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1978 Maplewood Arts Center
1978 Springfield Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040

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

New Art Group : Stolen Identities

"Stolen Identities" is the latest exhibit by the New Art Group, one of New Jersey's oldest art collectives. This provocative show asks the question, “What is identity, and what does it mean for it to be stolen?” Is an essential part of our sense of self being obliterated as racial, ethnic or gender identities are compromised? Do we imagine hackers huddled over computers snatching social security numbers and all the confidential information connected to our bank accounts?

Each artist interprets this hot button theme with his or her own distinctive approach through the use of various mediums including art books, ceramics, painting, photography and mixed media.

As we begin our 26th year, the exhibiting members of the New Art Group are: Susan Ahlstrom (Sterling), Francesca Azzara (Westfield),Orna Greenberg (Millburn), Nancy Ori (Berkeley Heights), Paul Pinkman (Plainfield), Heidi Sussman (West Orange), and Gail Winbury, (Westfield).

Breach, Francesca Azzara

Not for Identification - Nancy Ori

Participating Artists

Susan Ahlstrom
Francesca Azzara
Orna Greenberg
Nancy Ori
Paul Pinkman
Heidi Sussman
Gail Winbury

Show Curated By

Gail Winbury of the New Art Group curates this exhibit.

Mapping Arad, oil, 38x38 inches, Gail Winbury

Punching Bag, oil, 48x48 inches, Gail Winbury

Opening Times

April 29th - May 26th
Opening Reception : Friday May 12th, 6-8pm

Open Saturdays & Sundays, 2-5pm
NB Gallery will be closed Sunday May 13th

Doll Face - Digital Collage - 20x16inches - Heidi Sussman


Artist talks or demonstrations will be held on various Saturdays or Sundays in the gallery.

Sunday April 30th : Gail Winbury will offer an open studio with advanced sign up.

Saturday May 20th : Heidi Sussman will do a mixed media demonstration.

Sunday May 21st from 2-5 will be a discussion : “The Creative Process: Poets and Painters Speak.”
A poetry reading will follow the discussion, featuring poets Philip F. Clark and Robin Rosen Chang
and painters Gail Winbury and Paul XO Pinkman.

Imagining Endangered, Susan Ahlstrom

The Thief - Nancy Ori