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1978 Maplewood Arts Center
1978 Springfield Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040

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

Fresh 7.0

work by local Art Placement Students

The 1978 Maplewood Arts Center invites you to join us as we celebrate the talent and creativity our rising young art stars.

This year AP Art students from Columbia High School, South Orange are joined by those from Arts High School in Newark, West Essex Regional High School in North Caldwell and Governor Livingston High School in Berkeley Heights and Elizabeth High School's Upper Academy in Elizabeth

Advanced Placement Studio Art is a class for students who are seriously interested in the practical experience of art and1978 Arts Center is pleased to be able to provide students with some practical exhibition experience. We hope you will stop by the opening reception to talk to the students about their work. AP Studio Art is not based on a written examination; instead, students submit portfolios for evaluation at the end of the school year.

Advanced Placement Studio Art At Columbia is one the longest running APs in the state, preparing hundreds of students for success in the arts. All of our participating teachers are practicing artist own right, all have and exhibited in major art venues in New York and New Jersey.


See more Images in The Gallery

by Ariana

Opening Times

December 20th - January 4th 2015

Opening Reception : Sunday December 21st 2 - 4pm
entertainment and refreshments provided.

Open : Saturday & Sunday 2-5pm
or by appointment

Portfolio Review Day

January 3rd 3-5pm

On January 3rd, 2015 3 - 5pm artist Mikel Frank will be offering free reviews and critiques for High School students who want feedback on their work.

Whether you are applying to art school or just want experienced, objective and honest feedback about your direction as an artist,this review will be valuable.

Mr. Frank holds a Masters Degree in Painting from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. He earned his undergraduate B.F.A. degree from Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) and has exhibited his work widely. He is currently the curator of an exhibition called MICA: Then and Now, which opens at The Noyes Museum of Art on January 18, 2015

Mr. Frank is also the creator and leader of an adult artist critique group called Contemporary Artists Forum, which meets at 1978 Maplewood Arts Center and has been popular in the community for over 11 years.

by Kezsa