Art On Campus

Art by the River

Art In Trenton

To the North

Art in the Workplace

Other Galleries

Other Museums

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Art in Town

Anne Reid Art Gallery, Princeton Day School, The Great

Road, 609-924-6700. "Landscape and Pottery," a show by Gary

Lott, to December 18.

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. To December 17.

Cranbury Station Gallery, 28 Palmer Square East,

609-921-0434.

Exhibit of watercolors and oils by Kathleen Maguire Morolda. 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.

Pringle International Art & Williams Gallery, 8 Chambers

Street, 609-921-9292. "Going Global: Contemporary fine art from

around the world spanning Princeton, New Jersey, to Reykjavik,

Iceland."

Princeton artists include Michael Berger, Jane Eccles, Richard Erdman,

and Robert Sakson; from farther afield, Tanya Kohn, Karolina

Larusdottir,

Salvatore Magazzini, and Mary Stork. To January 22.

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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 by the English artist and limmerick master, 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, "American Works

on Paper," to January 16. "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 of the collection are every Saturday at 2 p.m.

Bernstein Gallery, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton

University, 609-258-4790. "Dreamscapes," paintings by WWS

alumna Alexandra Isaievych. Combining her passion for art with an

interest in public policy and economics, Isaievych has worked on

economic

assistance programs in Ukraine, an experience that has strengthened

her conviction that "art which provides inspiration for reclaiming

the dignity of the human spirit is as essential as good economic

advice."

Gallery is open daily from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. weekdays; weekends from

8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Art by the River

ABC Gallery, Lambertville Public Library, 6 Lilly Street,

609-397-0275. "Heart and Soul," a doll exhibit by Brook

Lachelle

Beaty and paintings by Cory S. Dale. To January 15. Gallery hours

are Monday to Thursday, 1 to 9 p.m.; Friday 1 to 5 p.m.; and Saturday,

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Artists’ Gallery, 32 Coryell Street, Lambertville,

609-397-4588.

The annual "Small Works Show," a mixed bag of affordable,

collectible art by 17 area artists. Show runs to Saturday, January

22. Hours are Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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.

Morning Star Carriage House Gallery, 7 North Main Street,

Lambertville, 609-397-3939. "Holiday Gifts," a group

exhibition

by 14 area artists including Katherine Stiles Cogan, Peter Czerinski,

Suzanne Douglas, Lisabeth Weber, Tom Williams, and others. To December

24. Gallery hours are Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday,

noon to 4 p.m. Part of the proceeds benefit the Delaware Valley

Council

of Churches’ Food Pantry.

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. 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.

Capital Health System, Mercer Campus, 446 Bellevue Avenue,

Trenton, 609-394-4121. "Ben Shahn: Graphic Works from the

Collection

of the New Jersey State Museum." Show features 17 prints, created

from 1936 to 1968, by the renowned American artist who lived in

Roosevelt,

New Jersey, before his death in 1969. Lobby gallery is always open.

To January 11.

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.

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. Gallery hours are Thursday through Saturday, 10 a.m.

to 4 p.m., and by appointment.

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 renovated Domestic Arts Building.

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

609-292-6464. "Unseen Treasures: Imperial Russia and the New

World,"

an exhibit of historic treasures of the Russian empire. The dazzling

collection of 300 art objects and artifacts from Russian’s famed State

Historical Museum and State Archive is displayed in five historical

settings. Show remains on view through April 16, 2000. Admission $10

adults; $8.50 seniors and students; $6 children. Advance ticket

purchase

at 800-766-6048 or online at http://www.tickets.com. Exhibit

is open Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m.

to 6 p.m. Closed Christmas and New Year’s Day.

The dazzling collection of over 300 art objects and artifacts from

Russia’s famed State Historical Museum and the State Archive are being

seen for the first time outside the Russian Museum since its recently

completed 10-year renovation.

The exhibition takes the visitor on a unique journey beginning with

the formation of the Russian American Company in 1799 and spanning

a period of 200 years and 6,000 miles. From the Imperial Court of

St. Petersburg through the Russian winter in Siberia to the New World

of Alaska and Northern California and back to Moscow for the

coronation

of Alexander II, the exhibit tells an adventurous story of heroism,

romance, and spiritual enlightenment through the experiences of real

people who shaped Russian-American relations in the 18th and 19th

centuries.

Also "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, to January 2. On extended view: "Dinosaur Turnpike:

Treks through New Jersey’s Piedmont"; "Amber: The Legendary

Resin"; "The Moon: Fact & Fiction."

Rhinehart-Fischer Gallery, 46 West Lafayette, Trenton,

609-695-0061. "Art from 19th Century to the Present," plus

antiques and interior design. Gallery hours are Wednesday to Saturday,

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

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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.

Zimmerli Art Museum, George and Hamilton streets, New

Brunswick, 732-932-7237. "The Enduring Figure, 1890s to 1970s:

Sixteen Sculptures from the National Association of Women

Artists."

Show continues to March 12 when the museum closes for renovation,

through mid-October. Museum hours are Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m.

to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Free.

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Art in the Workplace

Educational Testing Service, Carter and Rosedale roads,

609-921-9000. In the Conant Gallery Lounge, Elaine Lisle, paintings,

to December 29. In the Brodsky Gallery of the Chauncey Conference

Center, Joan Shrager, acrylic collages, to December 31. Exhibits are

open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 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. To January 7.

Exhibit

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

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Other Galleries

DeLann Gallery, Princeton Meadows Shopping Center,

Plainsboro,

609-799-6706. "Portraits in Other Objects" by Eric Montoya,

an artist who exhibits in Los Angeles and New York. The show features

oil portraits whose forms are comprised of other narrative elements.

To February 12. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to

6 p.m.; Friday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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." To January

3.

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

paint subjects from nature. To January 4.

Montgomery Cultural Center, 1860 House, 124 Montgomery

Road, 609-921-3272. All-Artists Show in the Upstairs Gallery,

presented

by members of the 1860 House Professional Artists Group, to January

29. Also "Iron and Ink," an exhibit and sale of contemporary

art from Africa by Kwela Crafts, to December 31. Gallery hours are

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

Plainsboro Public Library, 641 Plainsboro Road,

609-275-2897.

In the foyer, Nature Photography by Kris Sudol. In the gallery,

"The

Fine Arts of Hanneke de Neve," comprising fabric appliques,

tapestries,

textile painting, stitchery, and fiber art. Both shows to January

2.

Printmaking Council of New Jersey, 440 River Road, North

Branch Station, 908-725-2110. "Silver Anniversary Selections,"

members’ 25th annual juried exhibition, in the Main Gallery, to

December

30. Also, Holiday Art and Crafted Items sale, including cards, matted

prints, handmade paper, jewelry, weaving, and pottery; in the Library

Gallery to December 23. 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.

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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. "Let Children Be Children: Lewis Hine’s Crusade

Against Child Labor," an exhibition of historic photographs from

the early 20th century. Show runs to February 27. Website:

http://www.michenerartmuseum.org.

Museum hours Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday &

Sunday,

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $5 adults; $1.50 students; children free.

Also on view, an exhibition of figurative outdoor sculpture by

Baltimore

artist Barry Johnston, to March 5; and "Recent Gifts: 19th and

20th-Century Photographs from Alexander Novak and Family," to

February 27.

"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.

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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