FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 30, 2014
Contact: Cultural & Heritage Office, 908-558-2550
E-mail: culturalinfo@ucnj.org

Media Contact Only: Tom Plante, 908-527-4746


Life Drawing Studio Group
Exhibits Artwork at Freeholders Gallery


ELIZABETH, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to present artworks by members of the Life Drawing Studio Group in an exhibit at the Freeholders Gallery. The gallery is located on the 6th floor of the Union County Administration Building, Elizabethtown Plaza at Rahway Avenue, in Elizabeth. Gallery hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and the exhibit will be on display until May 28.

Based in Fanwood, the Life Drawing Studio Group (LDSG) is a volunteer-operated, arts-orientated, nonprofit corporation dedicated to bringing arts education, cultural enrichment and creative opportunities to the public. LDSG was founded 20 years ago by Brian Beste. The organization conducts educational programs tailored to the needs of visual artists in the community as well as innovative art education programs for non-artists.

In addition to studio workshops, LDSG conducts a variety of programs and events that help to bring art to the public at large. Besides producing art exhibitions and community outreach programs, LDSG regularly organizes and sponsors excursions to museums, visual arts exhibitions, and other cultural events.

The show includes the work of members Brian Beste, Danielle Linares, Beverly Liftman, Tim Neher, Rayen Sanchez, Jessa Scott, Janet Steinhauer, Candice Testa, and Eric Troia.

The Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs, part of the Department of Parks and Recreation, coordinates the exhibits displayed at the Freeholders Gallery. For further information about this and other programs and services related to the arts and history in Union County, please contact the Office at 633 Pearl Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07202; telephone: 908-558-2550; NJ relay users dial 711; or E-mail: culturalinfo@ucnj.org.

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