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Pets of the Pandemic

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Pets of the Pandemic

PETS OF THE PANDEMIC: ONLINE BENEFIT EXHIBITION September 8 - October 15, 2020 Throughout the Covid-19 crisis, pets have not only provided comfort for artists, they have also served as muses and models. In honor of this, Alpha 137 Gallery is hosting Pets of the Pandemic, an online-only art exhibition to benefit Best Friends Animal Society, a national animal welfare organization dedicated to ending the killing of shelter pets in America. The show will feature the winners of an open call that invited professional artists from New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania to create original portraits of the pets...

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Art Box Mural Project

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Art Box Mural Project

Hoboken Arts Advisory Committee Launches Art Box Mural

The Hoboken Arts Advisory Committee launched the “Art Box Mural Project” to beautify 15 utility boxes along Washington Street. The City of Hoboken, along with the committee, invite all artists who live or work in Hoboken, New Jersey, to submit art proposals reflecting the theme of “equality and inclusion” to be painted on the utility boxes.

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Winners of “Every Mask a Blank Canvas” Art Competition

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Winners of “Every Mask a Blank Canvas” Art Competition

Hoboken Historical Museum Announces Winners of “Every Mask a Blank Canvas” Art Competition 
Kudos to co-winners Paul Leibow and Noreen Heslin, and runners up Lily Zane and Joan Vergara  As a part of the Hoboken Historical Museum’s “Collecting Hoboken” project to document the community’s experience of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Museum invited local artists to transform disposable face masks into one-of-a-kind artworks and submit them to the Museum for a future exhibition: “Every Mask a Blank Canvas.” Artists were asked to use the standard disposable face masks found at most drug stores, and to transform them with the art media...

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Local Artist Designed T-shirts for the Hoboken Relief Fund

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Local Artist Designed T-shirts for the Hoboken Relief Fund

Small Businesses Team with Local Artists to Create T-shirts Supporting the Hoboken Relief Fund Solid Threads, an online creative clothing company founded in Hoboken, NJ, is offering a lineup of t-shirts featuring original artwork by seven artists to support the Hoboken Relief Fund. Created in collaboration with the “H-Parade” by Main Street Pops, a Hoboken-based pop up programming company, this one-of-a-kind series of t-shirts combines stylish local flavor with an important charitable cause. Each limited edition t-shirt features the artwork of a Hoboken artist designed within the city’s iconic H logo including work by Andrew Drilon, Chesleigh Meade, Brittany Vogel, Ricardo...

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Hoboken Historical Museum Launches Contest for Hudson County Artists

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Hoboken Historical Museum Launches Contest for Hudson County Artists

Hoboken Historical Museum
Launches Contest for Hudson County Artists:
“Every Mask a Blank Canvas” 
$250 prize awarded for best artwork created on standard disposable face masks—no cost to enter!
 Deadline: June 15  The Hoboken Historical Museum is inviting all Hudson County artists to transform standard disposable face masks into one-of-a-kind artworks and submit them to the Museum for an upcoming exhibition: “Every Mask a Blank Canvas.” Artists should use new, unworn standard disposable face masks found at most drug stores, and may submit more than one entry. One work of face mask art will be selected to win a $250 prize.Submissions should...

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