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Inside Small Art Exhibit Challenges 50 Artists

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Ridgewood NJ , Discover the beauty inside small! Curator, Lisa D’Amico is excited to announce the fourth installment of her now annual juried small works exhibition, this year at The Stable Gallery, 259 N. Maple Ave., Ridgewood, New Jersey. Inside Small will be on view from August 2 through August 29, 2019. There will be an opening reception on Thursday, August 8th from 7pm to 9pm.

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Master Art Studio End of the Year Art Show

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Ridgewood NJ, Sunday, 6/16 (Father’s Day) take your dad to brunch, then stop by to see our semi-annual art show.

Sunday, 06/16/18, 1 to 3 PM, Master Art Studio, 580 North Maple Ave, Ridgewood, NJ

Everyone who appreciates art is welcome: students, parents, grandparents and friends! Enjoy!

All Spring students should bring their artwork and sculpture to your next class for the art show before 6/15. You can pick up your artwork after the show on Sunday 6/16 from 3 to 3:30 PM or Monday 6/17 from 5-8 pm.

Last day of classes is Monday, 6/17. After that we take a break and continue with 1/2 day camps and classes week of 7/8. Click on links below to sign up!

Reminder, 2019 Summer art classes and 2019 Summer Camp schedule are available online. Space is limited.

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Ridgewood Art Institute Features Many Demonstrations

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Ridgewood NJ, Theresa Troise Heidel did a watercolor demonstration today, at the Ridgewood Art Institute following the Annual Members Meeting. Theresa is primarily a Plein Air Painter, but for this demo she worked from a photo and value sketches she had done on location. One of the most valuable perks of being an RAI Member, is what we can learn from each other as an Art Community.

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Ridgewood Native Eric Santoli Opens New Art School – Novus Atelier

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Ridgewood NJ, Novus Atelier is a representational painting and drawing school established in Ridgewood, New Jersey.  Our focus is on traditional drawing and painting skills, portfolio development and students who want to learn about representational art.  We concentrate on working from life, which allows artists of all skill levels to grow and develop. Novus Atelier was founded in 2019 by artist and teacher, Eric Alexander Santoli.  Mr. Santoli has been teaching drawing, painting, art history and college portfolio preparation to students at various schools, including Ridgewood High School, since graduating from the University of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 2014 .

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The Ridgewood Art Institute’s 60th Annual Young People’s Scholarship Exhibition: Call For Entries

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Ridgewood NJ, Do you know a Young Aspiring Artist between the ages of 8 and 17? What a perfect opportunity to introduce them to the Ridgewood Art Institute Their work will be hung in our beautiful galleries and family members and friends can view the work at our Opening Reception, where awards will be also be announced. Original artwork, done either independently or at school is welcome.

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SUBLIME 2019

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Ridgewood ARTBeat: A RHS Student Congress Committee that celebrates the talented young adult musicians and artists in the high school and community at large .

Ridewood ARTBeat will be hosting a FREE! creative event organized by RHS students. This Sunday, 11-2pm, RHS campus center. It is a Van Gogh-themed afternoon in the Campus Center on March 31st! Enjoy the talents of RHS artists and musicians, savor a delicious crêpe (or two… or three), and contribute to our wall of stars, sunflowers, and swirls.

Ridewood ARTBeat showcases beautiful fine art and a true inspiration for elementary and middle school kids to continue their of the arts!

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Ridgewood Art Institute’s 67th Annual Sponsor Show

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Ridgewood NJ, The Sponsor Show is the most popular annual event at the Ridgewood Art Institute, providing sponsors an opportunity to acquire a beautifully framed original painting, from the collection donated by our outstanding artists and instructors. In addition to wonderful landscapes and still lifes, several of our professional artists offer the chance to commission a portrait or pet painting. On the night of the Gala Drawing, the name of each sponsor is randomly called to choose their favorite painting. For only $275, become a sponsor and begin creating your painting “wish list” at our Opening Reception, or anytime during the exhibition dates. Proceeds from the show go directly toward the Institute’s efforts to promote fine arts in our community.

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Ridgewood Art Institute Annual Members’ Show and Sale

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Ridgewood NJ, The Ridgewood Art Institute is home to many talented artists. We welcome you to visit us and view our Annual Members’ Holiday Show and Sale, usually featuring over 150 pieces of beautiful artwork. Portraits, Landscapes, Seascapes and Still Lifes are all represented in this exhibition executed in watercolor, pastels and oils. Among our membership there are artists who have made the study of Art their lifetime ambition as well as those who are just beginning their Art journey. Art Enthusiasts will have the opportunity to see the quality of work available for sale at our many events and Artists can explore the options of starting a new class or medium. A portion of all proceeds benefit The Ridgewood Art Institute.
What better way to kick off the Holiday Season, than to purchase a gift for a loved one and support this wonderful institution. Work will be on view daily from 11am-3pm till December 24th, 2018.

Art makes a unique gift that can be treasured for a lifetime. Also, your gift helps support this fine institution, which is a gift to so many.

The Ridgewood Art Institute is a non profit organization providing the finest instruction in Classical Realism in a variety of mediums. Classes are offered on an open enrollment basis, and can be joined at any time. Each student is taught in direct relation to their personal skill level. For more information on class scheduling, this and future events please visit ridgewoodartinstitute.org

The Ridgewood Art Institute
12 East Glen Avenue
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
201.652.9615

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Ridgewood Symphony Orchestra final two concerts of our 79th season

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Symphony Orchestra final two concerts of our 79th season.

The Ridgewood Symphony Orchestra is a regional inter-generational orchestra composed of talented volunteer musicians located in Ridgewood, New Jersey. Supported by the surrounding communities and friends in neighboring areas, the orchestra serves the Northern New Jersey region with many musical and educational activities. For more information

March 8, West Side Presbyterian Church 8 p.m.Tschaikovsky, Wagner, Gershwin

May 3, West Side Presbyterian Church 8 p.m.Greig, Sibelius, Neilson

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The Ridgewood Art Institute Annual Members’ Holiday Show and Sale

Ridgewood Art Institute

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Ridgewood NJ, The Ridgewood Art Institute is home to many talented artists. We welcome you to visit us and view our Annual Members’ Holiday Show and Sale, usually featuring over 150 pieces of beautiful artwork. Portraits, Landscapes, Seascapes and Still Lifes are all represented in this exhibition executed in watercolor, pastels and oils. Among our membership there are artists who have made the study of Art their lifetime ambition as well as those who are just beginning their Art journey. Art Enthusiasts will have the opportunity to see the quality of work available for sale at our many events and Artists can explore the options of starting a new class or medium. A portion of all proceeds benefit The Ridgewood Art Institute.

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