Press Release

For Immediate Release: September 6, 2011

Rahway Senior Center Art Class Paintings on Exhibit at Freeholders Gallery

ELIZABETH, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to sponsor an exhibition of paintings by students who take classes at the Rahway Senior Center. The art work is on exhibit through October 3rd in the Freeholders Gallery, located on the 6th floor of the Union County Administration Building, Elizabethtown Plaza at Rahway Avenue, in historic midtown Elizabeth. The Gallery is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

“Come and enjoy the creative products of these talented artists,” said Union County Freeholder Bette Jane Kowalski, liaison to the Cultural and Heritage Programs Advisory Board. “They work in oil, watercolor and mixed media under the tutelage of art instructor Laura Brown.”

Among the student-artists whose work is on exhibit are Karen Argentiere-Buffa, Molly Brown, Rosemarie Campbell, Sherley Cherubino, Mary Alice Erickson, Roberta Frimpter, Madeline Granieri, Katina Massas, Dawn McDonald, Ida Mele, Arline Mini, Joan Pender, Mary Peter, and Ann Quigley.

The Rahway Senior Center is located at 1306 Esterbrook Avenue, where art classes are conducted regularly. For further information about the Rahway Senior Center and its activities, please call Ellen Staunton at 732-827-2016.

The Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs coordinates exhibitions held in the Freeholders Gallery, curated by Teya David of the Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs. For further information about exhibits, programs and services related to the arts and Union County history, contact the Office at 633 Pearl Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07202, telephone (908) 558-2550; NJ Relay 711 or email culturalinfo@ucnj.org.

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Art Students from Rahway Senior Center Exhibit Their Work at Freeholders Gallery

ELIZABETH, NJ – Paintings by art students from the Rahway Senior Center are now on exhibit at the Freeholders Gallery, located in the Union County Administration Building on Elizabethtown Plaza in Elizabeth. The exhibit is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through Oct. 3. Pictured are art instructor Laura Brown (standing) teaching artist-students (left to right) Molly Brown, Katina Massas and Ann Quigley. For more information about the Rahway Senior Center and its activities, please call Ellen Staunton at 732-827-2016.

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