A Small Works Exhibition
The exhibit titled “Little Things” showcased art in different media from New Jersey based artists. All of the art was under 16" in size.
Anette Juliano, Asja Jung , Carla Valentino, Carol Magnatta, Elaine Shor, Emilia Durkin, Gwynneth Green, Jodi Gerbi, Josie Capozzi, Judith Mugrace, Karey Maurice, Kevin Jakubowski, Lee Leonard, Lori Heninger, Lou Storey, Maggie Brown, Mallory Massara, Meagan Impellizzeri, Michelle Renee Bernard, Michelle Soslau, Sandy Taylor
12 Local Artists
This exhibit focused on artists' interpretations of ideas of the home as a place and as a feeling. Through different media, these artists explored the theme of home in a literal and metaphorical sense, theirs or someone else's, homes of humans and animals, and from inside and outside.
Carla Valentino, Heather Brown Cadalzo, Jill Alexander, Joe La Mattina, Jose Arvelo, Judi Hull, Judith Mugrace, Maryann Vitiello, Michelle Renee Bernard, Scott Lukacs, Brittany James, Patrick Schiavino
"Peace In The Chaos"
Local Artists and Poets
This exhibit featured the work of 12 local artists and 4 poets curated by Brittany James. It was a showcase of art in different media from New York and New Jersey based artists who used the meditative power of creating art to find peace in the chaos during the past year. “Peace In The Chaos” focused specifically on artists who convey their emotions through the creative process. The exhibit displayed a wide range of media from sculpture to painting to poetry.
artists: Brittany James, Caitlin Kohl, Carol Magnatta, Elizabeth Gregory-Gruen, Ernest Wildenhain, Fermin Mendoza, Jennifer Santa Maria, Jessica Matier, Mallory Massara, Patrick Schiavino, Rupa DasGupta, and Vicki Zilatis Stoeckel. In addition, a book of poetry featuring Chris Rockwell, Mark Brunetti, Solange Claws, and Thomas Fucaloro, was on display and for sale with all proceeds going to Asbury Book Cooperative. The collection of poems chosen for “Peace In The Chaos” were written during National Poetry Month during the social quarantine of 2020.
"Glow For Joe"
The Art of Joe Harvard
A retrospective art exhibition of the work of the late artist, musician, and author Joe “Harvard” (born Joseph Incagnoli), a mainstay of the thriving artists’ community in Asbury Park. Mr. Harvard was honored by Asbury Underground, art629 Gallery, and his many friends in a celebration of his life and spirit. Over 60 black light sculptures were on display at the gallery with the opening celebration done in complete darkness with only the art illuminated by black light. 100% of sales were donated to the Joe Harvard Fund.
The exhibit was a showcase of the artist’s most recent work, which he referred to as, “found object ‘trash art’ and black lit Day-Glo work”