• Foundation Art Collection

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      Chuck Close, Phil, 1976. Rubber stamp print. You can see this work in the North Hudson library. A small donation makes a big difference! Would you like to give to the College in honor of a loved one and have their name memorialized here? Contact the HCCC Foundation at (201) 360-4006.

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      Frank Gehry, Wiggle Side Chair, 2006. Cardboard. You can see this work in the lobby of North Hudson. A small donation makes a big difference! Would you like to give to the College in honor of a loved one and have their name memorialized here? Contact the HCCC Foundation at (201) 360-4006.


    • Ernst Haas, Calla Lilies, New York, 1982. Dye transfer print. You can see this work at North Hudson on the 7th floor at the Vice President’s reception area. Given by Glen Gabert and Gregory D. Ratcliff in honor of Philip Johnston through the HCCC Foundation Acquisition Program.


    • Faith Ringgold, Coming to Jones Road, Under a Blood Red Sky #8, 2007. Collaborator: John C. Erickson. Digital print with hand lithography. This print was made at the Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. You can see this work in North Hudson Welcome Center located on the first floor. A small donation makes a big difference! Would you like to give to the College in honor of a loved one and have their name memorialized here? Contact the HCCC Foundation at (201) 360-4006.


    • Sol LeWitt, Isometric Figure with Bars of Color, 2004. Color linocut, printed. You can see this work in the Culinary Conference Center on the 5th floor hallway. A small donation makes a big difference! Would you like to give to the College in honor of a loved one and have their name memorialized here? Contact the HCCC Foundation at (201) 360-4006.


    • Willie Cole, Man, Spirit, Mask, 1999. Left panel: Photo-etching, embossing and hand coloring. Middle panel: silkscreen with lemon juice and scorching. Right panel: photo etching and woodcut edition. Given by the Adler Jarach Fund of Equity Foundation through the HCCC Foundation Acquisition Program.

    • Edmund Darch Lewis, A Fertile Valley, 1871. Oil on Panel. You can see this work in the Follett room on the 5th Floor of the Culinary Conference Center. Given in memory of Irene and Glen Gabert, Sr. by their family and friends through the HCCC Foundation Acquisition Program.


    • Elizabeth Catlett, Gossip, 2005. Color Digital Pratt and Photo Lithography. Collaborator: Randy Hemminghaus. You can see this work at 70 Sip Avenue on the 3rd floor. A small donation makes a big difference! Would you like to give to the College in honor of a loved one and have their name memorialized here? Contact the HCCC Foundation at (201) 360-4006.


    • Betsy Damon, Blue Hole, 2007. Digital Print with hand coloring. This was made at the Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions at Rutgers University, New Jersey. You can see this work at North Hudson center 7th Floor Faculty Offices reception area. A small donation makes a big difference! Would you like to give to the College in honor of a loved one and have their name memorialized here? Contact the Hudson County Community College Foundation at (201) 360-4006.


    • Jo Baer, Amphora Frieze, 2004. Silkscreen portfolio of 7 images published by the Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Collaborator: Susan Goldman. You can see this work at the Culinary Arts Conference Center, room 218. A small donation makes a big difference! Would you like to give to the College in honor of a loved one and have their name memorialized here? Contact the Hudson County Community College Foundation at (201) 360-4006.


    • Joyce Kozloff, Maui: Sugar Plantation, 2007. Digital print with hand lithography. This print was made at the Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. You can see this work in North Hudson on the 5th floor faculty receptionist area. Given in honor of the 100th birthday of Mr. Richard Joyce by Joan and Chris Madormo and Janet and Keith Frerichs through the HCCC Foundation Acquisition Program.


    • Diane Neumaier, Toccata, 2007. Digital print with hand lithography, Edition of 60. Collaborator: John C. Erickson. It was made at the Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions at Rutgers University, New Jersey. You can see this work at 2 Enos Place, in the testing center. Given in memory of Dr. Paul Friedman, dedicated by his nephew, Dr. Eric Friedman, through the HCCC Foundation Acquisition Program.


    • Michael Waugh, The CIA Commission (part 1 and part n), 2008, lithograph. This print was made at the Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. You can see this work at North Hudson on the 5th floor hallway. A small donation makes a big difference! Would you like to give to the College at honor of a loved one and have their name memorialized here? Contact the Hudson County Community College Foundation at (201) 360-4006.


    • Ibrahim Ahmed, Untitled, 2013, Mixed media. A small donation makes a big difference! Would you like to give to the College in honor of a loved one and have their name memorialized here? Contact the HCCC Foundation at (201) 360-4006.


    • Jon Rappleye, Evolution, 2012, oil and acrylic. You can see this work in 2 Enos Place on the first floor lobby. A small donation makes a big difference! Would you like to give to the College in honor of a loved one and have their name memorialized here? Contact the HCCC Foundation at (201) 360-4006.


    • Pacita Abad, African Mephisto, 2008, lithograph with handmade paper, pulp painting and cole. You can see this work at the Culinary Arts Conference Center. A small donation makes a big difference! Would you like to give to the College in honor of a loved one and have their name memorialized here? Contact the Hudson County Community College Foundation at (201) 360-4006.


    • Ricardo Barros, Joseph Acquah, Half Bronze, 2000, Carbon pigment digital print. You can see this work at the North Hudson Building on the 4th floor hallway. A small donation makes a big difference! Would you like to give to the College in honor of a loved one and have their name memorialized here? Contact the Hudson County Community College Foundation at (201) 360-4006.


    • Richardo Barros, Vladmir Kanevsky with New York Skyline, 1998, Carbon pigment digital print. You can see this work at the North Hudson Building on the 4th floor hallway. A small donation makes a big difference! Would you like to give to the College in honor of a loved one and have their name memorialized here? Contact the Hudson County Community College Foundation at (201) 360-4006.


    • Siona Benjamin, Directions on How to Wear an Indian Jewish Sari, 2005, Digital print and etching with gold leaf and digital inclusions. Collaborator: Randy Hemminghaus. You can see this work at the Culinary Arts Conference Center on the 5th floor hallway. A small donation makes a big difference! Would you like to give to the College in honor of a loved one and have their name memorialized here? Contact the Hudson County Community College Foundation at (201) 360-4006.


    • Charles Burwell, Labyrinth #4, 1992, four color, four run lithograph hand drawn by the artist and hand printed. You can see this work at 2 Enos Place Basement testing Center. Thank you to Benjamin J. Dineen III and Dennis C. Hull for the generous donation of this work.


    • Lauren Clemente, Plum, Student Art Award, 2011, graphite on paper. You can see this work at 2 Enos Place on the 3rd floor hallway.


    • Thomas Francisco, Westerlies, 2009, photograph. You can see this work at the Culinary Arts Conference Center on the 2nd floor by the Scott Ring Room. Given by Gregory D. Ratcliff in honor of recognition of the 18th anniversary of the installation of President Dr. Glen Gabert September 2010, through the HCCC Foundation Acquisition Program.


    • Arie Galles, The Heartland Study III, 1987, oil pastel on paper. You can see this work at 70 Sip Ave room A417, Academic Affairs Conference room. A small donation makes a big difference! Would you like to give to the College in honor of a loved one and have their name memorialized here? Contact the Hudson County Community College Foundation at (201) 360-4006.


    • Daniel Guzman, Koi, Student Art Award, 2011, water color, ink, and sharpie on paper. You can see this work at 162 Sip Avenue room C-116 in the conference room.


    • Lisa Parker Hyatt, Monuments A, 1980’s, drawing. Thank you to Lisa Hyatt for the generous donation of this work.


    • Carmen Cartiness Johnson, On His Break #4, charcoal on paper. Thank you to Carmen Cartiness Johnson for the generous donation of this work.


    • Carmen Cartiness Johnson, My Best Bass, mixed media on paper. Thank you to Carmen Cartiness Johnson for the generous donation of this work.


    • Margaret Murphy, Bull Terrier, 1993, Oil paint on panel. You can see this work in 25 Journal Square on the 4th floor. A small donation makes a big difference! Would you like to give to the College in honor of a loved one and have their name memorialized here? Contact the Hudson County Community College Foundation at (201) 360-4006.


    • Don Nice, BK III PP II, 1980, Watercolor. Given in honor of Edward and Joan O’Neill by their nephew, Dr. Glen Gabert through the HCCC Foundation Acquisition Program.


    • Frank Palaia, Circo Italiano, 1994, limited edition print. This print was made at the Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. You can see this work at 119 Newkirk Street on the 2nd hallway Building I. A small donation makes a big difference! Would you like to give to the College in honor of a loved one and have their name memorialized here? Contact the Hudson County Community College Foundation at (201) 360-4006.


    • Miriam Schapiro, Court Jester, 2008, lithograph. 2007, Digital Print with hand Lithography, Edition of 60. Collaborators: Kathryn Lyness, John C. Erickson. This print was made at the Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. You can see this work at the North Hudson Welcome Center. A small donation makes a big difference! Would you like to give to the College in honor of a loved one and have their name memorialized here? Contact the Hudson County Community College Foundation at (201) 360-4006.


    • Man Ray, The Father of Mona Lisa, 1967, Lithograph. Dedicated in memory of Linda Guastini’s father Samuel Russel Wilson Jr.


    • Mike + Doug Starn, BBMet_03.12.10_K0441, 2010, archival pigment print. You can see this work at 119 Newkirk in the stairwell. A small donation makes a big difference! Would you like to give to the College in honor of a loved one and have their name memorialized here? Contact the Hudson County Community College Foundation at (201) 360-4006.


    • Mike + Doug Starn, BBMet_09.28.2010_S5137, 2010, Archival pigment print. You can see this work at 119 Newkirk in the stairwell. A small donation makes a big difference! Would you like to give to the College in honor of a loved one and have their name memorialized here? Contact the Hudson County Community College Foundation at (201) 360-4006.


    • Mike + Doug Starn, BBMet_06.03.2010_S2257, 2010, Archival pigment print. You can see this work at 119 Newkirk in the stairwell. A small donation makes a big difference! Would you like to give to the College in honor of a loved one and have their name memorialized here? Contact the Hudson County Community College Foundation at (201) 360-4006.


    • Mike + Doug Starn, BBB_10.19.09_90649, 2010, Archival pigment print. You can see this work at 119 Newkirk in the stairwell. A small donation makes a big difference! Would you like to give to the College in honor of a loved one and have their name memorialized here? Contact the Hudson County Community College Foundation at (201) 360-4006.


    • William Wegman, 2nd and 3rd Steps, 1989, two gelatin silver prints. You can see this work at the North Hudson Welcome Center. A small donation makes a big difference! Would you like to give to the College in honor of a loved one and have their name memorialized here? Contact the Hudson County Community College Foundation at (201) 360-4006.


    • William Wegman, William Wegman, limited edition photographic print. Donated by Dr. Glen Gabert in honor of Marcia Manke Friesen, through the HCCC Foundation Acquisition Program.


    • Isca Greenfield – Sanders, Sky Beach (Blue), 2004, Color Aquatint (edition of 30). You can see this work at 162 Sip Avenue on the 1st floor hallway. A small donation makes a big difference! Would you like to give to the College in honor of a loved one and have their name memorialized here? Contact the Hudson County Community College Foundation at (201) 360-4006.


    • Richard Segalman, Coney Island, 2008, aluminum print lithograph in six colors with three glazes. You can see this work at North Hudson on the fourth floor. Thank you to the Print Club of New York for the generous donation of this work.


    • W. Carl Burger, NJ Memories: Jersey City, 2004, watercolor. You can see this work on the first floor of 70 Sip Avenue. Given in memory of Ellen Bozza by her friends and family through the HCCC Foundation Acquisition Program.


    • Louis Eilshemius, Green Forest, ca. 1889, oil on canvas. The trustees and college community dedicate this work in memory of death of Dr. David Rosenthal. During his more than seventeen years of service at HCCC, he touched many lives in a positive way. He made a difference, and the good work he did will live on through his students.


    • Konrad, Adolph, Still Life with Shoe, You can see this work on the 4th floor of 70 Sip in the Mary T. Norton board room. Grateful acknowledgement is made to the Friends and Family of Frances T. Sansone who made possible framing and installation of this work, and to the Adolph Konrad Foundation for donating this work, through the HCCC Foundation Acquisition Program.


    • Tony Lordi, New York Window, 1990, mixed media. You can see this work on the first floor of 168 Sip Avenue. Grateful acknowledgment is made to the estate of Tony Lordi for the generous donation of this work.


    • Sister Mary of the Compassion, OP, Six untitled works, ca. 1970s. Clockwise from top center, red conte crayon image of Jesus, hand-colored lithograph of Madonna and Child, etching of Jesus, oil painting of St. Martin de Porres, black-and-white lithograph of Jesus, and three-color lithograph of St. Thomas Aquinas. These works demonstrating art made using different methods are part of the HCCC Foundation Heritage art collection, celebrating the artistic heritage of our local community. You can see these works on the 7th floor of North Hudson. Grateful acknowledgement is made to Clifford Brooks for the generous donation of these works.

    The Hudson County Community College Foundation art collection, which includes artworks in media from painting and sculpture to photographs to American craft pottery and ephemera —reveals aspects of America’s and New Jersey’s rich artistic and cultural history from the Hudson River School period to today. In recent years, the College’s acquisition efforts have focused on strengthening its American and New Jersey modern and contemporary collections.

    Since 2006

    Since 2006, the HCCC Art Collection has grown to over 700 works. The collection includes works by major American artists and a strong, growing collection of emerging and established New Jersey artists including Arman, Richard Artschwager, Jo Baer, Will Barnet, Ricardo Barros, Mark Beard, David Beck, Siona Benjamin, Chakaia Booker, Daniel Buren, W. Carl Burger, John Cage, Elizabeth Catlett, Christo, Chuck Close, Willie Cole, Edward S. Curtis, Marcel Duchamp, Louis Eilshemius, Dahlia Elsayed, Larry Fink, Frank Gehry, April Gornik, Owen Kanzler, On Kawara, Rockwell Kent, Adolph Konrad, Joseph Kosuth, Hiroshi Kumagai, Valeri Larko, Hughie Lee-Smith, Barry Le Va, Sol LeWitt, Maya Lin, Robert Mangold, Sylvia Plimack Mangold, Reginald Marsh, Agnes Martin, Bruce Nauman, Don Nice, Claes Oldenburg, Yoko Ono, Gordon Parks, Jon Rappleye, Man Ray, Faith Ringgold, Ed Ruscha, Carolee Schneeman, Ben Shahn, Kiki Smith, Joan Snyder, Doug + Mike Starn, Myron Stout, Michalene Thomas, William Wegman, and Lawrence Weiner.

    Thanks to generous recent donors including Carol Adler, Matthew Beaulieu, Elizabeth Bogert, Vincent Bonito, Clifford Brooks, James A. Burns, Yuwoon Choi, Lois Corrigan, Ceasar Darias, Paul Dillon, Karen Fink, Dr. Eric Friedman, Marthalie Furber, Dr. Glen Gabert, Benjamin J. Dineen and Dennis C. Hull, Lisa Parker Hyatt, Emmalee Iden, Joanne Jaffe, Earl T. and Kathryn Kim, Dorothea Graham-King, David Krut, Michelle Laughlin, Fred Ken Lee, Joan and Christopher Madormo, Sister Carol Marie, O.P., Michael and Kathryn Marsico, Mariano D. Molina, Jennifer Nakanishi, Thomas and Norma Nathan, Suzanne C. Ouellette, Daniel Perez, the Print Club of New York, Nadia Rago, Gregory D. Ratcliff, Patricia Reilly, Goldman Sachs, Joseph Sansone, Adler Jarach Fund of Equity Foundation, Mr. Kiki Romero, the Estate of Arnold Rose, M.D., The Sperry Family, Jane St. Lifer, Judy Taylor, Ronald L. Threm, United Way of Hudson County, and many anonymous donors. The College is grateful for these gifts.  

    Inquires about Donating Funds to Purchase Artworks

    Donor generosity and the HCCC Matching Program for Donor Gifts for the Fine Arts makes this fine art collection possible. For every dollar a donor gives for art, the HCCC Foundation and the College each match that gift. To donate, please contact Joseph Sansone, Vice President for Development, Hudson County Community College Foundation, 70 Sip Avenue, 4th Floor, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306. Jsansone@hccc.edu, (201) 360-4006. The College also recently received over 100 art books.

    Inquires about Donating Artworks

    If you are an artist, collector, or dealer with artwork you wish to be considered by the College Foundation for acquisition, please follow the guidelines below. Do not submit original artwork, as the College cannot return items to senders.

    • Submit materials by mail or email only.
    • Include a letter of intent.
    • Send copies (no original artwork) of color printouts (approx. 8” x 10”) or a single CD, or email copies, with 300 dpi JPEG files.
    • Include, if possible, a biography, Curriculum Vitae (CV), artist’s statement, and press materials.

    Please send all unsolicited submissions to Andrea Siegel, Coordinator, HCCC Permanent Collection of Art, Hudson County Community College, 70 Sip Avenue, Room 423 c/o Ann Marie Frenche, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306, ASiegel@hccc.edu. If you have any questions, please call (201) 360-4007.