SMI State Of the Art 2015 1/23 – 4/17

Montclair, NJ, December 15, 2014
Listing Information About the Exhibit:
Exhibition Dates: January 23 to April 17, 2015
Opening Reception: Friday, January 23, from 7 to 9pm
Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday 7am–7pm
Address: 33 Plymouth Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 ~ 973 744 1818
Email: [email protected]
SMI’s telephone number: 973-744-1818
MEDIA CONTACT: Yvette Lucas, [email protected], 973-809-8261
SMI’s mailing address: 108 Orange Road, Montclair, NJ 07042
Studio Montclair (SMI) announces “State of the Art 2015,” an exhibit on view from January 23 to April 17,
2015, featuring the work of 86 SMI members. The exhibit will take place in Studio Montclair’s galleries at
Academy Square, the SMI Gallery @ Academy Square and the SMI Virginia S. Block Gallery, located on the
first and second floors of Academy Square, 33 Plymouth Street in Montclair. All are invited to the opening
reception on Friday, January 23, from 7 to 9pm. The galleries are open to the public 7am to 7pm Monday
through Friday.
“State of the Art 2015” includes the work in a variety of styles and media from 86 SMI members. The artists
featured in the exhibit are: Cary Africk, Susanna Baker, Amy Becker, Tina Bernstein, Janet Boltax, Irene
Costello Brandle, Cathleen McCoy Bristol, John Brown, Ron Brown, Robyn Burns, Judith Carlin, Shirley
Cartey, Pauline Chernichaw, RitaMarie Cimini, Dorothy Cochran, Lois Condon, Marilyn Deitchman, Peggy A.
Dervitz, Redens Desrosiers, Maryann Didriksen, Dana DiMuro, Margaret Dressel, Donald M. Felber, David
Frank, Beverly A. Fredericks, Robin Fruchter, Alexa Garbarino, Bennett Gewirtz, Madeline Giotta, Carole
Goldstein, Allan Gorman, Judy Gould, Donna Grande, Betty Guernsey, E. Susan Haiken, Marsha Heller, Peter
Heller, Petia Hsiao, Ting Ting Hsu, Charles Hunter, Linda Jacobs, Katherine Y. Jennings, Michael Kellner,
Catherine Kinkade, Rita Klachkin, Lissanne Lake, Carole Lane, Eric Levin, Cara London, Gayle Mahoney,
Fernando Mariscal, Rudy Martin, Susan Marx, Betsy Meyer-Donadio, Chris Mullen, Dennis X. Murray, Walter
S. Oliver, Nancy Ori, Arthur Paxton, Lisa Redburn, Bob Ricciotti, Patricia Ritchie, Rebecca Rosenheck, George
Saj, Lucille Scurti, Heather Shaw, Michael Sherman, Stefanie Silverman, Alice Stoler, Linda Streicher, Irv
Suss, Heidi Sussman, Theodosia A.G. Tamborlane, Amy Thompson-Hill, Peter O. Tilgner, Louis Toledo,
Marianne Trent, Emily Tumbleson, Ira Wagner, Laurie Waite-Fellner, Florence Weisz, Jenny Wiener, Kristen
Zachares, Rebecca Zagoory, Tony Zaza.
The curators for the show are: Amy Becker, Virginia Schaffer Block, Pam Cooper, and Lynne Toye.
Studio Montclair Inc. is a non-profit organization of exhibiting professional and emerging artists and others
interested in the visual arts. The mission of the organization is to promote culture and education in the visual
This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of
State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts and administered by the Essex County
Division of Cultural and Historic Affairs.
Janet Boltax: Still Life With Leeks, oil on canvas, 12H x 8W
David Frank: Mulberry-Yellow Sunset, Photograph, 24 x 24
Alexa Garbarino: Child Bride 2, photograph, 32H x 27W
Gayle Mahoney: Pescadero Pebbles, watercolor, 32H x 26W
Cathleen McCoy Bristol: The Line, acrylic on canvas 24H x 36W