Garden Club of Hackensack
501(c)(3) non-profit organization

Mission

To educate, facilitate and collaborate to advance the knowledge of gardening, sustainability, and environmental concerns in the City of Hackensack.

Objectives

  • To educate members via monthly meetings with instructive speakers on relevant topics.

  • To provide programs, workshops, activities for residents of all ages.

  • To offer volunteer services that help improve the appearance of the community and preservation of the natural environment.

Arts Amble

Join us for an afternoon of art exhibits and enjoy our beautiful garden on

June 11th from 11AM-4PM

at the Hackensack Community Garden inside Johnson Park,

444 River Street Hackensack, NJ.

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Featured Artists of the Week

Betty Librizzi Medium: Painting and Drawing. For the last 13+ years I’ve worked mainly in oils on canvas with a few experiments in oil on wood. I’ve been re-exploring the world of acrylic and mixed-media and re-visiting my first love, watercolor. I am a long-time member of the Hackensack Art Club which was established in 1937. For the last 6 years I’ve been painting portraits with a group of artists from 3 sister art clubs (Hackensack Art Club, Rutherford Art Association and Fort Lee Art Club) at the Wallington Senior Center.

Monica Chavarria-Malini is known as the “Tree lady”. She was born in Medellin-Colombia, in the city of "The Eternal Spring". That is why her pictorial work is very colorful, because she grew up surrounded by flowers and fruit trees. Her paintings depict a tribute to the cultural heritage of her country Colombia, and love for life. Monica Chavarria is a figurative artist, but with a great expressionist-surrealist influence. Some of her paintings show a festival of trees in which human feelings are reflected through their branches that touch and hug each other.

Lissanne Lake has been a full time freelance illustrator for over thirty five years. she has done art for well over two hundred book covers, including covers for best-selling authors such as Terry Pratchett, Thomas Disch, Raymond Buckland & David Bischoff. In addition, Lissanne has created hundreds of other paintings for magazines and game products and other publications.

In 2001, she published her own tarot deck jointly with Raymond Buckland, the Buckland Romani Tarot, for which she did all the art.

Our Garden

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