artfront galleries announces fall 2016 schedule

Artfront Galleries will be producing five multi-week pop-up art galleries this Fall beginning with an all photography show at the Waterfront Recreation Center in  September.  All five galleries will be part of the Newark Arts Council's 2016 Open Doors art crawl...

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call for 30 to 40 local artists for 5 shows in october

Artfront Galleries a New Jersey Nonprofit Corporation (501(c)3) is engaged in producing multi-week, pop up, not for profit art galleries using vacant or under used spaces in Newark, NJ.  In 2015, Artfront Galleries won a grant from the Newark Arts Council.  We used...

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Urban exegesis closing

On July 9 Artfront Galleries will be hosting the closing celebration of Urban Exegesis at The Cage, 317 Mount Pleasant Ave. in Newark. The reception will be from 6 PM to 9 PM.  Also taking place will be the monthly Grinders Market,  This show is part of Artfront...

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the challenges of finding “maker space”

Artfront Galleries' primary activity is producing 30 day nonprofit art galleries in vacant or underused spaces  North of the Board Street Station in Newark. The benefits are many. In addition to providing opportunities to artists to show and sell their work, residents...

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Urban Evidence II – Urban Outsiders

Artfront Galleries will continue its series Urban Evidence II this Fall with an all photography show entitled Urban Outsiders. The show will be located at the Waterfront Recreation Center, 2 Grafton Avenue in Newark. This exhibit will run from September 2 through...

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Urban Exegesis Opening

On Saturday June 4th Artfront Galleries opened the second show in their Urban Evidence II series - Urban Exegesis curated by Jo-El Lopez.  The Cage at 317 Mt Pleasant Av proved to be the perfect venue - thanks John Murray.  Come see the works of Copie Rodriguez,...

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artfront galleries now a fully recognized 501(c)(3)

Artfront Galleries became a New Jersey Nonprofit Corporation on April 29, 2016 and as of May 9th the IRS has recognized us as a 501(3)(c).  This is  important milestone which will better position us to continue our mission of "activating vacant spaces with artistic...

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urban evidence ii: urban exegesis

Urban Exegesis is the 5th in the series of "Urban Evidence" shows produced by Artfront Galleries since October of 2015.  All of the material in these shows express the influence of urban living on the artists, themes, media and content.  This may be expressed as...

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another modest proposal (timothy p dingman)

A couple of years ago, I posted a satirical piece on Facebook claiming to be "outraged" at the appearance of public art in Newark.  I went on to promote (a mythical) Assembly Law 204 which would prevent the funding, creation or exhibition of fine art in the state of...

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major milestone for artfront galleries

April 29, 2016 marks the debut of Artfront Galleries a NJ Nonprofit Corporation.  Note the word "corporation".  In the last two weeks we formed a Board of Directors; drafted articles of incorporation and by-laws; obtained a FEIN; and, received our Certificate of Inc....

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