Court Gallery, Ben Shahn Center for the Visual Arts
Here/Now, an annual exhibition featuring William Paterson University student artwork, will be on view at the William Paterson University Galleries from April 10 through May 5, 2023. An award ceremony will take place on Tuesday, April 18 from 12:30 – 1:00 p.m., followed by an opening reception from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m., in the Court Gallery, Ben Shahn Center for the Visual Arts.
Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and on Saturday, April 29, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. On view in the Court Gallery, this exhibition showcases a variety of media including drawing, illustration, painting, photography, sculpture, textiles, animation, and graphic design. William Paterson University Department of Art faculty members James Blasi, Julie Nagle, Steve Rittler, and Robin Schwartz juried the exhibition.
Artists featured in the exhibition include: Wolanssa Adera (Madison, NJ), Taiwo Adeyefa (South Orange, NJ), J. Alarcon (Totowa, NJ), Jayden Almodovar-Morrow (Princeton, NJ), Thomas Arrigoni (Nutley, NJ), Dante’ D. Blucher (Woodland Park, NJ), Katheen Burrough (Little Falls, NJ), Miguel Carmona (Teaneck, NJ), Bailley Coddington-Salvato (Vernon, NJ), Raymond Columna (Little Falls, NJ), Samantha Corbett (Wayne, NJ), Armand Dias (Perth Amboy, NJ), Tara Egan (Flanders, NJ), Adam Garvey (Blauvelt, NY), Dylan Green (Cedar Grove, NJ), Anthony Jarama (Bloomingdale, NJ), Claire Johnson (Cranford, NJ), Nicole Kiziuk (Teaneck, NJ), Maeve Klepper (Ocean Grove, NJ), James Koegler (Parsippany, NJ), David Lopez (Clifton, NJ), Piero Lopez Rodriguez-Gaona (Wharton, NJ), Jay Manansala (Hackensack, NJ), Nicholas Minadeo (Totowa, NJ), Fabio Miyashiro (Pompton Lakes, NJ), Makeda Moore (Plainfield, NJ), Allison Mucaro (Hackensack, NJ), Kathryn O’Neill (Butler, NJ), Rael Palao (Waldwick, NJ), Angelina Pinho (Butler, NJ), Adam Remeniski (Mt. Laurel, NJ), Jaden Rivera (Clifton, NJ), Fernando A. Roman (Pompton Lakes, NJ), Adalberto Santana (Clifton, NJ), Savana Small (Newark, NJ), Hiromi Takezawa (Little Ferry, NJ), Ariel Vallejo (Montague, NJ), Katrina Van Grouw (Pompton Plains, NJ), Allison Marie Venegas (Carlstadt, NJ), and Justin Yi (Palisades Park, NJ).
Here/Now is one of three exhibitions on view concurrently in the William Paterson University Galleries on view through May 5, 2023. Myles Dunigan: Sacrifice Zones, on view in the East Gallery, features mixed media artworks, prints, and installations by the Grand Prize recipient of the 2020 Ink, Press, Repeat exhibition.
El Cartel/The Poster: Puerto Rican Graphics will be on view in South Gallery. Curated by Alejandro Anreus, WP professor of art history and Latin American/Latinx studies, this exhibition showcases printed posters created by leading Puerto Rican and Nuyorican printmakers drawn from an impressive collection formed and recently donated to the William Paterson University Galleries by artist Gloria Rodríguez Calero.
This exhibition was made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. The William Paterson University Galleries are wheelchair-accessible. Large-print educational materials are available. For additional information, please call the William Paterson University Galleries at 973-720-2654.
Opening Reception: Tuesday, April 18 | 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.Award Ceremony: 12:30 – 1:00 p.m. | Court Gallery
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