Art On Campus

Art by the River

Art In Trenton

Art in the Workplace

Other Galleries

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Art in Town

Arts Council of Princeton, 102 Witherspoon Street,

609-924-8777.

"Collecting the World," Mollie Murphy’s mixed-media

installation

show. To December 12. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to

5 p.m.

The Gallery at Chapin School, 4101 Princeton Pike,

609-924-7206.

"Italy: Two Views," a shared exhibition of photographs by

Rhoda Kassof-Isaac and Sally K. Davidson. Open by appointment during

school hours, to December 17.

Cranbury Station Gallery, 28 Palmer Square East,

609-921-0434.

Exhibit of watercolors and oils by Kathleen Maguire Morolda. The

artist

is also owner of the gallery which she established 16 years ago.

Cranbury

Station is at three locations in Princeton, Cranbury, and Dayton.

Gallery hours are Monday to Saturday, 10 to 6 p.m.; Thursday and

Friday

to 9 p.m.; and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

Marsha Child Contemporary, 220 Alexander Street,

609-497-7330.

"A Moment in Time," an international group exhibition of new

works by gallery artists includes Georges Mazilu. To December 5.

Gallery

hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Firebird Gallery, 15 Witherspoon, 609-688-0775. Original

watercolors by the Russian-born illustrator Gennady Spirin from his

new picture book, "Jack and the Beanstalk," re-told by

Princeton

author Ann Beneduce. To November 30. Gallery hours are Tuesday to

Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and by appointment.

Medical Center at Princeton, Witherspoon Street,

609-497-4192.

Pastels art show by Kathy Shumway-Tunney, to November 18. In the

Merwick

Unit Library, landscapes and house portraits by Betty Hirschmann,

to December 9. Part of proceeds benefit the medical center. Open 8

a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.

Main Street Gallery, Montgomery Center, Route 206,

609-683-8092.

Featuring color and black-and-white photographs by Harry Rubel who

has been making photographs for 45 years. Also, works by area artists

Patrice Sprovieri, Wayne Mathisen, Annelies van Dommelen, and Susan

Setteducato. Also exhibiting Hsu Dan, Tom Chesar, Larry Chestnut,

Calvin Hart, Clem Fiori, Leslie Neumeyer, Leyla Spencer, Janet Landau,

Jacob Landau, Ellyn Gerberding, and Marge Levine. Hours are Monday

through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursday to 9 p.m.; and Saturday,

9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-4377.

"In Ascension," a show of recent paintings by Kevin Patrick

Kelly, to December 5.

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Art On Campus

Art Museum, Princeton University, 609-258-3788.

"Edward

Lear’s Greece," an exhibition of watercolors, sketchings, and

letters from the Gennadius Library of the American School of Classical

Studies in Athens, Greece. Also "The Trappings of Gentility:

19th-Century

British Art at Princeton." Both shows to January 2. Also,

"Contemporary

Photographs, new acquisitions and photographs from the permanent

collection;

to January 9. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m.

to 5 p.m.; Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. Free tours are every Saturday at 2 p.m.

The permanent collection features a strong representation of Western

European paintings, old master prints, and original photographs.

Collections

of Chinese, Pre-Columbian Mayan, and African art are considered among

the museum’s most impressive. Not housed in the museum but part of

the collection is the John B. Putnam Jr. Memorial Collection of

20th-century

outdoor sculpture, with works by such modern masters as Henry Moore,

Alexander Calder, Pablo Picasso, and George Segal located throughout

the campus.

Bucks County College, 434 Swamp Road, Newtown,

215-968-8432.

"Art Faculty Biennial," group show featuring the works of

26 faculty artists. Media include painting, drawing, photography,

sculpture, glass, wood, and electronic imaging. To December 14. Monday

and Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Tuesday- Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.;

Saturday 9 a.m. to noon.

College of New Jersey, Art Gallery, Holman Hall,

609-771-2198.

"Mercer County Photography Exhibition," an all-county show

juried by Susan Fenton. To December 8. Monday through Friday, noon

to 3 p.m.; Thursday 7 to 9 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 to 3 p.m.

Gallery at Mercer County College, Communications Center,

West Windsor, 609-586-4800. "Odd Bedfellows," an exhibition

of paneled painting collage constructions by Ani Rosskam, whose

sources

include primitive art and African artifacts. To December 15. Monday

to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Wednesdays 6 to 8 p.m.

A resident of Roosevelt, Rosskam has won three artist’s fellowships

from the New Jersey Council for the Arts. "My work is a play on

the abstract relationship between found objects, painting, and the

resulting dynamic when they are combined," she says. "As I

build layer upon layer, the significance of the piece finally

emerges."

Lawrenceville School, Gruss Center of Visual Arts,

Lawrenceville,

609-620-6026. "Camera Work: Photographs by William Vandever."

To December 15. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to noon, and 1 to 4:30

p.m.; except Wednesday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon. Gallery is closed

for fall break November 19 to 28.

Princeton Theological Seminary, Erdman Hall Gallery,

609-497-7990.

Philadelphia sculptor Nena Bryans, an inaugural show in the remodeled

art gallery at the Erdman Hall Conference Center. Titled "Giving

Shape to Faith," her exhibit of 14 works continues to December

6. Exhibit hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.,

Saturdays

to 5:30 p.m., and Sundays 2 to 9:30 p.m.

Rider University Art Gallery, Lawrenceville, 609-895-5588.

"Louis Finkelstein, Paintings 1971 to 1999," a retrospective

show by the veteran artist and art educator. To December 12. Gallery

hours are Monday to Thursday, 2 to 8 p.m.; Friday to Sunday, 2 to

5 p.m.

Born in New York in 1923, Finkelstein studied at Cooper Union, the

Art Students’ League, and Brooklyn Museum Art School. An instructor

at Yale University, Philadelphia School of Art, and Queens College,

he has also had his writings published in Artforum, Art News, and

the Magazine of Art.

"My involvement in painting is in the exploration of painting

language, not simply in making products," says Finkelstein. "I

think the whole question of what painting is and can be is a very

open one, and more than anything else, that’s what I would like the

viewer to get."

The Peddie School, Mariboe Gallery, 609-490-7550. Faculty

show featuring Tim Trelease and his Weird Mole series; Deirdre McGrail

and her film "Rabbitman"; mixed-media works by Catherine

Robohm

Watkins; and paintings by gallery curator Ken Weathersby. Show runs

to December 3. The gallery is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Art by the River

Artists’ Gallery, 32 Coryell Street, Lambertville,

609-397-4588.

A shared exhibition of representational riverscapes and still life

in oils by Leonard Restivo, and impressionist oils, or "cerebral

mosaics," by Don Jordan. To December 5. Gallery hours are Friday,

Saturday, and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Bell’s Union Street Restaurant, 183 North Union,

Lambertville,

609-397-2226. "Painterly Impressions," an exhibition of

watercolors

by Chinese-American artist Oliver Tang, inspired by recent visits

to Venice, Alaska, and the Jersey shore. To December 3.

Coryell Gallery, 8 Coryell Street, Lambertville,

609-397-0804.

Holiday show featuring landscapes and regional scenes by Hunterdon

County artists Alexander Farnham in oil and by Ron Lent in watercolor.

To January 9. Gallery hours are Wednesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5

p.m.

Howard Mann Art Center, 45 North Main Street,

Lambertville,

609-397-2300. Charles Fazzino, whimsical three-dimensional paper

constructions

on subjects that include New York, Philadelphia, sports, and the law.

To December 26. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Sunday, noon to

5 p.m.

Nagy Gallery, 20 South Main Street, New Hope,

215-862-8242.

Figurative and landscape paintings in oil by Helen Meyers and David

J. Dincher. To December 30.

Old English Pine, 202 North Union Street, Lambertville,

609-397-4978. "Safety in Numbers," Malcolm Bray’s fifth annual

eclectic group show of innovative painting and sculpture that includes

works by Myles Cavanaugh, Annelies van Dommelen, Gareth Evans, Chad

Cortez Everett, Diane Levell, Virgil Sova, Alan Taback, Stacie

Speer-Scott,

and Ron Wyffels. To December 31. Open every day, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Art In Trenton

Artworks, 19 Everett Alley, Trenton, 609-394-9436.

"Innovation

in Contemporary Printmaking," a group show juried by Judith

Brodsky

of the Rutgers Center for Innovative Printmaking. Selected artists

include Lynne Allen, Tom Baker, Catherine Bedout, Kathleen Catanese,

Carson Fox, Diana Gandalfi, George Olexa, and Cyndi Wish. Artists

reception is Friday, December 3, for the show that continues to

December

19. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.;

Saturday, noon to 4 p.m.

This exhibit includes an Artworks Purchase Award and other prizes

totaling $1,000, jointly sponsored by the Trenton Museum Society,

TAWA, Taylor Photo, and the Urban Word Cafe.

Ellarslie, Trenton City Museum, Cadwalader Park,

609-989-3632.

"Partners," an exhibition of paintings and sculptures by

Chrisa

Craig and Charles Kumnick, partners and members of the College of

New Jersey art faculty. In the upstairs galleries, a juried show,

"The Best of Mercer County High Schools." Both shows continue

to January 2. Museum hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to

3 p.m.; Sunday 2 to 4 p.m.

"As partners, we enjoy sharing many things," write artists

Craig and Kumnick, "a barn building that houses each of our

studios,

a comfortable if slightly eccentric living space, a love of animals,

of food, teaching art, and each other."

Dana Stewart & Jacqueline ter Kuile, Extension

Gallery ,

60 Ward Avenue, Mercerville, 609-890-7777. "Recent Work,"

an exhibition of sculpture and jewelry by Dana Stewart and jewelry

objects in gold, silver, and precious gems by Jacqueline ter Kuile.

Show runs to December 9. Gallery hours are Monday to Thursday, 10

a.m. to 4 p.m.

Grounds for Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton,

609-586-0616. Fall-Winter Exhibition. In the Museum and Domestic Arts

Building, "Beverly Pepper," one-artist show. On the mezzanine,

a thematic photography show, "Focus on Sculpture." Shows

continue

to April 16, 2000. Gallery hours are Friday through Sunday, 10 a.m.

to 4 p.m.

New additions to the 22-acre landscaped sculpture park include works

by Michele Oka Doner, David Hostetler, J. Seward Johnson Jr.,

Francisco

Leiro, John Martini, and Joseph Menna. The park is on the former state

fairgrounds site, with indoor exhibitions in the glass-walled, 10,000

square foot museum, and the newly-renovated Domestic Arts Building.

New Jersey State Museum, 205 West State Street, Trenton,

609-292-6464. "New Jersey, A Sense of Place," the 30th

anniversary

Garden State Watercolor Society show, juried by Leah Sloshberg,

director

of New Jersey State Museum, and Margaret O’Reilly, assistant curator

of fine arts. The Dagmar Trebble Memorial Award goes to Elizabeth

Lombardi for her painting, "Cecelia: Telling the Story." To

January 2. Museum hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.;

Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

Also, "The Modernists," an exhibition of gems from the

permanent

collection by Charles Demuth, Arthur Dove, Marsden Harley, Georgia

O’Keeffe, Alfred Stieglitz, Helen Torr, and others, to January 23.

"The Regionalists and Precisionists," with works by Thomas

Hart Benton, Charles Burchfield, Stuart Davis, Francis Picabia, and

George Ault, to January 30.

On extended view: "Dinosaur Turnpike: Treks through New Jersey’s

Piedmont"; "Amber: The Legendary Resin"; "The Moon:

Fact & Fiction."

Urban Word Cafe, 449 South Broad Street, Trenton,

609-989-7777.

Alan Taback’s "Dance Rhythms," a series of paintings based

on music and dance. The Trenton-based artist has been painting and

exhibiting for the past 20 years. To December 1.

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Art in the Workplace

Theater of the Night: Film & Dreams, 1900 to 2000,

Gallery

at Bristol-Myers Squibb , Route 206, Lawrenceville, 609-252-6275.

An exhibition marking the centenary of the publication of Freud’s

"The Interpretation of Dreams," featuring stills from dream

sequences in 20th-century films and an hour-long video of the film

clips. The show links the 1899 Freud publication with another key

event of the 1890s, the invention of movies. To December 12.

Throughout the 20th century, filmmakers have claimed that their medium

is best able to present the symbolic distortions and displacements

of time and place that characterize dreams. Viewed in darkness, both

film and dreams appear in the "theater of the night."

Highlighted

films include Buster Keaton’s "Sherlock Jr.," Bunel’s "Un

Chien Andalou," and Hitchcock’s "Spellbound." Gallery

hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday to 7 p.m.;

weekends, 1 to 5 p.m.

Johnson & Johnson World Headquarters Gallery, New

Brunswick,

732-524-3698. "Work from the Art Centre of New Jersey," a

group show of oils, watercolors, pastels and acrylics, to November

30. In the New Jersey Artist Series, "Post-Industrial

Paintings"

by Tim Gaydos depicting abandoned factories and other once-vibrant

symbols of human endeavor. To December 14. Free by appointment.

Sarnoff Corporation, 201 Washington Road, 609-734-2184.

The inaugural exhibition that is also the first solo show for Sarnoff

researcher and artist Stewart Perlow continues in the reception area

through November 30. Exhibit is open weekdays, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Stark & Stark, 993 Lenox Drive, Building 2, Lawrenceville,

609-895-7307. Garden State Watercolor Society third annual associate

member juried exhibition. Jurors are Gary Snyder of Snyder Fine Art,

and Frances McIlvain, American Watercolor Society. Exhibit continues

to January 7. Exhibit is open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Summit Bancorp Gallery, 301 Carnegie Center at Route 1,

609-987-3200. "The American Indian Artists’ Exhibition," a

group show that continues to November 29. Exhibition is open daily,

9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free.

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Other Galleries

Gallery at Doral Forrestal, 100 College Road East,

609-452-7800.

"Fabrications," an exhibition of fabric art by Carol Sara

Schepps. Her subjects include "59 Caddy," which features the

back end of the popular car, and "Circles." Schepps’ work

has been shown in Philadelphia, San Diego, and Houston, as was

featured

in the recent book, "Visions: Quilt Expressions."

Firehouse Gallery, 8 Walnut Street, Bordentown,

609-298-3742.

The gallery celebrates its fourth year and a new exhibition season

featuring 12 gallery co-op members presenting shows that change

monthly.

Working with owner Eric Gibbons are curators and artists Beverly

Fredericks

and Lana Bernard-Toniolio.

Other co-op members are Maura Carey, Sarah Bernotas, Richard Gerster,

Robert Sinkus, Mike Pacitti, Michael Bergman, Jane Lawrence, Charlotte

Jacks, Dorothy Amsden, Carmen Johnson, John Wilson, and Bob Gherardi.

Gallery hours are Wednesday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Thursday to Saturday,

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Highlands Gallery, Forsgate Country Club, 375 Forsgate

Drive, Jamesburg, 732-521-0070. "Favorite Things," an

exhibition

of watercolors by Joanne Augustine and Barbara G. Watts, both of whom

portray subjects from nature. To January 4.

Montgomery Cultural Center, 1860 House, 124 Montgomery

Road, 609-921-3272. "Iron and Ink," an exhibit and sale of

contemporary art from Africa by Kwela Crafts, to December 31. In the

Upstairs Gallery, "Impressions of Nature," new works in

watercolor

by Elizabeth Roedell and Gloria Wiernik, to November 30. Gallery hours

are Tuesdays to Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Pennington Computer School, Straube Center, West Franklin

Avenue, Pennington, 609-730-0746. "Ten Styles," a multi-media

art show by the Art Group. Artists include Adams, Berkowsky, Betz,

Stang Harr, Kaplan, Kogan, Koppel, Mandelbaum, Post, and Wiernik.

Visitor hours are Monday to Friday, 4 to 9 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.

to 4 p.m., and Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m.

Printmaking Council of New Jersey, 440 River Road,

Somerville,

908-725-2110. "Viewing Contemporary Culture," a national

juried

exhibition of prints and photographs. In the library gallery, works

by Philadelphia artist Kelli Costa. Both shows to November 30. Gallery

hours are Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 1

to 4 p.m.

Stony Brook Millstone Watershed, 31 Titus Mill Road,

Pennington,

609-737-7592. "Vanishing Landscape," an exhibit of oil pastel

and watercolor studies of the region’s fast-disappearing natural

landscape

by Dorothy Bissell. To January 8.

West Windsor Library, 333 North Post Road, Princeton

Junction,

609-799-0462. In the Lobby gallery, an exhibition of recent paintings

by Zakia Aziz Sayed, one of Bangladesh’s best-known artists. Show

continues to November 30.

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Other Museums

Burlington County Historical Society, 454 Lawrence Street,

Burlington, 609-386-4773. "Wildfowl Decoy Exhibit" by master

Burlington carver Jess Heisler (1891-1943), whose best work ranks

among the finest of the Delaware River school of carving, and works

by his friend and pupil John Marinkos (1915-1999). To January 9. Hours

are Monday to Thursday, 1 to 4 p.m.; and Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m.

Hunterdon Museum of Art, Lower Center Street, Clinton,

908-735-8415. "Mud Like a Blessing: Elemental Clay Sculpture,"

featuring works by Peter Callas, Sara D’Alessandro, Shellie Jacobson,

Jim Jansma, and Lauren Silver. To January 9. Gallery hours are Tuesday

to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Guest curator for the show is Michele Mercadal whose concept and title

was inspired by a phrase from a poem by Mary Oliver. "The

sculpture

in this exhibit conveys the honoring of clay as a material and the

organic process by which it becomes a sculptural form," says

Mercadal.

"The forms carry a contemplative feeling and convey the mysteries

and secrets of combining earth and fire."

Mercer Museum, Pine and Ashland Streets, Doylestown,

Pennsylvania,

215-345-0210. "Edward Hicks Country," a companion to the

Philadelphia

Museum of Art comprehensive exhibit on Edward Hicks, a show on the

professional and spiritual environment in which the lifelong Bucks

County artist worked. Three related displays explore the 19th-century

craft of ornamental painting, the Quaker meetinghouse environment,

and the iconography of the Society of Friends. To January 3. $5 adult;

$1.50 youth. Museum hours are Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.;

Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.; and Tuesday evening to 9 p.m.

James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street,

Doylestown,

215-340-9800. "Intimate Vistas: The Poetic Landscapes of William

Langson Lathrop," a major retrospective of more than 50 works

spanning a 50-year career, from 1884 to 1939. Curated by Brian

Peterson,

it is one of the Michener’s ambitious scholarly undertakings to date.

To January 9. $5 adults; $1.50 students; children free. Museum hours

are Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Wednesday evenings to

9 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Website:

http://www.michenerartmuseum.org.

For a 30-year period, from the late 1890s through the 1920s, Lathrop

was known as one of the nation’s premier landscape painters,

prominently

association with the Tonalist movement. Essaying to convey the many

and varied moods of nature, the Tonalists often employed a darker

palette than their Impressionist colleagues, and painting in their

studios.

Also, "Celebration of American Art" features "An Edward

Hicks Sampler," featuring an 1837 version of "Peaceable

Kingdom"

and "The Landing of Columbus." Also, "Picturing

Washington:

Icons and Images of America’s Founding Father"; both to January

2.

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To the North

Museum of the American Hungarian Foundation, 300 Somerset

Street, New Brunswick, 732-846-5777. "The Hungarian Spark in

America,"

an exhibit highlighting Hungarian contributions to the arts, sciences,

humanities, commerce, religious and civic life in America. To January

31. Museum hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday,

1 to 4 p.m. $3 donation. Museum hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11

a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. $3 donation.


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