ELIZABETH, NJ – An exhibit of mixed media artworks by photographer Nancy Ori of Berkeley Heights is on display through Tuesday, October 1, at the Freeholders Gallery in Elizabeth. Sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs, the exhibit features 27 pieces of what Ms. Ori calls mixed media with pastel. The exhibit in the Freeholders Gallery at the Union County Administration Building, on Elizabethtown Plaza at Rahway Avenue in Elizabeth, is open to the public from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on weekdays.
“We are pleased to showcase these colorful creations of Nancy Ori,” said Freeholder Bette Jane Kowalski, liaison to the Union County Cultural and Heritage Programs Advisory Board. “They are one-of-a-kind pieces that combine classic photographic and painting techniques.”
Nancy J. Ori is a respected international photographer and video producer for more than 35 years. She also teaches photography and painting workshops throughout the United States and in Europe. Nancy was affiliated for many years with the Ansel Adams Workshop in California. Aside from photographing landscapes and architecture in the West Coast tradition of her long-time mentor, she also ventures into other art forms by using pastels and other paint mediums to enhance a new series of “painterly” photographs.
More of Nancy Ori’s work may be seen by visiting her website: www.nancyorifineart.com.
Exhibits at the Freeholders Gallery are coordinated by the Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs. For further information about this exhibit, contact Teya David, Curator of the Freeholders Gallery. For other programs and services related to the arts and Union County history, contact the Office at 633 Pearl Street, Elizabeth 07202, or call (908) 558-2550. New Jersey Relay users dial 711.