Windsor, N.J. - The talents of 76 Mercer County artists will
be on display at the Gallery at Mercer County Community College
in the exhibit, "Mercer County Artists 2012,"
which runs from March 6 to April 5. The community is invited
to the Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony, to be held Wednesday,
March 7 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The awards ceremony will begin
at 6 p.m. with representatives from the college, the county
and the West Windsor Arts Council on hand to make presentations.
The MCCC Gallery is located on the second floor of the Communication
Building on Mercer's West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton
Jeffrey Wechsler juried this year's exhibition. Most recently,
Mr. Wechsler was senior art curator at the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli
Museum at Rutgers University/New Brunswick. He has selected
78 works of art, 18 of which are sculptural, for this year's
show. He also selected the Best in Show, two Juror's Choice
and six Honorable Mention awards, which will be announced
at the reception on March 7.
According to MCCC Gallery Director/Curator Tricia Fagan, a
record-breaking 175 artists entered 288 works of art for consideration,
making this one of the county's most selective shows.
hours are: Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Wednesday, 9 a.m. to
3 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.; and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and
3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
The exhibition is co-sponsored by and supported through a
grant from the Mercer County Cultural and Heritage Commission,
with funding from the New Jersey State Council of the Arts/Department
of State, a partner of the National Endowment for the Arts.
more information about exhibits at the MCCC Gallery, visit
the Gallery website here.
Directions to the campus and a campus map can be found here.