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These listings were prepared for the February 21,
2001 edition of U.S. 1 Newspaper. All rights reserved.
In the Galleries
609-924-8777. "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.
exhibit of photography by Aaron Usiskin, a Chapin School alumnus who
earned his MA from the Savannah College of Art and Design. 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 anniversary.
Topics addressed include early arrivals, family life, social
organizations, work and business pursuits, religious traditions, and
anti-Semitism. On view through March.
609-497-4192. Dining room exhibition features works by Watercolorists
Unlimited, an artists’ group whose members include Phil Aklonis,
Peggie Cunningham, 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.
Street, 609-683-4480. The new student-run professional gallery
features "Manipulations," senior thesis work by Deborah Hay, Sookyoung
Lee, and Claire Schlosstein. All profits from sale of works go
directly to PHS art programs. Gallery 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 shoes,
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.
Stuart Road, 609-921-2330. "Within the Material World: Contemporary
Artists From India," a group show 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. Gallery hours are Monday to
Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. To March 30.
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.
609-258-3184. The Graduate School continues its centennial observance
with the exhibition "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
Lawrenceville, 609-896-5168. "David Dewey, Past and Present," an
exhibition of oils and watercolors by the author of "The Watercolor
Book." 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.
609-252-6275. "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
Art: An Exhibition of Trenton Students Art Work." Artworks’ Learning
Through Art (LTA) and Access to Art are educational outreach programs
for students in the Trenton public schools. LTA, an educational
program developed by the Guggenheim Museum in New York, brings artists
into the schools to work with classroom teachers to reinforce core
curriculum concepts through art. Open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.
to 5 p.m. To March 22.
Trenton, 609-394-4023. "Through the Years in the Trenton Community,"
an exhibition of works by Tom Malloy, artist and Trenton resident
since 1923. In the main lobby gallery that is always open. To March
609-890-7777. Recent sculpture and drawings by Christopher Rothermel.
The artist takes the human form as his subject matter to address ideas
of compression, strength, and the human condition. Rothermel earned
his BFA in sculpture 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 bronze;
"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 Tuesday
through Thursday; $7 Friday and Saturday; and $10 Sunday. Annual
memberships 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, curator Margaret
O’Reilly, and registrar Jana Balsamo, the show features 65 works by 53
artists; to May 10. In the Friends’ Cafe Gallery, "Watercolors 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. Free.
Also on view, "Americans on the Silver Screen," an exhibit of movie
posters, press books, and lobby cards dating from 1934 to 1970 that
explores the role of movies in creating and perpetuating stereotypes
of ethnic Americans. "Reflections of Cultures: African Art and
Craftwork from the Collections," wooden carvings, basketry, textiles,
metal work, and a recreation of a Nigerian village in Thornwood
carvings. 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 Resin;" 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
609-298-6970. A group theme show, "Bedtime Stories," featuring works
by Antonelle, Lombardi, Levine, Kelly, and others. Gallery hours are
Thursday through Saturday, 4 to 8 p.m. To March 31.
609-466-4672. A new gallery in the tradition of "Art’s Garage,"
featuring the paintings of Hopewell artist Alan Taback. Taback began
his career as a plein-air painter, moved to portraiture, and has most
recently turned to abstract figurative work. The gallery is open
weekends, and by appointment.
609-466-0817. An exhibit by wildlife artist Beatrice Bork. Working
primarily with watercolor and gouache, her art focuses on capturing an
expressive moment in nature by observing the daily struggles that are
full of action, drama, or humor. Shop hours are Tuesday to Friday, 10
a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. To March 30.
609-737-8493. An exhibition of oil paintings by Lynn Ebeling. The
Hopewell artist is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, now
retired 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. 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."
609-275-2897. A shared show by professional nature photographer Walt
Marz and 13-year-old newcomer Mark Gaal. To March 3.
Walt Marz, a long-time Plainsboro resident, has photographed all over
the world including Canada, China, Africa, and Peru. His photos have
been published in "Audubon," "New Star Ledger," "New Jersey Outdoors,"
"People," and "WildBird." Gaal, an eighth grader at St. Ann School,
began his serious photography hobby at age 10 when his mother, a
professional wedding photographer, gave him a little Minolta. He now
uses two powerful cameras and enjoys being around experienced
Brunswick, 732-846-5777. "Herend: Hungarian Porcelain at its Finest,"
an exhibition of hand-painted porcelain pieces created since the
company’s 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.
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 Sunday, 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 month.
Also on exibit: "Monotypes in Contemporary American Printmaking" from
the rich resources of the Rutgers Archives for Printmaking Studios, 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.
609-397-4588. 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.
609-397-0804. "Lambertville & the Surrounding Area," the Lambertville
Historical 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, Alexander 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 18.
215-862-1110. "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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