PARAMUS, N.J. – Art submitted by 24 Bergen Community College faculty and staff members will comprise the first exhibition in the 2015-16 Gallery Bergen season.

“BCSees: Visual Culture by Bergen Community College Faculty & Staff,” featuring paintings, drawings, photography and ceramics, will open with a reception Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 6 p.m. in the gallery, located in West Hall at the College’s main campus, 400 Paramus Road. Both the reception and gallery are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Wednesday, 2 to 6 p.m.; Thursday, 2 to 8 p.m.; and Friday, 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. The exhibition will close Friday, Oct. 16.

Bergen faculty and staff submitting work for the exhibition are: Isabella A. Altano, Barbara Bliss, Tim Blunk, Suzaan Boettger, John Cannon, Frances Caulfield, John Cichowski, Kaye DeMetz, Barbara De Stefano, Regina Flanagan, Christine K. Foster, Andrea Geller Jablonski, Paul Griffo, Leigh Jonaitis, Goli Kocharian, Wendy Kosakoff, Maria Makowiecka, Paul Mindell, Christopher Priore, Susan Schaumburg, Vivian Tongue, Michael Vanderleeuw, Sunita Verma and Mark Wiener.

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Based in Paramus, Bergen Community College (, a public two-year coeducational college, enrolls 16,000 students at locations in Paramus, the Philip J. Ciarco Jr. Learning Center in Hackensack and Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands in Lyndhurst. The College offers associate degree, certificate and continuing education programs in a variety of fields. More students graduate from Bergen than any other community college in the state.

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