Stirring Surfaces, A Contemporary Art Exhibit At Hillside Square In Montclair

BY  |  Friday, Feb 21, 2014 2:18pm  |  COMMENTS (3)

Hillside gallery blue CieloThe Gallery at Hillside Square in Montclair will soon be transformed by “Stirring Surfaces,” a solo exhibition of paintings by contemporary artist Florence Moonan, which runs from February 28th through May 22nd.

You can meet Moonan at a free, public reception on next Friday, February 28th, from 6-9pm.

The color and texture of the artist’s painted surfaces reveal a glimpse into her inner thoughts and emotions.  The major component in Moonan’s work is Venetian plaster, selected for its unique qualities that produce surfaces  she finds immediately appealing and as sensuous as a beautiful aria.hillside gallery orange“When I listen to the music of Puccini while I work, I am transported. If I can’t sing, it, I will paint it,” says Florence Moonan, whose passion for the arts springs from bits and pieces from her memories—places, family mementos, travel, and music.

Moonan, who lives in Stockton, New Jersey, has won numerous awards for her artwork, which is included in permanent collections in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Moonan Triad (triptych)

The Gallery at Hillside Square is open Monday through Friday 7:00am– 7pm. For more information, call 609-397-1882.

 

Stirring Surfaces Art Exhibit

Where: The Gallery at Hilside Square, 8 Hillside Avenue, Montclair

When: February 28 – May 22, 2014

Public reception with the artist: Friday, February 28, 6-9pm (In the event of snow, a reception will be held Friday, March 7, 6-9pm.)

 

3 Comments

  1. POSTED BY walleroo  |  February 21, 2014 @ 2:38 pm

    Yup, that looks contemporary all right.

  2. POSTED BY caphilly  |  February 22, 2014 @ 10:17 am

    Beautiful!!

  3. POSTED BY wendyf  |  February 22, 2014 @ 10:41 pm

    really beautiful!

Leave a Reply

Baristanet Comment Policy:

Baristanet has specific guidelines for commenting. To avoid having your comment deleted -- or your commenting privileges revoked -- read this before you comment. Violators will be banned from commenting.

Report a comment that violates the guidelines to comments@baristanet.com. For trouble with registration or commenting, write to comments@baristanet.com.

Commenters on Baristanet.com are responsible for all legal consequences arising from their comments, including libel, infringement of copyright or actions that threaten a third party. By submitting a comment, you agree to indemnify Baristanet LLC, its partners and employees from any legal action arising from your comments.

In order to comment on the new system, you need to register a new Baristanet account. To get your own avatar next to your comments, sign up at Gravatar.com

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Featured Comment

That's my son and daughter this article is about and I look up to both of them even though I'm their Dad.

Tip, Follow, Friend, Subscribe

Links & Information

New Jersey Gas Prices provided by GasBuddy.com
Click here to add this map to your website.