ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is hosting artworks from the Westfield Art Association, currently on exhibit at the Freeholders Gallery through October 31. The gallery is located on the 6th floor of the Union County Administration Building, 10 Elizabethtown Plaza in Elizabeth. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.
“The Freeholders Gallery provides an opportunity for the public to connect with Union County residents from all walks of life, who contribute their passion for creative expression to enrich our community, said Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados. “We are very proud to host this new exhibit by the Westfield Art Association.”
Artworks in this exhibit include works by local artists Dante Bonardi, Arlene Carallo, Anne Castellano, John V. Curch, Paul Federico, Maxine King, Avi Kiriakatis, Constantine Kiriakatis, Jean Literate, Hedviga Matiejunas, Jim Temple, Barbara Wallace, Vickie Williams and Jocelyn Wong.
Founded in 1922, the Westfield Art Association is the oldest independent arts organization in the state of New Jersey. A non-profit volunteer organization, it provides art education and public exhibits and actively encourages its members in the pursuit and development of their individual artistic goals and growth. The Westfield Art Association welcomes all artistic mediums and all levels of experience.
Public art events organized by the Westfield Art Association include art education lectures, hands-on art studio workshops, gallery exhibits, outdoor art exhibitions and pop-up galleries in Westfield restaurants and storefront windows.
The Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs, part of the Department of Parks and Recreation, coordinates the exhibits displayed at the Freeholders Gallery.
For more information about this and other programs and services related to the arts and history in Union County, contact the Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs at email@example.com or call 908-558-2550 (NJ Relay users dial 711).
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