Leonia Chamber Musicians

The Leonia Chamber Musicians provide a cultural component and the joy of music to life in Leonia.  The social fabric of any community is enriched by the nourishment and stimulus...

Players Guild of Leonia

Founded in 1919, the Players Guild of Leonia is a nonprofit, resident acting company at the Civil War Drill Hall Theater (built in 1859).  We are New Jersey’s oldest continuing...

Sculpture for Leonia

The purpose of this organization is to enhance the historically rich art and cultural environment of Leonia via the display of outdoor sculpture. This will provide the opportunity for sculptors...

Summer Stage at Leonia

SummerStage at Leonia, established in 1999, is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) community theater organization, which brings high quality live theater at affordable prices to our town.  It produces a family-friendly musical...

Nanda van Ginkel

I don’t do perfect – I actually love to explore “mistakes.” Be it in mixed media or oils, there are journeys to be discovered. I do enjoy the silence and...

Atempo Chamber Ensemble

Atempo Chamber Ensemble is a string chamber with biannual concerts every spring and fall at Hackensack United Methodist Church. Leonia resident Douglas Chung is the music director and concertmaster of the...

Preserving Leonia’s Art Heritage

Preserving Leonia’s Art Heritage committee was formed ​in 2008 ​to ​ preserve, protect, increase awareness of, and exhibit the rich collection of artwork owned by the Leonia Board of Education...

Theron Cromer, Jr.

Theron Cromer, a graduate of the Voice Performance program at Montclair State University, has performed lead roles in various opera such as Il Cambiale di Matrimonial, Dialogues of the Carmelites...

Deborah Hopping

GRAPHIC DESIGN: In 1998 I began doing freelance design in Silicon Valley, California as Hopping Media. At that time the web had just started to become mainstream and everyone wanted...

Michael Tarricone

I am a watercolor artist and I’m interested in creating a watercolor and greeting card workshop here in Leonia. I have a gallery page on Facebook called “My Watercolors by...

Elizabeth C. DeMarco

Abstract artist exploring painting from the gut.  I use layers of liquid on various papers, canvas, yupo to see the relationships that form and how the process leads to insight....

Marsha Heller

Born in 1939 into a family of artists including my sister and brother I decided to become a musician. I came to NY after graduating from Oberlin, and soon won...

Vincent Priblo

I use art as a way to express my inner joy and love of life.  I consider painting as a journey that has just begun.  My methodology is very dynamic...

Kathleen (Kate) Clark

Kathleen Clark’s plays, Southern Comforts and Secrets of a Soccer Mom, were produced off-Broadway and are presented widely throughout the US and Canada. Prior to the New York production at Primary Stages, Southern Comforts was produced...

Gregg Edelman

Originally from Chicago, I moved to the NYC area in the 1980’s to pursue an acting career.  Since then I’ve been part of the NYC acting community, performing in television,...

Marcia Wilson 1937-2018

I am a failed artist Enjoying every bit of it Delighted to live in my home town of Leonia NJ As a kid I studied oil painting with Charles Chapman...

Paul Leibow

My work is going in a few directions both in abstraction and figurative, however the figure might not always be human, a figure to me can be alternative such as...

Wonjung Kim

Soprano Wonjung Kim has appeared at the Opera Garnier in Paris, Dresden Semper Opera, Opera de Monte Carlo and Los Angeles ‪Music Center‬‬ Opera. She performed throughout Europe with Claudio...

Kevin Murray

Landscape and Street Photography is my passion. Always looking to capture a great image. Forever looking to capture a great moment. website: Kevinmurrayphotography.me

Dennis Chalkin

For 50 years, Dennis Chalkin has transformed chaos and monotony into gripping, decisively-composed images. Through his discerning lens, Chalkin frames a singularly unique body of work, a gritty point of...

Susan Ratti

My love of sewing goes back to my very early years when I made clothes for my dolls. I worked at Simplicty Pattern Company in the 70’s and sewed most...

Steven Swank

The creative imperative is the urgent call to action, it is in the doing and being that our lives are expressed. While the product of our endeavors is certainly important,...

Daryl Goldberg

Daryl Goldberg, cello, has been praised by the New York Times for her ‘musicality, skill and commitment’. She performs frequently at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center with such orchestras as...

Pamela Fenwick

While running my graphic design business, Fenwick Design Inc. in New York City, I studied watercolor at the National Academy.  I have been painting with watercolor and occasionally oils for...

James Leynse

James Leynse is a New Jersey based architectural and corporate photographer. He works regularly for corporations such as Adidas, Aramco, Bensimon Partners, as well as with architects and designers. Publications...

Stephanie Cummins

Stephanie Cummins received her Bachelor of Music degree from North Carolina School of the Arts, and went on to get her masters from the prestigious Juilliard School. She is a...

Ron Pancrazi

Ron Pancrazi is an artist for fifty years working in Leonia for forty of those years. The paintings are abstractions, metaphorical expressions of what may be real. Working with form...

Allen Terrell

Allen Terrell is a contemporary artist living in Leonia. He as exhibited in NY and Los Angeles and has recently relocated to the east coast from Los Angeles where he...

Carol Crittenden

Originally from Teaneck NJ, Carol never expected she’d return to the area to make her home right next door in lovely Leonia, this gem of a town! After many years...

Alan R Kay

Clarinetist Alan R. Kay is Principal Clarinetist and an Artistic Director of Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and serves as Principal Clarinet with New York’s Riverside Symphony and Little Orchestra Society.  Mr....

Maggie Speier

My love is for chamber music! I began playing viola in a public school music program in Michigan, and continued through college at University of Michigan and Manhattan School of...

Barry Schwartz

Rabbi of Congregation Adas Emuno in Leonia Editor-in-Chief of The Jewish Publication Society in Philadelphia Author of seven books for adults, teens and children Author page:  amazon.com/Barry-L.-Schwartz  

Cenovia Cummins

I have lived in Leonia for almost 20 years. I’m a professional violinist / musician / composer working mainly in the musical freelance scene in NYC. I do anything from...

Ellen Cohen

Timeless textures found in natural forms inspire me. I use a variety of techniques to create surfaces in metal reflecting the earth’s physical structure and the life that thrives on...

Leonia Makes Music

LEONIA MAKES MUSIC, a New Jersey Not-For-Profit 501(c)3 Corporation, strives to support High School Students ages 14-18 of the Leonia School District (which boasts 45 different languages in a population of 700...

Matt Dine

Photographer/Oboist Matt Dine is equally at home with an oboe or a camera.  Co-principal oboist of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and Principal oboist of American Ballet Theatre, New York-based Dine...

Eric Weidman

Multi-woodwind artist Eric Weidman has maintained a busy freelance career in NYC for over 30 years. Performances with ABT, New York Philharmonic, NJ Symphony, Bard Music Festival; with Elaine Stritch,...

Cynthia Phelps

I am a violist whose career includes work as an orchestral musician, chamber music artist, and teacher. I currently hold the position of Principal Viola of the New York Philharmonic,...

Ronald Thomas

I am a cellist whose career includes performing, teaching, and running various chamber music festivals. I currently teach at the Mannes School of Music, and am the Artistic Director of...

Steven Masi

Acclaimed as an artist of unusual sensitivity and virtuosity, pianist Steven Masi has concertized extensively throughout North America, Europe and Asia. As a recitalist and chamber musician he has appeared at the...

David Baron

I am a life-long resident of Leonia.  My style of painting is in the abstract expressionist watercolors.  I studied with Pamela Lovell who lived in Leonia. davidbaronartgalleryllc.com

Francis Gallinagh

I am a visual artist and musician (electric bass) and have been living in Leonia since 1999. The majority of my visual artwork consists mostly of mixed media: graphite, ink,...

John Moses

John Moses is New York City’s leading freelance and recording clarinetist. Longstanding member of Local 802 American Federation of Musicians (AFM), John has performed with virtually every musical group in...

Barbara Mallow

Barbara Stein Mallow, cellist, is recognized as a distinguished chamber musician, recitalist and soloist. From her early years she has been an accomplished pianist and was twice winner of the...

Yevgeniya Przhebelskaya

Yevgeniya Przhebelskaya is a founder and facilitator of Bergen Poetry Workshop, and an Administrative Assistant at Leonia United Methodist Church. She earned a Bachelors in Comparative Literature and Creative Writing...

Mary Martire

I have been smitten with clay for my whole life. Functional, decorative & sculptural. I was owner of Craftworks gallery in Englewood for 15 years, and currently teach ceramics at...

Mo Riza

Multidisciplinary designer and visual artist, exploring analog and digital medium. moriza.com

Silverio Barbosa

Silverio Barbosa worked as an architectural draftsman in Brasilia in the 1970s, where he developed his knack for art.  He developed his skills by doing extensive work on scale models....

Joseph Montini

In 1980 I performed at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre at Lincoln Center in New York City with jazz trumpet legend Dizzy Gillespie with the McDonalds All Star Tri-State big band....