Arts Unbound fine art exhibit on display at Ethical Culture Society of Essex County

“Untitled” by Leo Jones, linoleum cut, 2014

“Untitled” by Leo Jones, linoleum cut, 2014

Arts Unbound gallery exhibits fine art and craft made by students, emerging artists and established artists living with disabilities.

Public Reception
Saturday, January 24, 7:30 – 9 pm

Ethical Culture Society of Essex County
516 Prospect Street
Maplewood, NJ 07040

“Show runs from January 21 through April 18, 2015

Stop by for a family-friendly event, enjoy refreshments and get acquainted with Arts Unbound and the Ethical Culture Society of Essex County! “Selections from the Gallery at Arts Unbound” will be on view at the Ethical Culture Society beginning with a public reception on Saturday, January 24 from 7:30-9:30pm.

On exhibit will be work by Leo Jones of Randolph, Brad Friedman of Wayne, Amy Charmatz and Tom Wade of Springfield, Gregory Smith of Livingston, David Wiley of Somerville and more. Following the opening reception, the exhibit will be on display through Saturday, April 18 during the Ethical Culture Society regular operating hours.

Don’t forget to check out the other three upcoming exhibits in the Arts Unbound Gallery, part of the Valley Arts District in Orange. “Art From the Heart” is a love-themed show opening with a gallery reception on Friday, February 6 at 5pm. “Pages” centers on art inspired by books, and will open in the gallery on Friday, March 6 at 5pm. In May, the organization will exhibit a show of “Wearable Art and Soft Sculpture,” including scarves designed by Tom Yezza and Avary Waldron and quilts created by students in the Generations program. For more information and to submit artwork for these shows, please visit their website at www.artsunbound.org.

Additionally, those looking for a hands-on experience can drop into the gallery on Saturday afternoons for our Saturday Family Workshops, where everybody leaves with a handmade piece of art. Workshops are free and open to all ages, with a $5 suggested donation to cover supplies and teaching costs.

  • Valentines, February 7
    In conjunction with the “Art from the Heart” gallery show. Create hand-made valentines with instructor Joan Cummings.
  • Books, March 7
    In conjunction with the “Pages” gallery show. Stop by to participate in an art activity inspired by a love of books.
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