Work by two WAE Center artists has been selected for the “disconnected” exhibit

Work by two WAE Center artists has been selected for the “disconnected” exhibit, which will run May 2 – Sept. 5, 2012. The opening reception date is May 2, 6-8 pm at the Morris Arts Council Gallery, 14 Maple Ave., Morristown NJ.

This exhibit has invited visual commentary about how people, places, and things can today be uniquely connected, disconnected,…

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Introduction to Weaving

WAE Beyond’s next six-week round of weaving classes starts Thursday, April 19. It’s an amazing class at an unbelievable price.

INTRODUCTION TO WEAVING New and returning students welcome Classes meet for six Thursday evenings from 6-8 pm starting April 19

Learn basic weaving techniques on a table loom and create a finished scarf. Returning students will continue to hone their…

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Chef Cardie Mortimer

“There is art therapy out there, there is pet therapy, there is music therapy. Why couldn’t there be something called ‘culinary therapy?’”

Thus began the mission that now brings Chef Cardie Mortimer to JSDD’s WAE Center and the WAE Beyond Members’ Club to share his enlightening, funny, emotional message about enjoying life and living every day to the fullest. He uses…

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JSDD’s “WAE Beyond” Film Festival Highlights Work by and about People with Disabilities

WAE Beyond: A Members’ Club will present its first Film Festival on Sunday, March 18, 2012, 1-4 p.m. at JSDD’s WAE (Wellness Arts Enrichment) Center, located at 270 Pleasant Valley Way in West Orange, NJ. Admission to the show is $10, payable at the door.

The Film Festival will feature original short works, reflecting a variety of topics, by members of the WAE Beyond…

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Art Project

Here are some pictures from yesterday’s art project lead by Jeanne of the Walsh Gallery at Seaton Hall.  A big thanks to Jeanne and Jennifer for visiting the WAE Center and bringing creative inspiration with them!

Dean Nevolis Art Studio Assistant Manager

Introduction To Weaving

WAE Beyond: A Members’ Club will launch a six-session INTRODUCTION TO WEAVING workshop beginning Thursday evening, February 23, 6 to 8 pm and continuing each Thursday evening until March 29. Students will learn basic weaving techniques on a table loom with the ultimate goal of creating a finished scarf. The classes are co-taught by Margaret Bodell and Cynthia Alberto,…

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Sold!  Carrie P. and Narcissa L. celebrated the opening of the 20th annual NYC Outsiders Art Fair.  Also at the opening night festivities were artists, Mark L. and Kevin C.  whose work was being exhibited.  The Bodell/Fahey Umbrella Arts booth was buzzing with artists, family, board members and new fans of the work of the JSDD WAE Center artists!