Art in Town

Other Museums

Art by the River

Art In Trenton

Campus Arts

Art in the Workplace

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Art in Town

Arts Council of Princeton, 102 Witherspoon Street,

609-924-8777.

Paintings by Mary Vaughan, to April 27. Open weekdays from 9 a.m.

to 5 p.m.

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

Reese, "Forms Transformed," a show of multimedia works. To

April 27.

Marsha Child Contemporary, 220 Alexander Street,

609-497-7330.

"Art in Bloom," an international show of floral paintings

and landscapes which premiered last month at the Philadelphia Flower

Show. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

To April 21.

Lawrenceville School, Gruss Center of Visual Arts,

609-620-6026.

Esther Grillo’s exhibition of indoor and outdoor sculpture and

installations.

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

Wednesday

and Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon. To April 20.

Medical Center at Princeton, 253 Witherspoon Street,

609-497-4192.

Dining room exhibition of watercolors by Charles E. Person, and

paintings

and pastels by Patrice Sprovieri. On view daily from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

To May 16.

Princeton Racquet Club, 150 Raymond Road, 732-329-6200.

An exhibition of tennis and baseball images by Ed Tseng. The artist

is a USPTA certified pro and self-taught photographer. To April 25.

Pringle International Art, 8 Chambers Street,

609-921-9292.

"Avanzando," the first U.S. solo exhibition by Gabriel

Schmitz.

Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To April 21.

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Other Museums

American Hungarian Foundation, 300 Somerset Street, New

Brunswick, 732-846-5777. "The Art of Baron Laszlo Mednyansky in

Context: Works from the Salgo Trust for Education." An exhibition

of works by the turn-of-the-century aristocratic artist who disguised

himself as a pauper to paint grim images of the underbelly of society.

Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Donation

$5.

Hunterdon Museum of Art, Lower Center Street, Clinton,

908-735-8415. "Melvin Edwards: The Prints of a Sculptor,"

an exhibit of prints and works on paper by the artist best known for

his powerful work in welded steel. Edwards’ work makes metaphorical

references, both personal and historical, to the African-American

experience incorporating cultural references to his extensive travels

in Africa. Tuesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To June 3.

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

Doylestown,

215-340-9800. www.michenerartmuseum.org. "The Photography

of Alfred Stieglitz: Georgia O’Keeffe’s Enduring Gift," a major

retrospective of the influential modernist’s owm works drawn from

a major collection given by O’Keeffe to the George Eastman House in

Rochester. To May 20.

Museum admission $6 adults; $2.50 students; under 12 free. 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.

Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, 71 Hamilton Street,

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

features: "American Impressionism: Treasures from the Smithsonian

American Art Museum" and "The Exotic Flower: Constructions

of Femininity in Late 19th-Century French Art;" both shows to

May 20. "The Sum is Greater than the Parts: Collage and Assemblage

from the Dodge Collection," to May 6. "Confrontations:

Selections

from the Rutgers Archives for Printmaking Studios," to June 17.

"Traffic Patterns: Images of Transportation in American Prints

between the Wars," to June 3. "New Acquisitions from Central

Asia: Selections from the Norton and Nancy Dodge Collection of Soviet

Nonconformist Art." To July 31.

Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday,

noon to 5 p.m. $3 adults; under 18 free; museum is open free to the

public on the first Sunday of every month. Spotlight Tours every

Sunday

at 2 and 2:45 p.m.

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Art by the River

ABC Gallery, Lambertville Public Library, 6 Lilly Street,

609-397-0275. "Marks of Industry" by Ryan Brown. Using a

technique

with powdered charcoal, Brown focuses on objects of transportation

common to people living in a city or industrial area to show the

process

of aging. Gallery hours are Monday to Thursday, 1 to 9 p.m.; Friday

1 to 5 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. To April 20.

Artists’ Gallery, 32 Coryell Street, Lambertville,

609-397-4588.

"Anything Goes," a shared show featuring works by Merle Citron

and Peter Petraglia. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

To May 6.

Artsbridge, Prallsville Mills, Route 29, Stockton,

609-775-0881.

Annual juried show selected by exhibition chairperson, Edie Sharp.

Open daily, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., through Saturday, April 28.

In Rare Form Gallery, 14 Church Street, Lambertville,

609-397-1006. "The Logik of Josh Owen," an exhibition of

interactive

furniture and lighting designs. Owen is a 1994 graduate of Cornell

who earned his MFA in furniture design in 1997 at the Rhode Island

School of Design. Gallery hours are Thursday through Sunday, 12 to

5 p.m. and by appointment. To April 30.

Riverrun Gallery, 287 South Main Street, Lambertville,

609-397-3349. "The Nature of Nature," an exhibition of oil

stick and ink drawings on paper by Alan Goldstein, professor of fine

arts at Bucks County Community College. Gallery is open daily, 10:30

a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Tuesday. To April 16.

Goldstein’s new works are based on his experiences in Japan where

he visited monasteries, museums, and gardens.

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

215-862-1110.

"The New Surrealists" featuring limited edition prints and

lithographs by Mark Ryden, Eric White, and Joe Sorren. Pioneers of

the movement, these artists look for new frontiers where the bizarre,

the fantastic, and the beautiful merge. Thursday through Monday, 11

a.m. to 7 p.m. To May 27.

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Art In Trenton

Ellarslie, Trenton City Museum, Cadwalader Park,

609-989-3632.

"Ellarslie Open XIX," the annual juried showcase of work by

regional, state, and nationally-known artists. Tuesday through

Saturday,

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday 2 to 4 p.m. To April 15.

Extension Gallery, 60 Ward Avenue, Mercerville,

609-890-7777.

An exhibition of recent sculpture by New York artist and Rutgers

professor

Gary Kuehn. Working with painted foam rubber and epoxy, Kuehn keeps

expressive intervention to a minimum in works that all begin with

a more or less geometric piece of foam rubber. Monday to Thursday,

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To May 3.

Kuehn says his sculpture is the result of a process and a procedure

and any suggestion of a particular representation is secondary,

unintentional,

and unavoidable. "Each work derives from an observation, a

feeling,

and an intuitive sensing — transformed, compact, complete, and

beyond language. It is sometimes said that biography plays a part

in every artist’s work. This I neither affirm nor deny."

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. 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."

Friends of the New Jersey State Museum, Friends Cafe

Gallery,

205 West State Street, Trenton, 609-394-9535. Watercolors by Gail

Bracegirdle. Portion of sales benefit museum programs. Gallery hours

are Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4:30 p.m.

To April 14.

Rhinehart-Fischer Gallery, 46 West Lafayette, Trenton,

609-695-0061. An exhibition featuring contemporary impressionist

painter,

Jerry Cable and his romantic and pastoral farmscapes. Gallery hours

are Wednesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

To April 30.

Area Galleries

Atelier Gallery, 108 Harrison Street, Frenchtown,

908-996-9992.

"A few paintings" by Daniela Bittman, a show of mural-size,

figurative paintings, executed in acrylics and colored pencil. "I

think visually," says the Princeton artist, whose figures may

be imaginary or recreated from memory. "Of thousands of images

floating in my mind, one coagulates and demands to be painted."

Born in Bucharest, Romania, where she received her first art training,

she came to the U.S. in the mid-1980s. Gallery is open Thursday to

Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To April 23.

Firehouse Gallery, 8 Walnut Street, Bordentown,

609-298-3742.

A giant exhibition of small artworks featuring miniature acrylic

landscapes

by Florida artist Peggie Hornbrook and works by 30 area artists. Over

200 works will be on exhibit, all priced under $200. Gallery hours

are Wednesdays from 4 to 9 p.m. To May 26.

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.

Sandra Nusblatt’s exhibition of watercolor house portraits and wicker

porch scenes painted in Princeton, Lambertville, Cape May, and other

historic locales. Shop hours are Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.;

Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. To May 25.

Montgomery Cultural Center, 1860 House, Skillman,

609-921-3272.

Garden State Watercolor Society members’ juried exhibit. Jurors are

Lisa Tinsman and Michael Mercandante. Gallery is open Tuesday to

Friday,

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. To May 20.

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Campus Arts

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

"Modern

Drawings in the American Tradition," to June 17. "Great

Impressions

II: The Art of the Print in the Western World" and "Spanish

Drawings," to June 10. "Le Corbusier at Princeton: 14 to 16

November 1935," an exhibition of sketches and works related to

the French architect’s Princeton lectures, to June 17. Also "A

Tapestry by Karel van Mander" to June 10. "Seeing Double:

Copies and Copying in the Arts of China," an exhibition of Chinese

art, to July 1. 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.

Middlesex County College, 2600 Woodbridge Avenue, Edison,

732-906-2566. "Trees," an exhibit by Sheila Eichenblatt,

featuring

paintings inspired by the Middlesex County area. Eichenblatt earned

her BS and MA degrees from New York University and studied at the

Pratt Institute and the Brooklyn Museum School. Gallery hours are

Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. To April 20.

The Peddie School, Mariboe Gallery, Swig Arts Center,

Hightstown, 609-490-7550. Visual arts faculty showcase featuring

recent

works by Tim Panjabi-Trelease, Catherine Robohm Watkins, Joan Krejcar

Sharma, and Michael Maxwell. The gallery is open weekdays from 9 a.m.

to 3 p.m. To April 27.

Princeton Theological Seminary, Erdman Hall Gallery, 20

Library Place, 609-497-7990. "Preparing the Light," featuring

the stained glass, sculpture, and paintings by Kathleen Nicastro,

a member of the staff of the office of student relations. Reception

and gallery talk will take place Wednesday, April 18, at 4:30 p.m.

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 May 29.

The metaphor of God as light is central to her faith and her art says

Nicastro, an artist since age 17. "It is my hope that this

exhibition

of Light, which explores the theme of light in Scripture, will

exercise

vision into insight through the power of the Spirit," she says.

Rider University Art Gallery, Route 206, Lawrenceville,

609-896-5168. An exhibition of ink and watercolor paintings by Heng-Yi

Aixinjueluo, grandniece of China’s last emperor, who has won

recognition

and praise in international calligraphy and painting circles. Gallery

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

5 p.m. To April 15.

One of China’s preeminent contemporary painters, Heng-Yi has developed

a unique style with Chinese ink and watercolor washes. "Her works

are elegant and graceful, pure and fresh and vibrantly provocative.

Her landscapes and floral still-lifes are detailed and richly

colored,"

says curator Harry Naar, who hopes to heighten awareness of China’s

ancient ink wash art. Heng Yi appears at Rider through the assistance

of professor of communications Minmin Wang.

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Art in the Workplace

Johnson & Johnson World Headquarters Gallery, New

Brunswick,

732-524-3698. Works in oil by New Jersey artist Rosalie Hettenbach,

working in a style she identifies as Dynakinetic Impressionist Art.

"I want each viewer to feel as if they are enveloped in my

landscapes,"

says Hettenbach, "as if my artwork is jumping out at them

`kinetically.’"

She studied at the New Jersey Center for Visual Arts in Summit under

S. Allyn Schaeffer. To April 27. Free by appointment only.

Also "The Healing Garden Quilt Show," an exhibit of 27

handmade

quilts depicting plants that are being used or tested for the

treatment

of cancer, created by the Northern Virginia Quilters Group; to May

22.

Stark & Stark, 993 Lenox Drive, Building Two,

Lawrenceville,

609-895-7307. "Latent Images," an exhibition of photographs

by William Vandever curated by Gary Snyder Fine Art. Vandever works

in black and white, color, hand-colored, and digital photography.

Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. To May 25.


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