2015 Studio Tour
Sunday, June 7th
11AM to 5PM

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The SOMA Studio Tour wishes to thank our sponsors for their generous support!





Emily & Daniel Zacharias
JESPY Tikkun Olam Cultural Arts
The Elks Lodge of South Orange
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Mike Parker, Trolley
Andy Weeks, Karst
Jeremy Shires, Allerona

June 7th, 2015

Produced by 1978 Maplewood Arts Center & South Orange Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs

Join us for the 12th Annual South Orange Maplewood Artists Studio Tour—held on the 1st Sunday in June.  Explore one of the most important arts events in the region and discover our dynamic artistic community.  And while you're are at it, don't forget to pickup some beautiful and inspiring artwork for your own home. With nearly 80 artists in studios, galleries and group exhibitions across the two towns, our Studio Tour is not to be missed!    → Meet the Artists


Selected 2015 Tour Artists
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Ananda Lima
Two complementary forces usually come out in my work, one is a visual interest in strong graphical compositions and the other are more conceptual themes. The fo... more
Sherry Sacks
Sherry Beth Sacks is an artist living and working in South Orange, NJ with her husband and two kids. Working primarily in acrylics and mixed media, Sacks’ a... more
Christine Benson Vos
Artist’s Statement I have been painting for a while. Sunday, I am showing still lifes and landscapes. The content of the still lifes are narrative, based o... more
Susan Napack
Welcome to Susan's Cabinet of Curiosities! Included are found object sculptures, digitally captured wonders, glass bead and wire crochet jewelry and lots lots m... more
Eric Beckerich
My work with mortar and found materials has always been about repurposing non-traditional materials and elevating them through the use of classic design strateg... more
Louis Toledo
Louis Toledo a Brooklyn born artist and painter, now living in the North New Jersey area for the past fifteen years. His focus is on Abstracts. He works on pape... more
Bill Billec
When classic cars become still life sculptures, parked faraway from the highway, they dream of escaping the local landscape for the open road. This photogra... more
Cathleen McCoy Bristol
Cathleen McCoy Bristol is a former instructor at the Newark School of Fine and Industrial Art, the Junior Museum of the Newark Museum and Arts Unbound. Cathy h... more
Florence Wint
My large fabric collages combine the bright colors and bold shapes of African fabric with the softer colors and motifs of decorative American household fabrics;... more
Kathy Cantwell
Time and space are visualized and veiled through layering, scraping, and fusing of the translucent and opaque wax and pigment. The encaustic medium lends itself... more

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2015 Special Exhibitions & Events

The Facebook Challenge
This exhibition was inspired by the Five Day Art Challenge on Facebook in which artists nominated one another to post three works of art each day for five days.  Facebook newsfeeds never looked more beautiful than during this challenge. Curated by Micha Hamilton.

Pierro Gallery
The Baird Center
5 Mead Street
South Orange, NJ 07079

Opening reception: May 28th, 7pm-9pm         
Show Dates: Thursday May 28-  Saturday June 27th, 2015


Gateway Murals
9 West South Orange Avenue, South Orange, NJ


On going 


Studio Tour 11 x14 
Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker Street, Maplewood, New Jersey 07040

Artists’ Talk and Music Reception: May 16, 2015 2:00 pm

Artists who have participated /are participating in SOMA Artists Studio Tours exhibit small works for the Month of May 2015 at the Maplewood Memorial Library



Artist Interviews:
Rick Hauser Meet the Artists: A Series of Artist Interviews on Video
Hosted by Sybil Archibald and filmed and edited by Joy Yagid, the exhibit explores the perspectives and muses of 19 area artists (studiotoursoma.org/artist-videos, youtube.com/user/somastudiotour, somatv.org).