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County College of Morris and East Stroudsburg University collaborate on faculty art and design exhibition

RANDOLPH TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – Gain new insight into the stretching of boundaries in contemporary art and design as demonstrated by faculty from both County College of Morris (CCM) and East Stroudsburg University (ESU) at the first Spring Semester show at CCM’s Art Gallery.

The East Stroudsburg University & County College of Morris Collaborative Faculty Exhibition now on display runs through Thursday, February 23. A reception, free and open to the public takes place Thursday, February 2, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The exhibition features work from faculty members in the Art & Design department at CCM and the Art+Media+Design department at ESU.

“This is truly a collaborative effort between two preeminent schools of art and design in the Northern New Jersey/Eastern Pennsylvania region,” says Brian Sahotsky, professor of Visual Arts and gallery director. “The aim of this exhibition is to showcase the quality work of each school’s faculty and to cultivate a reciprocal relationship between like-minded institutions. The creativity and uniqueness of the work is a testament to a pair of interdisciplinary faculties interested in testing the boundaries of contemporary art and design.”

The exhibition showcases the works from inter-related disciplines and includes traditional wall-hung pieces, gaming displays, photographic installations, jewelry design, industrial design, virtual reality mock-ups, audio/performance pieces, 3D printed sculpture, graphic design logo boards, costume design and several multimedia pieces.

“It is a truly special occasion when professional educators can come together to produce such an interesting and varied showcase of art and design,” notes Sahotsky.

The Art Gallery is located in the Learning Resource Center on CCM’s campus, 214 Center Grove Road, in Randolph Township. Gallery hours are Mondays through Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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