Art & Soul
WHEN: Saturday, April 30
WHERE: Canoe Brook Country Club, 1108 Morris Tpke, Summit
To learn more, including how to purchase tickets or a sponsorship visit artcenternj.org/art-and-soul. Ticket sales close on April 22. Silent auction items will be available for bidding to the public starting on April 22 at galabid.com/gala-2022.
The event is the Art Center’s largest fundraiser of the year, featuring live music by Gatsby Now, cocktails, and a seated dinner. The main attraction of the evening is the Art Center’s signature silent and live auctions of contemporary art highlighted by the return of celebrity auctioneer CK Swett.
This year will mark the return to an in-person celebration for the first time since 2019.
Alison is co-chairing this year's Art & Soul Gala alongside longtime VACNJ supporters David O’Neill, Isabel Ribeiro, and Diego Rotsztain. Additional committee members include Heather Braun, Kate Buchanan, Susan Cagnassola, Terri Friedman, Tharanga Goonetilleke, Anne Grissinger, Suzanne Henry, Renee Stene, and Rachel Wilf. The Art & Soul Gala is generously sponsored by:
Lisa Butler & Bob Kelly
Susan & Mike Cagnassola
Anne & RJ Grissinger
Rachel & Jonathan Wilf
Katherine & John Buchanan, Risk Strategies Company
Laura & David Hardin, Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper, P.C.
Alison & David O’Neill
Isabel Ribeiro & Diego Rotsztain
& Roy Alan Cohen
Betse & Frank Gump
Elena & Roger
Sally & Tom Abbott
Terri & Mark Friedman
Tharanga Goonetilleke & Aditya Bindal
Amy & Clint Harris
Suzanne & Dean Henry
Peapack Private Wealth Management
Jane & Kevin Quinn
Amy & Mitchell Radin
Ana Robic & Rob Feuerstake
Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child
Auction items will be on display in the Art Center’s second-floor community galleries from April 22 through April 30. Bidding ends on April 30 at approximately 9 PM. Live auction items are only available for bidding in-person at the Gala on April 30.
About the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey
For over 85 years, the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey has been exclusively dedicated to viewing, making, and learning about contemporary art. Recognized as a leading non-profit arts organization, 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.
The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey is located at 68 Elm Street in Summit, NJ. Gallery hours: Monday–Thursday, 10 AM–8 PM; Friday, 10 AM–5 PM; and Saturday & Sunday, 11 AM–4 PM. Please call 908.273.9121 to confirm holiday hours. Visit artcenternj.org for more information.
Significant support for the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey is provided by the Wilf Family Foundation; Peter R. & Cynthia K. Kellogg Foundation; New Jersey State Council on the Arts; the Estate of Pamela Hauptfleisch; and the Art Center community of supporters.