Group Tours

Group Tours

The Festival offers docent-guided tours to school, senior and other groups for a nominal fee of $5 per person. Tours are available on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, April 15, 16 and 17. Learn about the work of over 160 artists working in many different media. Artist demonstrations and light refreshments may also be available.

Contact Karen Greico, Tours Chair at 732-796-9240 to make a reservation for your group.

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2013 Arts Student Art Winners

Wall High School Scores Three of Monmouth Festival of the Arts Student Art Winners

2013 Student Art Competition Winners Picture

On Sunday, February 3, The Monmouth Festival of the Arts held its annual Student Art Competition featuring work of high school juniors from throughout Monmouth County. The top prizes went to Artemis Tapliga (right) taking first place for her pencil work entitled The Runaway. Second place (center) went to Brandon Nicolas of Long Branch High School for his charcoal self portrait on wood. Wall High’s Bridget Foster (left) took third place for her pencil entitled, Screaming Girl. The top three winners won cash prizes and tickets to the Monmouth Festival of the Arts which takes place from Saturday, April 13 through Wednesday, April 17, where their work will be prominently displayed. They are also invited to attend the Saturday night gala where patrons can meet the artists. Photo by Marianne Kligman.

TintonFalls: The Monmouth Festival of the Arts (MFA) held it annual Student Art Competition and Art Workshops on Sunday, February 3, at Monmouth Reform Temple (MRT), in Tinton Falls, NJ. High school juniors from schools throughout Monmouth County competed in this year’s competition for cash prizes and the right to display their winning work in the 43rd Monmouth Festival of the Arts, which takes place from Saturday, April 13 to Wednesday April 17.  The juried art show is one of the premier art events in Monmouth County featuring art in all mediums from over 160 artists.

WallHigh School took three of the eight prizes, with Artemis Tapliga taking first place for her pencil work entitled The Runaway.  Second place went to Brandon Nicolas of Long Branch High School for his charcoal self portrait on wood. Wall High’s Bridget Foster took third place for her pencil entitled, Screaming Girl.

            Honorable mentions went to: Thomas Contreras of the Rugby School for his digital photo Trapped; Dawn Damiano of Wall High School for her pencil work Double Vision; Victoria Garcia of Red Bank Regional for her ebony pencil Cozy Living; Jillian Milne, who is homeschooled, for her Acrylic Wisdom & Hypnosis; and Caroline Weiner of Inspired Minds Fine Art School for her oil Tu Me Marques.

Participation in the competition was free, and many students also attended two student art workshops that took place while their art was being judged by professional MonmouthCounty artists Patricia Hutchinson, Colleen Lineberry online cash casino games, and Bob Mataranglo. These workshops included “Matting & Framing for the Best Presentation”, by Pen & Ink Artist Dave McGrath and “Calligraphy, The art of beautiful writing,” presented by Mychelle Kendrick, an award-winning artist and calligrapher and WallHigh School art teacher.

The Monmouth Festival of the Arts is hosted by MonmouthReformTemple and is made possible, in part, by the Monmouth County Arts Council through funding from the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the County Historical Commission, and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment of the Arts.

MRT has been commended for its support of the arts and art education and is the winner of the Governor’s Award in Art Education.

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2013 Honorable Mention Students Picture

Above are the art honorable mention winners at the Monmouth Festival of the Arts Student Art Show. Pictured from left to right are: Inspired Minds Fine Art School teacher Heather Brown holding Caroline Weiner’s oil Tu Me Marques; Dawn Damiano of Wall High School with her pencil work Double Vision, Jillian Milne, who is home-schooled, displaying her Acrylic Wisdom & Hypnosis, Victoria Garcia of Red Bank Regional holding her ebony pencil Cozy Living; The Rugby School Digital Photo Instructor Marisa DeSanto holding Thomas Contreras digital photo Trapped. The students’ art will be prominently displayed at the 43rd annual Monmouth Festival of the Arts which takes place from Saturday, April 13 to Wednesday April 17. The juried art show is one of the premier art events in Monmouth County featuring art in all mediums from over 160 artists. Photo by Marianne Kligman.

 

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Student Art Competition Takes Place Sunday, February 3

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January 21, 2013

Monmouth Festival of the Arts Student Art Competition Takes Place Sunday, February 3

Press Photo Op:  Sunday, February 3, Monmouth Reform Temple, Tinton Falls, 2 to 5 pm.

332 Hance Avenue, Tinton Falls, NJ; Winners announced between 4 and 5 pm.

TintonFalls: The Monmouth Festival of the Arts (MFA) is hosting its annual Student Art Competition and Art Workshops on Sunday, February 3 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Monmouth Reform Temple (MRT), 332 Hance Avenue https://playemlive.com/, Tinton Falls, NJ. All student artists in their junior year from the counties of Ocean and Monmouth counties are invited to participate. Student check in for the competition is at 1 pm. For more information about the competition please call 732-747-8278 or email festival@monmouthfestivalofthearts.com. You may also visit our web site: www.monmouthfestivalofthearts.com.

Participation is free in these events. Winners receive first, second and third place prizes of $100, $75 and $50. In addition, winners will have their work prominently displayed at the 43rd annual Monmouth Festival of the Arts, which will take place at the MonmouthReformTemple from Saturday, April 13, through Wednesday, April 17, 2013.   Last year, the show attracted over 2000 visitors and featured the work of over 200 artists.

 

Art competition judges include professional artists Patricia Hutchinson, Colleen Lineberry, and Bob Mataranglo. Additionally, art workshops will be presented by local artists and will take place simultaneous to the art competition. These include: “Matting & Framing for the Best Presentation”, by Pen & Ink Artist Dave McGrath and “Calligraphy, The art of beautiful writing,” presented by Mychelle Kendrick, an award-winning artist and calligrapher. Participation in the workshops is open to all 11th grade students, and not limited to those presenting in the competition. MFA workshops are designed to provide high school art students with practical information related to preparation and presentation of their works for submission to college interviews and art shows.

 

The Monmouth Festival of the Arts is hosted by MonmouthReformTemple and is made possible, in part, by the Monmouth County Arts Council through funding from the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the County Historical Commission, and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment of the Arts.

 

MRT has been commended for its support of the arts and art education and is the winner of the Governor’s Award in Art Education.

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The press is invited to attend this function and photo permission will be arranged for student photography.

Contacts:

Peggy Baker, 732-542-3613   pzbaker@aol.com

Anne Pearl, 732-264-8852      apearl22@yahoo.com

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