Professor of Photography Hrvoje Slovenc Serves as Judge and Curator
County College of Morris (CCM) is hosting a virtual exhibition of works from the New Jersey Art Associationâ€™s most recent juried show.
Featured in the show are creative pieces by more than 35 artists from New Jersey, including paintings, watercolors, photographs and mixed media. To view the exhibition, go to www.ccm.edu/njaa-exhibition/.
Tammy S. McEntee, of Bernardsville, received Best in Show for her colored pencil drawing â€śGreen Gourd.â€ť Presented with Awards of Excellence were Chas Palminteri, of Parsippany, for his acrylic painting â€śXango llâ€ť and Paula Pearl, of Fanwood, for her oil painting â€śWave Study.â€ť Awards of Merit were given to Richard William Haynes, of Fairfield, for his gouache painting â€śAfter The Rainâ€ť and Kat Block, of Springfield, for her mixed media work â€śThe Day Breaks.â€ť Honorable Mentions were presented to Leina’Ala Schwartz, of Mendham, for her oil painting â€śCalifornia Fire,â€ť June Fisher-Markowitz, of Wayne, for her watercolor â€śNew Baby,â€ť and Justin Brubaker, of Morristown, for his oil painting â€śDay’s End.â€ť
Hrvoje Slovenc, professor of photography at CCM, served as judge and curator for the exhibition. Slovenc is a Croatian-American artist, who holds a masterâ€™s in biochemistry from the University of Zagreb, Croatia, and an MFA in photography from Yale University. His work is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, and the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Museum of Arts and Crafts in Zagreb. He has exhibited at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, Munchner Stadtmuseum in Munich, the Museum of New Art in Detroit and the Young Artists’ Biennial in Bucharest, Romania.