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2024 Wall Calendar – NOW AVAILABLE!

The RMAA’s 2024 wall calendar is now available for online ordering!

Highlighting the beauty of Ringwood State Park for the entire year, our 2024 wall calendar is filled with a selection of work from our talented photographers. The perfect gift for any park lover and local arts supporter!

The calendar is $12 (+$3 shipping) and available for purchase at the button below. All profits support the RMAA.

(NOTE: If you want to order more than 4 calendars, please contact RingwoodManorArts [at] for bulk shipping. )

Order the 2024 Calendar via PayPal below:

Congratulations – Found Art Project Juried Exhibition Winners!

Thank you to all who joined us for a joyous award ceremony yesterday afternoon! Congratulations to the Found Art Project Juried Exhibition winners:

1st Place: “Kitchen Madness” by Kathleen Weir

2nd Place: “Save for Anne” by Jenifer Simon

3rd Place: “Recycled Fun” by Mohamed Khalil

The full show program can be downloaded HERE.

We’d like to take this opportunity to appreciate all the participants and the unique and diverse artworks they have shared with us and the community. Their artistic visions are a true inspiration, and we are honored to showcase their creativity and skill through the Found Art Project. We hope you will visit the gallery soon with friends and family! Here are the remaining hours for viewing the exhibit:

Monday, October 11, 1:00 PM–4:00 PM

Wednesday, October 13, 1:00 PM–4:00 PM

Friday, October 15, 1:00 PM–4:00 PM

Saturday, October 16, 1:00 PM–4:00 PM


Congratulations to RMAA Scholastic Arts Award Winners

Congratulations to RMAA Young Artist exhibitors Sarah Abrahamsen and Nick Metz. Both have won regional awards in the 2017 National Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Through the years, both Sarah and Nick have been winners at the RMAA’s Annual Young Artist Expo. Regional Scholastic Art judging took place at Montclair Art Museum and an awards reception was recently held there. Over 420,000 student pieces were submitted nationally for judging, with over 4,200 being judged at Montclair.

Sarah won 4 Gold Key Awards, one for her portfolio project Abu (Abuelita), two Gold Keys for photography, and one for mixed media. Additionally, Sarah was awarded a Silver Key in photography, an honorable mention in photography, and two Honorable Mentions in mixed media. Nick was awarded a Gold Key in photography, an Honorable Mention in photography, three Silver Keys in painting, two Honorable Mentions in painting, along with two Honorable Mention in Drawing.

RMAA President, Joe Fontana is a Scholastic Arts adjudicator in New Jersey and New York regions.

Gold Key winners will move to national judging in New York City, with national awards being presented this summer at Carnegie Hall.

Best of luck at the Nationals to Sarah & Nick!

“Boy” – Nick Metz – Gold Key Award Winner


“Abu” (Abuelita) – Sarah Abrahamsen – From Gold Key Winning Portfolio