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1978 Maplewood Arts Center
1978 Springfield Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040

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

Fresh 8.0

work by local Art Placement Students

Join the 1978 family as we celebrate the talent and energy of our next generation of art stars. Advanced Placement Studio Art students demonstrate the skills and ideas developed, refined, and applied throughout high school to produce visual compositions worthy of college credit.

We are inspired by the savvy and skill of students from Columbia HS, Arts HS, West Essex Regional HS, Governor Livingston HS, Elizabeth HS Upper Academy.

Curated by Onnie Strother, Education Committee

See more Images in The Gallery

Jaqueline Qui : still life

What is AP Art?

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.

Brezaja Hutcheson

Leah Shapiro

Opening Times

December 19th - January 10th, 2016

Opening Reception : Sunday December 20th 2-5pm
entertainment and refreshments provided.

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

Monique Baltzer : self portrait

Portfolio Review & Advisement Day

Saturday, January 9th 2-5pm

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.

Participating Artists

Matt Kousaftes
Allison Yang
Monique Baltzer
Leah Shapiro
Jaqueline Qui
Brejaza Hutcheson
Spencer Pearce
Keza Ruranga