Reflections: Paintings by Sangeeta Bhagat, Monika Sinha, Geeta Acharya, Rohini Zutshi, Sarmishtha Patel, Shimta Gupta, Yoginit Shroff and Jayant Shroff is the new May exhibit at the library. “We come from a variety of backgrounds, with some reaching the professional stage with intense training and others who are amateurs with a keen desire to excel [...]
In the Main Hall Display are baskets made by Janice Johnson or Sherry Johnson. Each basket was crafted from 2005 to 2013 at the Tuckerton Seaport and Bayman’s Museum in Tuckerton, N.J. The names of the baskets, Pound Fish Basket, Eel Basket, Shaker Basket, Lunch Tote with Light Green Handles and many others, tell the [...]
Judith E. Rosenstein is displaying her paintings at the library in April 2013. See previous paintings by Judith Rosenstein. Rosenstein, a Highland Park resident, has been painting for more than 45 years. She is a forensic psychologist who paints to bring calm moments into her life. Her paintings capture serene outdoor scenes, people, colorful objects, [...]
Artist William Giacalone is exhibiting at the library in March 2013. During the 1960s William Giacalone (Bill) illustrated a number of story books and Hebrew school books for young children. Three Stories by Sholom Aleichem, The Pitzel Holiday Book, The Shlimeels of Chelm by Sol Scharfstein, Draydel, Draydel, Draydel, Debbie In Dreamland-Her Holiday Adventures, and [...]
The touring exhibit of Student Work, which includes a number of area High Schools including Highland Park, East Brunswick, Sayreville, Woodbridge, Old Bridge, and others, features collage, art photos, paintings, and drawings as well as mixed media.
Photographer Bill Bonner has been documenting life along the Raritan Avenue and the Raritan River for more than a decade. His digital variations on shops, bands, and people have captured the little corners of Highland Park. Through January 7, 2013 his new exhibit will be in the meeting room of the library.
Two artists who work in different media, and compliment each other are in a new show through November 2012. An art reception will be held for John Marron and Symone Banks on Sunday, November 25 at 2:00 PM. Marron will also read from his new Haiku book, Blips. John Marron is a local sumi-e artist [...]
At a time when people were beginning to use plastic electronic devises to read, Dr. Heinz Fritzsche was tenderly selecting linens, paper and leather to bind the comforting objects we have all grown up with – books. Dr. Fritzsche, who lived in Germany, visited Highland Park every summer to see his daughter Hanina Hanoch and [...]
E. Carol O’Neill will be exhibiting her new show, Collage 2012: New Works, through the month of October at library. Photos, copies of photos, ribbons, and magazine pages all find their way into O’Neill’s collages. “The collages are inspired by magazine pages and hand-made papers from countries all around the world,” said O’Neill. “Some of [...]
A Life Lived Across Continents and Cultures: Art Show Dr. Indrani Choudhury, born in Calcutta, India, worked as a biomedical research scientist for 25 years beginning in India and continuing in the United States at UNDNJ until she retired in 2005. That year she reconnected to her first passion – painting. For the month of [...]