Arts Council to exhibit Sussex County's ‘Generation Gap'

| 28 Sep 2011 | 02:48

    NEWTON-The Sussex County Arts & Heritage Council invites the public to view this year's Generation Gap—an exhibition of fine art by area artists over 60 years of age and under 17 years of age. The show is on the third floor of the Judicial Center, High Street, Newton, and can be seen now through June 7. Regular business hours at the Public Gallery are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays. Admission is free. Six acrylics, four oils, three watercolors, one each of charcoal, pen & ink, oil and mixed media comprise the show for five area artists in the Golden Art category. The artists are Arlene Bartolomeo , Judith A. Hornstra, Carolyn Monteleone and Elizabeth Reilly Sutherland -- all of Sparta, Catherine Bawa of Branchville and Irene Bartz of Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. Sixteen works by nine young people make up the Kid's Art category. The artists are Kimberly N. Verost of Hamburg, Joshua Tomasik of Highland Lakes and Rebekah Garris of Newton. From Fredon are Camille Avarella, Chris Avarella, Alyssa Boyer and Trevor Boyer. From Sparta are Sarah Hetzler and Jesse Oricchio. A closing reception to honor the artists will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 7. Admission is free and the event is open to the general public. For further information, call the council at 973-383-0027, Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The mission of the Sussex County Arts & Heritage Council is to foster and promote the artistic and cultural vitality of Sussex County.