Galloway Township painter Doreen Khebzou is the feature artist for July at the Atlantic County West Library in Hammonton.

Khebzou, a member of the Hammonton Arts Center, has 21 paintings in acrylic, oil, pastel and watercolor, as well as several pieces of "Bark Art," on exhibit.

She has received numerous awards for her paintings and wall sculptures and her work has been shown in Galloway Township, Hammonton, Ocean City, Millville, The Noyes Museum and private collections.

The art exhibits at the library change monthly and are curated by the Hammonton Arts Center. The library is located at 451 Egg Harbor Road. Exhibits can be viewed during normal library hours, Mondays through Saturdays. For more information go to

Atlantic County

•The New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship Exhibition runs through Sept. 12 at Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton College, 733 Lily Lake Road, Galloway Township. 609-652-8848 or

•"The Art of Line," exhibit of fine art with an emphasis on line, runs through July at Hammonton Arts Center, 219 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton. An artist's reception and awards presentation will take place 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 13, and the public is invited to the free event. Refreshments will be served. Also on exhibit throughout July is the photographic art works of Gary Moore, a member of Focal Point at the HAC. A special reception for Moore will be held 6 to 8 p.m. July 19. Go to

•"Art in the Basin," the first outdoor fine arts show at Historic Gardner's Basin, N. New Hampshire Avenue, Atlantic City, takes place 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 14 (rain date Sunday, July 15). Both professional and amateur artists will display original work. A "plein air" demonstration will take place. Art is available for sale. Go to

•The Jacqueline Boyd Fine Art Studio in Brigantine will exhibit the works of New Jersey artists Rae Smith, Renee Chase and Jacqueline Boyd. Show hours are 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, July 14, and 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday, July 15. The gallery is located at 1012 W. Brigantine Ave. Call 609-226-6080 or go to

•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

•Works by artist Susan Hanna Rau will be exhibited through Sept. 30 in "The Studio," on the second level dining room of Latz's By the Bay Restaurant, 801 Bay Ave., Somers Point. Call 609-788-8838 or go to; or Great Bay Gallery at 609-653-4991 or

•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


• 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.

•"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

•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

•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

Cape May County

•William Ris Gallery has partnered with the Wetlands Institute for its latest exhibit, "Butterflies, Birds, Fish, Feathers," a tribute to the annual Wings 'n Water Festival. The exhibit includes original work by local and statewide artists. A reception open to the public will be held 6:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday, July 14. The gallery is located at 9400 Second Ave., Stone Harbor. Call 609-368-6361 or go to

• Ocean City Fine Arts League outdoor gallery art sale, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, July 15, rain date July 23, Arts on Asbury gallery, 608 Asbury Ave. 609-814-0308 or

•Ocean City Fine Arts League hosts "Everything Ocean City" art competition/exhibit through July, with a free meet the artists and awards reception from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 13, at the Arts On Asbury Gallery, 608 Asbury Ave. The gallery is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays throughout the summer. Call 609-814-0308 or go to

•Watercolorist Laurie Schiffelbein and photographer Anita Roth are the featured artists for the month of July at Harbor Gallery, located inside the Nature Center of Cape May, 1600 Delaware Ave. The works of both artists are for sale at the gallery, and a portion of the proceeds support the Nature Center. Call 609-884-2736.

•Ocean City Fine Arts League hosts a plein air art event along Asbury Avenue every Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m., through Aug. 8. Viewers can meet the artists and purchase artwork at the Arts On Asbury Gallery, 608 Asbury Ave. Call 609-814-0308 or

•"Child Prodigy: A diverse collection of artwork by Autumn de Forest" limited run exhibition opens at Ocean Galleries, 9618 Third Ave., Stone Harbor, Aug. 3 to 5. The artist will be at the gallery from 7 to 10 p.m. Aug. 3, 4 and from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 5. Call 609-368-7777 or go to

•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


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Items for Art Gallery should be sent two weeks in advance to or mailed to Lucia C. Drake, The Press of Atlantic City, 11 Devins Lane, Pleasantville, N.J. 08232.

•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.

•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

•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.

•"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

•"Petite Moments," an international, juried, miniature art competition, will be on display at Gallery 50, 50 East Commerce St., Bridgeton, until July 27. Gallery 50 is open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. The gallery hosts a watercolor workshop from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 4. Class size is limited to 15 people. Cost is $50. To register call 856-575-0090 or go to

•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

Ocean County

•Gallery 100 Center for the Arts, located at 100 North Bay Ave., Beach Haven, is currently open to spotlight works by local artists. The newly redesigned gallery space can exhibit more than 15 artists at once, with works ranging from sculptures and photography to fine oils. The gallery is open daily, with extended hours to 10 p.m. on Thurdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Call 609-492-1330 or go to

•Pine Shores Art Association's Art Patron Show and gala reception will be held 1 to 4 p.m. July 22 in the Stafford Fire House, 133 Strafford Ave., Manahawkin. The public can view the paintings in the gallery until the July 22 show. Hours are: 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays, and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays.

•Teen Art Show: Own the Night, through Aug. 8, at Stafford Township Branch of Ocean County Library, 129 N. Main St., Manahawkin, photos, drawings, paintings. or 609-597-3381.

•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

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Items for Art Gallery should be sent two weeks in advance to or mailed to Lucia C. Drake, The Press of Atlantic City, 11 Devins Lane, Pleasantville, N.J. 08232.