The Center for Contemporary Art exhibits Members' Juried Exhibition at Watchung Arts Center

BEDMINSTER, N.J. - March 9, 2020 - PRLog -- The Center for Contemporary Art ("The Center") is pleased to announce its Members' Juried Exhibition at the Watchung Arts Center in Watchung, NJ on view now through March 26th.

A benefit of membership at The Center is the opportunity to submit work to members' exhibitions. Other benefits include invitations to exhibitions, reduced rates on art classes and workshops, discounted art supplies, invitations to members-only artist/curator talks and critique groups and more.

Jurors Doris Ettlinger and Michael McFadden selected thirty-eight pieces from 163 entries submitted by 65 artist members of The Center. They awarded six prizes. The "Best of Show" award went to Cynthia Walling (Highland Park, NJ) and Honorable Mentions were awarded to Michael Brailove (Highland Park, NJ), Sally Dougan (Lebanon, NJ), Sandy Furst (Basking Ridge, NJ), DeAnn L. Prosia (Morristown, NJ) and Terri Levine Rosenblum (Franklin Lakes, NJ).  The Center's Exhibitions Committee selected Andrew Werth (Princeton Junction, NJ) as the recipient of the Solo Exhibition Award at The Center for Contemporary Art which will be on view April 3 – June 6, 2020.

Jurors Doris Ettlinger and Michael McFadden stated, "On our first round we independently chose work that instantly struck us as visually exciting. Then we worked together to determine the final group. This was difficult because of the high quality of the entries. The pieces we chose had the extra element of storytelling, through mood, emotion or quirkiness."

Doris Ettlinger has been an illustrator since graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design and receiving an MFA from UW – Madison. Her work includes 40 picture books for major publishers. Besides illustrating, Doris teaches watercolor at The Center for Contemporary Art and at her home/studio, an old grist mill near Hampton, NJ. Doris is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators and a signature member of the Garden State Watercolor Society.

Michael McFadden studied fine art at Carleton College, Purdue University and the University of Wisconsin where he received his MFA in 1978. Michael has professional experience and technical expertise in many areas including painting, welding, casting, ceramics, fine metalwork, architecture, and engineering. Michael has taught art and design courses at Purdue, Wisconsin, Hunterdon Central High School, and The Center for Contemporary Art.

The Watchung Arts Center is located at 18 Stirling Road in Watchung, NJ. This exhibition will be on view during regular hours.  Hours: Sunday & Monday Closed; Tuesday – Friday; 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

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