Art in Town

Art in the Workplace

Art by the River

Art In Trenton

Area Museums

Auditions

Donations

Volunteer Call

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In the Galleries

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Art in Town

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

show featuring six children’s book illustrators: Jeffrey Allon

("Ten

Best Jewish Children’s Stories"), Katya Arnold ("The

Adventures

of Snow Woman"), Bob Byrd ("Finn McCoul and his Fearless

Wife),

Katie Davis ("Who Hops?"), Thomas F. Yetzerski ("Perfect

Puppy"),

and Mary Zisk ("The Best Single Mom in the World") are

featured.

Open by appointment during school hours. To November 9.

Marsha Child Contemporary, 220 Alexander Street,

609-497-7330.

"The Secret Garden," a solo show of mystical oil paintings

and watercolors by Ukrainian-born Valeriy Skrypka. Open Tuesday to

Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. To November 24.

Skrypka was born in the Ukraine in 1964, the son of a non-conformist

painter and Soviet dissident. He received a rigorous classical

training

at the Ukrainian Academy in Kiev, but broke with tradition as he

developed

his own style that draws on realism, surrealism, Byzantine, and

Ukrainian

folk traditions.

Firebird Gallery, 16 Witherspoon Street, 609-688-0775.

Exhibit of works by Leonid Gervitz, a graduate of the Odessa Art

College

who spent 24 years working and teaching in the Russian realist

tradition

at the Academy of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg, Russia. Open Tuesday

to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday and Saturday to 9 p.m.; Sunday

11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To December 1.

Cranbury Station Gallery, 28 Palmer Square East,

Princeton,

609-921-0434. Oil paintings by New Jersey artist Cynthia A. Dawley.

Monday to Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursday to Saturday, 10 a.m.

to 9 p.m.; Sunday noon to 5 p.m. To November 11.

Historical Society of Princeton, Bainbridge House, 158

Nassau Street, 609-921-6748. "Today’s News, Tomorrow’s

History,"

a show celebrating 18,000 photographs taken by the Princeton Packet’s

photographers and donated to the Historical Society’s permanent

collection.

Show runs to March, 2002.

Medical Center at Princeton, 253 Witherspoon Street,

609-497-4192.

Paintings by Calvin Cobb Hart. Part of sales benefit the Medical

Center.

On view in the dining room daily from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. To November

21.

Triumph Brewing Company, 138 Nassau Street, 609-924-7855.

"Artista Cuba," contemporary Cuban folk art from the

collection

of Jorge Armenteros who has been studying and collecting Cuban art

since 1996. Works from the fine art world as well as rustic art made

of found materials. "At its best, Cuban folk art is vivid,

symbolic,

sensual, and inspiring. In it, you will find a purity of appreciation

for light, color, and life’s simple pleasures," says Armenteros.

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Art in the Workplace

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

609-252-6275. "Up the River," an exhibition of works by more

than 40 Bucks County Impressionists and Modernists, members of the

New Hope and Bucks County art colony now regarded as national

treasures.

Catalog by Brian Peterson of the Michener Museum in Doylestown.

Gallery

hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and weekends and

holidays,

1 to 5 p.m. To November 25.

Artists represented include Edward Redfield, Daniel Garber, Walter

Schofield, Charles Ramsey, Louis Stone, Charles Evans, and Lloyd Ney.

Johnson & Johnson World Headquarters Gallery, One Johnson

& Johnson Plaza, New Brunswick, 732-524-6957. "Laying on

Hands,"

paintings by Jersey City artist David William Cummings. By

appointment.

To November 5.

Stark & Stark, 993 Lenox Drive, Lawrenceville,

609-259-3502.

Garden State Watercolor Society, fifth annual associate member juried

exhibition; jurors Gary Snyder and Seow-Chu See. Open Monday to

Friday,

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. To November 29.

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Art by the River

Artists’ Gallery, 32 Coryell Street, Lambertville,

609-397-4588.

"Urban Scenes," a shared show by B.A. Keogh and Lisa Mahan,

two Bucks County artists working in a representational style. Part

the show sales donated to the New York Firefighter’s Fund. Gallery

hours are Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. To November

5.

Artsbridge Gallery, Prallsville Mills, Route 29, Stockton,

609-773-0881. Month-long members’ art show at its gallery in the

historic

mills. Gallery is open Thursday through Sunday, noon to 6 p.m. To

October 28.

Atelier Gallery, 108 Harrison Street, Frenchtown,

908-996-9992.

"Chaos and Crossroads" featuring paintings by Florence Moonan

and sculptures by Jonathan Hertzel. Gallery is open Thursday to

Sunday,

noon to 5 p.m. To November 12.

Coryell Gallery, 8 Coryell Street, Lambertville,

609-397-0804.

Fall show featuring Mike Filipiak, John Loeper, and Harriet

Ermentrout.

Open Wednesday to Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. To November 11.

Gratz Gallery, 30 West Bridge Street, New Hope,

215-862-4300.

Exhibition and sale of a private collection of Walter Emerson Baum

paintings. Gallery hours are Wednesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.;

Sunday, noon to 6 p.m. To November 4.

Hanga, 12 West Mechanic Street, New Hope, 215-862-7044.

James T. Lang, lithographs, colographs, and mixed-media works on

exhibit

in the Artworks Building. Gallery is open noon to 9 p.m. daily.

Old English Pine, 202 North Union Street, Lambertville,

609-397-4978. "Apropos," Malcolm Bray’s seventh annual show

of innovative contemporary painting and sculpture. Artists include

Rachel Bliss, Malcolm Bray, Jacques Fabert, Michael Hale, Diane

Levell,

Bonnie MacLean, Dolores Poacelli, Barry Snyder, Patricia Traub, and

Annelies van Dommelen. Hung upstairs above the antique showroom, show

is open Tuesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., to December 31.

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

215-862-1110.

"Monster Mash," a show of creepy snarling, and bug-eyed

creates

by Dave Burke and Stephen Blickenstaff. Website: www.tinmanalley.net.

Gallery hours are Thursday to Monday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. To November

26.

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Art In Trenton

Ellarslie, Trenton City Museum, Cadwalader Park,

609-989-3632.

The 32nd annual show of the Garden State Watercolor Society juried

by Bruce Currie and Joanne M. Kuebler. Tuesday through Saturday, 11

a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. To November 4.

Grounds for Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton,

609-586-0616. Fall/Winter Exhibition. 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. To February 24.

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

609-292-6464. "American Indians as Artists: The Beginnings of

the State Museum’s Ethnographic Collection," to December 15.

"The

Farming Landscape," to November 11, "Natural Selections:

Sculpture

by Elaine Lorenz," to December 30. "Art by African-Americans

in the Collection," to August 18, 2002. Museum hours are Tuesday

through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Sunday noon to 5 p.m. Website:

www.njstatemseum.org.

On extended view: "New Jersey’s Native Americans: The

Archaeological

Record"; "Delaware Indians of New Jersey"; "The Sisler

Collection of North American Mammals"; "Of Rock and Fire";

"Neptune’s Architects"; "The Modernists"; "New

Jersey Ceramics, Silver, Glass and Iron"; "Washington Crossing

the Delaware."

Upcoming Exhibitions: "George Washington and the Battle of

Trenton:

The Evolution of an American Image," November 4 to February 24,

2002. "Images of Americans on the Silver Screen," December

1 to April 14, 2002. "Historic Trenton: Exploring the History

of the Capital City."

Area Galleries

Gallery 14, 14 Mercer Street, Hopewell, 609-333-8511.

"Two Dialogues with Nature," featuring Heinz Gartlgruber’s

abstract floral studies and M. Jay Goodkind’s black-and-white images

of trees. Gallery hours are Saturday, Noon to 6 p.m. and Sunday, 1

to 5 p.m. To October 28.

Hopewell Frame Shop, 24 West Broad Street, Hopewell,

609-466-0817.

Show by nine artists of The Art Group, formed in 1992. Members are

J.N. Betz, Judith Koppel, Nadine Berkowsky, Liz Adams, Seow-Chu See,

Helen Post, Stephanie Mandelbaum, Edith Kogan, Gloria Weirnik, and

Edith Hodge Pletzner. Shop hours are Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to

5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. To November 10.

Montgomery Cultural Center, 1860 House, 124 Montgomery

Road, 609-921-3272. In the main gallery: a solo show featuring

paintings

by Gail Bracegirdle, member of the Philadelphia Watercolor Society,

to October 30. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m.to 3 p.m.;

Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Morpeth Gallery, 43 West Broad Street, Hopewell,

609-333-9393.

"Big Skies," a shared show featuring landscape paintings by

David Shevlino and Lisa Grossman. Shevlino’s landscapes are inspirited

by the New England and Delaware Valley, whereas Grossman depicts the

flatlands of the Midwest. Open Wednesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6

p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. To November 17.

South Brunswick Arts Commission, Wetherill Historic Site,

Georges Road, South Brunswick, 732-524-3350. "Mixed," a show

of works by South Brunswick artists Elizabeth Endres, Tufani Mayfield,

Helen Post, Steve Levine, Stephanie Barbetti, and Dan Choman. Web

preview at www.aroundtownonline.com On view Thursday through

Sunday, from 1 to 4 p.m. To October 28.

Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed, 31 Titus Mill Road,

Pennington,

609-737-7592. "Sense of Place," an exhibition featuring the

fine art and illustrative photography of Phil Moylan, Andy Chen, Marc

Stempel, and George Vogel. To November 10.

Campus Arts

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

"Camera

Women," a selective survey of the history of photography from

the perspective of the woman photographer, organized by Carol

Armstrong.

Drawn from the museum’s collection, it includes works by Julia

Margaret

Cameron, Anna Atkins, Gertrude Kasebier, Tina Modotti, Sherrie Levine,

Cindy Sherman, and others. To January 6.

Also "What Photographs Look Like," the annual teaching show

for Art History 248, to November 11; "Seeing Double: Copies and

Copying in the Arts of China," an exhibition of Chinese art, to

November 4. 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 every Saturday

at 2 p.m.

College of New Jersey, Art Gallery, Holman Hall, Ewing,

609-771-2198. Mercer County Photography Exhibition. Gallery hours

are Monday through Friday, noon to 3 p.m.; Thursday 7 to 9 p.m.; and

Sunday, 1 to 3 p.m. To November 7.

Lawrenceville School, Gruss Center of Visual Arts,

Lawrenceville,

609-620-6026. Annual faculty exhibit featuring Brian Daniell, Jamie

Greenfield, Amanda Kamen, Ed Robbins, Allen Fitzpatrick, Leonid

Siveriver,

William Vandever, and others. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday,

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

To November 16.

Gallery at Mercer County College, Communications Center,

West Windsor, 609-586-4800, ext. 3589. "Sub/Urban: Landscapes

of the City and Suburbs," with works by MCCC faculty member Jeff

Epstein and guest artists Violet Baxter and Ken McIndoe. Gallery hours

Tuesday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Wednesday evenings 6 to 8

p.m.; Thursday evenings 7 to 9 p.m. To November 8.

Rider University Art Gallery, Route 206, Lawrenceville,

609-896-5168. "Moments of Seeing" featuring the black and

white ink paintings and drawings of artist and medical doctor

Frederick

Franck. Now age 92, Franck’s subjects have included Albert Schweitzer,

Pope John XXIII, and Japanese Buddhist sage Daisetz Tsuzuki. Gallery

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

5 p.m. To October 28.

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Area Museums

American Hungarian Foundation Museum, 300 Somerset Street,

New Brunswick, 732-846-5777. "A People Cried Out: The 1956

Revolution

and Fight for Freedom in Hungary," an exhibit with photographs

from the Budapest Museum of Military History, curated by Karoly Nagy

Middlesex County College, commemorating the 45th anniversary of the

Hungarian Revolution. Museum hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m.

to 4 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. To November 4.

Hunterdon Museum of Art, Lower Center Street, Clinton,

908-735-8415. "Compelled," a multidisciplinary exhibition

of sculpture, painting, fiber, and ceramics by artists including

Chakaia

Booker, Ruth Borgenicht, Giovanna Cecchetti, Paul Edlin, Jacob El

Hanani, Jane Fine, Gary Gissler, and Seong Chun. Museum hours are

Tuesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To November 4.

Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown,

215-340-9800. "Artists of the Commonwealth: Realism in

Pennsylvania

Painting, 1950 to 2000," an exhibition featuring the work of

nationally

recognized realist artists and educators who were born and trained

in Pennsylvania, or who spent their professional careers there.

Featured

artists include Diane Burko, Sidney Goodman, Alice Neel, Philip

Pearlstein,

Nelson Shanks, Andy Warhol, Neil Welliver, and Andrew Wyeth. To

January

6.

Also: "Taking Liberties: Photographs of David Graham." The

Bucks County photographer, sometimes called a

"photo-anthropologist,"

has worked for 20 years exploring the nation’s heartland with his

view camera, and lovingly recording the creative and offbeat ways

that Americans mark their territory. To January 27.

Open 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. $6.

Printmaking Council of New Jersey, 440 River Road, North

Branch Station, 908-725-2110. "Small Impressions," a national

juried exhibition featuring printmaking, photography, and alternative

media selected by printmaker Zarina Hashmi. Open Wednesday through

Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. To October 27.

Zimmerli Art Museum, George and Hamilton streets, New

Brunswick, 732-932-7237. Exhibitions include: "Peeling Potatoes,

Painting Pictures: Women Artists from the Dodge Collection," to

November 4. "From Whistler to Warhol: A Century of American

Printmaking,"

to November 25. "Robert Motherwell: Abstraction as Emphasis,"

to December 9. "Boxed In: Plane, Frame, Surface," to December

2. "Mother Goose’s Children: Original Illustrations for Children’s

Books from the Rutgers Collection," to December 9. Tuesday through

Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

Admission $3 adults; under 18 free; museum is open free on the first

Sunday of every month. Spotlight tours every Sunday at 2 and 3 p.m.

Continuing exhibitions include: "The Uncommon Vision of Sergei

Konenkov (1874-1971)," to November 14. "Japonisme: Highlights

and Themes from the Collection," ongoing.

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Auditions

<D>Puttin’ On The Ritz has auditions for "The

Mikado" on Sunday, October 28. There are 23 roles available for

ages 20 and up. Ritz Theater is at 915 White Horse Pike, Oaklyn. Call

856-488-9093.

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Donations

<D>West Windsor-Plainsboro Upper Elementary School

is collecting clean, "gently worn" coats and jackets, and

new hats, mittens, and gloves, to distribute to needy area families

through Trenton’s Martin House. Staff members Irene Hachat and Joanne

DeGoria chair the projects. Donation day is Saturday, October 27,

10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the school on Grovers Mill Road, Plainsboro.

Call 609-716-5500.

Disaster Fund For Children of New Jersey provides

immediate

resources to children and families affected by the September 11

attacks.

Send donations c/o New Jersey State Chamber of Commerce Foundation,

216 West State Street, Trenton 08608.

New Jersey State Library seeks new or used books in good

condition for its book sale. Donations may be brought to the State

Library at 185 West State Street, Trenton. Call Betty Steckman at

609-984-3282.

South Brunswick Library is collecting donations of new

books for disadvantaged children in Middlesex County for the holiday

season. Bring books to the library; or mail contributions payable

to Leah Wagner, Monroe Township Public Library, 4 Municipal Place,

Monroe 08831.

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Volunteer Call

Junior League of Greater Princeton seeks an area home

with 25 or more design spaces and generous grounds to be transformed

by top interior decorators and landscape designers into the 12th

Designer

Showhouse. Permanent materials may be kept by the homeowner. The

project

provides funding for community projects to benefit children of Mercer

and Bucks Counties. Call 609-771-0525.

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Participate Please

Mercer County College is hosting a Shakespeare First Folio

Acting class on Saturday, November 17, from 1 to 4 p.m. John Basil,

producing artistic director of the American Globe Theater in New York,

is the instructor. Workshop is free with preregistration. Call

609-392-0744,

box 4.

The American Jewish Committee offers educational programs

in an interactive, multi-media format for schools, churches,

synagogues,

and youth groups. "Through the Eyes of a Friend," is about

the Holocaust; "The New American," is about an Irish

immigrant;

and "The Right to Dream" is about the Civil Rights Movement.

Call 973-379-7844.

Bucks County Historical Society offers a calendar of

events

listing activities for children, adults, and families in the historic

castle and museum in Doylestown. Call 215-345-0210.

Lily Schrager Program in Creative Dance for Children at

Rutgers University is accepting registrants ages 4 to 12 to explore

movement, modern dance, and ballet technique taught by Pamela

Levy-Arauz.

Call 732-932-8497.

Rotary Clubs of District 7510 seeks young professionals

for a four-week Group Study Exchange Program. The group grants travel

and accommodations for men and women hosted by Rotarians in

southwestern

Mexico, April 22 to May 20, 2002. U.S. citizens working or living

in Mercer, Middlesex, Hunterdon, or Union counties may apply. Call

609-298-0566.

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Call for Entries

Kelsey Review 2002 accepts works from Mercer County authors

and artists for its annual arts journal, now through May 1, 2002.

Manuscripts and sketches may be sent by artists and writers of any

age who live or work in the county. The publication is distributed

free at libraries and bookstores. Call Robin Schore at 609-586-4800.


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