The Center for New Art has been active hosting Artist’s Lectures, Symposia, Artists in Residence programs, and exhibitions in tandem with the University Galleries.

2014 will see that addition of an artist’s incubator program where artists can apply for micro residencies to accomplish a specific task or learn about a specific resource.

Visiting Artists have included Michael Szivos, William Pappenheimer, Hasan Elahi, Eve Andre Larame, Marcia Wok Kure, Carla Ganis, Patrick Lichty, Sabine Flach, Heather Darcy Bhandari, Nancy Hightower, Alex Mcleod, Joe Scorsone and Alice Drueding, Suzanne Anker, and many others.

Artist in Residence include Katie Schimert, Richard Klein, Michael Joaquin Grey, Christopher Manzione, and Benjamin Phelan.


2013 Benjamin Phelan Energy Lattice (2013 Artist in Residence)

2010 The Real Fake, co curated with Rachel Clarke, Claudia Hart and Michael Rees, University Galleries, William Paterson University

2010 Really Fake, co curated by Michael Rees and Chris Manzione an augmented reality exhibition on campus. 

2010 Alpha to Zeta: A collaborative Digital Sculpture Exhibition, curated by Suzanne Anker and Michael Rees exhibited at the Visual Arts Galleries at the School of Visual Art and Power Art Annex Gallery at William Paterson University.

2009 Social Object: Sculpture and Software, chelsea Art Museum. Students participate in the creation of alphabets for the Sculptural User Interface, used in the software.

2012-2014 Collaboration with the WPUNJ Education program in a Dodge Grant as part of a STEM to STEAM Initiative at East Side High School in Paterson, New Jersey.