Gallery Archive

Puffin presents a selection of images from several of our past gallery exhibitions. We strive to bring thoughtful, socially-relevant, and provocative arts programming to all of the surrounding communities of our diverse area in the form of art exhibitions, music, dance, theater, author interviews, workshops, film series, lectures, and dialogues.

Drones Quilt Project

January 8, 2017

The idea for the Drones Quilt Project is to collectively create a piece of artwork, which connects the names of activists with those of people killed by drones. The names humanize the victims and point out the connectivity between human beings. Sadly, according to the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, only Read More

Native

November 19, 2016

Collection of artwork by Ramapough Lenape artist Jack Crying Raven Anderson and others explores visions of identity, history, conflicts, and struggles of being “native.” November 19- December 22, 2016 Below is a selection of works from this Read More

Envisioning Election and Politics in 2016

September 17, 2016

Although election art is more commonly associated with iconography used for campaigns from the middle of the 20th century, there is an abundance of contemporary art being created by artists who are channeling their views, emotions and perspectives into their works. Curated by Puffin Cultural Forum director Andrew Lee, “Envisioning Read More

Through Others’ Eyes

July 15, 2016

“Through Others’ Eyes,” an annual photography exhibit, seeks to address the need for open channels of communication between Israeli Arab and Jewish youth who rarely, if ever, have an opportunity to meet one another. It features photos by Israeli Arab and Jewish high school students who used cameras as tools Read More

Combat Paper Project & Beyond

June 18, 2016

Curated by veteran activists Jan Barry and Walt Nygard, the exhibition explores the extension of the vision of Combat Paper Project through art created by local veterans and non-veterans. Artist Eli Wright is featured who served as a combat medic in the US Army from 2002 to 2008, and was Read More

Celebrating Puffin Camera Club

May 7, 2016

Celebrating their 13th year, the Puffin Camera Club’s exhibition features the best photographs from its members. All photographs are printed on canvas allowing for a textured expression of the images captured. May 7- June 12, 2016 Below is a selection of works from this Read More

Conversations 2016

February 12, 2016

We look back on the tumultuous dialogue of recent discussion on race and progress, or lack thereof. Curated by artist and curator Lehna Huie and Puffin Cultural Forum’s Andrew Lee, Conversations presents a mosaic of expressions, ideas, and emotions by contemporary Black artists. Exhibition features many artworks newly created and Read More

Thinking in Spanish

September 18, 2015

The first time the Puffin Cultural Forum held an exhibition in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Spanish speaking population in Teaneck was cited as 10%. According to the 2010 U.S. Census records, that percentage now stands at 16.5%. As we seek to continue our tradition of crossing boundaries we Read More

Bergen County Audubon Society’s Third Annual Eco-Art Contest

June 7, 2015

Exhibition features poetry, paintings, drawings and artwork created by students from grades 2 to 7 as part of Bergen County Audubon Society’s Annual Art Contest. Participating students were asked to express their creativity on the plight of pollinators as well as exploring potential solutions. The National Pollinator Week is June 15th Read More

Four Seasons of the Creek

May 9, 2015

Passionate and dedicated members of the Puffin Camera Club present Four Seasons, a photography exhibition featuring the flora and fauna of the Teaneck Creek Conservancy. Now in their 12th year, the Puffin Camera Club have been honing their skills under the guidance and leadership of internationally renowned photographer Rachel Banai. Read More