Museum of Art & Science
qualified organization of the New Jersey Cultural Trust
The Bergen Museum of
Art & Science is proud to announce that we are the recent recipients
of a Puffin Foundation Grant for the Arts.
Once again, we want to thank the Puffin Foundation for making this
All the art currently
owned by our museum, were photographed in high resolution for a future
catalog of the BMAS Collection and for creating a section on our web
site dedicated to this collection which will feature all the images,
titles and artists of our permanent collection. In addition, 30 or
selected works from our collection were chosen by Bergen Community
College Department of Visual Arts for an upcoming exhibit featuring
the "Personal Collection of the Bergen Museum of Art & Science"
sometime in mid 2014 at the college's new art gallery.
Judith Peck: September
Artist of the Month -> Santa Fe Art World
museum is honored to present Judith Peck, a featured artist of our
museum, to have been named
SEPTEMBER ARTIST OF THE MONTH by SANTA FE ART WORLD. The feature
includes illustrations and commentary about selected sculptures.
Judith has been a featured artist at our museum in the past and has
been a supporter and contributor, as well. The web site highlighting
her award is the following:
To see more of the artist's
work, you can go to her
personal web site located here:
Judith Peck, Ed.D.Professor of Art
School of Contemporary Arts
Ramapo College of New Jersey
The museum is looking to place our mural by Stefan Knapp (see above
photo, right) on a building large enough to display this famous
mural which originally was on the side of Alexander's building on
Route4 in Paramus. We are looking at potential buildings within the
new Dream Mall that is coming soon to the Meadowlands.This mural was highlighted in a recent issue of
New Jersey magazine and is valued at over $1,000,000. The mural was
highlighted recently in the
Bergen Record and again in
Real estate developers or building owners in Bergen Country or North
Jersey that are interested in presenting modern and classical art
and cultural ideas to the community and could benefit by having such
a masterpiece as a visual 'advertisement', please contact Dr. James
Apart from exhibiting paintings and sculptures, we plan to have
student art classes, summer art camp, science & math camp, chess
classes, etc,. We will also showcase our Mastodon collection and our
large collection of paintings, drawings and sculptures.
We now have a new Board of Directors including a new President and
Chairman of the Board, Dr. James Waldron. As stated previously, we
are currently looking to expand our Board of Directors and are
seeking highly qualified candidates to fulfill some of our vacant
positions, including a new curator. We recently added, Anne Marie
Ayala-secretary, Magdalena Nemesh-Art Director/Curator. Marc
Hajjar-Art Historian and Lisa Feorenzo-Marketing and Public
Relations to our board.
To see our new virtual art exhibits please
visit us here:
To see a list of previous exhibits and photos from past summer art
festivals, use the menu on the upper left.
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You will find more information on current and past exhibits, the
artists involved and more selected images of the artist's works.
Events and exhibits are always posted promptly on our facebook page
along with other relevant news concerning our museum
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our featured artist, has paintings on view at Fusion Cafe and Wine
Bar (46 Millpond Pkwy Monroe, NY) until November 30th, 2013. So stop in
have some wine & dinner and enjoy the ambience. Rene was curator
of our recent NEW & NOW exhibit held this past summer at the
Flyway Gallery in the Meadowlands.
Hey, But I didn't
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sculptor, Jim Gary, has lived and worked in New Jersey all of
his life. He grew up in Colts Neck and has always remained based in
central Jersey -- but the world became his market. Part of the
Bergen Museum collection included Mr. Gary's sculpture “road
runner”. His work is represented in the collections of many
corporate, institutional, and private collections.
Jim Gary has been featured on a myriad of domestic television
programs -- by Walter Cronkite, Public Broadcasting, Christopher
Reeves, the California Academy of Sciences, and many others.
Jim Gary is the recipient of numerous awards, including the N.J.
Governor's "Pioneer Award" and the New Jersey Educators Association
"Art Educator of the Year" on two different occasions.
What makes this dynamic artist so different? For one thing, he's a
"self made" artist who overcame his early indifference to education.
He shares with others his experiences on the journey from street
artist to world class traveling museum exhibitor. He challenges his
audience to 'see' things differently, to think and use the
imagination and most importantly perseverance. For more information,
visit his official web site:
or get more details on the Wikipedia site:
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