An artist talk is planned at the new Scott H. Kaplan ’02 Art Gallery


Bloomfield College’s new Scott H. Kaplan ’02 Art Gallery invites the community to an artist talk with award-winning collage artist and book illustrator, Bryan Collier, Friday, November 4, 2022, 6-8 p.m. h, in the gallery located in the College. Library, 80-86 Oakland Avenue, 2n/a floor.

The event is free and open to the public. An RSVP is not required to attend. Original works of art, certified prints and children’s books will be on sale.

A launch exhibition as part of the gallery’s reopening took place earlier in October featuring works by Collier, including the art was displayed in the Capitol building in Washington D.C. Its interest in art began early inspired by Ezra Jack Keats’ “The Snow Day” and Crockett Johnson’s “Harold and the Purple Crayon”. He began to develop a unique style of painting that incorporated both watercolors and collages.

The Scott H. Kaplan ’02 Art Gallery on the Bloomfield College campus is named after Marc and Ellen Kaplan’s son, Scott Kaplan ’02, who was a Bloomfield College Creative Arts and Technology student highly skilled in graphic design. During his studies, he marked the College as an advocate for people with disabilities, raising awareness of accessibility for people with disabilities in the College, its buildings and its grounds.

Questions can be directed to the Kaplan Art Gallery Director Wanda Croudy.


Award-winning collage artist and book illustrator Bryan Collier returns to the Scott H. Kaplan ’02 Art Gallery for an Artist Talk on Friday, November 4, 2022, 6-8 p.m., located in the Library of Bloomfield College, 80-86 Oakland Avenue, 2n/a floor.


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