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Scotch Plains Residents’ Art on Display at Union County Freeholder Gallery

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ELIZABETH, NJ -- The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced that the prize-winning artworks by County employees and their family members are on display now through July 10 in the Freeholders Gallery, of the Union County Administration Building (10 Elizabethtown Plaza, Elizabeth). The gallery on the 6th floor is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. weekdays.

The display includes works by several Scotch Plains residents: Kyree Brown-Cook (Honorable Mention, Youth 12 and Under), Marilyn Espinoza (Third Place, Professional), Debra Livingston (Honorable Mention, Professional) and Niyati Shah (Third Place, Youth 12 and Under)

The exhibit presents 17 pieces selected from among the 162 works judged at the recent 17th Annual National Arts Program Exhibit for County of Union Employees. The full exhibit was on display at Liberty Hall Center through May 22 in partnership with Elizabethtown Gas and the National Arts Program Foundation, which provides prizes and support for artists from all walks of life.

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“The works on display at the Administration Building demonstrate the rich diversity of Union County with an inspiring range of creative emotion, imagination and skill, said Freeholder Chair Sergio Granados.

Support for the exhibit was provided by a grant from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts. Exhibits at the Freeholders Gallery are coordinated by the Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs. For more information about this exhibit and other programs and services related to the arts and Union County history, contact the Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs at culturalinfo@ucnj.org or call 908-558-2550.

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