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Asha Ganpat’s ‘Booty’ evokes desire at Montclair’s 73 See Gallery

'Booty' By Asha Ganpat Through Nov. 573 See Gallery 73 C Pine St.73seegallery.com 973-746-8737 ashaganpat.com  By GIOYA MCRAE For Montclair Local Trinidad-born Montclair resident Asha Ganpat has been selling her art since fifth grade. Ganpat knew...

The stages of art, and the stages of life: Ben Wilson at Montclair State...

The retrospective “Ben Wilson: From Social Realism to Abstraction,” which runs through Saturday, Nov. 4, at Montclair State University’s George Segal Gallery, is the first survey of Wilson’s entire career.

Studio Montclair asks for art that celebrates

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Studio Montclair invites submissions of art that “celebrates celebrating.”SMI writes that they are “interested in work inspired by victories and achievements, like the joy of a job well done,...
LIGHT OF DAY

Culture in brief: ‘Good Works’ opens at Studio Montclair

Studio Montclair (SMI)'s “Good Works,” an exhibition celebrating volunteer artist members is on view through Feb. 23  at the SMI Gallery, 127 Bloomfield Ave.
Healing Through Art

Studio Montclair presents ‘Healing Through Art’

The curative powers of art are the subject of a new exhibit of works from 26 artists, titled “Healing Through Art,” on exhibit at the Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Ave., April 2-29....
NEA

Montclair arts groups speak out for the NEA

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsWhen Jazz House Kids first presented a Montclair Jazz Festival, “we were on a raised grass and rock platform in Nishuane park,” said Melissa Walker, founder and president of the festival’s producing...

Artists and crafters return to Brookdale Park

More than 150 fine artists and fine craftspeople will share their talents at the 29th annual Spring Fine Art and Crafts at Essex County’s Brookdale Park show June 17 and 18 from 10 a.m....
Hornets in my Head

Culture in brief: applications for SMI exhibit

Studio Montclair Inc. is open for applications for "Discovery in the Details," through Feb. 17.
Konner

Lynn Konner: creating art and joy

"For My Beautiful Son Adam" by Lynn Konner at Berkshire Hathaway is a tribute to her late son, who encouraged her to return to making art.
state of the art

State of the Art 2019 comes home to Studio Montclair

Studio Montclair's members' show, State of the Art 2019, runs through Aug. 9. It is the first time SMI has held this show in its own gallery.