Photo: Bench assembly team of Barbara Sax, President of the Arts Council; Hugh Mahon, chief architect of the Bench Project; and Robert Patton, Treasurer Emeritus.  Photo by Lois Dyer


Livingston: The Seat of Creativity has taken it to the streets!  Benches along South Livingston Avenue are adorned with works of art selected by the ACL.  Passers-by who witnessed the installation referred to the works they saw as an outdoor museum and many vowed to bring their children to view the benches.
There will be a reception open to the public on Thursday evening , June 8th from 6:30-8:30pm at the Municipal Building, to view the original art on which the bench pictures are based.  The pictures will be for sale.  The photographs of the bench pictures will be auctioned at the close of the exhibit in late September or early October. 


Locations of Bench Art

1 W. Mt. Pleasant and S. Livingston Avenues (Haven Savings Bank)
    Nancy Dinar (Highline Windows)
    Jan Press (Basin Rock)
    Mariette Boerstoel (Feathery Being)
    Joanne Leone (no name)

40 S. Livingston Avenue (in front of Livingston Framers)
    Hugh Mahon (Lily Pads)
    Louise Wheeler (Pixilated Sunflowers)

43 S. Livingston Avenue (in front of Dunkin Donuts)
    Judyann Affronti (Branch Office)
    Leonard Merlo (Guitar)
    Sue Greenwald (Suncatcher)

163 S. Livingston Avenue (in front of Antonio’s strip mall)
    Evan Marshall (City on a Hill)
    Lynn Manshel (Explosion)
    Audrey Bartner (Seduction/Woman with a Hat)

185 S. Livingston Avenue and W. Cedar Street
    Alexis Rubinstein (Royal Purple)

201 S. Livingston Avenue (in front of Medical Bldg.)
    Andrew Burger One Eyed Susans and Lavendar)
    Ivone Martins (Fall’s Feast)
    Michal Barkai (Verona Cherries and Overpass)

255 S. Livingston Avenue (Kings Supermarket)
    Irene Feigen (Love is the Answer)
    Rhoda Weinstein (Flowers in a Pot)
    Stacey Laken (Endless Love)
    Barbara Sax (Re-Opening)

280 S. Livingston and Belmont Avenues (7 Eleven)
    Ali Brief (Faces of Diversity)

301 S. Livingston and Oakwood Avenue (near Santander Bank)
    Bill Sarnowski (Glorious Koi Fish)
    Viv Olshen (Family)
    Chas Palminteri (Helix III)

357 S. Livingston Avenue (in front of Town Hall)
    Bob Patton (OK, Your Move)
    Joan Speare (Pretty in Pots)
    Bud Endress (Horns in a Box)
    Ry An (Curiosities)
    Martine Kasmin (Laying in a Field of Flowers)




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