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Contemporary Art Group Show Reception
The Watchung Arts Center will present the works of the Contemporary Art Group and solo artist Matthew Allen Wilson from May 1 through May 25.
The Upper Gallery features The Contemporary Art Group’s 2012 Members' Show "Patterns in Nature” and will feature artists from various counties in the North Central Jersey area. This show promises to be a dynamic exploration of the theme "Patterns in Nature", which artists investigate through a variety of media and styles. Art on display includes works in acrylic, oils, watercolor, pastel, encaustic, collage, photography and sculpture.
All are invited to a reception on Sunday, May 6 from 1:00 to 4:00. The event will be highlighted by the artistry of renowned jazz duo Pam Purvis and Bob Ackerman, who perform jazz standards with lushness and flair.
In addition to the spectacular Upper Gallery exhibition, the Lower Gallery will house the alluring works of artist Matthew Allen Wilson a New Jersey based artist. His recent work focuses on the repetition involved in our day to day routines and the small moments that gradually build over time. More information on this talented artist can be found on his website at matthewwilson.com.
The Contemporary Art Group is affiliated with the Watchung Arts Center, and offers its members opportunities to exhibit their work in group and solo shows at the Watchung Arts Center as well as other venues throughout the year.
The Watchung Arts Center is located at 18 Stirling Road, Watchung, 07069. The center offers new art exhibits monthly, presents music, comedy and improv performances, classes in art, meditation, dance and yoga. Gallery hours are Wednesday – Friday from 12 – 3 PM and Saturday by Appt. only . For more information please call 908 753 0190, or visit www.watchungarts.org.
Not just for Watchung residents, this multi-disciplinary performing arts center is situated between Watchung’s beautiful lakes. The Center is housed in a hundred plus year old school house. A charming building with an airy but intimate atmosphere one can see abstract works, oils, encaustic, fiber and more.
More About Watchung Arts Center
The Watchung Arts Center is a nonprofit, volunteer-run organization dedicated to showcasing the work of established and emerging artists in the performing and visual arts. The center hosts fine arts, music and comedy events, in addition to offering are a variety of classes and workshops for students of all ages. Located in a historic building on Stirling Road, the center features the 100-seat upper gallery on the second floor and the lower gallery, a lobby, a kitchen and a classroom/studio on the first floor. Visit its website for membership, program and upcoming event information.
Other events here
- Saturday Morning Zumba at the Watchung Arts Center Sat, May 25, 10:30 am–11:30 pm
- THE THREE PIANO DIVAS TO HONOR FOUNDER OF CLASSICAL SERIES WITH SPECIAL PERFORMANCE AT THE WATCHUNG ARTS CENTER Sat, Jun 1, 8:00 pm–10:00 pm