Works in photography, sculpture, crafts and painting from artists across the state are spotlighted in the New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship Exhibition currently on view at The Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton College in Galloway Township.
Forty fellowship award winners from 2009 and 2011 are exhibited, including two Stockton College professors - sculptor Jed Morfit and photographer Wendel White. Also representing the southern half of the state is artist Samantha Palmeri of Manahawkin.
Individual artist fellowship grants are highly competitive awards given to New Jersey artists in 12 different arts disciplines. Fellowships are awarded solely on independent peer panel assessment of artistic quality taken from work samples submitted.
The exhibition will be on view through Sept. 12.
The Noyes Museum of Art is located one and a half miles south of Historic Smithville Village, off Route 9, at 733 Lily Lake Road. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, with extended hours until 8 p.m. Thursdays; and from noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission is $5 adults, $4 students and seniors. For more information call 609-652-8848 or go to www.noyesmuseum.org
•Vineland artist Pamela Scribner, a member of the Hammonton Arts Center, will exhibit her work through August at the Atlantic County West Library, 451 Egg Harbor Road. The exhibit includes works in colored pencil, graphite and pen/ink, as well as one of a kind 3-D stained glass art. Go to www.hammontonartscenter.org
•A juried exhibit of fine art with an emphasis on the "Impressionistic Style" takes place Tuesday, Sept. 3, to 25 at Hammonton Arts Center, 219 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton. An artists' reception and awards presentation takes place 6 p.m. Sept. 7. Refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to the public. Go to www.hammontonartscenter.org
•"Alley Art: Discovering Wabi-Sabi," exhibits through Saturday, Sept. 1, at Great Bay Gallery, 829 Bay Ave., Somers Point. Gallery hours are 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays, and 3 to 9 p.m. on Saturdays. Call 609-653-4991 or go to www.greatbayartgallery.com
•New works from the California studios of J&K Keifer, and a chance to meet the artists, 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, and noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2, at Oh My Godard Gallery, The Pier Shops, Atlantic City. Call 609-441-2040 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
•Currently on exhibit at The Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton College, located at 733 Lily Lake Road, Galloway Township: "Toylanders," through Sunday, Sept. 2; "Enduring Brilliance: The Pastel Society of America at 40," on view through Sunday, Sept. 2; "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: $5 adults, $4 students and seniors. Call 609-652-8848 or go to www.noyesmuseum.org
•Two new fall exhibits are scheduled for the Stockton College Art Gallery from Wednesday, Sept. 5, to Nov. 17. A reception will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 14. "Learning from New Jersey" will be housed in the upper gallery, with paintings by Tim Daly and Valeri Larko. A gallery tour with the artists will be held 2:30 p.m. Oct. 2. "Perception Shift" will occupy the lower gallery. It features Wade Aaron, Sienna Freeman, John Langdon, Bovey Lee, Kristen Neville-Taylor, Ryan Livingstone, Michelle Vitale Loughlin and Mat Ollig with a short film by the Brothers Quay. A panel discussion will be held 2:30 p.m. Oct. 24. The gallery is located adjacent to the Performing Arts Center, main campus, off Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township. Hours are noon to 7:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. Admission is free. www.stockton.edu/artgallery
•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 www.noyesmuseum.org
•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 www.LatzsByTheBay.com; or Great Bay Gallery at 609-653-4991 or www.greatbayartgallery.com
•""Summer Wonders," an exhibit by the Galloway Cultural Arts Center, runs through Oct. 13 at at the Atlantic County Library, Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township, during normal library hours. Go to www.gallowayculturalarts.org
•"101 Quilts," new exhibit at the African American Heritage Museum of Southern NJ, runs to Dec. 15. The museum is located at the Martin Luther King Center, 661 Jackson Road, Newtonville. Admission is free, donations accepted. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays to Fridays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays by appointment. Call 609-704-5495 or go to www.aahmsng.org
Cape May County
•New works celebrating the arrival of the monarch butterflies by local artists Lee Hajduk and John Safrit will open Sept. 7 at Harbor Gallery, located at the Nature Center of Cape May, 1600 Delaware Ave., Cape May. A reception to meet the artists will be held 6 p.m. and light refreshments will be served. All artwork is for sale. A portion of sales supports the Nature Center. Call 609- 898-8848.
•A retrospective of paintings by the late Philadelphia graphic designer and artist Robert S. Milnazik, and sculptures by Katherine Stanek, are exhibited at William Ris Gallery, 9400 Second Ave., Stone Harbor, to Sept. 6. The exhibit is a collaborative project betwen the gallery and ArtC. Call 609-368-6361 or go to www.williamris.com
•Diane and Rich Flanegan are featured to Sept. 6 at The Cape May Artists Cooperative Gallery, located since 2009 in the West End Garage, 484 West Perry St., Cape May. The gallery is open daily. For hours and more information call 609-770-8261.
•The Ocean City Fine Arts League will hold a meet-the-artist reception for its September show, "Night Life," from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 14. Light refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to the public. The gallery is located at 608 Asbury Ave., Ocean City. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays. Call 609-814-0308 or go to oceancityfineartsleague.org
•Artist Rita Michalenko shows her plein-air paintings and drawings at the Ocean City Arts Center through Friday, Aug. 31. The Arts Center is located in the Ocean City Community Center, 1735 Simpson Ave. Hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. Call 609-399-7628 or go to www.oceancityartscenter.org
•""Hazy, Hot and Humid," a show of paintings, photography and drawings by local artists, displayed through August at the Ocean City Fine Arts League's Art on Asbury gallery, located at 608 Asbury Ave., Ocean City. All works are for sale. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays. Call 609-814-0308 or go to oceancityfineartsleague.org
•The Lower Township Library features the work four members of the Cape May Artists' Cooperative Gallery during the month of August: Catherine Bosna, Barbara Colosi, Diane Flanegan and Rich Flanegan. The library is located at 2600 Bayshore Road, in the Villas section of the township. 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 am. to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays. The work of all featured artists is for sale at the Cape May Artists Cooperative Gallery in the West End Garage, 484 West Perry St., Cape May. Call 609-886-8999.
•"Sean Taylor: Greatest Hits," solo exhibition of new paintings and highlights from previous shows, to Friday, Aug. 31, at Beacon Art Shortwave Gallery, 9412 Second Ave., Stone Harbor. Call 609-796-5425 or go to www.beaconart.net
•Local artists Lynda Gibson Fellenbaum and Gail Germain Fitz exhibit at the Nature Center of Cape May, 1600 Delaware Ave., Cape May, through August. All artwork is for sale, with a portion of sales supporting the Nature Center. Call 609-884-8848.
•"Somewhere, Beyond the Sea," a collection of new paintings by Victor Grasso, hangs through Monday, Sept. 3, at SOMA NewArt Gallery, 31 Perry St. in Carpenters Square Mall, Cape May. Summer hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Call 609-898-7488 or go to www.somagallery.net
•The Cape May Artists' Cooperative will feature the work of members Diane and Rich Flanegan in its gallery at the West End Garage, 484 West Perry St., Cape May, through Sept. 6. The gallery is open daily. Call 609-770-8261.
•William Ris Gallery features a new group exhibit by Ellen Gavin, Dennis Goldsborough, Neal McPheeters and Joanie SanChirico. The gallery is located at 9400 Second Ave., Stone Harbor. Call 609-368-6361 or go to www.williamris.com
•"On The Wing," a new exhibit at the Sluice Creek Gallery, located in the N.J Audubon's Cape May Bird Observatory, 600 Route 47 North, Goshen, is on display to Oct. 30. The show includes historic illustrations, decorative decoys, bird prints, reed baskets and illustrations, all by South Jersey artists. A portion of sales benefits C.M.B.O. Call 609-861-0700.
•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. Call 609-465-6008.
Cumberland County and West
•"Watercolor Moments," an exhibit by international artist Maureen Fain, runs through Friday, Aug. 31, at Gallery 50, Inc., 50 E. Commerce St., Bridgeton. Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesdays through Saturdays. Call 856-575-0090 or go to www.gallery50.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.
•Art show of historic buildings in Beach Haven, daily 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., through Labor Day, Beach Haven Historic Association Museum, Engleside and Beach avenues, across from Surflight Theater, Beach Haven, proceeds of sales benefit restoration of 1880 Fisherman's Cottage. Call 609-294-0218 or 609-492-0700.
•St. Mary's First Annual Art Show/Sale takes place 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 8, at St. Mary's Parish Center, Bishop Lane and McKinley Avenue, in Manahawkin. This is a fundraiser with all proceeds divided between Family Promise of Ocean County and St. Vincent de Paul food pantry. Call 609-660-8062.
•Gallery 1603, 1603 Long Beach Blvd., Surf City, exhibits new works from surf artist Julie Goldstein. Call 609-494-1699 or www.gallery1603.com
•Gallery 100 Center for the Arts, located at 100 N. Bay Ave., Beach Haven, spotlights works by local artists. The gallery is open daily, with extended hours to 10 p.m. on Thurdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Call 609-492-1330 or go to www.Gallery100LBI.com
•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
Items for Art Gallery should be sent two weeks in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to Lucia C. Drake, The Press of Atlantic City, 11 Devins Lane, Pleasantville, N.J. 08232.