Whether renting or buying a home in Hoboken or Jersey City, it is always tough to decide on wall decor and art. The Hoboken Girl has compiled a list of where to start an art search to help bring your space to life. Read on for where to buy wall art from local galleries with authentic art to fun, graphic, and novelty pieces in Hoboken and Jersey City – because even if it is a hard choice, decorating is always exciting and personal but shopping local makes it special.
Deep Space Gallery | 77 Cornelison Avenue, Jersey City
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This is *the* destination for authentic local and international art. Currently, the gallery is featuring a “More Minis” showcase that offers over 250 small and affordable works by 50 artists which can be seen by appointment daily. These can easily fit in apartments of all sizes and several pieces can even be collected to create a cohesive space. The cherry on top is that located just below the gallery on the ground level is Xtina’s Variety and Vintage shop, filled with gems including additional original artwork for sale. Art lovers can also shop online here.
Gallerie Hudson | 197 Newark Avenue, Jersey City
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Located in the heart of downtown Jersey City, this space is both a full-service custom framing shop and art gallery presenting artwork from the area. Some work includes iconic Jersey City scenes and neighborhoods from artist Lucy Malolepszy. Check the website for more information on the collections and other artists.
Read More: Your Guide to Jersey City Art Galleries
Roig Collection | 225 River Street, Hoboken
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Located on the ground level of the W Hotel, The Roig Collection was started by longtime Hoboken resident, Ricardo Roig who is “a maker of modern original hand-cut art inspired by life.” There are multiple art series’ to choose from including a “Mile Square Series” that features favorite local landmarks and restaurants like The Elysian Cafe, Court Street, Sinatra Park, and more. Mix and Sip events are typically held on Thursdays and include live music, bites, and wine.
Boutiques + Shops
ArteVino Studio | 720 Monroe Street, Hoboken
ArteVino provides an interactive activity which is creating your own art. The classes typically are either 2.5 or 3 hours and are BYOB. There is also a “WalkIn Art Studio” for those with small apartments who want to paint freely without storing art supplies. Check the calendar for updates.
D’s Soul Full Cafe | 918 Willow Avenue, Hoboken
Come for the coffee and bagels, stay for the local art. This cafe highlights young and upcoming artists at the store and on social media. Currently, local artist Elisa Soler’s vivid and colorful work is for sale at the shop. Fun Fact: she is also a past employee of the cafe and also creates her own jewelry.
Washington General Store | 509 Washington Street, Hoboken
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This boutique has been a Hoboken favorite since 2014 and has something for everyone when it comes to wall decor. The shop showcases some local art, but also offers a variety of novelty wall art from trendy mirrors to suncatchers. For those looking to gift wall decor, this is definitely the right place and you can check out more options here.
The Co. | 632 Washington Street, Hoboken
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The Co. is a wellness boutique all about holistic living and healing the mind, body, and soul. This is a great choice for someone looking to add more tranquility into their home, especially those of us who spend a lot of time at home or WFH. Shoppers will find nature-inspired home art and can also shop for apparel, jewelry, and other home items like sage, incense, and candles.
UNJUMBOLD | 257 1st Street, Hoboken
Unjumbold features a photography art collection and works from the Roig Collection to celebrate local artists. Besides offering luxury art, home, and lifestyle products, the team also offers design and organization services to help complete your space. The shop is committed to supporting Women, LGBTQ+, and Black-owned vendors so follow the shop for more updates on new artwork and more.
The Lucky Honeybee | 487 Palisade Avenue, Jersey City
As a Jersey City must-see boutique, The Lucky Honeybee offers fun and eco-friendly gifting, home decor, and apothecary goods. Sustainability is so important to the team here that the shop offers a refill bar for a variety of soaps. Check out the website for more updates on new decor from local artisans.