“The 2014 American Art Awards selects Evalyn Dunn Gallery as the Best Gallery In New Jersey for 2014,” says Thom Bierdz, president of the international www.AmericanArtAwards.com.
Bierdz, best known for playing Phillip Chancellor III on The Young & The Restless, explains why the AAA organization is so enthralled, “Evalyn Dunn Gallery was founded in 1958 and has 56 years experience. Initially it was founded as a local venue for the exhibition, framing and preservation of art, and now also features the finest 20th Century American and European art. and Evalyn Dunn represents art and works of acclaimed artists from all countries, including Alvar of Spain, Graciela Rodo Boulanger of Bolivia, Ron Hedrick of Canada and American artists such as Michele Byrne, Jon Friedman and Mary Johnston.
“The scope of images and artists represented is astonishing. Other artists include Stephanie Amato, Antonelle, Apple, Daniel Azoulay, Beatty, Natalia Bessonova, Jeremy Bortz, William Bunting, Giovanna Calzolari, C.M. Cooper, Carrera, Adolpho Colque, Cook, Cora, Cybele, Datian, Dawley, Degas, Elsa Cassinone, Fairchild-Woodard, Kate Faust, Sharon Forthofer, Gantner, William Gramley, Karla Gudeon, Ilan Harel, Tiffany Hastie, Jessica Hedrick, , Hulsey, Impiglia, Jaramillo, Judaica, Kochberg, Lee, Llantoy, Jesse Mangerson, Tim McFadden, Mendoza, D’Anchise Mercurio, Miro, K. Madison Moore, Natale, Park, Pei Yang, Peter Max, Pino, Pruna Milanes Pv Giancarlos, Alicia Quaini, John Reilly, Renoir, Lorraine Robertson, Ricardo Roig, Royo, Salzman, Dario Scholis, Jane Seymour, Shvaiko, Sissman, Ilene Smith, Murray Smith, Marjorie Taylor, John Triarsi, Faye Vander Veer, Rosalia Verdun, (Vidan) Dangelico Vittorio, Jessica Wasilewski and Whistler.
“When Evalyn Dunn first opened her art gallery in 1958, people marveled at her ability to hold a full time job, run an art gallery and raise a family. But with her supportive husband, Benjamin, and two young daughters at her side, Evalyn Dunn Gallery prospered. Her daughters, Amy and Jaclyn, were fixtures at the gallery throughout the summers, after school and on the weekends, and in 1990, Jaclyn, became the second generation to join management of the family business. Benjamin passed way in 1993 and Evalyn in 2005, but daughter Jaclyn Civins continues the passion to manage this giant art conglomerate which is an impressive destination for art collectors, art aficionado and retail consumers craving and appreciating history, fantasy, beauty and significance of art in its multitude of fortes.
Bierdz continues, “We at the American Art Awards recognize the 25 Best American Galleries each year and we are proud to name Evalyn Dunn Gallery one of the 25 Best Galleries In America for 2014, and the Best Gallery In New Jersey, 2014.”
(Merry-go-round) Graciela Rodo Boulanger’s “Tourne Manege” Signed and numbered lithograph.
(Grayish landscape, trees, houses) Natale’s “Passing Day” Limited edition giclee & original oil.
(Subway, standing people) Ilan Harel’s photograph and print.
(Teen sitting on curb, mannequins) Apple’s “Girl Watching” oil 6 x 6″
(Black frame) Michele Byrne’s “Union Square” oil
(Car) William Bunting’s oil 24 x 30″
(Framed floral) Murray Smith’s “Spring Boquet” oil 16 x 20″
(Garden, female) Ron Hedrick’s “Woman With Garden” oil 40 x 30″
Evalyn Dunn Gallery has expanded via different locations in Union County, NJ and in 2000 opened its doors at its current location.
http://www.evalyndunnsgallery.com/ Evalyn Dunn Gallery, 549 South Avenue West, Westfield, NJ 07090 Mon – Sat 10-5, Sun & Evenings by appointment. (908) 232-0412 info@EvalynDunnGallery.com
http://www.AmericanArtAwards.com has a mission statement to introduce America’s best galleries to unknown artists worldwide. Last year AAA recognized 25 Best American Galleries and also awarded winning artists in USA, Canada, Latvia, Macedonia, Switzerland, India, China, Thailand, Japan, Singapore, Norway, Belgium, Australia, Slovakia, Italy, England, Romania and Mexico.
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Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett
Photographs are Courtesy: Evalyn Dunn Gallery
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