Silent Auction – New Jersey City

Silent Auction - New Jersey City

New Jersey City University’s Sixth Annual Diversity Silent Auction Exhibition takes place April 7 – 17, 2014. Opening Reception is Tuesday April 8th from 5:00 – 7:00 pm at the Michael B. Gilligan Student Union Gallery (Room 102). The Silent Auction is a fundraiser to benefit the American Conference on Diversity Sponsored by the NJCU Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs.

Participating artists include Olga Mercedes Bautista, Monica Chavarria, Christian Chavez, Kristie Ann Fitzpatrick, Charles Hayes, Stephanie Herrera, Ben Jones, Hugo Morales, Gabriel Navar, Michael Perna, Jose Rodeiro, Lou Tiscornia, Mollie Thonneson, Sergio Villamizar and Raul Villareal. For more information contact Sergio Villamizar at (201) 200-2170.

Allan Hancock Fine Arts Faculty Exhibit

Allan Hancock Fine Arts Faculty Exhibit

Annual Fine Arts Faculty Art Show takes place March 24th – April 23rd, 2014 (800 S. College Dr. Santa Maria, CA 93454). The opening reception takes place Thursday April 3, 2014 from 2:45 pm – 5 pm. The exhibit showcases the artistic talent of the Allan Hancock art faculty John Hood, David Passage, Bob Nichols, Nancy Jo Ward, Deborah West, Marti Fast, Cheryl Weiss, Gabriel Navar among many others.

The pieces I have included in this faculty art exhibit are part of my “masks” series. Concealing/revealing head “apparatuses”, masks, are a major part of my symbolic, surrealist and pop-oriented visual vocabulary.

Gabriel Navar

A Moveable Feast: Art Exhibition in New Jersey

A Moveable Feast: Art Exhibition in New Jersey

” app 2 have and eat cake ”
acrylic, pencils, ink, & oil on paper
24 x 18 in © 2012 Gabriel Navar
(this painting is part of “A Moveable Feast)

Raul Villareal, MFA, and Virginia Fabbri Butera, Ph.D. are curators of the exhibition “A Moveable Feast: Art, Food and Migration” at Therese A. Maloney Art Gallery, at College of Saint Elizabeth in Morristown, New Jersey (2 Convent Road, Morristown, NJ 07960). The exhibition runs from February 10 – April 30, 2014.

“In this exhibition, we have selected paintings, sculptures, drawings, photographs, mixed media collages, videos and installation works where food and its rituals have an even greater multiplicity of meanings and purposes in our contemporary, globally-aware society.” Excerpt from the Essay Statement for “A Moveable Feast” Art Exhibition.