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The Ewing Arts Commission meets the First Monday of every month unless otherwise indicated. All meetings start at 7:00 pm at the Ewing Senior and Community Center. Next Meeting February 4, 2019.

 

Student Art Exhibit January 27 at the Trenton Elks 105

For the past four years, the Ewing Art Commission has been proud to join with the Trenton Elks 105 to present the Student Art Exhibit. Join us on January 27 from 1-4pm at 42 DeCou Avenue in West Trenton for an afternoon of art, music, art making, door prizes for contributing artists, plus food and beverages.

Over 200 original works of art from Ewing students is submitted each year and this year we are happy to share work from the students at Katenbach School for the Deaf. This event is made possible by an Elks National Foundation Grant.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meet January’s Featured Artist: Gloria Akins Evans

The Ewing Art Commission and Art Has No Boundaries is pleased to introduce Gloria Akins Evans to the Ewing community. Gloria was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA. She is one of ten children. She demonstrated artistic abilities at a very young age and developed and nurtured her passion for painting. After high school she attended The Art Institute of Philadelphia graduating in 1975. She worked in Hospital Administration for over twenty five years to support her family, which includes three children and 4 grandchildren while she continued to paint to “feed her soul”.

She is influenced by African American Culture and The Urban Community while, “Fugitive Art”, which promotes experimental art and emerging artists is her favorite. Many of her paintings are proudly displayed in pediatrician offices, day care centers, schools & private residences in throughout the United States. She is friends with hundreds of artist around the world on social media,” we encourage and help each other”. Her sister and brother-in-law have been residence of Ewing since 1980 and she has been a frequent visitor over the years.

Hurry this is the last week Gloria’s work will be available to view!

 

 

 

Community Mural Project

As part of our efforts to promote art in the community, the Ewing Art Commission is working on a Community Mural. Individuals interested in participating in this unique opportunity should contact us to learn more about this project and how to become a part of it. 

Calling Student Musicians!

Would you like a place to share your talent? The Ewing Arts Commission is looking for young performers to show off their skills. Musicians under the age of 21 are welcome to perform. Original music or your favorite cover songs are all acceptable. This will be a free event, no performers will be paid for their time. This is a family event and the Commission reserves the right to turn away any performer for any reason. Sound good to you? Send us an email at ewingartscomm@gmail.com. Tell us what you play and where we can sample your talent. 

Open Mic Nights at 1867 Sanctuary

Mark your calendars! The 4th Friday of every month from 7-9pm the 1867 hosts an open mic night. The Sanctuary has a grand piano and excellent acoustics but take our advise check it out for yourself. Admission is free and all ages are encouraged to participate. plus free parking is right across the street. The next event is Friday, October 26, 2018. For more information or to register to perform call 609-392-6409 or email 1867sanctuary@preservationnj.com

Are you interested in display your art?

The Ewing Arts Commission is looking for local adult artists to show off their work at the Ewing Township Municipal Building located at 2 Jake Garzio Drive. This is a great opportunity to share your talents with our community and sell your work!

For details on Showing YOUR art, click HERE

 

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The Ewing Arts Commission is an appointed municipal body constituted as a non-profit organization. The focus is to support, develop and expand the Arts. The goal is to foster freedom in expression of artistic growth and enjoyment within the community of Ewing Township through commitment and dedication.

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