Past Exhibitions

April 14 - May 15, 2015

Opening reception: Sunday, April 12, 2:00 - 4:00pm 

 

Debra Priestly, Mattoon #4, 2001, Mixed media, 18 x 24 inches

 

Body and Soul: Selections from the Petrucci Family Foundation Collection of African American Art

South and East Galleries

 
Press release


Artist Talk: Debra Priestly

Thursday, May 7, 11:00am - 12:30pm

Cheng Library Auditorium

 

 

 

Carly Crisanti, Songs on Wood, 2014, Mixed media, 24 x 24 inches

 
 
Profiles of the Future: The Annual Student Art Association Exhibition
 
Court Gallery

 


Award Ceremony

Tuesday, April 21, 12:30 - 2:00 pm

Court Gallery

 

 

January 20 - March 27, 2015

 

Maria Lux, Float (detail), 2015, Photo credit: Jessica Talos

 

Float: New Work by Maria Lux 

East Gallery

 

Maria Lux showcases a cross-disciplinary installation created during the fall 2014 WP Artist-in-Residency program that explores animals and the essential role they play in human understanding.

 

Press release

 

 

Exhibition catalogue

 


Opening Reception

Tuesday, January 20, 12:30 - 2:00 pm

 

Artist Talk: Maria Lux

Tuesday, January 20, 2:00 - 3:30 pm

Cheng Library Auditorium

 

 

 

 

Joseph Gerard Sabatino, Trick or Treat (detail), 2006-2007

  

Close Encounters: Milcah Bassel, Gianluca Bianchino, and Joseph Gerard Sabatino

Court Gallery

 

Three site-specific installations respond to the gallery's architecture and investigate the visitor's perception of physical and visual experiences that are both illusive and tangible in nature.

 

Press release

 

Opening Reception

Sunday, January 25, 2:00 - 4:00 pm

 

 

January 25 - March 27, 2015

  

Zhiping Lu, Porcelain - China Splendid Apparel2009

 

Zhiping Lu: Aesthetics of Printmaking

South Gallery

 

Organized by the Liu Haisu Museum in collaboration with the Center for Chinese Art at William Paterson University, this exhibition features silkscreen prints by master printmaker Zhiping Lu.

Press release


Opening Reception

Sunday, January 25, 2:00 - 4:00 pm 

 


 

 

November 3 - December 12, 2014

Opening reception: Sunday, November 9, 2014, 2:00 - 4:00pm

Donald Furst, Afterglow, 2013, Mezzotint, 16 x 12 inches, Courtesy of the artist

 

Ink, Press, Repeat: National Juried Printmaking and Book Art Exhibition

Court Gallery

 

Juried by Susan Tallman, art historian and Editor-in-Chief of Art in Print, this exhibition presents a selection of contemporary prints and artists’ books.

Ben Anderson, Miguel Aragon, Steven Arnerich, Cynthia Back, Janet Best Badger, Diana Behl, James Boychuk-Hunter, Veronica Ceci, Edwige Charlot, Brian Cohen, Michael Dal Cerro, Robert Darabos, Raymond DeCicco, Alyssa Delly, Aubrey DiDonato, James Dormer, Holly Downing, Amze Emmons, Cathleen Ficht, Kim W. Fink, Jenny Freestone, Donald Furst, Robin Gibson, Marsha Goldberg, Brett Groves, Mario Laplante, Anthony Lazorko, Christina Massey, Anna Mavromatis, Amy Pirkle, Michelle Ray, Red Butte Press, Celeste Regal, Carrie Scanga, Ayumi Shibata, Charlee Swanson, and Josh Winkler.

Press Release

Exhibition Catalogue

Images of Artwork

 

Juror's Talk

Monday, November 10, 2014, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Juror Susan Tallman discusses contemporary printmaking and her selections for Ink, Press, Repeat: A National Juried Printmaking and Book Art Exhibition.

 

November 3 - December 12, 2014

Opening reception: Sunday, November 9, 2014, 2:00 - 4:00pm

Yuji Hiratsuka, Permian Utopia, 2014, Intaglio, 36 x 24 inches, Courtesy of the artist

 

Tall Tales: Recent Work by Yuji Hiratsuka

East Gallery

 

A showcase of prints, drawings, and artists’ books by the grand prize recipient of the 2013 Ink, Press, Repeat: A National Juried Printmaking and Book Art Exhibition.

 

September 8 - December 12, 2014

Opening reception: Sunday, September 21, 2014, 2:00 - 4:00pm

Thomas Edison, Replica of First Incandescent Lamp, 1929, Glass, wood, brass, carbon filament, 7 x 4 x 4 inches, Collection of the National Park Service, Thomas Edison National Historical Park; Photo courtesy of the National Park Service, Thomas Edison National Historical Park

 

35 in 350: The Story of New Jersey

South Gallery

 

As part of statewide celebrations of New Jersey’s 350th Anniversary, this exhibition highlights everyday people living and working in New Jersey. Individuals and organizations from varying parts of the state have selected an object, place, or event that reflects their experience of New Jersey. The exhibition displays thirty-five objects ranging from audio recordings to paintings, photographs, and personal belongings.

Press Release

Exhibition Catalogue

Images of Artwork

 

Panel Discussion: A Place We Call Home

Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 2:00 – 3:15 pm

Organized in conjunction with the exhibition, 35 in 350: The Story of New Jersey, panelists share historical, cultural and political perspectives on the "Garden State."


 

September 8 - October 17, 2014 
 
Opening reception: Sunday, September 21, 2014, 2:00 - 4:00pm

 

 

Lauren Razzore, Robot and Holofernes, 2014, Digital print,12 x 15 inches, Courtesy of the artist

 

Faculty Exhibition
 
Court and East Galleries
 
 
This exhibition showcases recent innovative artwork in varied media by the faculty of William Paterson University’s Art Department.
 

Artists: Miriam Bisceglia, James Blasi, Kevin Brownie, Giovanna Cecchetti, Kyle Coniglio, Angela DeLaura, Ming Fay, Eileen Foti, Andrea Geller, David Horton, Alan Lazarus, Elaine Lorenz, Charles Magistro, Leslie Nobler, Lily Prince, Lauren Razzore, Michael Rees, Robin Schwartz, Steve Rittler, William Truran, Tom Uhlein, Michael Wolf, David Zavracky 

Press release

Images of artwork

 

Faculty Exhibition Panel Discussion

Thursday, September 18, 2014, 11:00 am – 12:30pm

A conversation with WPU Art Department faculty about their diverse artistic practices. The panelists include the following Professors of Art: Andrea Gellar, Lauren Razzore, Steve Rittler, and David Zavracky.