Art in Town

Campus Arts

Art in the Workplace

Art In Trenton

Other Museums

Art by the River

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In the Galleries

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Art in Town

Arts Council of Princeton , 102 Witherspoon Street,

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.

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

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.

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 anniversary.

Topics addressed include early arrivals, family life, social

organizations, work and business pursuits, religious traditions, and

anti-Semitism. On view through March.

Medical Center at Princeton , 253 Witherspoon Street,

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.

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 "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.

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 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 Country Day School , Norbert Considine Gallery, 1200

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.

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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.

Princeton University , Firestone Library,

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.

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.

Rider University Art Gallery , Student Center,

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.

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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 In Trenton

Artworks , 19 Everett Alley, Trenton, 609-394-9436. "Kids

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.

Capital Health System , Mercer Campus, 446 Bellevue Avenue,

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

23.

Extension Gallery , 60 Ward Avenue, Mercerville,

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.

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 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.

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, 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."

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

28.

Area Galleries

The Artful Deposit , 201 Farnsworth Avenue, Bordentown,

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.

Gas House Gallery , 40 Broad Street, Hopewell,

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.

Hopewell Frame Shop , 24 West Broad Street, Hopewell,

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.

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

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.

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."

Plainsboro Public Library , 641 Plainsboro Road,

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

photographers.

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Other Museums

American Hungarian Museum , 300 Somerset Street, New

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.

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 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.

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Art by the River

Artists’ Gallery , 32 Coryell Street, Lambertville,

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.

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,

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.

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

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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