Monday, January 23, 2017


clip_image002Between Instances: A Collaborative Project by Lisa Pressman and Krista Svalbonas

WHEN: January – March, 2017
Visual Arts Center, 68 Elm Street, Summit
ADMISSION: Suggested admission $5, students/seniors $3, members and children under 12 accompanied by an adult free.
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Svalbonas_Pressman_promo_portraitBeginning this January, the Art Center will host a collaborative residency featuring artist and Art Center Faculty Member Lisa Pressman and mixed-media artist Krista Svalbonas. The artists will take over Studio X.

The exhibition will feature Between Instances: A Collaborative Project by Lisa Pressman and Krista Svalbonas, wherever they were located at that particular moment. They will use these images and other materials to create an immersive installation that speaks to themes of time, place and memory.

Also on view through March 19, 2017: From There to Here: Encaustic Paintings by Students of Lisa Pressman; From the Ground Up: Emerging Ceramicists at the Art Center Part II and Stair-Gazing: Rhia Hurt.

Continuing Exhibitions include: Rachel Beach: Touchstone and Renee Stout: At the Crossroads on view through March 17, 2017.

Gallery Info: Hours: Monday – Wednesday and Friday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm; Thursday 10:00am – 8pm; and Saturday & Sunday 11am – 4pm. Please call 908-273-9121 to confirm holiday hours. Adult and children’s group tours for the Art Center’s exhibitions are available throughout the year. For more information, call 908-273-9121 or visit


Major support for the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey is provided by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, the WJS Foundation, the Wilf Family Foundations and Art Center members and donors. 

About the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey

For more than 80 years, the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey has been dedicated to viewing, making and learning about contemporary art. Recognized as a leading non-profit arts organization and accredited by the American Alliance for Museums, the Art Center’s renowned studio school, acclaimed exhibitions, and educational outreach initiatives serve thousands of youth, families, seniors and people with special needs every year.


Image: Lisa Pressman, Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 3 PM Eastern, from the archive of weekly photographs taken by the artists.