At the 8/15/19 Awards Ceremony and Reception at the Monmouth County Library Headquarters, eleven of our members (out of 97 entrants) were awarded prizes for the artwork they submitted to the 2019 Monmouth County Senior Art Contest and Exhibition sponsored by the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Monmouth County Office on Aging, and Monmouth Arts.


Congratulations to our members! First place winners go on to the statewide competition. Good luck to Johanna, Michael, Barbara, Sol, Ellen, and Marie!


Acrylic Professional 1st Place: Johanna Ericson

Acrylic Non-Professional 3rd Place: Patty Chasey

Watercolor Professional 2nd Place: Linda J. Hart

Drawing Professional 1st Place: Michael Ferrara

Drawing Non-Professional 3rd Place: Theresa Trocchia

Pastel Professional 1st Place: Barbara John Calvo

Pastel Non-Professional 1st Place: Sol Hara

Photography Professional 1st Place: Ellen Rubinstein

Photography Professional 3rd Place: Marilyn Baldi

Photography Professional Honorable Mention: Lois Wilkes

Print Professional 1st Place: Marie Maber

Congratulations to all!

Two members of the Art Society of Monmouth County take top honors at the Guild of Creative Art’s 17th Annual Open Juried EyeSights 2020 Photography Show. Vince Matulewich was awarded Best in Color for his “Decorative Mum - Indian Summer” and Marilyn Baldi was awarded Best in Monochrome for her “Solo Shot II”.  The can be viewed at the Guild until March 25, 2020.

Marilyn Baldi will be participating in the” Best of the Senior Art Show”, Art Space105, Red Bank September 6 through October 16 and “Hot Sugar” Art and Photography Exhibit, West End Arts Center, Long Branch, October 2 through November 1, 2019.

Congratulations to Lois Wilkes on Foggy Day being selected for the AARP Calendar!

Art Society of

Monmouth County

Middletown, NJ


Mailing Address (Effective: 5/16/18):

Art Society of

Monmouth County

PO Box 722

New Monmouth, NJ 07748-0722


Meetings and Demonstrations are held usually on the third Wednesday of the month from September until May at either the Monmouth Beach Cultural Center (OPEN WED-SAT FROM 10AM-2PM: 732-229-4527) located at 128 Ocean Avenue (corner of Seacrest RD) or the Middletown Township Public Library, 55 New Monmouth Road. Please visit for LIBRARY hours. 


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