Call for Hispanic and Latino artists, artisans

WEST ORANGE, NJ — ¡Bienvenidos a las Artes! Welcome to the Arts! The West Orange Arts Council will host its first Hispanic art exhibition to celebrate Hispanic and Latino art from Friday, Sept. 15, to Saturday, Oct. 14, in the West Orange Arts Center and West Orange Public Library. There will be an opening reception […]

Have your work printed in the WOAC coloring book

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council announces the “Color My World Community Coloring Book,” which will feature outlined drawings derived from photographs of life and living in West Orange. This WOAC fundraising project is designed to be enjoyed by both children and adults, and the proceeds will enable WOAC to continue to […]

WOAC has exciting plans this summer

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Center will host several art opportunities and exhibits during July and August. On Saturday, July 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Heidi Sussman will hold a one-day workshop on hot and cold wax techniques for photo enhancement. Admission is charged. For more information, contact Sussman at […]

Rotary donates money to 23 nonprofits

Rotary donates money to 23 nonprofits

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Continuing its tradition of providing financial support to worthy organizations, the West Orange Rotary Club gifted nearly $20,000 to 23 nonprofit organizations at its annual Community Service Awards Luncheon at Mayfair Farms on June 16. The funds for the awards, ranging in amounts from $350 to $2,500, were raised through the […]

Don’t miss WOAC’s second pop-up exhibit

WEST ORANGE, NJ — French photographers Vincent Benoit and Jean Minthe are exhibiting at the West Orange Arts Center’s second pop-up show. Both are avid hikers whose photographs capture the wildlife and landscape of the parks in Essex and Morris counties. Come see their work and meet Benoit and Minthe, along with Betsy Meyer-Donadio and […]

WOAC pop-up show is huge success

WEST ORANGE, NJ — From left, Arshad Aziz, Bengt Erik Akerblom, Patricia Mitrano and Phillipa Scott participate in West Orange Arts Council’s pop-up show, which offers local artists a way to work together to install, promote and achieve more exposure for their work and meet the local community in a quick, collaborative venue. The show […]

WOAC to hold two pop-up art galleries in June

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council presents two back-to-back pop-up art gallery shows in June. The first show will open on Saturday, June 3, from noon to 4 p.m. and run through Friday, June 16. The second show will open on Saturday, June 17, from noon to 4 pm and run through […]

Budding artists learn techniques from Panico

Budding artists learn techniques from Panico

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Arts Council board member Amelia Panico demonstrated on May 16 techniques with pastel in “A Class with a Glass” using her photos from her National Park series, part of the current exhibit “3 Women … 3 Perspectives” with Lisa Suss and Heidi Sussman at the West Orange Arts Center, […]

WOAC presents ‘3 Women … 3 Perspectives’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council is pleased to announce the latest art exhibit at the West Orange Art Center galleries, “3 Women … 3 Perspectives,” featuring the art of WOAC board members Amelia Panico, Lisa Suss and Heidi Sussman. Each of the three women, who are West Orange residents as well, […]