Popular 3D artist Charles Fazzino will unveil new works that are distinctly New Jersey during an exclusive visit this weekend to Oh My Godard Gallery in Atlantic City.
Fazzino will meet and greet fans from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, June 30, and from noon to 4 p.m.Sunday, July 1. The gallery is located in the first level of the Pier Shops at Caesars.
Fazzino is one of the most popular and highly-collected pop artists of all time. His works are exhibited in museums and galleries in more than 20 different countries and he has been selected as the official artist for festivals and events all over the world.
His artwork can be found in the private collections of Presidents Bill Clinton and George Bush, and such celebrities as Rosie O'Donnell, Morgan Freeman, Paul McCartney, Michael Jordan, Andy Roddick, Tony Stewart, Julia Roberts, Katie Couric and Angel Cordero Jr.
For more information, contact Oh My Godard Gallery at 609-441-2040.
•The Jacqueline Boyd Fine Art Studio in Brigantine will exhibit the works of New Jersey artists Rae Smith, Renee Chase and Jacqueline Boyd, beginning July 7 with an opening reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Show hours are 1 to 6 p.m. July 8, 6 to 9 p.m. July 14 and 1 to 6 p.m. July 15. The gallery is located at 1012 W. Brigantine Ave. Call 609-226-6080 or go to www.jboydfineart.com
•Galloway Township artist Doreen Khebzou will exhibit her work throughout July at the Atlantic County West Library, 451 Egg Harbor Road, Hammonton. Khebzou's show will feature 21 paintings in acrylic, oil pastel and watercolor, and several pieces of "Bark Art." Call 609-652-3839 or email Lechatstudio609@yahoo.com
•The paintings of Susan Hanna Rau will be on exhibit at "The Studio," on the second level dining room of Latz's By the Bay Restaurant, 801 Bay Ave., Somers Point, beginning Monday, July 2, with a meet-the-artist reception from 5 to 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend the free event and refreshments will be served. The exhibit will run through Sept. 30. Call 609-788-8838 or go to www.LatzsByTheBay.com; or Great Bay Gallery at 609-653-4991 or www.greatbayartgallery.com
•"The Life and Mystery of Van Gogh" presented by Lucy Jerue as part of Noyes Museum Thursday Art at Night Series, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 28, at Noyes Museum of Art, 733 Lily Lake Road, Galloway Township, refreshments provided by Galloway Township Women's Club. Registration requested: 609-652-8848. Free to Noyes Museum members; $5 nonmembers.
•The Noyes Gallery in Hammonton presents "Fiber Revolution: Botswana Collection & Kalahari Quilts," a travelling four-year exhibition from Botswana to America, on view through Aug. 11. Go to www.noyesmuseum.org/
• Art in the Park takes place 3 to 8 p.m. fourth Fridays through September on the beach behind Ventnor Library, 6500 Atlantic Ave., Ventnor. Regional artists demonstrate, discuss and sell their work. Free arts and crafts booths for children, puppet shows, dance and music presentations.
•Currently on exhibit at The Noyes Museum of Art of Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, 733 Lily Lake Road, in the Oceanville section of Galloway Township: "Water: Illusions of Purity - Kate Dodd," on view through through Aug. 26; "Enduring Brilliance: The Pastel Society of America at 40," on view through Sept. 2; "Toylanders," through Sept. 2; New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship Exhibition, on view through Sept. 9; "Stan Sperlak: Into the Night," a solo exhibition of new pastel work, on view through Sept. 23. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, with extended hours until 8 p.m. Thursdays; and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission fees: $5 adults, $4 students and seniors. Call 609-652-8848 or go to www.noyesmuseum.org
•The Summer Fine Arts Festival hosted by the Brigantine Beach Cultural Arts Commission and the Brigantine Historical Society takes place through July 15 at the Historical Museum. Contact Joanne at 609-266-2806 or firstname.lastname@example.org
•"Alley Art: Discovering Wabi Sabi" will be on exhibit at Great Bay Gallery, 829 Bay Ave., Somers Point, from July 25 through Sept. 1. A "Meet the Artist" reception will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 3. The event is free and open to the public. Call 609-653-4991 or go to www.greatbayartgallery.com
•The exhibition "Works on Paper," is in residence at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey Art Gallery through Aug. 16. The exhibit is from the Noyes Museum of Art's Permanent Collection and features 45 artists in a mix of intaglio, lithography, digital, serigraphy, chine colle, painting, handmade paper and mixed media. The gallery is open to the public from noon to 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. Admission is free. It is located adjacent to the Performing Arts Center on Stockton's main campus in Galloway Township. Call 609-652-4566.
•Nationally known watercolor artist Donna Elias will exhibit her "Great American Lighthouses Collection" and her "By the Seaside Series" in the Crafter's Village in Historic Gardner's Basin Maritime Park, 800 North New Hampshire Ave., Atlantic City. Admission is free. Elias' shops are open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays. Call 609-348-5826.
•"Examining Themes of Racial Stereotyping: Black Sambo, Aunt Jemima, the Gold Dust Twins, Amos & Andy and Buckwheat," currently on display at the African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey, Martin Luther King Center, 661 Jackson Road, Newtonville, free admission, donations accepted. The exhibit will become a permanent display. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays to Saturdays; closed Sundays and Mondays. Call 609-704-5495 or go to www.aahmsng.org
Cape May County
•The William Ris Gallery in Stone Harbor opens a two-woman show on Saturday, June 30: Jane Hartley's "Knot Play" and Julia Sutliff's "Outside in Nature." The gallery is located at 9400 Second Ave. Call 609-368-6361 or go to www.williamris.com
•"Arts on Asbury," an outdoor gallery art sale hosted by the Ocean City Fine Arts League, takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 15 at the gallery, 608 Asbury Ave., Ocean City. Rain date is July 23. All proceeds support the OC Fine Arts League and local artists. Call 609-814-0308 or go to oceancityfineartsleague.org
•The Lower Township Library will feature fiber works by Mary Stewart during the month of July. The library is located at 2600 Bayshore Road, in the Villas. Hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays; and 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays. Call 609-886-8999.
•Cape May Artists Cooperative member Diana Cutshall will demonstrate beading techniques from 4 to 6 p.m. June 30 outside the gallery at the West End Garage, 484 West Perry St., Cape May. The focus will be on beading techniques used by various African tribes, particularly the Maasai of Northern Tanzania and Samburu of Northern Kenya. Call 609-770-8261.
•The Art of Graham Nash exhibition can be seen at Ocean Galleries, 9618 Third Ave., Stone Harbor, June 28 to July 8. Nash will be at the gallery signing purchased artwork from 7 to 10 p.m. July 1.
•"Sails & Sterns," the June exhibit at Harbor Gallery, located at the Nature Center of Cape May, 1600 Delaware Ave., Cape May, features local artists Don Merwin and Janet McShain. All artwork is for sale, with a portion supporting the Nature Center. Call 609-884-2736.
•Sculpture by South Jersey's Katherine Stanek, watercolors by Marcie Cooperman and oils by Dori Spector are on exhibit through summer at William Ris Gallery, 9400 Second Ave., Stone Harbor. Call 609-368-6361 or go to www.williamris.com
•The first annual GLBT Artist Exhibit, by GABLES of Cape May County, can be viewed 1 to 4 p.m. to the end of June, at The Beesley House, 605 Route 9, Cape May Courthouse. Call 609-463-6370 or visit www.gablescapemay.com
•The Ocean City Fine Arts League's June flower-themed exhibit on display at the Art on Asbury Gallery, 608 Asbury Ave., Ocean City. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, through the summer. Call 609-814-0308 or visit oceancityfineartsleague.org
•Rosalie Hettenbach is the featured artist in the newly renovated A Ca Mia restaurant, 524 Washington Street Mall in Cape May. Her exhibit of 29 oil paintings is on display through December. The public is invited to meet the artist at a free reception on Sunday, July 8, from 1 to 3 p.m. Call 609-465-6008.
•SOMA NewArt Gallery presents three solo exhibits - Sean Taylor's "The Boxer and The Beauty Queen," Harriett Sosson's "On the Way to Cape May," and John Borrero's "Mythology, Fables and Fairy Tales," to July 29. The gallery is located at 31 Perry St., in Carpenters Square Mall, Cape May. Summer hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. For more information call 609-898-7488 or go to www.somagallery.net
•"Sheet Music Covers, A Decorative Art," graphics and artwork from World War I- and World War II-era sheet music covers, at Naval Air Station Wildwood (NASW) Aviation Museum, Historic Hangar No. 1, Cape May Airport, 500 Forrestal Road. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. $10 adults, $8 children, free for age 3 and younger. Call 609-886-8787.
Cumberland County and West
•To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the American Studio Glass Movement, WheatonArts will present "Celebration: 50 / Forward," on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 29, 30 and July 1. Glass Studio events and presentations are open to the public with general admission to WheatonArts. The weekend schedule of activities in the Glass Studio are: Friday, June 29 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Studio Projects/Artist Demonstrations; Saturday, June 30 - 9 a.m. to noon, Studio Projects/Artist Demonstrations; 12:30 to 1:45 p.m., Presentation: Toledo Workshop Revisited with Andrew Page, Glass Magazine editor, and Robert Minkoff from the Robert M. Minkoff Foundation; 2 to 5 p.m., Studio Projects/Artist Demonstrations; Sunday, July 1 - 10 to 11:30 a.m., Artist Roundtable with moderator Andrew Page, Glass Magazine editor; noon to 5 p.m., Studio Projects/Artist Demonstrations. Call 800-998-4552 or 856-825-6800 or www.wheatonarts.org
•The works of Bridgeton artist Kurt Hansen can be seen in a front window of the Ashley McCormick Building, located at 40 East Commerce St., Bridgeton. The collection changes monthly, and all works are for purchase. Contact the artist at email@example.com.
•Danny Ng is the Artist of the Month for June at Pine Shores Art Association. The public is invited to see his works in acrylic, watercolor, oil and pastel in the Pine Shores gallery throughout the month 1 to 3 p.m. Sundays, 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays, and 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Go to www.pineshoresartassociation.org or call 240-462-8963.
•Pat Shepherd, Marilyn Flagler and Suzi Hoffman, all members of the Pine Shores Art Association, will have their works displayed in the Stafford Library through June. For hours and information call 609-693-9351.
•The Stafford branch of the Ocean County Library features teen artwork from July 2 to Aug. 8. The library is located at 129 N. Main St., Manahawkin. Call 609-597-3381 or go to www.theoceancountylibrary.org
•Pine Shores Art Association, 94 Stafford Ave., Manahawkin, weekly open studio sessions: Sundays: Portraits, 1 to 3 p.m.; Mondays: Portraits, 7 to 9 p.m.; Tuesdays: Artists Helping Artists, 7 to 9 p.m.; Wednesdays: "Do Your Own Thing" 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Thursdays: Life Drawing, 7 to 9 p.m. Call 609-597-3557 or www.pineshoresartassociation.org
•The Pine Shores Art Association summer fundraising event will be an exhibit of 50 framed, original works of art donated by 50 artists. Each painting will be offered for sale at only $50 to the first 50 people. Art patrons will be able to select their favorite work in an order chosen through a lottery drawing at a gala reception beginning 1 pm. July 22 at Stafford Firehouse, 133 Stafford Ave., Manahawkin. Art Patron forms are available at www.pineshoresartassociation.org
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