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New Jersey’s Premier Coworking Space Continues Free Fall Art Show Series Showcasing Local Artists
HOBOKEN, N.J. (Oct. 13, 2022) – Mission 50, New Jersey’s premier coworking space, continues its monthly Fall Art Show Series with “In the Undercurrent,” an event featuring local artist Andrea McKenna. Free and open to the public, the solo art exhibition and reception will be held on Friday, October 21, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Mission 50, 50 Harrison Street in Hoboken.
Attendees will have the opportunity to enter a drawing to win five days of free coworking at Mission 50. The drawing will take place on the night of the art show, and the winner must be present to win.
The exhibition will showcase works by McKenna that incorporate found objects and nontraditional materials and feature painted figures that are often positioned in the spiritual realm. Guests can enjoy complimentary wine and light snacks while viewing artwork on Mission 50’s second floor, in the Saloon and adjoining spaces. Free on-site parking is available during the event.
Transporting Viewers to Another World
McKenna grew up in Northern New Jersey and briefly pursued a career in illustration after graduating from The School of Visual Arts. Her acceptance into a small gallery show in New Hope, Pa., inspired her desire to paint and showcase her art, which has been exhibited around Long Island, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Deeply affected by a series of sudden losses, McKenna’s work emerged with a new purpose: to craft the grieving process into something visual by creating imaginative answers to the question, “Is there an afterlife and what does it look like?” She utilizes burlap, layering limestone plaster with stains and acrylics, and adds chains or rope to anchor the pieces to driftwood found during her trips to the seashore.
“As part of our commitment to curating experiences that align with the interests of Mission 50 members, we enjoy sharing the work of local artists with like-minded members of the community as well,” said Gregory Dell’Aquila, CEO of JDA Group LLC, which owns the coworking and boutique office property.
Mission 50: A Collaborative Coworking and Community Space
Mission 50 was launched by Dell’Aquila in 2011 as one of the first premium coworking sites in the New York/New Jersey region. In 2021, he spearheaded a multi-million-dollar renovation and reintroduction of the 80,000-square-foot boutique office building in response to evolving workplace needs. The result is a reimagined coworking community that fosters collaboration, creativity and productivity.
The building has multiple workspace environments including shared coworking spaces, privacy pods, private office suites, and fully customizable office concepts. Upscale amenities, state-of-the-art technology and a menu of membership options cater to professionals ranging from solo workers and growing startups to seasoned businesses and traditional enterprises.
For more information about the art show and reception, contact Mission 50 at email@example.com.
Caption: Mission 50, N.J.’s premiere coworking community, will hold its monthly art show on October 21 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. This free event, at 50 Harrison St. in Hoboken, will showcase the work of local artist Andrea McKenna.
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