Black & White to Magnificent Color! 

Two years of the Covid pandemic has left us feeling like we are living through an endless winter where our eyes are tired of the long nights and empty trees. Cut off from each other and fearful, it is as if we have lost the colors of life. The intention of this exhibition is to bring back the hope and excitement, that this dark period is almost over, and soon we’ll be surrounded by the magnificent colors of art and life again.  

Exhibition dates: March 13th to April 9th, 2022

Reception: Sunday March 13, 1- 3:30pm

Location: Watchung Art Center, 18 Stirling Rd, Watchung – NJ

Ground floor gallery is barrier free and the upstairs gallery can be accessed by a chair lift. max 200 lbs

Hours: Tuesday and Thursdays  12-4pm , Saturday 10-2pm

The center suggests calling before arriving on Saturdays @ 908-753-0190

About the Curator:

Alpana Mittal is an award-winning, visual artist. She has had solo shows at ArtExpo NYC, JCC Bayonne, Serendipity Labs, Artfront Gallery, and New Jersey Arya Samaj. Mittal’s work has been published in the Bridge Art Gallery News, Riverview Observer, Jersey Journal, NY-Artnews, The New Artist, Boomer Gallery Magazine in London, eUONIA Online Art Magazine, Liquitex Art Materials, and Spotlight Contemporary Art Magazine in France.  She has received awards from Contemporary Art Gallery Online, Gallery Ring, Light Space and Time, Best in Show by Hudson Artist of NJ, and Outstanding Service Award from Sing for Hope. Her work has been displayed nationally, highlights include the Salmagundi Art Club in NYC, Nassau Art Museum in NY, Christie’s Auction House in NY, and Crocker Art Museum in Ca. Mittal has curated shows in New Jersey at the Bridge Art Gallery, the Barrow Mansion, and the Rotunda Gallery. She is currently the Co-Vice President of Pro Arts Jersey City.

Participating Artists:

Jonathan Acheson, Francesca Azzara, Christine Barney, Eitan Barokas, Josephine Barreiro, Nanette Reynolds Beachner, Lisa Brown, KBrown, Guillermo Bublik, Virginia Carroll, James Chesnick, Michael Connors, Dorie Dahlberg, Susan A. Davis, Sandra DeSando, Aaron Dunkel, Andrea Epstein, , Edward Fausty, Jodie Fink, Bennett Gewirtz, Tharanga Goonetilleke, Robert Gratson, Cheryl Gross, Susan Evans Grove, Lenora Guarini Miller, Nancie Gunkelman, Valerie Huhn, Deirdre Kennedy, Kerry Kolenut, Robert Kosinski, Joe LaMattina, Laura Lou Levy, Debra Fleisher Livingston, Beatrice M. Mady, Kevin McCaffrey, Roxanna Melendez, Bryan Murray, Harold Olejarz, Nadezhda Peters  Jean-Paul Picard, Nitu Pilania Dahiya, DeAnn L. Prosia, Ahmed Akhtar Rasha, Rodriguez Calero, Angelina Salgado, Vincent Salvati, Barbara Seddon, Priya Shah, Francisco Silva, Timothy Simmons, Joan Sonnenfeld, Darren R. Sussman Michael Teters, Mollie Thonneson, Charles Trott, Josh Urso, Kelly D.Villalba, , Ann Vollum, Xiong Wei, Louise Wheeler