Guttenberg Arts hosts a wide range of exhibitions throughout the year which provides STAR artists and community members an outlet to showcase their work and garner exposure. In return we provide the public with a venue which offers unique presentations in an unexpected place... around the corner from their home.

Guttenberg Arts hosts a wide range of exhibitions throughout the year which provides STAR artists and community members an outlet to showcase their work and garner exposure. In return we provide the public with a venue which offers unique presentations in an unexpected place... around the corner from their home.

upcoming exhibitions:


Charles Luce
Oct. 5 - nov. 3
Opening Reception:
Saturday Oct. 3rd @ 7pm


Rob Swainston
Nov. 9 - Dec. 2
Opening Reception:
Saturday Nov. 9th @ 7pm


Made Here: Fall 2019 Group Exhibition
Dec. 7 - Jan. 5
Opening Reception :
Saturday Dec. 7th, 7pm


 

Guttenberg arts

is located at

6903 Jackson Street

Guttenberg NJ

07093

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Napoles Marty   “Knowledge a Fight”  Pastel on Paper

Napoles Marty “Knowledge a Fight” Pastel on Paper

Gallery Hours: Tue-Sat: 10:00am – 4:00pm Free to the public, by appointment only

(Guttenberg NJ) Guttenberg Arts Gallery is pleased to present MADE HERE: SUMMER 2019 a group exhibition of the current Artists in Residence; Habib Hajallie, Napoles Marty and Dennis Darkeem. On view July 27th - August 31st, 2019. The works included in MADE HERE: SUMMER 2019 were created during the artist’s 3 month Space & Time Artist Residency at Guttenberg Arts.  MADE HERE: SUMMER 2019 will have an opening reception and backyard barbecue celebrating Guttenberg Arts’ 5th year in operation on Saturday, July 27th from 5pm - 9pm.

At Guttenberg Arts, Habib Hajallie developed a series of large scale figurative works that  explores cultural identity and conveys a sense of empowerment to often marginalized ethnic groups in the western world. Hajallie seeks to create a discourse regarding society’s perception of people to be of varying humanistic value. With the disenfranchised often being undermined by the mainstream media; which somewhat paradoxically reflects a hierarchy of status similar to colonial ideals in reference to the transatlantic slave trade.

Robert Lach’s work is based on the architecture and anatomy of nature. It is materials and process driven. The focus is on the labor of craft by experimenting and manipulating found, discarded, and recycled objects into art material. Lach usually builds in units or multiples mimicking the biology and structure of living organisms. Sculptural shapes and forms reference the design of animal homes, cellular formation, and the skeletal patterns of the natural world. It is the beauty, organization, and simplicity of nature Lach’s work replicates.

Napoles Marty continued his series entitled “”Transculturation”, which question his own displacement as a migrant within different spaces. The bodies that Napoles Marty presents in this series move with frailty and uncertainty, which is precisely one of the artists main concerns. Marty is interested in seeing how fragmented nature corrodes every space of the flesh within the composition and how simple lacerations and large cuts are dividing this bodies, little by little, until showing, how fascinating and sensual the human body becomes in its more sordid state. For Marty, it's like trying to find the beautiful within the destruction of something.

Dennis Darkeem is a visual and performance artist focused on highlighting the importance of the South Bronx community in his art. At Guttenberg Arts, Darkeem continued to develop a series of two and three- dimensional works that include recycling items found in the community and re-purposing them to create fine art. My work is firmly rooted in my Native American background and reflected are many indigenous and traditional motifs.

 Exhibition: July 27, 2019 - August 31st, 2019; Opening Reception on Saturday July 27th, 5-9pm.  For more information please contact matt@guttenbergarts.org or 201-868-8585. Guttenberg Art Gallery is free and open to the public by appointment. www.guttenbergarts.org

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