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Addison Vincent Pfeiffer is the Gallery Manager at Artworks Trenton, in Trenton, NJ, where he curates gallery exhibitions, artist talks, and guides artists through the exhibition process.  He is also Lead Curator for Artworks Trenton’s Art All Night, a 24 hour arts festival held each June.

Addison is a visual artist from Lower Bucks County, Pennsylvania, where he lives and maintains his studio, along with his wife, two boys and their dog. He studied Art History and Business Administration at the University of Hartford, and began his art career shortly after graduating with honors in Visual Communications from Gibbs School (Sanford-Brown) in 1999.  He worked as a commercial graphic designer for a few years, further developing his skills in design and various artistic methods, before making the decision to follow his true passion of fine art.

For more information about Artworks Trenton, please visit: www.artworkstrenton.org

The Governor’s Awards in Arts Education began in 1980 to promote awareness and appreciation of the arts, recognizing the creativity, talent and leadership of the award winners. Each year, awards are presented to approximately 20 educators and 80 students. National and statewide organizations select the students for their exemplary work in creative writing, speech, dance, music, theatre and visual arts and the leaders for their exceptional commitment and contribution to arts education. The program also recognizes arts educators and arts education advocates, whose leadership has helped nurture the development of students in the arts across the state.

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The Governor’s Awards event is a partnership of the Arts Ed NJ, the Department of Education, Art Pride New Jersey Foundation, the Department of State and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. Additional support is provided by: the Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics; Art Educators of New Jersey; Art Administrators of New Jersey; Dance New Jersey; New Jersey Council of Teachers of English; New Jersey Speech and Debate League; New Jersey Music Educators Association; New Jersey Performing Arts Center; Writer's Theatre of New Jersey; Speech and Theatre Association of New Jersey; New Jersey Thespians and Young Audiences of New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania. The cooperating organizations, award sponsors and individual members of the planning council dedicate their time to make sure that excellence in the arts is rewarded, and work tirelessly throughout the year to plan this special event. The Governor's Awards in Arts Education ceremony are a major collaborative effort of the arts, education and state government.