UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to present an exhibit of digital artwork by Cintia Malhotra in the gallery space at the Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs, located at 633 Pearl Street in Elizabeth.

A selection of her work entitled “Meditative States” is on display at the Pearl Street Gallery until June 7. Gallery hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays.

“We appreciate this opportunity to help one of Union County’s outstanding local artists share her creative vision with the community,” said Freeholder Chair Bette Jane Kowalski. “The exhibit showcases Ms. Malhotra’s skills as an imaginative digital artist and photographer.”

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Cintia Malhotra is a visual artist who was born and raised in Park Slope, Brooklyn before moving to Union County. Her family was involved with the local arts community. As a child, she was encouraged to explore arts many forms. Despite having a visual impairment, she chose to focus on the visual arts. Her eyesight is an important factor in her process.

Much of her photography involves a combination of abstraction and personification to create a narrative for the viewer. The titles are an important element supporting the overall vision.

To see more of Ms. Malhotra’s work, visit cindymalhotra.com/digital.

Union County artists interested in exhibiting in the Pearl Street gallery space are welcome to apply. Artists’ works must be able to be hung on a wall.

For more information about the Pearl Street Gallery or other programs, please contact the Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs at 908-558-2550 or email culturalinfo@ucnj.org. NJ Relay users can dial 711.

For all Union County programs and services visit ucnj.org, call the Public Info Line, 877-424-1234, email info@ucnj.org or use the online Contact Form.

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