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These listings were prepared for the February 14,
2001 edition of U.S. 1 Newspaper. All rights reserved.
In the Galleries
"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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"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
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.
"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.
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
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.
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.
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."
Art by Susan Weiss of the Rhinehart-Fischer Gallery. Also featuring
African-American artists in honor of black history month. To February
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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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