Art in Town

Art in the Workplace

Campus Arts

Art In Trenton

Other Museums

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Art in Town

Arts Council of Princeton, 102 Witherspoon Street,

609-924-8777.

"Multichrome/Monochrome," a shared show of ceramic sculptures

by Julie Fox and pastels by Carmela Verna. Weekdays from 9 a.m. to

5 p.m., show runs to May 25.

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.

Marsha Child Contemporary, 220 Alexander Street,

609-497-7330.

New paintings by European artist Georges Mazilu. A resident of France,

Mazilu is known for his signature style that links modern surrealism

with Northern Renaissance traditions. His art is the subject of a

retrospective catalog by Princeton art critic Sam Hunter. Tuesday

to Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. To May 22.

Numina Gallery, Princeton High School, Moore Street,

609-683-4480.

A student-curated show of works by Tony Gonzalez featuring his

long-running

series of studies of the Jersey Shore. The New York City artist

teaches

at Cooper Union. All profits from the sale of work go directly to

PHS art programs. Monday to Friday, 3 to 5 p.m.; and by appointment

from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. To May 18.

Art by the River

Artsbridge Gallery, Prallsville Mills, Route 29, Stockton,

609-775-0881. Group show with Maya Bohler, Catherine DeChico, Connie

Olson Edwadinger, Bertrand Juillerat, Linda Nimmer, J.C. Turner, and

Ernest Valtri. To May 27.

Atelier Gallery, 108 Harrison Street, Frenchtown,

908-996-9992.

"Ordinary Secrets," sculpture by Stockton’s Caroline Gibson.

Sewing together tar paper, aluminum, roof flashing, plumbing parts,

and other materials, she creates clothes with "a life of their

own." Thursday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To May 21.

Coryell Gallery, 8 Coryell Street, Lambertville,

609-397-0804.

The gallery celebrates its 21st annual summer exhibition featuring

the paintings and drawings of National Academy artist Harry Leith-Ross

(1886-1973), an artist raised in England who settled near New Hope

in 1935. Also included are gallery artists Joanne Augustine, Gabrielle

Baumgartner, Albert Bross, and Marge Chavooshian. Wednesday to Sunday,

11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To August 31.

Louisa Melrose Gallery, 41 Bridge Street, Frenchtown,

908-996-1470. Shared show by watercolorists W. Carl Burger, professor

emeritus of Kean College, and Nessa Grainger. Wednesday & Thursday,

11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday & Saturday, noon to 6 p.m.; and Sunday,

noon to 5 p.m. To May 31.

The Mercantile, 7 North Main Street, Lambertville,

609-397-8115.

Show by the Art Group (or TAG) featuring delicate oils pastels by

Liz Adams, Chinese brush painting by Seow Chu See, graphites by Judith

Koppel, watercolors by Helen Post, and landscape work by Nadine

Berkowsky.

To May 20.

Riverrun Gallery, 287 South Main Street, Lambertville,

609-397-3349. "Father Figure," a retrospective series of

portraits

by Paul Matthews, portraying of his father, T.S. Matthews, and

spanning

the years 1978 to 2001. Matthews was managing editor of Time magazine

from 1941 to 1949 and came to live with his son in Lambertville at

the end of his life. He died in England in 1991 shortly before his

90th birthday. Daily, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Tuesday. To May

12.

Area Galleries

Artful Deposit Gallery, 201 Farnsworth Avenue, Bordentown,

609-298-6970. Limited edition giclee prints by California artist Sally

Weathersby, a still life and landscape painter. Gallery hours are

Thursday through Saturday, 4 to 8 p.m. To May 20.

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.

Hopewell Frame Shop, 24 West Broad Street, Hopewell,

609-466-0817.

Sandra Nusblatt’s watercolor house portraits and wicker porch scenes

painted in Princeton, Lambertville, Cape May, and other locales.

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, 124 Montgomery

Road, 609-921-3272. Garden State Watercolor Society members’ juried

exhibit. Jurors are Lisa Tinsman and Michael Mercandante. To May 20.

"Visions," a two-person exhibit featuring colored pencil

drawings

by Susan Antin and oil pastel drawings by Helen Post. Tuesday to

Saturday,

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. To May 31.

Morpeth Gallery, 43 West Broad Street, Hopewell,

609-333-9393.

"Small Worlds," an exhibit of recent paintings by Christine

Lafuente. Gallery hours are Wednesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

To June 2.

Lafuente describes herself of a "painterly realist." Her

still-life

and figurative works look for beauty and value in simple, common

objects

and moments in life that are easily overlooked. Lafuente studied at

the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine arts. She is currently

artist-in-residence

at the Fleisher Art Memorial in Philadelphia.

Printmaking Council of New Jersey, 440 River Road, North

Branch, 908-725-2110. "Humanity," a juried exhibition about

diversity on our planet. Juror Wayne Miyamoto of University of Hawaii,

has selected 40 pieces that look at difference and similarity in such

areas as origin and culture, time and place, work and play, politics

and religion. Gallery hours are Wednesday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 4

p.m.; Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. To June 2.

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Art in the Workplace

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

609-252-6275. "Off the Wall," an exhibition of works by 27

sculptors affiliated with Rutgers’ Mason Gross School of the Arts,

curated by Kate Somers. Works installed on the grounds, on the rooftop

garden, and in the gallery. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 9

a.m. to 5 p.m.; and weekends and holidays, 1 to 5 p.m. To September

9.

Featured artists include Alice Aycock, Mel Edwards, Lauren

Ewing,

John Goodyear, Geoffrey Hendricks, George Segal, Keith Sonnier, Herk

Van Tongeren, and Jackie Winsor. Also Bright Bimpong, Chakaia Booker,

Carson Fox, Harry Gordon, Julia Kunin, Todd Lambrix, and Patrick

Strzelec.

Capital Health System, Mercer Campus, 446 Bellevue Avenue,

Trenton, 609-394-4000. A group show by the Princeton Photography Club

featuring nature photography, portraits, still life, and landscapes.

In the main lobby gallery that is always open. To May 18.

Johnson & Johnson World Headquarters Gallery, New

Brunswick,

732-524-3698. "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. By appointment only. 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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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.

Firestone Library, Princeton University, 609-258-3184.

"The Light of Ancient Athens: A Photographic Journey by Felix

Bonfils, 1868-’87," an historic series of 42 large-format

photographs

taken in Beirut by the 19th-century French photographer. More than

800 Bonfils photographs were donated to Princeton in 1921 by Rudolf

Ernst Brunnow, professor of Semitic philology. Coordinated by Don

Skemer, the show is guest curated by Andrew Szegedy-Maszak of Wesleyan

University. To October 7. Open to the public weekdays 9 a.m. to 5

p.m.; Wednesday evenings to 8 p.m.; and weekends, noon to 5 p.m.

Lawrenceville School, Gruss Center of Visual Arts,

Lawrenceville,

609-620-6026. Annual alumni exhibition features works by M. Jay

Goodkind

’45, Cole Carothers ’67, and James Toia ’80. Gallery hours are Monday

to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; except Wednesday and Saturday, 9 a.m.

to noon. To June 2.

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.

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Art In Trenton

Ellarslie, Trenton City Museum, Cadwalader Park,

609-989-3632.

"Johnson Atelier Open," a group show featuring over 100 works

from the renowned Johnson Atelier sculpture foundry and stone studio

by 50 present and past artist apprentices and staff members. Museum

hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to

4 p.m. To June 3.

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. Museum hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 9

a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Sunday noon to 5 p.m. To May 10.

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."

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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.

Museum hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sunday,

1 to 4 p.m. Donation $5. To September 16.

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. He has taught at Rutgers Mason Gross School since 1972.

Museum hours are 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. Also "Konenkov," to

September

30.

Museum hours are 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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