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gallery1Here, you can find information on current and upcoming exhibits in the Library’s Gallery-on-the-Boulevard, curated by Barbara Wirkus.

Current Exhibit

“Catching Light” May through August

The Gallery-on-the-Boulevard, located in the Kenilworth Public Library, will present photographer Joy Sussman in a solo exhibit of her work entitled “Catching Light”. The show will open in May and close at the end of August.
As a visual artist, Joy Sussman is a work in progress .She describes herself as contemplative, creative, curious about everything, and her work reflects those qualities. Painterly still lifes, dreamy landscapes, fine art photography, tiny macro worlds, mobile art photography are some of the many areas that interest her. Joy received her first Kodak Instamatic camera for a Christmas present at the age of 7. She now works interchangeably with a full-frame Canon DSLR camera (5D Mark iii) and an iPhone to capture images, and then uses a combination of desktop software and mobile editing apps to add textural interest and mood.
Joy majored in Art History at Vassar College, worked several years in the creative sector of advertising in NYC and Philadelphia, and is now a full-time photographer. She also teaches online classes in photography and has created and curates/edits a magazine called Catch Light: Creative Inspiration for Photographers and Visual Artists (available in print and digital formats).

Joy’s photographs and written work have been published in U.S. national magazines: Artful
Blogging,and Bella Grace. She was one of seven Honorees worldwide in the Photography category of 2015 Voices of the Year and again in 2016. Her images will be included in Juried Group Exhibition, “Arts in the Park,” Randolph, New Jersey May 2023, and Juried Group Exhibition, “Reflections of Solitude,” 2023 Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival, Toronto, Canada May 2023.

All artwork is available for purchase by contacting the artist.
The exhibit is free and open to the public during regular library hours. For more information call 908-276-2451.
Any artists interested in exhibiting their work in 2023, may contact Barbara Wirkus at dmbbw33@gmail.com