Art In Trenton

Area Museums

Art by the River

Art in Town

Art in the Workplace

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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.

Extension Gallery, 60 Sculptors Way, Mercerville,

609-890-7777. "A," an exhibition of recent sculpture by apprentices of

the Johnson Atelier, featuring Joseph W. Acquah, Gerard Bartlett,

Michael Costantini, Tonyeli Gadzekpo, LaRue Harding, Helena Lukasova,

Rafia Mahli, Joanna Platt, Matthew Ramieri, and Charlott Rosengren.

Gallery hours are Monday to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To May 31.

Grounds for Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton,

609-586-0616. Spring sculpture exhibition. In the museum: "`Tennis

Anyone?,’ Sculpture by William King." In the Domestic Arts Building,

sculpture by Leonda Finke and a juried exhibition of photographs of

sculpture. New additions outdoors by James Dinerstein, Brower Hatch,

Larry Steele, John Van Alstine, Jay Wholley, and Yuyu Yang. Open

Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., year round; Sunday is

Members Day. Admission $4 to $10. To July 8.

New Jersey State Museum, 205 West State Street, Trenton,

609-292-6464. Museum hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to

4:45 p.m.; Sunday noon to 5 p.m. "Americans on the Silver Screen," an

exhibit of movie posters and other items dating from 1934 to 1970.

"Reflections of Cultures: African Art and Craftwork from the

Collections," wooden carvings, basketry, textiles, metal work. In the

Cafe Gallery: Dorothy Wells Bissell’s works in watercolor, oil, and

pastel. To June 11.

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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Area 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 works on paper by the artist best known for his powerful work in

welded steel. Edwards 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. "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.

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Art by the River

ABC Gallery, Lambertville Public Library, 6 Lilly Street,

609-397-0275. "Wanderings in the Light," an exhibition of oils and

watercolor landscapes by Lawrenceville artist Carole Bleistein. She

recently retired from a 20-year career as a measurement statistician

for Educational Testing Service. 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

June 22.

Artists’ Gallery, 32 Coryell Street, Lambertville,

609-397-4588. A shared show featuring mixed-media works on paper by

Alan Klawans and paintings by Taylor Oughton. Gallery hours are

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. To June 3.

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," a sculpture show by Stockton artist

Caroline Gibson. Sewing together tar paper, aluminum, roof flashing,

plumbing parts, and other common materials, she creates clothes with

"a life of their own." Gallery is open 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 in the summer show are gallery artists

Joanne Augustine, Gabrielle Baumgartner, Albert Bross, and Marge

Chavooshian. Gallery is open 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. Gallery is

open 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. Group 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.

Nagy Gallery, 16 West Bridge Street, New Hope,

215-862-8242. Joan Elliott’s solo exhibition of 25 large-format

watercolor painting. Trained as an oil painter, a jeweler, and a

photographer, Elliott paints in a highly individualized style

featuring a palette of gem-like colors and rich textural variety. To

May 30.

Phillips’ Mill, River Road, New Hope, 215-862-0582. Ninth

annual Phillips’ Mill Photography Exhibition juried by Bob Krist, a

National Geographic photographer. Show is open daily, from 1 to 5

p.m., to June 3. $3 adults; $1.50 seniors & students.

Riverrun Gallery, 287 South Main Street, Lambertville,

609-397-3349. Shared exhibition by New York-based artists Paul Rice

and Jon Wise. Show features 30 paintings, monoprints, and paper cut

Celtic designs. Gallery is open Wednesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5

p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Closed Tuesday. To May 28.

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 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, 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. Gallery hours are

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

June 2.

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 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. On view in the

WPA Gallery, weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., show runs to May 25.

Marsha Child Contemporary, 220 Alexander Street,

609-497-7330. A solo exhibition of 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. Gallery hours are 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. Gallery hours are Monday

to Friday, 3 to 5 p.m.; and by appointment from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. To

May 18.

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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. "Italian Renaissance Drawings," to

June 17. 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.

Also on exhibit: "A Tapestry by Karel van Mander" to August 12.

"Seeing Double: Copies and Copying in the Arts of China," an

exhibition of Chinese art, to November 4. On extended view in the

Bowen Gallery, Richard Serra’s "Weight and Measure" etchings.

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

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

1868-1887," 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.

Middlesex County College, 2600 Woodbridge Avenue, Edison,

732-906-2566. "Sand and Surf," an exhibit of paintings inspired by

nature by Rachelle Karger. A professor of modern languages, Karger’s

work has been exhibited in New York and New Jersey. Presidential

Gallery hours are Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. To July 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. 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.

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.

"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


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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