Press Release

For Immediate Release: April 16, 2019

Westfield Art Association Exhibit at Freeholder Gallery

“Harbingers of Spring” by Sharon Reed, Westfield Art Association.

Union County, NJ — The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to present artworks from the Westfield Art Association, currently on exhibit at the Freeholders Gallery through May 22. The gallery is located on the 6th floor of the Union County Administration Building, Elizabethtown Plaza, Elizabeth, with gallery hours from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. weekdays.

“The Freeholder Board is proud to work with the Westfield Art Association and provide Union County residents and visitors with an opportunity to see the world through the unique perspectives of local artists,” said Freeholder Chair Bette Jane Kowalski.

Artists featured in the current exhibit include Sharon Reed, Maxine King, Karen M. Dunning, Virginia Puskar, Laura Brown, and Michael Endy.

Founded in 1922, the Westfield Art Association is the oldest independent arts organization in the state of New Jersey. A non-profit volunteer organization, it provides art education and public exhibitions, and actively encourages its members in the pursuit and development of their individual artistic goals and growth. The Westfield Art Association welcomes all artistic mediums and all levels of experience.

Public art events organized by the Westfield Art Association include art education lectures, hands-on art studio workshops, gallery exhibits, outdoor art exhibitions, and pop-up galleries in Westfield restaurants and storefront windows.

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 more information on the Westfield Art Association please visit their website at westfieldartassociation.org.

For further information about this and other programs and services related to the arts and history in Union County, contact the Office at 633 Pearl Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07202; telephone (908) 558-2550 or e-mail: culturalinfo@ucnj.org. NJ relay users may dial 711.

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For all Union County programs and services visit ucnj.org, call the Public Info Line, 877-424-1234, email info@ucnj.org or use the online Contact Form.

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