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1978 Maplewood Arts Center
1978 Springfield Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040

Gallery Hours During Exhibitions:
Saturday & Sunday, 2-5pm


Recent works from Contemporary Artists Forum

Contemporary Artists Forum is a group of serious artists from diverse backgrounds, who meet to discuss and critique their work in a supportive atmosphere. C.A.F.E. XII, their current exhibition, celebrates the artists and the work that has evolved from their positive criticism.


CLICK to see photos from previous shows

Participating Artists

Luis Alves Collage
Francesca Azzara
Alaine Becker
Eric Beckerich
Janis Blumgart
Mary Jean Canziani             
Tom Carlson
Larry Dell
Michael Friedman

B. John Kaufman
Howard Kook
Vicki Parker
Clara Manheim
Lois Shapiro
Patricia Toltl
Cynthia Smith Weiss
Florence Wint
Tricia Zimic

Curator : Mikel Frank

Opening Times

September 14th - October 12th 2014

Join us for Refreshments and Artist Talk at the Opening Reception : Sunday September 14th 2-5pm
Artists Talk :
Sunday September 14th @ 3pm

Gallery Hours Saturday and Sunday 2-5pm

Theatrical Performance

Sunday September 28th @ 5pm

Suggested Donation : $5

The Scientists : a forgetful farce

Seats are limited, so reserve yours today at the link below
RESERVE A SEAT : https://www.artful.ly/store/events/3888

Tickets will also be available at the door the night of Sept 28

Call 201-306-1970 for more info

photo by : Bailey Carr

Interested in Joining C.A.F?

For Serious Artists 8 sessions - every other Tuesday at 7pm @ Gallery 1978. Sept. 9 thru Dec. 16, 2014.

A critique group of artists working in various media come together to discuss their work, current art issues, concerns and concepts. The group has an annual exhibition at Gallery 1978.

Registration is first come first served and is $50 for the 8 sessions.

Leader, Mikel Frank, holds an M.F.A. Degree from Pratt Institute and exhibits his work widely at various galleries. email: mikesbrain@verizon.net if interested.