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ValleyArts Members Show Opening Reception
Jun
14
5:00 PM17:00

ValleyArts Members Show Opening Reception

We are excited to present this exhibit of work from our Artist Members. Our members come from a wide spectrum of art disciplines and this show will have something for everyone to enjoy.

Join us at the opening reception to meet the artists and take in the art.

Show runs through July 30, 2018

Gallery Hours:
Tue-Sat 9-5
Sun 11-3

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Open Orange Artist Talk and Closing
Jun
9
3:00 PM15:00

Open Orange Artist Talk and Closing

Join us for the closing reception of Open Orange 2018. The afternoon will start with an artist talk and be followed my mingling and conversation with the artists. Don't miss this final opportunity to see this beautiful show.

Open Orange is our flagship art exhibition. It's an annual juried contemporary show open to NJ and NYC metropolitan area artists, 18 and over, working in two-dimensional media. Each year, we carefully select independent jurors to select the work to be exhibited as well as the Best in Show winner.

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Open Orange Opening Reception
May
10
6:00 PM18:00

Open Orange Opening Reception

Join us for the opening reception of Open Orange 2018. See the work, meet the artists, and enjoy conversation and a glass of wine. Best in Show winner will be announced during the evening.

Open Orange is our flagship art exhibition. It's an annual juried contemporary show open to NJ and NYC metropolitan area artists, 18 and over, working in two-dimensional media. Each year, we carefully select independent jurors to select the work to be exhibited as well as the Best in Show winner.

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Art and Music Benefit for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief
Oct
19
5:00 PM17:00

Art and Music Benefit for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief

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Featuring Frank Meo's Mind Prints series in the Community Gallery and live music in the courtyard. Food, drink, and a great time for a good cause.

Suggested donation of $10 at the door. 100% of donations and 50% of art sales go directly to hurricane relief. Item donations accepted as well. 

Music Lineup:
6:00pm: Ariana Gates & Chrissie Limos
6:30pm: Ito
7:00pm: Switch Mob
8:00pm: Genii Collective
9:00pm: The One 50 Project

Mind Prints: A thought-provoking collection of words without pictures illustrating the creative spark in each of us. Over forty framed prints relating major news stories and cultural phenomena, each graphically illustrated in the viewer’s imagination.

Donations will go to the Hispanic Federation's Unidos Fund for hurricane relief. All supplies will be collected in the name of Iglesia Presbiteriana en Country Club, Carolina, Puerto Rico.

Items needed:
  - Toothpaste
  - Hand soap
  - Baby wipes
  - Paper Towels
  - Feminine hygiene products
  - Plastic bags
  - Toilet paper
  - Diapers
  - Bottles of water
  - Crackers
  - Non-perishable canned foods

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Open Orange Reception and Artist Talk
Jun
10
3:00 PM15:00

Open Orange Reception and Artist Talk

Join us for the artist talk and closing celebration for our annual Open Orange juried contemporary art exhibition.

Hear the artists speak about their process and work, then mingle and enjoy wine, music, and light bites while viewing this exhibit of two dimensional work from local NJ and NYC metropolitan area artists.

Artist Talk: Saturday, June 10, 2017, 3pm-5pm
Closing Celebration: Saturday, June 10, 2017, 5pm-7pm

 

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Open Orange Art Exhibit
May
11
to Jun 10

Open Orange Art Exhibit

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Opening Reception Thursday, May 11, 6-9pm at the Community Gallery at ValleyArts. Exhibit runs through June 10.

Open Orange 2017 is a juried exhibition of contemporary art from NJ and NYC metropolitan area artists working in two-dimensional media.

The exhibition is shown in the ValleyArts Community Gallery in the Valley Arts District, and celebrates this growing artist community. Open Orange is a project of the ValleyArts Visual Arts Advisory Committee and is chaired by Jeremy Moss, who is the Deputy Director of ValleyArts. Open Orange was founded by Nigel Freeman and Jeremy Moss.

The nationally prominent jurors are:
Diedre Harris-Kelley: co-director and curatorial lead of the Romare Beardon Foundation and an accomplished artist.
Nigel Freeman: director of African-American Fine Art at Swann Auction Galleries, advisory board member of the Hampton University Museum in Virginia, and print appraiser on the PBS show, Antiques Roadshow.
Caro Kalb-Marr curator and owner of Gallery Ovo. Daughter of an accomplished artist, Kalb-Marr has spent her whole life in the art world.

Community Gallery Hours:
Monday to Friday, 10am – 5pm; Saturdays, 10am – 4pm; Sundays, 11pm – 4pm. You may also arrange appointments for other times by calling 862 252 7035.

ABOUT THE COMMUNITY GALLERY
The ValleyArts Community Gallery, located at 400 S.Jefferson Street in Orange, is a beautiful new space that opened in 2017 as a signature visual gallery space for ValleyArts and its artists. The gallery hosts an array of exhibitions, shows, and events throughout the year. 

 

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Color of Energy / Energy of Color
Feb
4
7:00 PM19:00

Color of Energy / Energy of Color

Co-curated by Aida Jones and Mikel Frank “The Color of Energy; Energy of Color” exhibition focuses on highly expressive paintings that embrace color, gestural marks, shapes, textures and forms to create energetic works. 

The exhibition opens Saturday, February 4th with an artist talk and reception at 7pm at the Firehouse Gallery. The evening includes an opportunity to meet the artists on exhibit, live musical performance by Steve Jones and an open wine bar. The show highlights art from 25 artists whose juried paintings represent energy and vitality through a variety of artistic techniques. All pieces are for sale and are on exhibit through February 25.

To learn more about the artists and the exhibit go to: https://sites.google.com/site/colorofenergyexhibit/

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Open Orange 2016
May
12
to Jun 12

Open Orange 2016

Opening Reception: Thursday May 12, 6pm-9pm.

Artist Talk: Saturday June 11, 3pm-5pm

Closing Reception: Saturday June 11, 5pm-7pm

Gallery Hours: Saturdays, 12noon-4pm and by appointment.

All events at the Firehouse Gallery, 580 Forest St, Orange, NJ.

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Apr
5
to May 5

Stuart Tyson Photography-Points of View

Firehouse Gallery
580 Forest Street Orange NJ
ON VIEW: April 5-May 5
Opening Reception Thursday April 7, 7pm - 9pm.

Stuart Tyson is a commercial and fine art photographer based in New York and Orange NJ, whose clients include Marie Claire, Harper’s Bazaar and Vanity Fair, to name a few.

Born in Yorkshire, England, Tyson studied bio-chemistry before falling in love with photography. His photographs have appeared in over 50 publications worldwide and his fine art images adorn the walls of many institutions, corporations and private collections.

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