The Visual Arts Gallery and the Harold B. Lemmerman Gallery
Visual Arts Building, basement 100 Culver Avenue and Hepburn Hall, Room 323 2039 Kennedy Blvd.
Jersey city, NJ 07305
Contact: saina moazami
Phone: (201) 200-3214
Age recommendation: All Ages
A panel discussion, “The Embankment on My Mind: Bridging Science and Art,” will be offered weekdays from Nov. 1 - Dec. 16.
The Embankment on My Mind exhibits original art inspired by a grassroots preservation initiative that holds the promise of transforming Jersey City's treatment of open space and an emerging trail system. Sixteen botanical artists depicting local flora join 28 artists with wide-ranging responses to the site, a massive stone rail embankment in the Downtown.
Participating artists working in varied media: Anonda Bell, Anthony Boone, Jennifer Krause Chapeau, Paul Ching-Bor, Nancy Cohen, Santiago Cohen, Kim Correro, Beth Dary, Kate Dodd, Edward Fausty, Eileen Ferara, Jaz Graf, Ellie Irons, Deirdre Kennedy, Kay Kenny, Zoe Keramea, Kerry Kolenut, Robert Lach, Candy Le Sueur, Anne Novado, William Ortega, Anne Percoco, Mayumi Sarai, Barbara Seddon, Linda Streicher, MJ Tyson, Loura van der Meule.
Artists depicting flora and fauna along the Harsimus Branch: Nicole Christian, Kari Englehardt, Christiane Fashek, Margaret G. Garrison, Rose Marie James, Corinne Lapin-Cohen, Katy Lyness, Tammy S. McEntee, Donna Miskend, Dick Rauh, Monica Ray, Jeanne Reiner, Clara L. Richardson, Meryl Sheetz, Elizabeth White-Pultz, Sarah Yu.
A reception will be held from 3 - 6 pm Nov. 5 at both galleries.
On Nov. 22, join in from 4:30 - 6:30 pm at 202 Gothic Lounge, Hepburn Hall and virtually.
The closing reception is 4 - 6 pm Dec. 16 at both galleries.