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Atlantic Cape’s Art Gallery Features ‘Atlantic County Parks’ Exhibit Sept. 27-Oct. 27

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Photograph by Michael Hogan that will be featured in this year’s “Atlantic County Parks” exhibit.

Atlantic Cape Community College’s art gallery, in partnership with Atlantic County Friends of the Parks, Inc., will host “Atlantic County Parks,” an exhibit showcasing plein air paintings, photos by Michael Hogan, and artifacts from Atlantic County Park System Collection, Sept. 27-Oct. 27.

There will be an opening reception 6-8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 27. The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public. Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Art Professor Showcased at Hammonton’s Third Thursday

A “Meet the Artist” reception will be held 6-9 p.m., Thursday, July 21, for Rita Michalenko, associate professor of art, at Hammonton’s Third Thursday at Casciano Coffee Bar & Sweetery and Downtown Hammonton.

Her  plein air pieces from around the county will be on display, accompanied with complimentary summertime refreshments.

Floating Aluminum Sculpture Installed at Atlantic Cape’s STEM Building


Lisa Romano, co-creator of the “Light” sculpture, and Richard Monteleone, senior adjunct art instructor at Atlantic Cape and sculpture artist, stand in front of the completed piece in Atlantic Cape’s STEM building, March 7. CREDIT: Dominick Spolitino (www.imagesbydom.com)

Richard Monteleone of Vineland, senior adjunct instructor at Atlantic Cape Community College and artist, had one of his expansive, aluminum, floating sculptures, “Light,” installed at Atlantic Cape’s new STEM facility, Monday, March 7. The installation took approximately seven hours, and the piece was inspired by the STEM space itself, and light, according to Monteleone.

Lisa Romano of Egg Harbor City, art center associate of Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts in Millville, co-created the sculpture. Atlantic Cape facilities workers Jack Taggart, Lewis Miller and Matt Bennett installed the piece. Monteleone’s first floating sculpture installation took place at Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts, where Romano assisted him. Continue reading

Students Paint With A Purpose In Art Appreciation Class At Atlantic Cape

Pollack 3 Pollack 1 Pollack 2Students in Senior Adjunct Instructor Richard Monteleone’s Art Appreciation class created Jackson Pollack-inspired paintings outside at Atlantic Cape Community College’s Mays Landing Campus, Tuesday, Nov. 3.

The paintings are auctioned at various college fundraisers to raise money for the Ken Drake Memorial Scholarship, which is available to students studying the arts. Continue reading

Call for Artwork for Faculty, Staff Exhibit Deadline EXTENDED

painter-866752_1920All Atlantic Cape employees are invited to submit art works in two- or three-dimensional media for inclusion in the 2015 Faculty Staff Exhibit in the college art gallery, located in the Spangler Library on the Mays Landing Campus. Continue reading

Knowles-Harrigan Exhibit and Talk July 22 in Somers Point

Cheryl Knowles-Harrigan, assistant professor of art, will give a gallery talk at her “Just Add Water” watercolor exhibition Wednesday, July 22, at Great Bay Art Gallery, 829 Bay Ave. in Somers Point. Two talks covering the same information begin at 3 and 4:30 p.m. Reservations are required, but the event is free and open to the public.

To reserve your seat, call or email Great Bay Art Gallery before July 22. Contact Kathy Arleth at 609-653-4991 or katharleth@hotmail.com. Please provide your name and phone number and the number of seats you would like to reserve.

Watercolor and Gouache on Paper by Cheryl Knowles-Harrigan

Watercolor and Gouache on Paper by Cheryl Knowles-Harrigan

The talk will consist of origins and inspirations for Cheryl’s work, technique, approaches and the benefits of being a lifelong learner. She will also talk about the specifics of some of the paintings in the exhibition. This is an all ages event for artists of all ages and art lovers.

Here’s the Scoop – July 9, 2015

Elinor Mattern, assistant professor English, along with poet Blaine Martin, will be reading their poetry 6-7:30 p.m., Sunday, July 19, at “Moveable Beats Reading Series” taking place at the Good Karma Cafe, 928 Pine Street, in Philadelphia. Continue reading

CMCC Hosts Women’s History Month Art Show

Atlantic Cape Community College is holding an art display in recognition of Women’s History Month at the Cape May County Campus, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House.

The work of several local female artists is on display in the first floor café through March 31. “Women of the Arts and the Second Letter Stringing Bee” features paintings and drawings, as well as letter correspondence from artists Cheryl Crews and Barbara Maxwell, who have been writing one another since 2011 and sharing their personal and artist experiences.

A Meet-the-Artist reception will be held 2-5 p.m., Monday, March 30, in the cafeteria. Artists and students will share stories, poems and songs. Light refreshments will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

All are welcome to attend this educational and entertaining event, sponsored by the Cape May County Campus Student Services and Student Government Association.

For more information, contact Tammy DeFranco, director of student services and Cape May County Campus management, at (609) 463-8113 or tadefran@atlantic.edu.


Rita Michalenko’s Artwork To Be Showcased in Somers Point

"Off The Beaten Path" will be on display Nov. 1 through Jan. 31, 2015 at Latz's By The Bay in Somers Point.

“Off The Beaten Path” will be on display Nov. 1 through Jan. 31, 2015 at Latz’s By The Bay in Somers Point.

Rita Michalenko, associate professor of art, will have an art exhibit, “Off The Beaten Path,” on display Nov. 1 through Jan. 31, 2015 at Latz’s By The Bay, 801 Bay Avenue in Somers Point.

An opening reception is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 9, 3-5 p.m.; light refreshments will be served and is open to the public.

Visit www.GreatBayArtGallery.com or call (609) 653-4991 for more information.