Bergen Artists To Pay Ode To Nature, Wildlife In Paramus Exhibition

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PARAMUS, NJ — An art exhibition in Paramus will showcase animal- and wildlife-themed work from local artists, according to Bergen County officials.

The 2nd Annual Alfred Thomas Wildlife Art Exhibition on May 6 in Van Saun County Park will include paintings, drawings, watercolors, photography and mixed media from 50 Bergen County artists, officials said.

Showcased artwork will be entered into a judged contest to receive cash prizes of up to $400.

Hosted by the Bergen County Zoo, the exhibition (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) is partly funded through the Division of Cultural and Historic Affairs, with funds made possible in part by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.

Guests will also enjoy an afternoon of bluegrass music from the Cider Barn Band (performing noon to 2:30 p.m.)

Artists (age 17 or older) interested in participating in the exhibition should email [email protected] to inquire about space availability.