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For Immediate Release: January 10, 2020

Westfield Art Association Exhibit at Freeholders Gallery in Elizabeth

Union County, NJ — Artworks from the Westfield Art Association are currently on exhibit at the Freeholders Gallery, located on the 6th floor of the Union County Administration Building, 10 Elizabethtown Plaza, Elizabeth. The Freeholders Gallery is open to the public free of charge from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The Westfield Art Association exhibit will be on display through February 14, featuring works by local artists Bernice Shah, Jill Crouch, Leina’ala de Roxtro Schwart, Heda Matiejunas, Mariya Kovalyov, Avi Kiriakatis, Vickie Williams, Tamara Hanenko, Lesya Dovbenko, Maxine King, Anne Castellano, Paul Federico, Laura Brown, Alex Mambach, and Julius Carallo.

“The Westfield Art Association has been nurturing and inspiring generations of Union County artists, and the Freeholder Board is proud to support their work with this new exhibition,” said Freeholder Chairman Alexander Mirabella.

Founded in 1922, the Westfield Art Association is the oldest independent arts organization in the state of New Jersey. As 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 include art education lectures, hands-on art studio workshops, gallery exhibits, outdoor art exhibitions, and pop-up galleries in Westfield restaurants and storefront windows.

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

Exhibits in the Freeholders Gallery are organized by the Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs in the Union County Department of Parks and Recreation. The Office is located at 633 Pearl Street in Elizabeth.

For more information about the Freeholders Gallery and other programs and services related to the arts and history in Union County, contact the Office at 908-558-2550 (NJ relay users dial 711) or culturalinfo@ucnj.org.

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