Professor of Photography Hrvoje Slovenc Serves as Judge and Curator

drawing of green gourd

“Green Gourd,” a colored pencil drawing by Tammy S. Mcentee, recipient of Best in Show

County College of Morris (CCM) is hosting a virtual exhibition of works from the New Jersey Art Association’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

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“Xango ll” an acrylic painting by Chas Palminteri, recipient of an Award of Excellence

Wave Study Painting

“Wave Study,” an oil painting by Paula Pearl, recipient of an Award of Excellence

Tammy S. McEntee, of Bernardsville, received Best in Show for her colored pencil drawing “Green Gourd.” Presented with Awards of Excellence were Chas Palminteri, of Parsippany, for his acrylic painting “Xango ll” and Paula Pearl, of Fanwood, for her oil painting “Wave Study.” Awards of Merit were given to Richard William Haynes, of Fairfield, for his gouache painting “After The Rain” and Kat Block, of Springfield, for her mixed media work “The Day Breaks.” Honorable Mentions were presented to Leina’Ala Schwartz, of Mendham, for her oil painting “California Fire,” June Fisher-Markowitz, of Wayne, for her watercolor “New Baby,” and Justin Brubaker, of Morristown, for his oil painting “Day’s End.”

Hrvoje Slovenc, professor of photography at CCM, served as judge and curator for the exhibition. Slovenc is a Croatian-American artist, who holds a master’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.