Center for the Arts

Mo - Fr / By appointment
Sa - Su / 9a - 10p

Field Colony is a center for the arts providing studio space and residencies, classes and lectures, within an art gallery exhibiting New Jersey artists.

Art Exhibit / Year in Review

November 5 - December 31, 2018

Field Colony is pleased to present a retrospective year in review exhibit featuring the paintings and drawings by Juan Restrepo and Aaron Boucher, open November 5th through December 31st. Read More

Class / Acrylic Painting

Saturdays & Sundays 10a - 11:45a

This workshop provides an instructor led introduction to painting and is followed by an open format that encourages the application of what was learned. Students are introduced to painting, techniques, and concepts, with emphasis on artistic expression. Read More

Class / Drawing the Nude

Saturdays 2p - 3:45p

Figure drawing involves simple materials - pencil / charcoal - as means of discovery. Ideas evolve through the process of the “drawn” language with specific exercises that focus on visual analysis and the skills needed for expressive form such as line, tone, mass and illusionistic space. Read More

Class / Wax On

Sundays 2p - 3:45p

Encaustic is the name for both a wax painting and a painting process involving heat to layer and melt the wax elements onto the canvas. The name encaustic comes from the greek enkaustikos which means “to heat” or “to burn”. Read More

Class / Suminagashi Marbling

Sundays 4p - 5:45p

Suminagashi is an ancient form of Japanese marbling dates back over 800 years. Colored inks are floated on a bath of clear water and then gently manipulated into delicate and serendipitous patterns. This is a form of mono-printing where no two prints will be exactly the same. Read More

Class / 3D Modeling

Saturdays 4p - 5:45p

If you have watched “Fixer Upper” on HGTV and were impressed by the 3D models that Joanna Gaines presents to their clients, the program you have seen her use is SketchUp. Learn how to transform your ideas from sketches into 3D with this intuitive and powerful program. Read More

Event / Hoboken Art and Studio Tour

Friday November 3 - Sunday November 5, 2018

Field Colony was one of the primary stops on the Hoboken Arts and Studio Tour held this past November 3rd through the 5th. Aaron Boucher, the founder of Field Colony, redesigned the logo for this year’s tour and also designed a website that presents current art events in Hoboken. Visit HBKN.ART

Open Studio Workspace

Weekday Availability 9a - 6p / Waitlist

Monday through Friday, you get all the perks of working in a community of fellow creatives, entrepreneurs, and those working remotely in Hoboken with a space you can really call your own with the peace-of-mind of always having an outlet for your computer, not having to buy coffee, and quiet room for your next meeting. Read More

Residency / Artist

Open Registration

In July, we welcomed Walter John Rodriguez as the first in our new artist residency program. The Field Colony Artist-in-Residence Program offers artists a non-living private studio space for one month in a professional environment that encourages dialogue, creativity, and experimentation. Read More

Class / Adobe Illustrator

Saturdays 6p - 7:45p

In this workshop, you’ll see how Adobe Illustrator gives you the power to design, draw, and color images quickly and easily. Each workshop contains an assignment that challenges both your creativity and your growing skills with the program. The workshop is designed to let you work at your own level whether you’re just getting started with illustrator or looking to refresh your skills. Read More


Class / Adobe Photoshop

Sundays 6p - 7:45p

Adobe Photoshop is considered the gold standard in photo editing software. This workshop covers essential skills to successfully use Photoshop to create and edit print and online imagery. Discover the fastest and most effective ways to manipulate and enhance your own photographs in an ordered step-by-step process.  Read More

Class / Web Design

Sundays 12p - 1:45p

At Field Colony, we used (and still use) Squarespace for the design of our website. If you’re looking for an intuitive way to create or update your website, we highly recommend Squarespace as it provides an easy to use interface, comprehensive e-commerce, and professional elegant results for the promotion and explanation of our services and offerings. Read More

Summer Exhibit

May 11 - August 9, 2018

Art / Juan Restrepo

Juan Restrepo's recent paintings can be divided into two categories. The first focuses on details from miniature illustrations in medieval illuminated manuscripts, enlarging this fine and subtle artwork into large-scale abstract decorative designs on canvas. Read More

Art / Matthew Paul Cleary

Matthew Paul Cleary describes making his work by accepting that what is beyond our control is an existential condition familiar to all of us. Although the basis on which he make my decisions vary between intuition, formal relationships, color theory, and experimentation, they are always informed by natural processes. Read More

Art / Maximilian Pelzmann

Maximilian Pelzmann firmly believes that artwork within our environment enriches our lives, as it becomes a part of signifying who we are as a society today and what our cultural identity is about. Throughout his creative process, he consolidate inspiration from the shapes, colors, and images within our organic and non-organic past. Read More