Monmouth University

Center for the Arts

Gallery Exhibitions

Karen Bright: Throughline

Karen Bright: Throughline is an exhibition spanning 40 years of visual work by Karen Bright, Professor from the Department of Art and Design. Bright’s environmentally focused themes serve as the main thread over the 30 year span with consistent narratives on global warming, and climate change. Additional themes in Bright’s work relate to the MeToo movement, prevalent social and cultural issues, and current politics—all rendered as sculptures and paintings using encaustic-based materials.

Opening Reception

Fri. September 20 | 6 - 9 pm

Box Office: 732.263.6889

Sep03, 2019

Dec09, 2019

Monday - Friday 10 AM - 5 PM Saturday & Sunday - 10 AM - 4 PM
Free and open to the public

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Just Beachy: A Reading of Sandy Stories
Free and open to the public

Oct 29

7 PM
DiMattio Gallery at Rechnitz Hall

Gallery Exhibitions

Just Beachy: A Reading of Sandy Stories

Help us mark the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. Readers will present stories that have been posted to “9 Feet High,” part of the Just Beachy/After Sandy installation now on view in Rechnitz Hall’s DiMattio Gallery.

We invite you to participate by reading your own story, or listen as you hear your own story being read. Join us as your Sandy experience is acknowledged through the spoken word. Your story deserves to be heard!

Free Event

Gina Torello: LightScapes

Jan 21 Mar 13

Rotary Ice House Gallery

Gallery Exhibitions

Gina Torello: LightScapes

In her retrospective exhibit, Gina Torello demonstrates how light intertwines the subject matter of her oils, pastels, printmaking, photography and sculpture in the Ice House Gallery. Torello is a Professor in Monmouth University’s Department of Art and Design.

Free Event

Inquire Within: Aurora Robson

Jan 21 Mar 13

8 AM
DiMattio Gallery at Rechnitz Hall

Gallery Exhibitions

Inquire Within: Aurora Robson

Aurora Robson is a multi-media artist known predominantly for her work intercepting the waste stream. Her practice is about subjugating negativity and shifting trajectories. Her work formally references recurring nightmares that she had as a child. She was born in Toronto in 1972 and grew up in Maui, HI. After over 2 decades living and working in NYC she recently moved to the Hudson Valley. Robson holds a double major (B.A.) in visual arts and art history from Columbia University.

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She Persisted: Julia Dzikiewicz

Mar 30 May 30

Pollak Gallery

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She Persisted: Julia Dzikiewicz

Overtly political, deeply emotional, and subtly humorous, Julia Dzikiewicz weaves feminist parables into immense encaustic wax paintings. Monumental like an altarpiece, they inflame the spirit; illuminated like a tapestry, they give shape to immortal stories. Yet, Dzikiewicz’s work refuses a singular order. Using ancient wax techniques to explore present-day topics, Dzikiewicz is unflinching. She strikes hot, skewering the heart of the difficult issues she addresses, including themes of violence, racism, and misogyny. As a resident of the Workhouse Arts Center, the grief and triumph of the once imprisoned Suffragists serve as the inspiration for her contemporary tales of women who fight for change or the issues that inspire modern activists.

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