(Leonia, New Jersey; September 14, 2017) – Leonia Arts, a nonprofit cultural arts alliance in the borough, presents with the Leonia Public Library the seventh annual 'Meet the Artists'. The event takes place on Sunday, October 1 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, located at 399 Broad Avenue in the borough. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
Leonia Artists Invited to Display Work
The public is invited to attend and meet the artists and patrons from the borough, while enjoying wine and cheese and listening to live music. Artists’ work from various fields, ranging from poetry to paintings and sculptures, will be displayed throughout the hall.
Suzanne Pancrazi Memorial Grant Recipient
This year, Leonia Arts features painter Vincent Priblo's work, winner of the second annual Suzanne Pancrazi Memorial Grant. The award honors the namesake of the grant, a Leonia resident, who was an audio-visual artist and a member of the Leonia Arts' board of trustees. The purpose of the grant is to further a selected artist's specific project or a body of work.
Mission Supports the Borough's Arts Community
Leonia Arts' mission is to support, stimulate, enhance, promote and connect the arts within the borough and to other communities. The grassroots organization supports the arts by connecting the various diverse artists and creative groups in the town often called the “Athens of New Jersey.” Membership in Leonia Arts is free and available for artists, arts organizations, arts groups, and patrons of the arts in Leonia.