Art in Town

Art On Campus

Other Galleries

Art by the River

Art In Trenton

To the North

Other Museums

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Art in Town

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

school grounds have become a showcase for seven big wood, stone, and

bronze sculptures by the Lambertville-based artist Harry Gordon. Also

featured, Gordon’s large, climbable artwork in the lower school playground.

Gallery at Doral Forrestal, 100 College Road East, 609-452-7800.

"View Finders," a group show featuring photographs by Clem

Fiori, Rhoda Kassof-Isaac, William Vandever, and Selena Rose. The

upper lobby exhibit continues to September 7.

Rhoda Kassof-Isaac is a painter and psychoanalyst and a graduate of

the Pratt Institute. Clem Fiori is a photographer, environmentalist,

and writer who specializes in landscape photographs of the rural countryside,

and author of "The Vanishing New Jersey Landscape."

Bill Vandever, who also specializes in landscapes, has operated a

commercial photography studio in South River for over 20 years. Selena

Rose is a self-taught artist who has specialized in photographing

flowers since 1994.

Marsha Child Contemporary, 220 Alexander Street, 609-497-7330.

Gallery hours are Wednesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

DeLann Gallery, Princeton Meadows Shopping Center, Plainsboro,

609-799-6706. "May Bender," the East Brunswick artist’s first

retrospective show, covering the years 1945 to the present. To August

14. Also, whimsical sculpture by Bob Matranglo, through November.

Gallery hours are Tuesday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday,

11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Medical Center at Princeton, Witherspoon Street, 609-497-4192.

Watercolors by Harriet J. Kaftanic. Part of proceeds benefit the medical

center. To September 16. At the Merwick Unit, paintings by Alice Warshaw,

to September 7. Both shows open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.

Pringle International Art, 8 Chambers Street, 609-921-9292.

"Only Human," a show of paintings, drawings, collage, and

sculpture based on the human figure featuring Judith Hoyt, David Konigsberg,

and Mary Stork. Summer gallery hours are Wednesday to Saturday, 11

a.m. to 5 p.m. To August 17.

Williams Gallery, 8 Chambers Street, 609-921-1142. "Vessels

in Time: Summer Salon Show," an exhibition highlighting icons,

symbols, and architecture of antiquity as intepreted in intaglio prints

and handmade paper works by Margaret K. Johnson, etchings by Jorg

Schmeisser, and mixed-media paintings by Sally Spofford. To August

17. Summer gallery hours are Wednesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Website at

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Art On Campus

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

from the Collection of Dr. M. Jay Goodkind ’49," a show of 39

works of landscape and nature photography collected since 1964, part

of the collector’s promised bequest to the museum. The show includes

Ansel Adams’ "Aspens, New Mexico," 1958, the first work acquired

by Goodkind in 1964, which, together with eight additional Adams photographs,

set the tone of the collection. The brave Dr. Goodkind also presents

his own landscape photographs for scrutiny. To September 5.

Images by Edward Weston, Brett Weston, Bruce Barnbaum, Paul Caponigro,

William Clift, Robert Dawson, Dianne Kornberg, and George Tice, are

all part of the show. One area of interest is the sand dunes of Oceano

and Death Valley, California, with works by a number of artists on


Also "From Ritual Simplicity to Imperial Splendor: Chinese Ceramics

from the Collection of Nelson Chang ’74," to September 26; "Chinese

Painting and Calligraphy: In Memory of John B. Elliott," to September

30. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.;

and Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. Free tours of the collection are given every

Saturday at 2 p.m.

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

In the Milberg Gallery, "Artifacts: The Biographical Object in

the Princeton University Library Collections," to September 15.

Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; noon to 5 p.m. on weekends.

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Other Galleries

The Artful Deposit, 46 South Main Street, Allentown, 609-259-3234.

Portraiture by watercolorist Elizabeth Lombardi and landscapes by

new gallery artist Carol Lehr. Gallery is open Tuesday through Sunday

(call for hours) and by appointment. To September 10.

The Artful Deposit, 201 Farnsworth Avenue, Bordentown,

609-298-6970. New works from impressionist Robert Fodor and collages

by Hanneke DeNeve. Gallery is open Thursday through Saturday, 4 to

7 p.m.

Highlands Gallery, Forsgate Country Club, Jamesburg, 732-521-0070.

"Panoramas," an exhibition of landscapes and seascapes by

Dorothy Wells Bissell and Eileen Shahbender, is the inaugural show

at Forsgate’s new Highlands Gallery, open to the public during club

hours. Anita Benarde is the series curator. Show runs through September


Montgomery Cultural Center, 1860 House, 124 Montgomery

Road, 609-921-3272. Community Art Exhibit continues to September 30.

Hours are Tuesdays through Sundays, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Saturdays

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Printmaking Council of New Jersey, 440 River Road, Somerville,

908-725-2110. "Small Impressions 1999," a national exhibition

of small works juried by Alejandro Anreus of the Jersey City Museum.

In the Library Gallery, a solo exhibition by Philadelphia artist Michael

McCarthy." Both shows continue to July 30. Free. Website:

Gallery hours are Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday,

1 to 4 p.m.

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Art by the River

Artists’ Gallery, 32 Coryell Street, Lambertville, 609-397-4588.

"Diversity," an exhibition of paintings and drawings by Taylor

Oughton and Peter Petraglia, both of Bucks county. To Sunday, August

29. Gallery hours are Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Goldsmiths Gallery, 26 North Union Street, Lambertville,

609-397-4590. "Silver Prints," an exhibition of photographs

by New Jersey multi-media artist Victor Macarol, to September 30.

"Like a poet whose successful verse relies on descriptive imagery

and creative economy of words, Macarol composes his images with an

exact arrangement of chosen elements," says curator Cynthia Reed.

Gallery hours are Wednesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Morningstar Carriage House Gallery, 7 North Main Street,

Lambertville, 609-397-3939. "Broad Street to Bridge Street,"

a series of new drawings and sculpture by Susan Twardus inspired by

scenes observed during her daily Route 29 commute along the Delaware.

To August 22. Gallery hours are Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5

p.m.; Sunday, noon to 4 p.m.

Nagy Gallery, 20-B South Main Street, New Hope, 215-862-8242.

A landscape painting show by four of Poland’s well-known artists featuring

Jerzy Gnatowski, Jansuz Olszewski, Stanislaw Jan Lazorek, and Anna

Olszewska. The recently opened gallery features Delaware Valley artists

in a variety of creative media including painting, sculpture, photography,

woodworking, blown glass, and stained glass.

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Art In Trenton

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

of Knowing: Six Points of Abstraction," an exhibition of non-representational

work by New Jersey artists including Jack Harris, Susan Hockaday,

Micheal Madigan, Pat Martin, Mary Ann Miller, and Ann Starkey, curated

by Micheal Madigan, to August 15. Gallery hours are Monday through

Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday 1 to 4 p.m.

Capital Health System, Mercer Campus, 446 Bellevue Avenue,

Trenton, 609-394-4095. "Ennis Beley Photography Project,"

an exhibition of photography by young artists Troy Bridgewater, Maurice

Bridgewater, Joseph Cawley, Dashar Coons, Esau Coons, Gennara Crews,

Alyma Cross, Contelle Forte, Brandy Forte, Alex Johnson, Kionna Laldler,

Vincent Laldler, Christian Melendez, Ashley Mitchell, Cintella Spotwood,

Alisia Turner, and Jamar Turner. In the main lobby, to September 17.

The Ennis Beley project, a national program that teaches the art and

business of photography to teens and preteens, began in this area

in 1997, supported by Young Audiences and HomeFront. It is named in

memory of a South Central Los Angeles teen with a gift for photography

who was slain in a gang shooting a few days before his 15th birthday.

Ellarslie, Trenton City Museum, Cadwalader Park, 609-989-3632.

"TAWA Invitational III, a members’ juried group show, selected

by Brian H. Peterson of the Michener Museum in Doylestown. Selected

artists are Judy Fowler, Mary Person Hrbacek, Ruth Jourjine, Tomi

Urayama, and Nancy Zamboni. To September 12. Museum hours are Tuesday

to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m. Closed Mondays.

Web site is at

TAWA, the Trenton Artists Workshop Association, is a 19-year-old organization

founded to promote the arts in the greater Trenton area. Its events

have included an exchange with Russia, the "Trenton Takes 24 Hours"

photography exhibit and book, and "Eyes on Trenton."

Extension Gallery, 60 Ward Avenue, Mercerville, 609-890-7777.

"Zero Tolerance Area," an exhibition of cast bronze sculptures

of abandoned houses by Kate Graves. Opening reception is Sunday, August

15, for the show that runs to September 2. Gallery hours are Monday

to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

"Zero Tolerance Areas" are designated by Trenton city ordinances

to discourage illegal activity in vacant structures. Graves’ castings

of mute structures reveal decay, yet echoes of architectural splendor

remain. Says Graves, a Trenton resident of four years, "Let these

sculptures document the wasteland, places used and discarded, and

remind us to pay attention and be vigilant about where we presently


Grounds for Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton,

609-586-0616. Summer Exhibition featuring new additions outdoors by

Itzik Benshalom, Kenneth Capps, Chas Colburn, J. Seward Johnson Jr.,

Kevin Lyles, and Susanne Wibroe. Also featured, George Segal’s "Bread

Line," part of the F.D.R. Memorial commission in Washington, D.C.

In the Museum and Domestic Arts Building, a group exhibition by 40

members of the Sculptors Guild. To September 12. Free.

The 22-acre landscaped sculpture park is on the former state fairgrounds

site, with indoor exhibitions in the glass-walled, 10,000 square foot

museum, and the newly-renovated Domestic Arts Building. Public viewing

hours are Friday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

609-292-6464. "New Jersey Arts Annual" featuring Emma Amos,

Miriam Beerman, Wendell Brooks, Marguerite Doernbach, Nancy Lee Kern,

Barbara Klein, Bill Leech, Mel Leipzig, Bob Mahon, George Segal, Debra

Weier, and others. Curators are Alison Weld and Margaret O’Reilly.

To August 29. Museum hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45

p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

Also "Apollo 11 Remembered," an exhibit of commemorative items,

to January 2; "Sunstruck!" an exhibit that explores the cultural

myths, music, literature, archaeological artifacts, and astronomy

of Earth’s nearest star, to March 12. On extended view: "Dinosaur

Turnpike: Treks through New Jersey’s Piedmont"; "Amber: The

Legendary Resin"; "The Moon: Fact & Fiction."

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To the North

Museum of the American Hungarian Foundation, 300 Somerset

Street, New Brunswick, 732-846-5777. "The Hungarian Spark in America,"

an exhibition highlighting Hungarian contributions to the arts, sciences,

humanities, commerce, religious and civic life in America. To January

31, 2000. Museum hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.;

Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. $3 donation.

Quietude Garden Gallery, 24 Fern Road, East Brunswick,

732-257-4340. Contemporary sculpture by 110 artists in natural outdoor

installations. The outdoor venue remains open through October. Hours

are Friday to Sunday, noon to 5 p.m., and by appointment.

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Other Museums

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

215-340-9800. "The Philadelphia Ten: A Women’s Artist Group, 1917

to 1945." Show presents work by 30 Philadelphia-based painters

and sculptors to banded together with the sole purpose of "showing

just the work they wished to present, in the most dignified and harmonious

manner." To October 3.

Fern Coppedge and M. Elizabeth Price are among the Bucks County artists

represented. The show was organized by the Moore College of Art and

Design, curated by Page Talbott and Patricia Tanis Sydney.

Also, "From Soup Cans to Nuts," an exhibition of prints by

Andy Warhol, on loan from the Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh. The artist,

who died in 1987, is best known for his flamboyant, multiple silkscreen

prints that explore icons of popular culture from the famous soup

to Marilyn Monroe and Jackie Kennedy. To September 5.

Museum hours are Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Wednesday

evenings to 9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed

Mondays. $5 adults; students $1.50; children free.

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