NJ: The Gallery at Mercer County Community College is exhibiting
Mercer County Artists 2007 now through Feb. 16. This is the 35th
anniversary of the annual exhibit, a collaboration between the
college and The Mercer County Cultural and Heritage Commission.
for more than three decades, Mercer County Artists has featured
some of the region's most talented artists. Works in all media
are exhibited, by both well-established and emerging artists.
(Photography is featured in a separate county show.)
This year the highly esteemed art critic, Burt Wasserman, served
as juror. A well-established artist in his own right who taught
fine arts and art appreciation courses for many years at Rowan
University, Mr. Wasserman presently writes for the Philadelphia-based
art newspaper, Art Matters. Mr. Wasserman selected several works
for Honorable Mention, and one piece, Harry I. Naar's "Cadence,"
for the Utrecht Best in Show award. This is the second year that
Utrecht Art Supplies has underwritten this prestigious award.
director of the Division of Culture and Heritage, Idamis Perez
Margicin, and her staff selected three works for the Mercer County
Purchase Awards. Those works will become part of the county's
permanent fine arts collection, housed in the McDade Administration
Building in Trenton.
is located in the Communications Building, second floor, on the
college's West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. For additional
information and Gallery hours for this exhibit, e-mail email@example.com
or call 609-570-3589.
is supported, in part, by the Mercer County Cultural & Heritage
Commission, through a grant from the County Board of Freeholders
and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State.