GALLERY U BOUTIQUE

GALLERY U BOUTIQUE
439 SOUTH AVE WEST, WESTFIELD NJ

Friday, February 28, 2014


Today's style by Takenya





Wednesday, February 26, 2014

POETRY U: An Evening Of Spoken Word By Local Writers this Thursday evening

Please join Gallery U on Thursday evening, February 27, 2014, from 7-9 PM for POETRY U: An Evening of Spoken Word By Local Writers. We are pleased to host local novelists Ann Ormsby (reading from her new novel "The Recovery Room") and Nicholas Tanek (reading from his new novel "The Coolest Way to Kill Yourself") along with poets Deborah Chaskin and Pandora Scooter. Light refreshments served. All are welcome.





Ann Ormsby: "The Recovery Room"


Nicholas Tanek: "The Coolest Way to Kill Yourself"

Tuesday, February 25, 2014


Styling by Takenya





 Styling by Takenya





Tuesday, February 18, 2014



TUESDAY FEBRUARY 18TH - DELAYED OPENING 10:00 AM


Thursday, February 13, 2014

for 
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14TH, 2014

THERE WILL BE A DELAYED OPENING FOR 9:30 AM

NEXT UPDATE WILL BE 6 AM

9:30 Delayed Opening
FOR THURSDAY FEBRUARY 13, 2014
UNIVERSAL INSTITUTE REHAB AND 
GALLERY U BOUTIQUE 
WILL BE CLOSED DUE TO WEATHER


Tuesday, February 11, 2014

WATER Opening Reception Rescheduled for Monday, February 17 from 6-8 PM

Due to an impending severe snow storm this Thursday, the opening reception for WATER has been rescheduled for Monday, February 17, 2014 from 6-8 PM. Please let your friends know. We hope you can join us on Monday!


Monday, February 10, 2014

Please join us this Thursday for WATER opening reception



Gallery U Boutique is pleased to present WATER: A GROUP EXHIBITION OF CONTEMPORARY ART. This exhibition includes artwork of varied mediums and styles by both established and emerging local artists. An opening reception is scheduled for Thursday, February 13, 2013, from 6-8PM. Artwork will be on display through March 4, 2013.  Over 22 local artists will be participating in the exhibit, including Luis Alves, Nicole Arencibia, Kanak Bhasin, Caitlin Bludgus, Cathleen McCoy Bristol, Amy Charmatz, Sarah Confield, Brian Convery, Kaitlyn Domin, Richard Earl, Ben Faresich, Martha Kelly, Robin Malik, Chris Mariano, Dorian Monsalve, David Nicolato, Irena Pejovic, Olivia Rippin, John Roff Jr, Kathie Stamou, Kathleen Tobin, Marianne Trent, Diana Lopes Tuohy, Carla Valderama, Amanda Wilson and Kim Zier.




Cathleen McCoy Bristol
"Exchange of Ideas"


Dorian Monsalve
"Chloroplasts"


Brian Convery
"Off Broadway"



Irena Pejovic
"Waking Up"

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Gallery U 2014 Calendar of Exhibitions and Events

If you are an artist looking to participate in our upcoming exhibitions, please see "Submission Guidelines" page listed on right. 


JANUARY 2014

Contemporary Art Group (CAG) exhibition
January 9 - February 6, 2014
Opening reception Thursday, January 9, 2014, 6-9 PM
Exhibition open to members of CAG

Poetry U
Thursday, January 30, 2014, 7-9 PM

FEBRUARY 2014

Water: A Group Exhibition of Contemporary Art
February 13 - March 4, 2014
Opening reception Thursday, February 13, 2014, 6-8 PM
Open call for art from established and emerging local artists. Non-themed exhibition.

Poetry U
Thursday, February 27, 2014, 7-9 PM
Open call for local poets and writers

MARCH 2014

SWART: An Exhibition of Artwork By NJ Social Workers & Art Therapists
March 6 - March 31, 2014
Opening reception Thursday, March 6, 2014, 6-8 PM
Open call for art from NJ social workers and art therapists. Please see SWART submission guidelines for additional information.

SWART Artist Discussion on the Connection Between Art, Social Work & Therapy
Saturday, March 8, 2014, 1-4 PM
Event open to the public

Poetry U: Special SWART Edition Featuring the Literary Talents of NJ Social Workers & Art Therapists
Thursday, March 20, 2014, 7-9 PM
Open call for poets who are NJ social workers or art therapists. Please see POETRY U submission guidelines for information about participating as a featured reader.

Cultural Guardians: Social Work Advocacy for Art and Meaning In Culture
Saturday, March 22, 2014, 1-4 PM
This workshop offers 3 free CEUs through Monmouth University School of Social Work Professional Education Program (PEP). Space is limited. Pre-registration required. 

APRIL 2014

Contemporary Art Group (CAG) exhibition
April 3 - April 28, 2014
Opening reception Thursday, April 3, 2014, 6-8 PM
Opening reception Thursday, April 3, 2014, 6-8 PM
Exhibition open to members of CAG. Please see CAG submission guidelines for additional information.

Poetry U
Thursday, April 24, 2014, 7-9 PM
Open call for local poets and writers. Please see POETRY U submission guidelines for information about participating as a featured reader.

MAY 2014

Palette: A Group Exhibition of Contemporary Art
May 1 - June 2, 2014
Opening reception Thursday, May 1, 2014, 6-8 PM
Non-themed exhibition. Open call for art from established and emerging local artists. Please see general Gallery U submission guidelines for information.

Poetry U
Thursday, May 22, 2014, 7-9 PM
Open call for local poets and writers. Please see POETRY U submission guidelines for information about participating as a featured reader.

JUNE 2014

Student Life: Artwork By Union County High School Students
June 5 - July 7, 1024
Opening reception Thursday, June 5, 2014, 6-8 PM
Exhibition open to current high school students in Union County, NJ. 50% of proceeds from art sold will be donated to the art department of the school the artist represents.  Please see STUDENT LIFE submission guidelines for additional information.


Poetry U: Special Student Life Edition Featuring the Literary Talents of Union County High School Students
Thursday, June 26, 2014, 7-9 PM
Open call for poets and writers who are Union County high school students. Please see POETRY U submission guidelines for information about participating as a featured reader.

JULY 2014

Fotographia: An Exhibition of Photographs
July 10 - August 4, 2014
Opening reception Thursday, July 10, 2014, 6-8 PM
Open call for photographic art from established and emerging local artists. Please see general Gallery U submission guidelines for information.


Poetry U
Thursday, July 24, 2014, 7-9 PM
Open call for local poets and writers. Please see POETRY U submission guidelines for information about participating as a featured reader.

AUGUST 2014

Back to School: Works By Union and Essex County Art Teachers
August 7 - September 8, 2014
Opening reception Thursday, August 7, 2014, 6-8 PM
Open call for art from Union and Essex County art teachers (K-university level). 50% of proceeds from art sold will be donated to the art department of the school the artist represents.  Please see BACK TO SCHOOL submission guidelines for information.

Poetry U: Back to School Edition Featuring the Literary Talents of Union and Essex County Language Arts Teachers
Thursday, August 28, 2014, 7-9 PM
Open call for poets and writers who are Union and Essex County language arts teachers. Please see POETRY U submission guidelines for information about participating as a featured reader.

SEPTEMBER 2014

Wild Ginger: The Artwork of Francesca Azzara and Gail Winbury 
September 12 - September 29, 2014
Opening reception Friday, September 12, 2014, 6-8 PM
Closed to submissions

Poetry U
Thursday, September 25, 2014, 7-9 PM
Open call for local poets and writers. Please see POETRY U submission guidelines for information about participating as a featured reader.

OCTOBER 2014

Something Wicked This Way Comes: Artwork Celebrating the Gothic & The Beautifully Macabre
October 2 - November 3, 2014
Opening reception Thursday, October 2, 2014, 6-8 PM
Open call for gothic and macabre themed art from established and emerging local artists. Please see general Gallery U submission guidelines for information.

Poetry U
Thursday, October 30, 2014, 7-9 PM
Open call for local poets and writers. Please see POETRY U submission guidelines for information about participating as a featured reader.

NOVEMBER 2014 

Piccolo: A Group Exhibition of Small Works
November 6 - December 1, 2014
Opening reception Thursday, November 6, 2014, 6-8 PM
Open call for smaller works of art (max size: 8" x 10") from established and emerging local artists. Please see general Gallery U submission guidelines for information.

Poetry U
Thursday, November 20, 2014, 7-9 PM
Open call for local poets and writers. Please see POETRY U submission guidelines for information about participating as a featured reader.

DECEMBER 2014

Primar(il)y Red: Artwork Celebrating the Color Red
December 4, 2014 - January 5, 2015
Opening reception Thursday, December 4, 2014, 6-8 PM

Open call for works of art highlighting the color red from established and emerging local artists. Please see general Gallery U submission guidelines for information.

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

UNIVERSAL INSTITUTE AND GALLERY U BOUTIQUE
WILL BE CLOSED TODAY, 
WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY, 2014
DUE TO WEATHER

PLEASE BE SAFE EVERYONE!
WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 5, 2014

DELAYED OPENING FOR 12:00 NOON

NEXT UPDATE TO FOLLOW AT 10am

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Eric's project of the day
Today's Boutique Look
Styled by Takenya















scarf looks.....




Monday, February 3, 2014

UNIVERSAL REHAB LIVINGSTON IS CLOSED TODAY DUE TO SNOW
MONDAY FEBRUARY 3, 2014

next update will be at 9:30 am
For Monday, February 3, 2014
Universal Institute Livingston will have a delayed opening  at 11 am.