Multimedia artist Sam Moffa takes over the gallery area of the Hammonton Branch of the Atlantic County Library System for the month of April.

The exhibit, which highlights the diversity of his work, includes oils, pastels and acrylic paintings as well as photographs and some examples of his latest venture, paper marbling.

Moffa is a founding member of the Hammonton Arts Center, as well as the Focal Point photography group. He also teaches the art of working in stained glass. Moffa's paintings and photographs have been displayed from New Jersey to Florida and his talents have earned numerous Best of Show and First Place spots.

The library gallery is curated by the Hammonton Arts Center and the exhibit changes monthly from its pool of artists. The library is located at 451 Egg Harbor Road. Public library hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Call the library at 609-561-2264 or the Hammonton Arts Center at 609-567-5360 or go to

Atlantic County

•Paintings from "Paint Downtown Hammonton: The Sixth annual Plein Air Event," can be viewed through April 27 at the Hammonton Arts Center, 219 Bellevue Ave. The event, sponsored by the HAC and the Noyes Museum of Art, drew artists from five states. The top winners were: Lynn Mehta, of Alexandria, Va., first place; Dennis Young, New Castle, Del., second place; Ellen Gavin, Millville, third place. Call 609-561-8006 or go to

•Stockton's Visual Arts Senior Exhibition runs through May 3 at the Stockton College Art Gallery, located on the main campus, adjacent to the Performing Arts Center, Jimmie Leeds Road, in Galloway Township. An opening reception to meet the artists will be held 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 14. Twenty-three New Jersey students concentrating in painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, visual communication and graphic design will participate in the exhibition. Admission to the gallery is free and open to the public. Hours are noon to 7:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. Call 609-652-4214 or go to

•The Hammonton Arts Center will host a workshop by Salem County watercolor artist Alex Alampi, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 20. The HAC is located at 219 Bellevue Ave. Registration fee for the workshop is $75. Go to

•The Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton College hosts the following exhibits: "The Art of Conflict," through April 21; "Earl B. Lewis: National Treasure," through May 19; "Pat Witt: Art Spirit," through May 26 (with an artist talk 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 16); "Prints from The Noyes Collection: Jerome Kaplan, Hulda D. Robbins, Benton Spruance," through May 12. The Noyes is located at 733 Lily Lake Road, Galloway Township. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, until 8 p.m. Thursdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission: $5 adults, $4 students and seniors. Call 609-652-8848 or go to

•"Spring is Just Around the Corner," original oils by local artist Thelma Snyder, on exhibit through April 30 in the second floor gallery of Latz's By the Bay Restaurant, 801 Bay Ave., Somers Point. All works are for sale. Call 609-788-8838 or go to Information also is available at Great Bay Gallery, 829 Bay Ave. Call 609-653-4991 or go to

•""Life Drawing & Painting" open sessions will be held 7 to 10 p.m. on the second and fourth Fridays of the month, beginning May 10, at the Noyes Studios: Hammonton, located at 15 Horton St., Hammonton. The non-instructional sessions cost $10 per session, pre-registration required. Call 609-561-8006 or go to

•The Atlantic City Arts Commission and The Noyes Museum of Art of Richard Stockton College invite artists to the Boardwalk Art Show, taking place 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 7 on the Atlantic City Boardwalk. Applications can be downloaded at or or The deadline for applications is July 1.

Cape May County

•The April exhibition "Rain, Mist & Fog," at the Ocean City Fine Arts Leage opens with a "Meet The Artist" reception and awards presentation from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 12. The OCFAL gallery is located at 608 Asbury Ave., Ocean City. Call 609-814-0308 or go to

•"Celebrating Community Service: Black Fraternal, Social and Civic Organizations of Cape May County," a new exhibit at Carriage House Gallery, runs through Sunday, April 14. The gallery is located on the grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May. Call 609-884-5404 or go to

•"Poetic Visions: Dali and Miro" includes graphic works, lithographs, etchings and sculptures by Salvador Dali and Joan Miro, through May 19, at Ocean Galleries, 9618 Third Ave., in Stone Harbor. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays. Call 609-368-7777 or go to

Cumberland County

•The Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts hosts "Associate Artists Exhibition I" in the North Gallery, and "Dumpster Duet" in the Witt Gallery. Both exhibits can be viewed through Sunday, April 14. The Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts is located at 22 N. High St., Millville. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays to Thursdays; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays. Call 856-327-4500.

•"Recent Paintings," a series of works by South Jersey painter Amanda McCutcheon, will be on display May 1-24 at Gallery 50, Inc., located at 50 East Commerce St., Bridgeton. There will be an opening reception 6 to 9 p.m. May 3. For more information call 856-575-0090 or visit

Ocean County

•Three artists from the Pine Shores Art Association will exhibit their works through April at the Stafford Library, 129 N. Main Street, Manahawkin. The artists are Elaine Biddulph, Giorgio Donnarumma and Robert Heyer. Art is available for purchase through the artists. Call Pine Shores at 609-597-3557 or the library at 609-597-3381.

•The Art House Gallery's spring exhibition, "No Man is an Island," will be on view April 20 through May 26, with an opening reception scheduled for April 20. The Art House Gallery is located at 182 North Main St., Manahawkin. Call 609-978-4ART or go to

•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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