Event details

  • Saturday | May 21, 2022
  • 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Bergen County Zoo in Van Saun Park, Paramus
  • 201-336-7292

Hello Bergen Artists,

The Division of Cultural & Historic Affairs has been asked to organize an art exhibit at the Bergen County Zoo in Van Saun Park, Paramus. Sat., May 21st with a rain date of Sun., May 22nd.

It should be a fun one… the theme is wildlife and nature (pets are included too).

 Bergen County Zoological Park Art Exhibit!

1st Annual Alfred Thomas Wildlife Art Show

Exhibit Date:  Sat. May 21, 2022 (Rain Date: Sun. May 22)

Exhibit Time: 10 am – 3 pm (Winners announced at 2:30 pm)

Set-up Time: 8 am – 10 am

Break-down:  3 pm (artwork must be removed from the Zoo by 4 pm)

Theme:  nature/wildlife (two-dimensional artwork only)

Location:  Outdoors at the Bergen County Zoo, Van Saun Park, 216 Forest Ave., Paramus

Exhibit Space: one panel per exhibitor; size to be determined 

Prizes: Overall 1st Place; 2nd Place; 3rd Place; Honorable Mention; Judges will choose winning pieces individually, not by body of work; prizes still to be determined 

Some details…

  • Artist must be a Bergen County resident and 17 yrs. or older 
  • Must be available to hang artwork between 8 am-10 am and take down at 3 pm 
  • Artwork must be clearly labeled with name/title/medium/website or email for the public to contact if interested in selling; All work must remain up for duration of the show; no sales are permitted within the zoo 
  • Frames must be wired to hang; exhibitor must bring “S” hooks to hang artwork
  • Complete and email this form back to; you will receive a confirmation email with more details
  • It’s not permissible for exhibitors to bring chairs, you may come and go from the Zoo 

If you wish to take part, please email back the following info to: glucente@co.bergen


Mailing address:

Email and phone:

Underline the mediums you wish to exhibit: oils/acrylics/watercolors/pastels/drawing/ prints/collage/photography (all work must be original)

Greg Lucente
Parks Recreational Supervisor
Bergen County Division of Historic & Cultural Affairs