ARTSPACE 105

ArtSpace 105 is the official micro-gallery of Monmouth Arts. It is located at 105 Monmouth Street in Red Bank (next to the Count Basie Center for the Arts). Apply to exhibit work here.

In the Waters / In the West

Johanna Ericson and Dana McKay

Exhibit Dates: July 6 - September 10, 2021

In this show, Johanna Ericson and Dana McKay showcase different environments – the lush greens and blues of the water and the warm, dry, sunlit beauty of the West. Stop by to view the artwork in person or check out the digital gallery below. Our gallery visiting hours are Monday through Friday, 11:00 am - 3:30 pm.

Johanna earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Art from Thomas Edison State University in Trenton, NJ and attended the School of Visual Arts in New York. Her professional career includes being employed as Senior Graphic Artist at Brookdale Community College and later as Director of Art and Publications at Monmouth University. She received publication awards from the NJ Advertising Association, The American Association of Community Colleges, and The NJ Association for Adult and Continuing Education. Johanna has garnered awards for her acrylic paintings, pastels, mixed media, and photography. She regularly exhibits in New Jersey at the Art Alliance, the Guild of Creative Art, West Windsor Arts Council, the Art Society of Monmouth County, and the Canterbury Show. She recently won First Place in the Professional Acrylic Category at the yearly Senior Art Show sponsored by Monmouth Arts and the Monmouth County Board of County Commissioners.

Dana McKay grew up learning from her talented family of artists, photographers, writers, musicians and inventors. She studied art and photography at Brookdale Community College, graduating in 1981 with an AAS degree in Communication Design. She was then hired as a Graphic Designer for Brookdale, where she worked for 23 years, and is now retired. Dana has won awards, for photograph, graphic design, and acrylic painting as she actively exhibits her photographs and paintings regularly in many local galleries, The Art Alliance of Monmouth County, The Guild of Creative Art, The Art Society of Monmouth County, Monmouth Arts, and The Monmouth Museum.