The Gallery Past Shows


Presented by the New Jersey Art Association

March 20 – May 5

Opening Reception
Join us at the Gallery at Paper Mill on Wednesday, March 20, 5:00–7:00 PM for the opening reception of the upcoming exhibition, Transformation. Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be provided by the F.M. Kirby Carriage House Restaurant.

Transformation! runs concurrently with Gun & Powder. Presented by The New Jersey Art Association (formerly The Millburn-Short Hills Art Center), one of the oldest art associations in northern and central New Jersey, formed in 1940 as a nonprofit organization with simple purposes. NJAA members are visual artists—amateurs and professionals and whatever is in between—who share those goals and a love of art.

For more information about The New Jersey Art Association please visit us at

Water droplets on a background of tan, brown and blue bands of colorIndian Lake’s Rothko
Toni Paolillo
A chicken, baby chick, and a rooster standing in the grass with a blue sky backgroundHow did this happen
mike Dziomba
Yellow and green trees and a white house reflected in a lake with a blue sky aboveGreen To Gold
Ursula Olsson
Butterfly perched on a leaf surround by other leaves in autumnal colorsWaiting Someone I
Jax Kwok


November 21 – January 7

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, Atrocities in the Court of Red Dresses: A Red Dress Project, will run concurrently during Fiddler on the Roof, beginning with an opening reception on November 21 from 5:00–7:00 PM, open to the public. Refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be available.

Red Dress Projects originated in Canada among Native American reservations and communities to bring awareness to the plight of murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls.

Jeremy Dennis
Exhibiting ArtistJeremy Dennis (b. 1990) is a contemporary fine art
photographer and a tribal member of the Shinnecock Indian Nation in Southampton, NY.

He has been part of several group and solo exhibitions, including Stories-Dreams, Myths, and Experiences, for The Parrish Art Museum’s Road Show (2018), Stories, From Where We Came, The Department of Art Gallery, Stony Brook University (2018); Trees Also Speak, Amelie A. Wallace Gallery, SUNY College at Old Westbury, NY (2018); Nothing Happened Here, Flecker Gallery at Suffolk County Community College, Selden, NY (2018); On This Site: Indigenous People of Suffolk County, Suffolk County Historical Society, Riverhead, NY (2017); Pauppukkeewis, Zoller Gallery, State College, PA (2016); and Dreams, Tabler Gallery, Stony Brook, NY (2012).Dennis holds an MFA from Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, and a BA in Studio Art from Stony Brook University, NY.

He currently lives and works in Southampton, New York on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation.

Oleana Whispering Dove
Keeper of Cultural Lifeways/Curator
of Native American Exhibitions & Public ProgramsBehind the name are several meanings depending on the country of origin. From the Greek Helene meaning “light”, could also be from the Greek Selene, meaning “moon” or Helios meaning “sun”. From Hawaii/Polynesia, a reference to a
lavendar flower. She receives the highest blessing from its Mohawk translation to: Katsitsiahawi (ga gi ja ha wee).

An enrolled Ramapo-Munsee Lunaape and Tsalagi-Algonquian Native American descendant, who has worked as a Museum Professional
over 15 years and now curates Native American Programs, spotlighting Traditional and Contem porary Indigenous Artists Titled: *Beyond the Oak Tree Treaty. Likewise, Oleana is Smithsonian Museum trained in Lenape Indigenous history, and fulfills public speaking engagements on the topics of; Carving Out a Legacy and Historic Native American Women Chiefs.

Undeterred by social injustice during a global pandemic, Oleana accepted the opportunity as an Associate Producer of the Short Film titled: Silent Tribute; Produced by Rainy Film & Media, which memorializes George Floyd and the Murdered, Missing Indigenous Women and Girls on Native American Reservations.


September 27 – November 12

The first gallery exhibit of the 2023–2024 season, Elusive Extravagance, will run concurrently with The Great Gatsby, beginning with an opening reception on September 27 from 5:00–7:00 PM, open to the public.

Presented in partnership with Art Fair 14C, this exhibit will highlight some of the artists featured in their annual showcase here at Paper Mill. The 5th Edition takes place October 12-15, 2023 at the CRRNJ Building at Liberty State Park.


Artists + Bios


April 11 – July 2


Angel Duran art

Angel Duran

Reshma Gorde art

Reshma Gorde

Manman Huang art

Manman Huang

Gjon Izano art

Gjon Izano

Beatrice M. Mady art

Beatrice M. Mady

Maria Mijares art

Maria Mijares

Franc Palaia art

Franc Palaia

Jennifer Panepinto art

Jennifer Panepinto

Ken Stanek art

Ken Stanek


February 2 – March 19


Kat Block headshot

Kat Block

Dr. Antoinette Ellis-Willams headshot

Dr. Antoinette

Julian A. Henderson headshot

Julian A. Henderson

Merrie Koehlert headshot

Merrie Koehlert

Ellie McCarthy headshot

Ellie McCarthy

Oscar Peterson headshot

Oscar Peterson


November 17 – January 1


Liz Curry headshot

Liz Curry

Ekaterina Ermilkina headshot

Ekaterina Ermilkina

Allan Gorman headshot

Allan Gorman

Kevin Hinkle headshot

Kevin Hinkle

Judith Lieberman headshot

Judith Lieberman

Ben Niles headshot

Ben Niles


September 22 – November 6


Chee Bravo headshot

Chee Bravo

Guillermo Bublik headshot

Guillermo Bublik

Adam Gustavson headshot

Adam Gustavson

Jay Pingree headshot

Jay Pingree

Nan Ring headshot

Nan Ring

Parallel Universes

May 11 – June 26


Felix Aarts

Cynthia Pareja Dubin

Ericka Bruno

Christina Sorace MacKinnon

Toral Patel

Patti Samper

Color Abstractions

January 26 – April 24, 2022


Dorothy Ganek
South Orange, NJ

Calina Hiriza
Millburn, NJ

Jesus Nunez
Millburn, NJ

Dana Salzone
Madison, NJ