The show and concert will be held in Lot 4, area F. The rain date is Sunday, October 4th. This is a free show sponsored by the Bergen County Department of Parks, Division of Cultural and Historic Affairs, with funds made possible in part by the NJ State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.
More than 100 adult visual artists will be featured in this exhibition and sale representing a wide scope of artistic diversity within northern New Jersey. This juried show is judged in five categories: Acrylics/Oils; Drawings/Prints/Pastels; Mixed Media; Watercolors; and Photography (Digital & Traditional). Cash prizes include 1st Place/$150; 2nd Place/$125; 3rd Place/$100; Honorable Mention/$75 and Best in Show: $500.
The John Spellman Quartet will perform from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. with breaks. John Spellman is a Bergen County resident and a consummate jazz musician who has played with some of the most talented jazz and pop artists of this century and the last one. The quartet includes: John Spellman - saxophone, vocals; Rave Tesar - keyboards; Bill Tesar - drums; Kermit Driscoll - bass.
Enjoy an afternoon in Van Saun County Park while enjoying the work of some of North Jersey’s finest artists. Food will be available for purchase. Van Saun County Park is a wheelchair accessible site, and large print programs will be available. Contact the Division by September 28 if any additional accommodations are needed.
For questions pertaining to the Art in the Park Show, call the Division of Cultural and Historic Affairs at (201) 336-7292; the same number will carry a rain date message after 7 a.m. on the morning of the show.