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Discover Local Talent at the "UNTITLED Small Works" Exhibit in West Orange

West Orange

By: Richard L. Smith

The West Orange Arts Council is proud to present the "UNTITLED Small Works" exhibit, a celebration of remarkable artistic talent on a compact scale.AdHosted at the West Orange Arts Center Gallery and Gift Shoppe on 551 Valley Road, the exhibit features an eclectic mix of creations from 23 talented artists, each bringing their unique vision to the community.

The exhibit, which opened on April 13, 2024, and will run through May 18, 2024, showcases a wide array of artistic expressions.

Visitors can admire George Anderson's abstract expressions, Jeanette Centano's raw emotional fusion of art and music, and Sylvia Padilla's reflections on her Taino and Inca heritage, among others.

Each piece offers a window into the diverse artistic minds of West Orange and beyond.

The exhibit was skillfully installed by WOAC Gallery Manager Rey Arvelo, with the help of artists Theodore Jenkins and Aron Lifschultz.

An Artist’s Reception is set for Saturday, April 27, 2024, from 1-4 pm, providing a fantastic opportunity for the community to meet the artists and celebrate their contributions to the vibrant local culture.AdIn addition to the visual arts, the West Orange Gift Shop offers a unique shopping experience where art lovers can purchase one-of-a-kind items crafted by local artisans.

From hand-made jewelry and scarves to unique home décor and paintings, the shop features an ever-changing selection of art-inspired gifts.

Patricia Mitrano, chair of the West Orange Arts Council, emphasizes the exhibit's role in inspiring and celebrating beauty through art.

She invites the community to engage with the arts, support local creators, and experience the joy and connectivity that art brings to life.AdDon't miss this chance to explore small works with big impact at the West Orange Arts Center, open Saturdays from Noon–4 pm and by appointment.