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The Art of Mort Farrah

May is a perfect time to exhibit The Art of Mort Farrah at the Highland Park Public Library, 31 North Fifth Avenue. The retired city planner paints from memories of the Jersey shore. His work in several mediums – acrylic, oil, pen and ink, water color, and graphite pencil call to mind the bright lights and vivid colors that are so prevalent at ocean resort towns.


Object as Painting – Painting as Object

Using found wood, paper and other objects, Edison Artist Adam Padavano creates a miniature world. During the month of April 2015, his small works will be on exhibit at the Highland Park Public Library in the Main Hall Display Case.


Works by Artist Joyce Browning

Joyce Browning, a long time resident of New Brunswick, is presenting a mixed media show at the Highland Park Public Library in April 2015. An art reception will be held Sunday, April 12 from 2:00PM to 4:00 PM. Browning has been an artist and art teacher for many years. In the Willingboro Public School System, not only did she teach, she also was known for her art showcases, wall murals, and two and three dimensional stage sets. She has exhibited internationally and has also participated in developing programming for the New Jersey Education association’s Teachers’ Convention.


Highland Park Artist Collective Dedicates Library Exhibit To Steven Hart 1959-2015

The Highland Park Artists Collective is dedicating its February Art Exhibit, Reflections, to Steven Hart (1959-2015), a former long time borough resident and author. Ten artists from the Collective are contributing work to the exhibit that will be at the Highland Park Public Library, from February 2 through February 28 in the meeting room. Bill […]


Arts High & Arts Middle School Student Work On Exhibit

Paintings, drawings and photographs created by Middlesex County Arts High and Arts Middle School students will be on display at the Highland Park Public Library for the month of January, 2015. Eight students from Highland Park are included in this exhibit. Josephine Heibel and Dawn Park are Highland Park High School students, and Kate Atschinow, […]


Japanese Saimitsu Painting by Mayu Burr

Mayu Burr, an artist specializing in Japanese Saimitsu painting, exhibits at the library in December 2014. Mrs. Burr specializes in capturing and enhancing the minute details of the world around her, including tiny creatures. At the other end of the spectrum from the French Impressionist School, Mayu is the foremost proponent of the School of Extreme Selective Détaillé, known as E.S.D. Art or (Saimitsu) in Japan.


Jewish Life: Historical, Biblical And Imaginative Art

Artist William Giacalone, is exhibiting in the meeting room at the Highland Park Public Library in November 2014. His new show of large paintings, is titled Jewish Life: Historical, Biblical and Imaginative Art. His paintings are whimsical and reminiscent of the old country where Hasidim studied and danced with the Torah, villagers labored on farms, and where students attended small village schools.


Photo Paintings of Icons

Alexander Agor is an artist and photographer who John Lennon and other icons from the 1960s and 1970s. His photo paintings are on display at the Highland Park Public Library through October 2014 in the Meeting Room.


Birds of Highland Park Exhibit

Kathy Wooding’s obsession with birding and photography all started with a few American goldfinches who were eating her mother’s zinnia flowers in a Highland Park garden. Her obsession has grown since 2009 and now she has a collection of photos that include a Red Tailed Hawk, Bald Eagle, Yellow Warbler, Blue Grey Gnatcatcher, Baltimore Oriole, Great Blue Heron, and more – all shot in Highland Park.