Artists, adults and youth, show works featuring the landscapes, flora, fauna, natural, cultural, or historic resources of the Highlands region, which stretches from Connecticut through New York and New Jersey, to Pennsylvania Juried art selections include two- and three-dimensional paintings, drawings, pastels, original prints (lithographs, etchings, monoprints, serigraphs etc.), mixed-media, sculptures and photographs.
The exhibit is curated by Donna Compton, gallerist and Art Program Curator for the NJ Highlands Coalition, with Anne Ricculli, Ph.D., Director of Exhibits and Collections for the Morris Museum. A panel of prominent local arts professionals served as jurors for this anniversary show, including: awards judges Dwight Hiscano, exhibit founder, and Dr. Ginny Butera; Elliott Ruga, Donna Compton, Dick Eger, Mitchell Rosenzweig, Paul Jach, Kristy Brucale Jach, and John Castronovo.
EXHIBITING ARTISTS are listed below
Proceeds support the Coalition's mission to help preserve the natural and cultural resources of this remarkable region of our state that supplies clean drinking water to over 6.2 million people.
The Highlands is a geophysical province and a component of the Appalachian Mountains, spanning western CT, southern NY, northern NJ, and eastern PA. In NJ, the region has an astonishing diversity of landscapes, including: the rolling farm fields of Warren and Hunterdon counties; river communities along the Delaware; a vast, ecologically healthy forest, abundant with biodiversity, north of 1-80; and both rural and urban communities rich in pre-Revolutionary history. READ MORE
Our mission is to protect, enhance and promote the vital water and other natural & cultural resources of the New Jersey Highlands. The Coalition represents a diverse network of organizations — small and large, local, regional, statewide and national — and individuals.
We represent their common goal to protect, enhance and restore the New Jersey Highlands and to preserve the quality and quantity of drinking water both for the 850,000 people in the Highlands as well as the more than five million people in surrounding areas who depend on Highlands water.
Founded in 1913, the Morris Museum is an award-winning, multifaceted arts and cultural institution serving the public through its exhibitions and performances, which strive to interpret the past and discover the future through art, sound, and motion. The Museum is home to the historic and internationally-significant Murtogh D. Guinness Collection of Mechanical Musical Instruments and Automata. The Museum’s Bickford Theatre is a 312-seat performing-arts facility, offering unique programming in film, jazz, and live performance through its innovative series, Live Arts. As New Jersey’s only Smithsonian Affiliate, it launched Spark!Lab, a dynamic, Smithsonian-created learning space which will inspire young visitors to create, collaborate, and innovate.
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