Reception: November 5, 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm (both galleries)
The parking deck on Culver Avenue will be open to the guests for free.
Panel Discussion: “The Embankment on My Mind: Bridging Science and Art,”
November 22, 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm (The Auditorium, the Visual Arts Building)
For zoom participation, register here.
JCFriday extended hours: December 2, 11 am – 7 p.m.
Closing Reception: December 16, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm (both galleries)
Curated by Peter Delman and Midori Yoshimoto
Organized by Maureen Crowley and Katy Lyness, Embankment Preservation Coalition
The Embankment on My Mind exhibits original art inspired by a grassroots preservation initiative that holds the promise of transforming Jersey City’s treatment of open space and an emerging trail system. Sixteen botanical artists depicting local flora join twenty-eight artists with wide-ranging responses to the site, a massive stone rail embankment in the Downtown.
Participating artists working in varied media: Anonda Bell, Anthony Boone, Jennifer Krause Chapeau, Paul Ching-Bor, Nancy Cohen, Santiago Cohen, Kim Correro, Beth Dary, Kate Dodd, Edward Fausty, Eileen Ferara, Jaz Graf, Ellie Irons, Deirdre Kennedy, Kay Kenny, Zoe Keramea, Kerry Kolenut, Robert Lach, Candy Le Sueur, Anne Novado, William Ortega, Anne Percoco, Mayumi Sarai, Barbara Seddon, Linda Streicher, MJ Tyson, Loura van der Meule.
Artists depicting flora and fauna along the Harsimus Branch: Nicole Christian, Kari Englehardt, Christiane Fashek, Margaret G. Garrison, Rose Marie James, Corinne Lapin-Cohen, Katy Lyness, Tammy S. McEntee, Donna Miskend, Dick Rauh, Monica Ray, Jeanne Reiner, Clara L. Richardson, Meryl Sheetz, Elizabeth White-Pultz, Sarah Yu.
This exhibition is supported by public funds from the Jersey City Arts and Culture Trust Fund.
This project is made possible by a grant from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a division of the Department of State, and administered by the Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Thomas A. DeGise, Hudson County Executive & the Hudson County Board of County Commissioners.