carvings won him “Best in the World” in 1978 and 1983. Rudisill currently lives and works in South Jersey.

PHOTOGRAPHY BY DAVID WOELLER

February 9 - April 30, 2017

 David Woeller,  Searching,  Digital photograph

David Woeller, Searching, Digital photograph

Advancements in digital imaging techniques have afforded me the tools and freedom to explore new directions in my artistic presentations. Sharing my vision and interpretation of a subject has always been a pleasure for me. Using archival inks, conservation grade papers, and matting, I present each image to be enjoyed for many years. Whether it is a realistic image or a hyper-realistic interpretation, my goal is to cause the viewer to stop, if only for a moment, to reflect or have an emotional response. If I can achieve that, I will be content in having realized my goal. - David Woeller

David Woeller's website

Gallery Location: AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, Atlantic City Campus, 1925 Pacific Ave., A.C., NJ 08401

 

 Lou Storey,  The Best Medicine,  Mixed media

Lou Storey, The Best Medicine, Mixed media

SUMMERLANDS:LOU STOREY: THE BEST MEDICINE
 

September 9, 2016 - January 1, 2017

Lou Storey Education Guide

This collection of paintings was completed over a ten year period and explores the concepts,  theories and feelings that surround Lou Storey in his work as a psychotherapist and as a social worker. 

I have always used the making of art as a kind of personal journal, a way to reflect upon all the various components of the life I am living. For the maker of art as well as the viewer, art can provide a moment of self-reflection, can provoke a memory, can inspire a myriad of emotions, and can bring a sense of joy and wonder. - Lou Storey

Location: AtlantiCare Regional Medical Cente, Atlantic City Campus, 1925 Pacific Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ 08401


PAINTINGS BY ATTILIO SINAGRA

June 1 - August 30, 2016

Attilio Sinagra Education Guide

 Attilio Sinagra

Attilio Sinagra

Born and raised in Atlantic City, esteemed international painter Attilio Sinagra used his technically accomplished style to explore the effects of commercial development on the community of Atlantic City. Sinagra was born to Italian immigrant parents in Atlantic City in 1916. After developing his style abroad, he returned to his hometown to paint a city barely recognizable as the same one he left. His meticulous realism went hand in hand with his reverence for architecture, generating dynamic compositions that evoke a city in the throes of change.

Location: Atlantic City Campus, AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Campus, 1925 Pacific Ave., Atlantic City, NJ 08401


THE NOYES MUSEUM OF ART

NOYES ASSOCIATE ARTIST EXHIBITION

November 24, 2015 - January 10, 2016

The Noyes Associate Artist Exhibition showcases the work of twenty-one artists creating outstanding artwork throughout the state. Works in mixed media, painting, and sculpture will be featured.

 

 

 

 

 

A Humanist Vision: The Paintings and Drawings of Michael Lenson (1903-1971)

October 2 - January 10, 2016

Michael Lenson's meticulously crafted, humanistic paintings are about people – their families, love, work, triumphs and tragedies. As a WPA artist he became one of the Federal Art Project's most accomplished muralists. The remarkable murals still grace the walls of many public buildings in New Jersey today.

 

The Fluidity of Gender: Sculpture by Linda Stein

September 21 - January 3, 2016

Linda Stein artist, activist, lecturer, performer and video artist explores the continuum between the binaries of masculinity and femininity, while inspiring the compassion, empathy and bravery it takes to become an up stander rather than a bystander. Her work concerns gender, oppression, bullying, strength, power and justice in contemporary culture.

 

Noyes Signature Artist Exhibition

October 2 - November 22, 2015

From intricate wooden sculptures to fabric compositions and fine oil paintings the exhibit is an eclectic mix of unique works from the Noyes Museum's Signature Artists.

 

Frozen Earth: Images from the Arctic Circle

May 29 - January 10, 2016

International artists of all disciplines share their impressions from the Arctic Circle Expedition, an annual residency led by artists and scientists. 

Featuring: Diane BurkoDeborah HamonJane IsaksonLaura Petrovich-CheneyKaren PowerKate PucciaLauren Portada,Marianna Williams

The Polar Pom-Pom Project Arctic Video

WINTER 2014 EXHIBITIONS

Kevin Labadie: Sprawl

May 22 - September 27, 2015

Kevin Labadie presents Sprawl, a collection of paintings constructed as a sort of eye level frieze. The continuous paintings are a miniature chronicle of daily encounters stretching across all four gallery walls and around corners. Sprawl is about reaching past the periphery of each passing moment as it touches the edge of the next. There is no end to it and it may begin anew. 

 

Rae Smith and Rhoda Yanow

May 22 - September 20, 2015

Exquisite imagery from two artists who have made their mark in the world of pastel painting. Rae Smith and Rhoda Yanow are both passionate artists, teachers, and internationally recognized artists who have exhibited all over the world. This exhibition presents exquisite imagery from two artists who have made their mark in the world of pastel painting.

 

Pine Barrens: Life and Legends

January 30 - September 13, 2015

This historic exhibition revisits the work and play of life in the Pine Barrens. Industries of charcoal, glass, paper and iron once thrived in the Pines, while music and merrymaking filled the dance halls and stories of witches and the Jersey Devil abounded. The exhibition is a collaboration between the South Jersey Culture & History Center (SJCHC) and the Noyes Museum of Art.

Related Events:

Talk: Life & Legends of the Pines
Wednesday, February 11, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Paul W. Schopp, Associate Director, South Jersey Culture and History Center (SJCHC) at Stockton University

Film & Live Music
Thursday, February 12, 6:30 - 7:30 pm
The Pine Barrens film by David Kessler & 
The Ruins of Friendship Orchestra.

Reception and Talk: Life in the Pines
Thursday, March 26
Reception - 5:00 - 6:30 pm
Talk - 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Budd Wilson, archaeologist and Ted Gordon, botanist

Pinelands Jamboree
Thursday, April 16, 5:30 - 7: 30 pm
Music by Ong's Hat Band, refreshments in the local tradition

Pine Barrens Storytelling & Music
Saturday, May 2, 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Russell Juelg, storyteller and musician

 

MICA: THEN/NOW

January 16 - May 17, 2015

This exhibition showcases artwork of alumni from one of the nation's oldest and top rated art schools, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA). The works on exhibit have been created over the past 150 years. Viewers will experience how an individual's unique vision has developed with examples of work created early in the artists careers, as well as by their current images or objects.   

Exhibiting artists include: Stuart Abarbanel, Coleen Asper, Donald Baechler, David Brewster, Sara Dykstra, Aaron Fink, Mikel Frank & Gerard Amsellem, Joe Giordano, Peter Greaves, Rashawn Griffin, Gary Kachadourian, David Humphrey, Frank Hyder, Jane Irish, Kevin Kearney, Fawad Khan, Willie Kohler, Jeff Koons, Kevin Labadie, James Lipovac, Scott Malbaurn, Herman Maril, Joseph Maxwell Miller, Mimi Oritsky, Megan Pahmier, Jason Peters, Spoon Popkin, Courtney Puckett, Renee Rendine, Neil Riley, Deborah Rolig, Amalie Rothschild, Gina Ruggeri, Robert Salazar, Joyce Scott, Tony Shore, Aaron Sopher, Regina K. Stevens and Howie Weiss.

Curated by Mikel Frank, and Barry Nemett.
 

Related Events:

Performance 
Saturday, March 28, 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Renée Rendine, Performance Artist

Collaborative Painting Performance
Saturday, March 28, 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Mikel Frank & Gerard Amsellem; music by ETHEL

Teachers' Workshop
Tuesday, March 31, 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Light & Shadow - Tony Shore, MICA Artist and Faculty Member

Gallery Talk
Thursday, April 23, 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Co-Curator, Barry Nemett, Chair-Painting Dept., MICA and Co-Curator, Mikel Frank, MICA Artist

Film: MICA: THEN/NOW
Thursday, May 7, 6:30 - 7:30 pm
John Thornton, Director

FALL 2014 EXHIBITIONS

Janet Sullivan TurnerRetrieval and Rebirth

October 3 - January 18, 2015

Revision is at the heart of Janet Sullivan Turners assemblages, bridging the gap between past, present and future. Car parts, mannequin forms, and bits of America's industrial detritus are transformed into painted sculptures that are alive with expression, intelligence and a touch of humor. 

THE NOYES MUSEUM PERMANENT COLLECTION

June 6 - January 11, 2015

Highlights from the Noyes Museum Permanent Collection including decoys, sculpture, works on paper, and paintings.

 

The Aftermath

October 3 - January 11, 2015

From the surge of debris, raw materials, and emotions left by the hurricane, artists discovered new channels for their creativity. This exhibition is a look at how seventeen artists have responded to the devastation of Superstorm Sandy. Curated by Doug Ferrari.

George Kordis: Between Worlds

September 19 - January 4, 2015

Anchored in Byzantine tradition, Kordis' work challenges conventional ways of looking at Byzantine icon painting. Radiant images, both traditional and modern at the same time, establish corporeal connections between the image and the beholder.  

SUMMER 2014 EXHIBITIONS

Anthony J. Rudisill: National Parks America's Last Refuge

May 23 - September 21, 2014

Acclaimed wildlife painter and carver Anthony J. Rudisill captures the grandeur of the vistas of America's Western National Parks in contemporary realist paintings.

Detour: Self Taught Artists

May 16 - September 21, 2014

Painting, drawing, and sculpture by American self–taught artists of the Mid-Atlantic region. Out of the ordinary works made in aesthetic isolation with the drive of the human spirit to create.

 

Advocacy Quilts: A Voice for the Voiceless

June 6 - September 7, 2014

Twenty quilts are being loaned to the Noyes Museum by The Advocacy Project (AP), a Washington-based non-profit organization that works with community-based organizations around the world. Each quilt presents a rich and varied portrait of the challenges that face the artists, many of whom are living in exceptionally difficult conditions.
 

Karen Guancione

September 21 - August 21, 2014

Installation artist Karen Guancione presents an installation in the central gallery window exhibition space. The large-scale hanging piece is constructed of thousands of library card catalog entries, carefully designed and sewn to form one large composition.

 

Asian Artists 2014 USA Tour

May 22 - May 27, 2014

Visitors can view oil on canvas paintings from 25 artists and explore the technique, image, tone, color, form and artistry used. Contemporary art is not just a combination of the artist’s interpretation of ideas or inspiration, but is also largely influenced by art history. The pieces in this collection reflect the rich history and unique artistic style of Asia.

 

Curlee Raven Holton: In the Shadow of Contemplation

January 24 - May 18, 2014

Master printmaker, Curlee Raven Holton, explores concerns for humanity, the African-American experience, and contemporary issues.

Peggy Fox and Nancy Staub Laughlin

February 7 - May 15, 2014

Laughlin’s uniquely composed pastel still lifes sparkle with texture and color while Fox’s dramatic photographs dance with light. Each creates work that makes the inanimate come alive.

Eric Schultz: Man and the Machine 

February 7 - May 15, 2014

Ordinary objects transformed into sculptural forms. New configurations create narrative works that upon close inspection reveal everyday materials. 

Click here to watch a short clip about Eric Schultz.

Fabio Mazzieri: Memory of Material

January 31 - May 4, 2014

Known throughout central Italy, Fabio Mazzieri’s unusual canvases are neither stretched, framed or hung on the gallery walls but are hung as dramatic installations to be viewed in three dimensions. 

Click here to watch a short clip about Fabio Mazzieri. 

 

The Noyes Museum of Art Associate Artist Exhibition

December 6 - January 19, 2014

The exhibition showcases the work of thirty two artists creating outstanding artwork throughout the state of New Jersey. The Associate Artist Members of the Noyes Museum of Art are a group of emerging artists who have been awarded this competitive designation from the museum. From photography to fine oil paintings, this exhibit is an eclectic mix of unique works.

FALL 2013 EXHIBITIONS

John Pierce Barnes (1893-1954)

October 4 - January 26, 2014

Presenting the work of Pennsylvania Impressionist, John Pierce Barnes. A student of the acclaimed impressionist Daniel Garber, Barnes paints with rigorous strokes and bold hues rendered in impressionist and pointillist styles. Barnes’ landscapes were created from 1920-1930 in Bucks, Chester, and Delaware Counties. This once hidden collection of pastels resurfaces in this exciting exhibition bringing the talented artist to light.

 

Noise@Noyes: MOVIS

September 20 - January 12, 2014

MOVIS presents Noise@Noyes. The two and three dimensional works will include or reference sound in some way – either literally or symbolically. Through the use of photography, sculpture, installation and sound the artists present concepts related to noise. The Princeton art group, Movis, formed in 2006 and created their first exhibition two years later at Rutgers University.

 

Victor Grasso: Fable

September 13 - January 5, 2014

In Fable, Cape May artist Victor Grasso presents 13 masterfully rendered oil paintings that re-imagined legendary narratives. The paintings are dark, contemporary and slick, as Grasso combines objects in unexpected ways. Myths and legends including Crazy Horse, Icarus, and Aphrodite are presented not as literal interpretations of storied characters, but conceptual representations as Grasso chooses to see them.

 

The Noyes Museum of Art Signature Artist Exhibition

September 6 - November 24, 2013

From intricate wooden sculptures to fabric compositions and fine oil paintings the exhibit is an eclectic mix of unique works from the Noyes Museum’s Signature Artists.

Hands-On Woodworking Demonstration during “Family Fun Day”: Glenn Guarino

Saturday, October 19, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm


SUMMER 2013 EXHIBITIONS

Celebrating Fred W. Noyes, Jr.

May 27 - September 23, 2013

The Noyes Museum of Art celebrates 30 years with an exhibition of the works of its founder, Fred Noyes.  Filled with lush color and whimsical forms, these paintings are at once uniquely Fred and uniquely southern New Jersey.

Victorian New Jersey:

Photographs by Guillermo Thorn
From the Kean University Collection

May 3 - September 1, 2013

Victorian New Jersey: Photographs by Guillermo Thorn offers a rare glimpse into life at the Jersey Shore in the 1880s and 1890s. Images of Cape May, Ocean Grove and Asbury Park transport the viewer to an age of timeless beauty. A pioneering photographer, Thorn documents rural landscape, architecture and life in small town America providing a valuable resource toward understanding our nation at the end of the 19th century.

 

Wild Worlds: Lori Field, Brian Meunier, Sally McInerney

May 3 - September 2, 2013

Wild Worlds is a journey of imagination into the enchanted forests and visual myths of Lori Field, Brian Meunier, and Sally McInerney. Recognizable subjects are juxtaposed in unexpected combinations. Tinkering with nature, created beings both humanistic and whimsical, evoke mysterious worlds of the artists’ own creation.

 

Margery Amdur

June 7 - September 8, 2013

Rutgers-Camden artist Margery Amdur creates extraordinary constructions in three dimensions. In this solo exhibition Amdur presents her latest series, called Amass, an intersection of nature and architecture, with connections to topographical maps as well as living things. Her installations are composed of thousands of small sponges and colors both bold and nuanced. This new body of work maintains Amdur’s commitment to using commonplace materials and simple building techniques that in the end yield large scale, multi-faceted constructions.

 

WINTER 2013 EXHIBITIONS

Pat Witt: Art Spirit

February1 - May 26, 2013

For over fifty years Pat Witt has captured the light, wind, sense of place and time in her profound wetlands paintings. Pure in art, pure in spirit Witt embraced, encouraged and inspired four generations in the creation of art. This exhibition is a celebration of Pat Witt and what it is that makes us human.

Earl B. Lewis: National Treasure

January 25 - May 19, 2013

EarlB. Lewis, visual interpreter and visionary, uses watercolor to evoke emotion in his works. An acclaimed illustrator of more than fifty books for children, he is recognized for bringing to life stories that touch the heart. In this exhibition Lewis presents his latest body of work, which illuminates the faces of society’s hidden treasures: the children. His brilliant work bridges the world of fine art and illustration and is collected nationally.

 

Prints from the Noyes Permanent Collection

February 8 - May 12, 2013

Presenting the work of printmakers Jerome Kaplan, Hulda D. Robbins, and Benton Spruance from the 1940s, 50s and 60s. Themes reflect fragments of memory, biblical narratives, and everyday life on the streets.

 

 

The Art of Conflict

January 18 - April 21, 2013

The Art of Conflict confronts the themes of identity in war, conflict and displacement. The exhibition offers an opportunity for artist’s voices to speak about how conflict has changed lives in places around the world. In visual language artists will tell the story of struggle, survival and hope. Featured artists include: Rajie Cook, David Keefe, Veru Narula, Rhonda Wall and works from Combat Paper NJ.

 

FALL 2012 EXHIBITIONS

Noyes Signature Artists

September 7 - November 25, 2013

Works including paintings, drawings, photography, sculpture and mixed media presented by The Noyes Museum of Art Signature Artists. The exhibition showcases the work of these established professional artists creating outstanding artwork throughout the state of New Jersey.

 

Feast for the Eyes: The Art of Food

September 14 - January 13, 2013

The exhibition will present food not merely as sustenance, but as cultural expression, a source of comfort, obsession, a symbol of prosperity and cause for

 

 

 

Dendrology: The Nature of Trees

September 21 - January 20, 2013

Artists offer their interpretations of trees as integral to our environment and as metaphors for human concerns. Themes of deforestation, growth, interdependence, and sustainability are presented in a variety of media.

 

Finding Home: Seth Camm

October 5 - January 27, 2013

A compelling exhibition of poignant portraits of the homeless by artist Seth Camm. Through collaboration with the Atlantic City Rescue Mission the exhibition, and complementary audio and video presentations, will give voice to those afflicted by poverty and raise awareness of their plight.