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Upcoming & Ongoing—August 2018

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Showing through August 18, 2018
Between Friends
“Between Friends” is an exhibition of exciting new art by two hob’art artists (and friends) Miriam Untoria and Mildred Kaye. Miriam Untoria’s acrylic paintings and mixed media pieces explore color inspired by the human figure, and faces. Mildred Kaye a visionary artist, sometimes described as a Romantic Surrealist, portrays the material and spiritual worlds as contiguous and at times overlapping.
hob’art Co-operative Gallery
The Monroe Center for the Arts
720 Monroe St., Suite E208, Hoboken, NJ

Showing through August 26, 2018
BARBERINI or Totes Masc for Samesies
This show is the second in a three part series of concurrent exhibitions reconsidering the male figure as visual subject, revealed in the work of contemporary artists from the New York area and beyond. It features work in several media focused on the male nude and aspects of male sexuality. Curated by MEN Gallery partner, Enrico Gomez, the exhibit includes artists Paul Anagnostopoulos, Matthew Capaldo, Todd Durm, Carl Gunhouse, Dylan Hurwitz, Oliver Jones, John Kramer, Rebecca Levi, Daniel Morowitz, Mavi Phillips, Kristen Racaniello, Paul Rizzo, Alexandra Rubinstein, and Dustin Yager.
PROTO Gallery
66 Willow Avenue, Hoboken, NJ

Roig Collection at W Hoboken
Hoboken artist Ricardo Roig who creates limited edition hand-cut paper stencil screen prints of local attractions in and around Hoboken and NYC has joined up with local interior designer Jenny Madden Design at W Hoboken’s gallery space. Jenny Madden Design has outfitted the comfortable lounge space with beautiful furniture to make a home for Ricardo’s art. Also, check out the 30 foot display window on River Street that will also be changing every month to showcase new work. This August you can still catch his recent summer inspired work.
W Hotel Hoboken
225 River Street, Hoboken, NJ


Jersey City

Opening reception today, August 1, 5-7pm
Flag Raising And Art Show "49 Years; Focusing on the Future”
This event is part of the LGBT Pride Festival in Jersey City. Hudson County was the first in the state to raise the flag and this year will be the first to officially make August "Pride Month" for the county. This show represents that next generation and their artistic spirits. Promoting civil equality, the beautiful difference, and tomorrow, “49 Years — Focusing on the Future” brings us into the tomorrow that the queer and trans community see as our legacy. This show is part of the Official Jersey City LGBT Pride Festival Event hosted by Jersey City LGBT Pride Festival and Hudson Pride Center.
William J Brennan Courthouse
Newark Ave 583, Jersey City, NJ

August 1 – 25, 2018
Opening today, August 1, 6-9pm

Jonathan LeVine Projects is pleased to present Delusional: Jonathan LeVine’s Second Annual Search for the Next Great Artist, in what will be the gallery’s first annual juried exhibition featuring the work of Alayna Coverly, Amy Guidry, Anthony Solano, Anton Hoeger, Risa Tochigi (boogieREZ), Carly Slade, Caroline Pool, Cesar Piette, Cielle Graham, Daniel Coves, Eelco van den Berg, Floria Gonzalez, Harumi Ori, Hilary Hubanks, Hiroshi Sato, Jonathan Aller, Jorge Catoni, Joshua Flint, Kathryn Polk, Katie Shima, Kyle Stewart, Matthew Huntley, Michael Camarra, Mikael Takacs, Mose Biz Dada, Nicola Caredda, Paul Reid, Renan Santos, Rick Newton, Robert Nelson, Samuel Wilson, Samuelle Green, Steven Chmilar, Steven Labadessa, Susannah Martin, Tina Lugo, Vicki Khuzami, Victor Fota, William Kang, and Win Wallace. In addition the following were selected for People’s Choice, which is an opportunity for the public to vote for their favorites and award cash prizes and products from Denik and Trekell who include Adam Laerkesen, Alexis Kandra, Alon Bonder, Audun Grimstad, Billy Stewart, Buket Savci, Carly Mazur, Catarina Rosa, David Habben, Eric Rodriguez, Hyun Jung Ji, Jacob Hicks, James Petrucci, Konstantinos Kyrtis, Jody Christian, Juan Sanabria, Mikey Winsor, Qiurui Du, Russell Prather, and Violeta Hernandez.
Jonathan LeVine Projects
MANA Contemporary
888 Newark Avenue, Suite 415
Jersey City, NJ

Closing Thursday, August 2, 6-11pm
The Mothership
This is an opportunity to meet an incredible line up of female artists and view their current works of paintings, sculptures, textile art, ceramics, and works on paper. The Mothership features works by Loren Abbate, Talita Cabral, Gigi Chen, Brittney Jeanne Ciardi, Jacie D'Agostino, Monica Delgado, Danielle Marie Masters, and Shamona Stokes. Deep Space Gallery is located in the Bergen-Lafayette neighborhood of Jersey City. Their goal is to serve as a creative incubator and launchpad for their roster of formally-trained and outsider contemporary artists.
Deep Space Gallery
77 Cornelison Avenue, Jersey City, NJ

Closing Friday, August 3, 1-4pm
2018 EURO ESKFF Residency
ESKFF in celebrating their 2018 EURO ESKFF Residency. Visit the artists’ studios and get a first look of all new bodies of work created there. Learn about the artists, their practice, and experience during their residency. 2018 EURO ESKFF residency artists include Mia Gjerdrum Helgesen, Erlend Mikael Sæverud, Pål Gulsrud, Seckin Pirim, Steffany Ojeda, Marit Geraldine Bostad, Mai Lashauri, and Tyler Ballon.
Eileen S. Kaminsky Family Foundation
MANA Contemporary
888 Newark Avenue, Suite 218
Jersey City, NJ

Opening reception Friday, August 3, 6-8pm
49 Years; Embracing the Past
“49 Years; Embracing the Past” is a companion exhibition within the LGBT Pride Festival. “49 Years; Embracing the Past” seeks to showcase art that acknowledges the struggle for equality by the Stonewall veterans and LGBTQ activists from the past and present, the fight for acceptance in the arts, government, sports, education, and entertainment, the AIDS epidemic, Marriage Equality, Gays in the military, and leaders and personalities such as Larry Kramer/Act Up, Harvey Milk, Audrey Lorde, Sylvia Rivera, and Virginia Woolf, and the diversity of views and voices found in the LGBTQ community. This show is part of the Official Jersey City LGBT Pride Festival Event hosted by Jersey City LGBT Pride Festival and Hudson Pride Center.
John W. Meagher Rotunda Gallery
City Hall
280 Grove Street, 3rd Floor, Jersey City, NJ

Showing through August 19, 2018
Artist talk with Michael Dominick: Thursday, Aug. 9, 7pm
Fire & Ice
These two solo exhibitions feature Joanna Lentini’s large scale photographs of icebergs on aluminum and Michael Dominck’s molten iron and gold leaf paintings on canvas.
Novado Gallery
110 Morgan Street, 1st Floor Showroom
Jersey City, NJ

Showing through August 17, 2018
Jersey City Muralist Show
Taking place in the Historic Arts District is the Jersey City Muralist Show. This group show features local Jersey City muralists including Catherine Hart, Lawrence Ciarallo, Clarence Rich, Mustart, Ntel, and 4Sakn. Having the streets ornate with large scale art made for the public is a characteristic that Jersey City is well known for. With eye catching artwork in a variety of styles, Jersey City has become a destination for many art enthusiasts. The artists exhibiting at DT 234 Gallery are just a few from the many artists who have placed their art on the streets of this neighborhood.
Downtown 234 Gallery
234 York St., Jersey City, NJ

Saturday, August 18, 3-5pm
Pop-Up Meet Up
Pro Arts member Theda Sandiford, who is hosting this event focusing on engaging people on social media to support Pro Arts’ social media marketing, has invited Pro Arts members to bring work to hang, socialize around, and share on social media. The meet up will get attendees moving around the space, connecting with fellow artists, and sharing with one another and on social media. Whether they’re a social media novice or expert, they will learn from or teach their peers about this increasingly important tool for informing the public about themselves and their work.
Garden Level Gallery
315 3rd St., Jersey City, NJ

August 1 – September 2, 2018
Opening reception: Saturday, August 18, 5-9pm

Vincent Minervini
Art House Productions is celebrating LGBT Pride Festival with the work of long time Jersey City artist, Vincent Minervini. Included in the exhibit will be Vincent’s surrealist, pop culture creations including many large paintings and sculptures done in bright colors. His work is known for its playful style, yet underlined with a darkness indicative of false commercialism and societal patriarchy.
Art House Productions Gallery
262 17th St., Jersey City, NJ

August 18 – September 2, 2018
Opening reception: Saturday, August 18, 6-8pm

Polarity—recent paintings and photographs by Jersey City artist Joe Velez—brings together the artist’s work from two separate mediums, painting and photography, to show how they inform each other in creation.
313 Gallery
313 3rd St., Jersey City, NJ

Showing through September 9, 2018
Artist talk: Wednesday, August 22, 7-9pm

Closing reception: Saturday, September 9, 6-8pm
A group show curated by Kristin J. DeAngelis featuring artists: Anthony E. Boone, Gil Grimmett, Yuka Imata, Andrea McKenna, and Ibou Ndoye. The show focuses on how each respective piece is a reflection of that artist’s life and work. The artist talk is with two of the exhibiting artists—Andrea McKenna and Ibou Ndoye.
107 Bowers Gallery & ArtSpace
107 Bowers Street, Jersey City, NJ

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