April 13, 2024


Art Shines Through

Visual Arts Center of New Jersey to Host Annual Spring Gala on April 30

Visual Arts Center of New Jersey to Host Annual Spring Gala on April 30

The Visual Arts Middle of New Jersey (VACNJ) just introduced it will return to Canoe Brook Country Club to keep its annual spring gala, Artwork & Soul, on Saturday, April 30. The function, which will consider put in Summit, NJ, is the Artwork Center’s most significant fundraiser of the year, showcasing live songs by Gatsby Now, cocktails, and a seated evening meal. The major attraction of the night is the Art Center’s signature silent and reside auctions of modern artwork highlighted by the return of celeb auctioneer CK Swett. This yr will mark the return to an in-individual celebration for the 1st time because 2019.

“We are extremely excited to convey the Artwork Middle group jointly in particular person for the gala this year,” suggests Gala Co-Chair Alison O’Neill. “Gala proceeds are important to enabling the Art Center’s crucial perform of reworking lives by bringing artwork and men and women together.”

Alison is co-chairing this year’s Art & Soul Gala along with longtime VACNJ supporters David O’Neill, Isabel Ribeiro, and Diego Rotsztain. Extra committee members incorporate Heather Braun, Kate Buchanan, Susan Cagnassola, Terri Friedman, Tharanga Goonetilleke, Anne Grissinger, Suzanne Henry, Renee Stene, and Rachel Wilf. The Art & Soul Gala is generously sponsored by:


Lisa Butler & Bob Kelly
Susan & Mike Cagnassola
Anne & RJ Grissinger
Rachel & Jonathan Wilf


Katherine & John Buchanan, Chance Techniques Firm
Laura & David Hardin, Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper, P.C.
Alison & David O’Neill
Isabel Ribeiro & Diego Rotsztain


Marie & Roy Alan Cohen
Siobhan Creem
Betse & Frank Gump

Elena & Roger
Kayla & Richard
Deborah & Fred Schwarzmann

Sally & Tom Abbott
Heather Braun
Terri & Mark Friedman
Tharanga Goonetilleke & Aditya Bindal
Amy & Clint Harris
Suzanne & Dean Henry
Peapack Personal Prosperity Administration
Jane & Kevin Quinn
Amy & Mitchell Radin
Ana Robic & Rob Feuerstake
TD Bank
Susan Yarad

Local community Sponsors

Cambridge Wines
CWI Design
Oak Knoll College of the Holy Youngster
Otterstedt Agency

To study far more, including how to acquire tickets or a sponsorship check out artcenternj.org/art-and-soul. Ticket profits close on April 22. Silent auction merchandise will be readily available for bidding to the public starting off on April 22 at galabid.com/gala-2022. Auction items will be on display screen in the Artwork Center’s second-flooring group galleries from April 22 as a result of April 30. Bidding ends on April 30 at around 9 PM. Reside auction products are only accessible for bidding in-person at the Gala on April 30.

About the Visible Arts Middle of New Jersey

For around 85 many years, the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey has been exclusively committed to viewing, generating, and discovering about up to date art. Regarded as a leading non-financial gain arts firm, the Art Center’s renowned Studio University, acclaimed exhibitions, and academic outreach initiatives provide thousands of youth, people, seniors, and persons with unique desires each individual 12 months.

The Visible Arts Heart of New Jersey is situated at 68 Elm Street in Summit, NJ. Gallery hours: Monday-Thursday, 10 AM-8 PM Friday, 10 AM-5 PM and Saturday & Sunday, 11 AM-4 PM. Be sure to get in touch with 908.273.9121 to affirm holiday getaway hours. Pay a visit to artcenternj.org for much more details.


Important aid for the Visual Arts Heart of New Jersey is provided by the Wilf Loved ones Basis Peter R. & Cynthia K. Kellogg Foundation New Jersey Point out Council on the Arts the Estate of Pamela Hauptfleisch and the Art Heart neighborhood of supporters.