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In the Galleries
An exhibition by Pennington artist Livy Glaubitz featuring watercolor
and pen-and-ink drawings, "Foreign Travels." A member of the
Garden State Watercolor Society, Glaubitz has shown throughout the
area. She is a third-grade teacher at Slackwood Elementary in
Artist’s reception will be Friday, September 29, at 7 p.m. Show runs
to October 1.
Nassau Street, 609-921-6748. "Old Traditions, New Beginnings,"
a major exhibition celebrating 250 years of Princeton Jewish history,
jointly presented and exhibited at the Jewish Center of Princeton.
This is the first-ever exhibit on the history of Princeton’s Jewish
community, scheduled to coincide with the Jewish Center’s 50th
Topics addressed include early arrivals, family life, social
work and business pursuits, religious traditions, and anti-Semitism.
"Alchemy and Magical Landscapes," a shared show of watercolors
by Simon Palmer and collagraphs by Brenda Hartill. Palmer’s
enigmatic paintings pay homage to the scenic Yorkshire dales where
he has lived most of his life. Hartill, also based in England, creates
abstract prints that derive from her love of the land, rock
and mineral elements. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m.
to 5 p.m. To October 14.
show by Dutch Artist, Rolf Weijburg entitled, "L’Afrique
Atlas" or "Journey around Africa." Show continues to
14. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Photographs Look Like," the annual teaching show curated by Peter
Bunnell featuring recent and historic photography gems from the
collection, to October 15. Also Rembrandt Etchings, to November 5.
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.
The permanent collection features a strong representation of Western
European paintings, old master prints, and original photographs.
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
outdoor sculpture, with works by such modern masters as Henry Moore,
Alexander Calder, Pablo Picasso, and George Segal located throughout
"A Century for the Millennium: 100 Treasures from the Collections
of the Princeton University Library," on view in the main
gallery to November 5.
609-771-2652. Faculty exhibition of paintings, drawings, prints,
imaging, sculpture, photography, jewelry, fiber arts, and video.
hours are Monday through Friday, noon to 3 p.m.; Thursday 7 to 9 p.m.;
and Sunday, 1 to 3 p.m. To October 4.
609-620-6026. "Past and Place," an exhibition of photographs
by Worth Stokes, and "Myself, My Camera, My World: The Ennis Beley
Project." Both shows continue to September 29.
"Myself, My Camera, My World," an exhibit of photographs by
young people in the Ennis Beley Project, supported by Young Audiences
of New Jersey. The project is a national program, introduced here
in 1997, that teaches the art and business of photography to teens.
It is named in memory of a South Central Los Angeles teenager with
a gift for photography who was murdered in a gang shooting just before
his 15th birthday.
732-524-6957. Group show by 12 members of the New Jersey Photography
Forum, a non-profit group of professional photographers, photo
and amateurs, to November 16. In the New Jersey artist series, recent
drawings by Barbara Weissberger, to October 13. Open weekdays by
609-895-7307. Garden State Watercolor Society Associate Members Show,
the annual exhibition, juried by Gary Snyder of Snyder Fine Art and
Bernice Kisaday Fatto of Watercolorists Unlimited. Open Monday to
Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. To October 26.
"Latino Artists," a group show featuring Monica Camin, Dan
Fernandez, Carla Hernandez, Maria Lau, Miaria de los Angeles Morales,
Miguel Osorio, Christina Pineros, Orlando Reyes, Gloria Rodriguez,
and Ivan Valencia. Curated by the Delann Gallery Domani. Exhibition
is open weekdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Show runs to November 3.
day for the annual faculty and studio artist show featuring work in
all media. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. To
"TAWA 2000," the annual members show juried show of the
Artists’ Workshop Association, selected by Kristen Accola, exhibition
director of the Hunterdon Museum of Art. Show features 50 works by
30 artists. Best in Show award goes to Bruce Rigby for "Wall
X." Also Juror’s Choice awards to Zenna Broomer and Arlene
honorable mention to David Lee Adams, Yevgeniy Fiks, Hetal Mistry,
and Dan Zimmerman. Open Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.;
Sunday 2 to 4 p.m., the show features artists’ talks every Sunday
at 2:30 p.m. To September 24.
"Of One Who Listens to the Stone," a group exhibition of stone
sculptures created by the staff and apprentices of the Johnson Atelier
Technical Institute. Gallery hours are Monday to Thursday, 10 a.m.
to 4 p.m. To October 5.
609-292-6464. "Click! The Marvelous in American Vernacular
an exhibit of found photographs offering a diversity of American
ranging from quirky snapshots to haunting photographic documents.
Curated by Donald Lokuta of Kean University, Robert Yoskowitz of Union
College, and the museum’s assistant curator Margaret O’Reilly, the
show explores how great works of art influenced everyday photography.
To January 27. Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Sunday
noon to 5 p.m. Closed Monday and state holidays.
Dating from the mid-19th to mid-20th centuries, the 90 "ordinary
photographs of ordinary people" featured in this exhibition were
found in shoeboxes at flea markets and yard sales or retrieved. Taken
by anonymous photographers, their power may be the result of a lucky
accident or of inspired planning that is reminiscent of such photo
masters as Man Ray, Henri Cartier-Bresson, and Diane Arbus. Found
photographs have become a hot new collectible in the art world.
Also: "The Art of Jack Delano," to September 24; "Leonard
Baskin, Clarence Carter, Jacob Lawrence, and George Segal: New Jersey
Remembers," through October 22; "Woven by Tradition and
A Selection of American Indian Weavings, Textiles and Baskets from
the New Jersey State Museum Collections," to January 27;
Flowers: The Glass Wonders of Paul J.Stankard," September 30 to
January 7; and "Dinosaurs, Ammonites & Asteroids," September
30 to January 21.
609-695-0061. Landscape and floral paintings by Susan Weiss, an artist
of strong academic training, inspired by the American Impressionists’
vision of brilliant effects of light, color, and atmosphere. Gallery
hours are Wednesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to
5 p.m. To September 30.
609-397-0275. "The Fruits of My Labor," an exhibition of oil
paintings and pastels by Fern Blumberg. Gallery hours are Monday &
Thursday, 1 to 9 p.m.; Tuesday & Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday
1 to 5 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. To September 29.
The seventh Annual Members Exhibition features paintings and sculpture
by area artists, with prizes and awards. Gallery hours are Tuesday
to Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. To
Paintings by Bernard Ungerleider and sculpture by Bernard
Both artists have been active in the region since the mid-1970s. This
is the first time they have exhibited together. To October 1. Free.
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
609-397-2226. Joan Elliot’s large format still-life watercolors and
a series of 10 miniature prints, "The Giclee Bouquet," are
on view. Gem-like colors, intricate patterns, fruits, and flowers
fill Elliott’s images with joyful expression. The miniature ink-jet
prints on watercolor paper retain the detail and intensity of
at reproduction prices. Her work has been exhibited in the Berkshires,
Key West, Fairfield County, and New York. To September 30.
609-397-0804. The gallery celebrates its 20th annual Summer Exhibition
featuring gallery artists Augustine, Baumgartner, Bross, Ceglia,
Ermentrout, Farnham, Lennox, Chesar, Miller, Rinninger, Ross, Sakson,
Scott, Silvia, Van Hook, Von Betzen, Dellenbaugh, Douris, Tsubota,
and Watts. Gallery is open Wednesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
To September 30.
609-397-3939. "Resurrection: Paintings and Pastels by Armando
Sozio," the first public showing of the late New Jersey artist’s
work in 30 years. Sozio’s impressionist landscapes, expressive figure
studies, and modernist scenes have been exhibited at the Smithsonian
Institute, the National Academy, at the Newark Museum, and the New
Jersey State Museum. Susan Twardus curated the show. Gallery is open
Fridays and Saturdays, 1 to 5 p.m.; Sundays, 1 to 4 p.m. To September
"Expressions in Clay," a shared show of ceramic sculpture
by Ivan Bratko and JoAnn Stratakos. Bratko won first place in the
annual New Hope Arts Commission Juried show with his work,
of a Potter," earlier this year. To September 30.
609-298-6970. Pastel works by Dressler Smith and portraiture by Nancy
Goodstein. Also represented, ceramics by the late James Colavita.
Gallery hours are Thursday through Saturday, 4 to 8 p.m., and by
Floral paintings by J.N. Betz, a resident of Kendall Park who studied
at Marymount Manhattan College of Hunter Graduate School. Shop hours
are Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
To October 7.
"Betz’s paintings have the capacity of bringing the viewer in
direct contact with the full majesty of each bloom at its exact peak
of maturity. It’s an exhilarating experience," says gallery owner
Abby Frantz. Betz work is on display at the corporate office of Jansen
Pharmaceutica, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Dow Jones.
A shared show of sculpture by Donna M. McCullough and paintings by
Kate Hammett. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5
p.m. To September 24.
Road, 609-921-3272. Princeton Artists Alliance group show, "Visual
Variation," featuring works by 20 professional member artists.
These include Joanne Augustine, Clem Fiori, Lore Lindenfeld, Pat
Lucy Graves McVicker, and Charles McVicker. Additional artist events
take place Sundays, October 1 and 15. Also, "New Work by Leyla
Ozbekhan Spencer, to September 29. Gallery hours are Tuesday to
10 a.m.to 3 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. To October 20.
Branch Station, 908-725-2110. "Dust Shaped Hearts," a solo
show by Don Camp in the main gallery featuring casein and earth
monoprints. Also Julyen Norman’s "Ulysses Suite," woodcuts
and linoleum cuts depicting scenes from James Joyce’s novel. Gallery
hours are Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 1
to 4 p.m. Both shows continue to October 14.
732-257-4340. The contemporary sculpture gallery’s "New Artists,
New Ideas, New Season" show, featuring work by more than 100
in natural outdoor installations. Featured artists include Sarah
Charles Welles, and Liz Whitney Quisgard. Gallery hours are Friday
to Sunday, noon to 5 p.m., and by appointment.
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