Campus Arts

Art in the Workplace

Art by the River

Art In Trenton

Other Museums

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These listings were prepared for the February 14,

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In the Galleries

Arts Council of Princeton, 102 Witherspoon Street,


"Divinities and Divination," an exhibit of mixed-media works

by Eneida Sanches, an emerging artist from Salvador de Bahia, Brazil,

who is also trained in urban design and architecture. On view weekdays

from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. To February 24.

Sanches creates artworks and etchings that explore Afro-Brazilian

iconography and indigenous Brazilian themes. The exhibit features

works exploring the nature of Brazil’s multi-ethnic society through

visual experience. Her mixed-media pieces incorporate stone, brass,

copper, and cowrie shells. She believes that, through her work, she

is able "to provide answers to questions one does not even imagine

one had, about life and death, the cycles of nature, and their


on our psyches."

Chapin School, 4101 Princeton Pike, 609-924-7206. An


of photography by Aaron Usiskin. He is a Chapin School alumnus, class

of ’83, received his MA from the Savannah College of Art and Design,

and has been working with computers and digital art for the last 12

years. Usiskin, an active sailor and swimmer, says he derives his

creative inspiration from his active lifestyle and his love of the

sea. To March 9.

Historical Society of Princeton, Bainbridge House, 158

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.

On view through March.

Medical Center at Princeton, 253 Witherspoon Street,


Dining room exhibition features works by Watercolorists Unlimited,

an artists’ group whose members include Phil Aklonis, Peggie


Betty Whelan Donovan, Vera Harrop, Betty Klank, Elizabeth Roedell,

Patric Spovieri, and Lorraine Williams. Part of the proceeds benefit

the Medical Center. On view daily from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. To March 14.

Anne Reid Art Gallery, Princeton Day School, The Great

Road, 609-924-6700. "Mel Leipzig: A Realist’s Vision of Family

Life," an exhibition of paintings. Leipzig is a professor of art

and art history at Mercer County Community College whose paintings

are in collections at the New Jersey State Museum, Yale Art Gallery,

Newark Public Library, and the White House. Gallery hours are Monday

to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. To March 9.

Numina Gallery, Princeton High School, Moore Street,

609-683-4480. The new student-run professional gallery features


senior thesis work by Deborah Hay, Sookyoung Lee, and Claire


All profits from sale of works go directly to PHS art programs.


hours are Monday to Friday, 3 to 5 p.m.; and by appointment from 9

a.m. to 3 p.m. To March 1.

Princeton Theological Seminary, Erdman Hall Gallery, 20

Library Place, 609-497-7990. "Reflections," works by sculptor

Lynda Juel. A graduate of University of Minnesota, Juel’s playful

yet serious pieces include brooms and vacuums, empty dresses and


that comment on the everyday life of women. Gallery hours are Monday

to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Saturday to 4:30 p.m.; Sunday 2

to 9:30 p.m. To March 30.

Juel’s sculptures are constructed from filaments cut from aluminum

cans, woven or wrapped into a mesh-covered armature. "The process

might be viewed as labor-intensive `women’s work’ that focuses on

domestic imagery," says the artist who "plays in the space

between light and dark" through metaphor and irony, to reflect

the realities of everyday life for women.

Stuart Country Day School, Norbert Considine Gallery,

1200 Stuart Road, 609-921-2330. "Within the Material World:


Artists From India," featuring 14 contemporary artists from India.

Curated by Steve Pacia of Bose Pacia Gallery in New York, the show’s

diversity of styles and languages belong to the spirit of India that

recently celebrated 50 years of political and cultural independence.

All profits from sale of the artwork will be donated to the earthquake

relief effort in India. Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. To March


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Campus Arts

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

Corbusier at Princeton: 14 to 16 November 1935," an exhibition

of sketches and works related to the French architect’s Princeton

residency; to June 17. Also "Seeing Double: Copies and Copying

in the Arts of China," an exhibition of Chinese art; to July 1.

"Great Impressions: Art of the Print in the Western World,"

to March 19. "Contemporary Photographs," to February 25. On

extended view in the Bowen Gallery, Richard Serra’s "Weight and

Measure" etchings. 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.

Western European paintings as well as collections of Chinese,


Mayan, and African art are considered among the museum’s most


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.

Princeton University, Firestone Library,


The Graduate School continues its centennial observance with the


"A Community of Scholars: Graduate Education at Princeton,"

an exhibition of more than 100 photographs, documents, and artifacts

that chronicle the evolution of graduate studies at Princeton. Library

is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday to 8 p.m.;

Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. To April 8.

Princeton University, Milberg Gallery, Firestone

Library, 609-258-5049. "Art Deco Paris: 1900-1925," a portrait

of the spirited, affluent Parisian society of the early 20th century

through "pochoir" (or stencil) prints. The show features 100

color prints, including a folio by Matisse, reflecting the era of

jazz, tango, high fashion, and modern art. Library is open Monday

through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday to 8 p.m.; Saturday and

Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. To April 8.

Gallery at Mercer County College, Communications Center,

West Windsor, 609-586-4800, ext. 3589. "Inclusions," an


of prints and handmade paper by Margaret K. Johnson and oil paintings

and collages by Pat Martin. The show that runs to February 15.

Rider University Art Gallery, Student Center,


609-896-5168. "David Dewey, Past and Present," an exhibition

of oils and watercolors by the author of "The Watercolor


The artist currently heads the art department at Lyme Academy of Fine

Arts in Connecticut and teaches at Parsons School of Design in New

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

Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. To March 4.

Lawrenceville School, Gruss Center of Visual Arts,


609-620-6026. "The Making of a Monument," an exhibition of

drawings, maquettes, and models for Shahn’s Martin Luther King Jr.

Memorial in Jersey City. The work, which consists of a monumental

bronze bust of the civil rights leader along with bronze plaques


the struggles and commemorating those whose lives were lost, was


in 1999. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.;

except Wednesday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon. To February 17.

Peddie School, Mariboe Gallery, Hightstown, 609-490-7550.

Relief sculptures by Guy Ciarcia that incorporate collections of found

toys. Barbie dolls, sports action figures, stuffed animals, and


decorations emerge from the surface of his multi-media textured


mostly unified by color, line, and subject. The gallery is open Monday

to Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Show continues to February 16.

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Art in the Workplace

Gallery at Bristol-Myers Squibb, Route 206, Lawrenceville,

609-252-6275. "Contemporary Still Life: Vanitas to Veritas,"

featuring works by 13 artists from New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New

York who explore the traditional still-life genre in new ways. Area

artists include Joanne Augustine, Betty Curtiss, Jamie Greenfield,

Wendy Wilkinson-Gordon, and Lisa Manheim. Gallery hours are Monday

to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and weekends and holidays, 1 to 5 p.m.

To March 4.

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Art by the River

Artists’ Gallery, 32 Coryell Street, Lambertville,


Fifth anniversary group show features works by all 18 of the co-op

gallery’s members. Gallery hours are Friday, Saturday, and Sunday,

11 a.m. to 6 p.m. To March 4.

Artsbridge Gallery, Prallsville Mills, Route 29, Stockton,

609-775-0881. Monthly group show featuring work by Sally Baldino,

Damon Cramer, Linda Horn, Steve Longo, Charles Pellegrino, Elizabeth

Pituch, and Amy Stein. Gallery hours are Thursday to Sunday, noon

to 6 p.m. To February 28.

Coryell Gallery, 8 Coryell Street, Lambertville,


"Lambertville & the Surrounding Area," the Lambertville


Society’s 21st annual juried art exhibition. Artist Sally Spofford,

invited to jury the show, selected awards to the following artists:

Marge Chavooshian, Steve Zazenski, Elsa Hermann, Mike Filipiak,


Farnham, Robert Sakson, Vincent Ceglia, George Bramhall, and Ranulph

Bye. Gallery hours are Wednesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To March


Morning Star Gallery, 7 North Main Street, Lambertville,

609-397-3939. Paintings and photographs by Peter Petraglia. A graduate

of the Philadelphia College of Art, he has done illustration, graphic

design art direction, and has taught at PCA. He is a former partner

of "Princeton Partners," an advertising agency in Princeton.

A charter member of the Artists’ Gallery in Lambertville, he is also

showing work at the Melrose Gallery, Buckingham, Pennsylvania, and

the Atelier Gallery in Frenchtown. Gallery is open Fridays and


1 to 5 p.m.; Sundays, 1 to 4 p.m. To February 18.

Tin Man Alley, 12 West Mechanic Street, New Hope,


"Kings and Queens," the new gallery’s debut exhibit features

works by Van Arno, Rich Borge, Ron English, Ward Sutton, Eric White,

and Ulana Zahajkewycz. Gallery proprietor Jonathan LeVine says he

strives to link nostalgia with modern taste including toys to harness

your imagination. Gallery hours are Thursday through Monday, 11 a.m.

to 7 p.m. To March 25.

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Art In Trenton

Capital Health System, Mercer Campus, 446 Bellevue Avenue,

Trenton, 609-394-4023. "Through the Years in the Trenton


an exhibition of works by Tom Malloy, artist and Trenton resident

since 1923. In the main lobby gallery that is always open. To March


Malloy has spent the last 30 years painting landscape scenes from

New England to the Deep South, but his most impressive works are his

watercolors of Trenton. Malloy’s love of Trenton, its architecture,

and urban life tell the story of the city, and its dignity which has

survived wars, the Great Depression, poverty, and years of change.

His Trenton landscapes communicate a sense of life and experiences,

with figures set amongst the historic buildings. They have been


as happy, objective pictures that give Trenton neighborhoods vitality

and movement.

Extension Gallery, 60 Ward Avenue, Mercerville,


Recent sculpture and drawings by Christopher Rothermel. The artist

takes the human form as his subject matter to address ideas of


strength, and the human condition. Rothermel earned his BFA in


from the University of Georgia and now holds a staff position in the

Stone Division of the Johnson Atelier. Gallery hours are Monday to

Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To March 1.

Grounds for Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton,

609-586-0616. Fall-Winter Exhibition. In the Domestic Arts Building:

"James Dinerstein: New Sculpture," recent works in cast


"Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture."

Show continues to April 8. Open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to

9 p.m., year round; Sunday is Members Day. Adult admission is $4


through Thursday; $7 Friday and Saturday; and $10 Sunday. Annual


start at $45.

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

609-292-6464. "TAWA: Eyes on Trenton," a juried exhibition

of works in all media that focus on the city of Trenton. Juried by

longtime TAWA and New Jersey State Museum member Molly Merlino,


Margaret O’Reilly, and registrar Jana Balsamo, the show features 65

works by 53 artists; to May 10. In the Friends’ Cafe Gallery,


by Seow-Chu See," to March 4. Museum hours are Tuesday through

Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Sunday noon to 5 p.m.

Also on view, "Selections from the African-American Fine Art


On extended view: "The Modernists;" "Fine and Decorative

Arts Collections;" "New Jersey Ceramics, Silver, Glass and

Iron;" "New Jersey’s Native Americans: The Archaeological

Record;" "Delaware Indians of New Jersey;" "The Sisler

Collection of North American Mammals;" "Of Rock and Fire;

New Jersey and the Great Ice Age;" "Dinosaur Turnpike: Treks

through New Jersey’s Piedmont;" "Amber: the Legendary


and "Washington Crossing the Delaware."

The Urban Word, 449 South Broad, Trenton, 609-989-7777.

Art by Susan Weiss of the Rhinehart-Fischer Gallery. Also featuring

African-American artists in honor of black history month. To February


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Other Museums

American Hungarian Museum, 300 Somerset Street, New


732-846-5777. "Herend: Hungarian Porcelain at its Finest,"

an exhibition of hand-painted porcelain pieces created since the


founding in 1839. Museum hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to

4 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. To February 25. $5 donation.

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


215-340-9800. "The Lenfest Exhibition of Pennsylvania


Marguerite and Gerry Lenfest bequeathed 59 paintings that tell the

story of the renowned art colony, centered in New Hope, in the early

20th Century. To February 11. Museum hours Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m.

to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Wednesday

evenings to 9 p.m. Admission $5 adults; $1.50 students.

Also, "Carved, Incised, Burnished and Gilded: The Bucks County

Framemaking Tradition," featuring 50 objects that tell the story

of the region’s well-regarded group of frame artists led by Frederick

Harer and Ben Badura, to March 18.

Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, 71 Hamilton Street,

New Brunswick, 732-932-7237. The newly expanded and renovated museum

features "Traffic Patterns: Images of Transportation in American

Prints between the Wars," to April 22. "Switch on the Night:

The Amazing Art of Leo and Diane Dillon," to April 1. "Collage

and Assemblage from the Dodge Collection," to April 1. Museum

hours are Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday and


noon to 5 p.m. Admission is $3 for adults age 18 and up; free for

children and students; admission is free on the first Sunday of each


Also on exibit: "Monotypes in Contemporary American


from the rich resources of the Rutgers Archives for Printmaking


to February 18. "Opening Up: A Half-Century of Artistic Dialogue

between Japan and the West" (ongoing). And "A World of Stage:

Designs for Theater, Opera, and Dance from the Riabov Collection,"

to March 31.

Area Galleries

Hopewell Township Library, 245 Pennington-Titusville Road,

609-737-8493. An exhibition of oil paintings by Lynn Ebeling. The

Hopewell artist is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, now


from teaching art in the Pennsbury school district. Library hours

are Monday to Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday 9:30 a.m. to 5:30

p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Show runs to February 28.

Hunterdon Museum of Art, Lower Center Street, Clinton,

908-735-8415. "Donna Lish: Changing Metaphor," a one artist

show of abstract sculpture built of beads, plastic threads, and found

objects. Also, the "2001 Annual Members’ Exhibition" featuring

work by area artists in all media, juried by artist and arts writer

Carol Rosen. Museum hours are Tuesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Both shows run to March 18.

First prize winners for the Members Exhibition are: Tom Chesar and

Bonnie Berkowitz. Second prizes went to Nilufer Ozturk and Pamela

Salisbury. Honorable mentions were awarded to Gary Briechle, Donna

Lish, Alan Powell, and Tara Santini.

Montgomery Cultural Center, 1860 House, 124 Montgomery

Road, 609-921-3272. Recent oil paintings by Don Jordan whose work

has been shown in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York. Jordan is

a member of TAWA and Artsbridge. To March 23.

"I have become increasingly aware of images resulting from both

the cognitive and emotional aspects of life’s experiences," says

Jordan. "My challenge is to paint the spirit of those images with

a balance of design, color, and intensity."

Printmaking Council of New Jersey, 440 River Road, North

Branch, 908-725-2110. "The Senses," a group exhibition of

works inspired by the compound wonders of touch, taste, smell,


and vision. Media include photography, monotype, woodblock, and


etching. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 4

p.m.; Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. To February 17.

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