Opening Reception featuring the works of Chris Pero Sept 12, 2020

The Opening Reception for our new show, show featuring the Works of Chris Pero, will be held on Spetember 12 from 4-6 pm.

Christopher Pero was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1967. His mother was a commercial artist who influenced his art along with artists such as Paul Klee, Gustav Klimpt and master surrealist H.R. Geiger.

Pero paints in Vibrant oil colors in the abstract expressionist form. He fuses nature with the human form and derives most of his images from deep within his Psyche.

Christopher Pero has been painting since 1994 and has no formal art training. He resides with his wife and daughter in Freehold Borough where he maintains his private studio.

Dr. Mungiello’s lecture series resumes with dates for Fall 2020

Local Artist and Professor Dr. Edoardo Mungiello will present two lectures during the run of the current exhibit.  Seating is limited.  Reservations are required; $10 per person.  Masks must be worn.  No Refreshments will be served.

Call 908-614-6195 for Reservations.

Cancelled : Saturday, September 26, 2020, 3-5pm: “A Town that Survived Itself”: Florence in the Age of Brunelleschi 1410-1450.

               Saturday, October 3, 2020, 3-5pm:  “Bend it to Our Awe or Break it All to Pieces”:  Bernini, Borromini and Rome.

Viral Art

We are pleased to present “Viral Art” a collection of works created during the shut down. There’s a range of works from those artists who continued their work to those who focused on the pandemic itself.

Scott Zoeller is a driftwood artist. His wall hangings & sculptures are featured in this show. Robert Rich expresses the viral theme in three photos from his veiled series. Photographer Debby Szersin playfully explored the idea of a masking.

Mary Caruso Albert’s watercolors of Freehold remain featured in the lounge gallery.

Bring your kids in for a scavenger hunt of items within the artwork.

Show runs through September 6. Stop in! Browsers welcome. Face coverings required.

Exhibit by Freehold Artist Mary Caruso-Albert extended until July 19

Restaurant Row by Mary Caruso-Albert is one of many paintings featuring Freehold that will be on display in this show.

Freehold Art Gallery has reopened. Our current art show featuring Freehold artist, Mary Caruso-Albert has been extended through July 19. Mary Caruso-Albert is one of Freehold’s most notable artists.

“Mary’s iconic work tells the story of today’s Freehold, and we are thrilled to be hosting this exhibit,” curator Jill Barba said.

Mary will be available to give gallery visitors a tour of her work, discuss her process and her subjects during Meet and Greet sessions to be announced

“Freehold’s architecture, and history has always intrigued me,” Ms. Caruso-Albert explained. “When I started working in watercolor, it was a simple decision to paint the interesting buildings in Freehold.”

Caruso-Albert is best known for her watercolors of New Jersey’s historical sights, landscapes, the Jersey Shore and of course, Freehold. Prints and notecards will be available for purchase at the gallery.

“My favorite work is commissioned paintings that I call ‘Memories.’

These paintings of homes, children, and vacation spots bring joy, a lasting joy, to the people who want them created.” Mary said.

Face coverings are required and a maximum of 10 persons will be in the gallery at one time. Our summer hours are in effect. Private tours welcomed by appointment.

“A Town that Survived Itself, Florence in the Age of Brunelleschi 1410-1450” Lecture by Dr Mungiello, date, time to be announced.

Dr. Edoardo Mungiello, Freehold fine artist, author, and Art History professor will continue his lecture series Artists and Their Cities with “A Town that Survived Itself, Florence in the Age of Brunelleschi 1410-1450.” Date and time will be announced.

Admission is $10 per person which includes the lecture and refreshments (BYOB). Dr. Mungiello is an engaging, informative and often humorous speaker who brings clarity of vision to every lecture. Seating is limited. Reservations are recommended but not required. You may reserve your place by emailing FreeholdArtGallery@gmail.com or call 908-614-6195.