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In the Galleries: Art in Town
"Water," a show featuring the work of Princeton photographer
Susan Hockaday. The large abstract, hand-printed color photographs
feature subject matter from the landscape in Nova Scotia, where she
lives in the summer. She photographs drawings under water in tidal
pools to produce meticulously printed photographs that become a lyrical
pattern of shimmering light. Open weekdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. To February
Nassau Street, 609-921-6748. "From Tow Path to Bike Path: Princeton
and the Delaware and Raritan Canal," an exhibition on the history
and creation of the canal, the life of death of its workers, and recent
environmental and preservation issues. Open Tuesday to Sunday, noon
to 4 p.m.; through March.
Traditional and contemporary Chinese paintings by Seow-Chu See. A
member of the Garden State Watercolor Society, her work has been shown
in group and solo exhibits throughout the area. To March 19.
609-252-6275. "Hidden Threads," a show featuring six New Jersey
textile artists, each working with the medium in a different way.
Soyoo Park Caltabiano, Nancy Staub Laughlin, Patricia Malarcher, Joy
Saville, Armando Sosa, and Erma Martin Yost are featured. Open Monday
to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; weekends and holidays, 1 to 5 p.m. To
Street, Lambertville, 609-397-0804. Lambertville Historical Society’s
23d annual juried art exhibition, "Lambertville and the Surrounding
Area." Juror is Mel Leipzig. The show’s eight award-winning artists
are Tom Birkner, W. Carl Burger, Vincent Ceglia, Marge Chavooshian,
Alexander Farnham, Bryan Fisher, Robert Sakson, and Luiz Vilela. Gallery
hours are Wednesday to Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. To March 16.
the Unseen: Abstract Photography, 1900 to 1940," to March 23.
"The Arts of Asia: Works in the Permanent Collection" to June
30. Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 1 to 5 p.m.
Highlights tours Saturdays at 2 p.m.
609-258-3184. "Unseen Hands: Women Printers, Binders, and Book
Designers," a Milberg Gallery exhibition curated by Rebecca Warren
Davidson. To March 30.
School, 609-258-1651. "Africa’s Lunatics," a photography show
by French photographer Vincent Fougere that depicts how Africa cares
for and treats its mentally ill. After a childhood spent in the Ivory
Coast, Fougere spent eight years traveling across Africa to photograph
its bruised souls. Opening reception is Friday, February 7. Monday
to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. To March 21.
609-771-2198. The juried National Printmaking 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 February 19.
West Windsor, 609-586-4800, ext. 3589. "Organics," a shared
show of recent works by Illia Barger and Jim Toia. Barger is showing
her luminous, large scale paintings of the interiors of various fruit.
Toia is exhibiting sculptures and prints influenced by his study of
mushrooms. The artists, who have never met before, will also create
a collaborative installation in the gallery. 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 February 20.
609-620-6026. In the Hutchins Gallery, "Crossing Borders: The
Photographs of Barbara Beirne," on view to March 4. Gallery hours,
Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to noon; and 1 to 4:30 p.m.; Wednesday and
Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon.
Solo show by Matthew Bakkom of Amsterdam. Open Monday to Friday, 9
a.m. to 3 p.m. To February 14.
Place, 609-497-7990. "Fabrications," textiles by fabric artist
Carol Sara Schepps, a graduate of the Pratt Institute of Technology
in New York. Reception February 21, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday to Saturday,
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Sunday 2 to 8 p.m. To March 14.
908-218-8876. "New Jersey State Council on the Arts 2002 Fellowship
Winners from RVCC" featuring visual artists Christopher Koep,
Jennifer Mazza, Larry McKim, Lynn Mullins, and Gary DiBenedetto, who
teaches music technology. Artists’ talk and reception is Friday, February
14, 5 to 8 p.m. Monday 3 to 8 p.m.; Tuesday, noon to 3 p.m.; Wednesday,
1 to 8 p.m., and Thursday, noon to 3 p.m. To February 20.
Brunswick, 732-932-7237. "George Segal: Sculpture, Paintings,
and Drawings from the Artist’s Studio;" to May 26. Also: "Russian
Cover Design, 1920s to 1930s: The Graphic Face of the Post-Revolutionary
and Stalinist Periods;" to March 30. "Sergei Paradjanov Off
Camera: Collages, Assemblages, and Objects," to March 16. Tuesday
through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon to
5 p.m. Spotlight tours every Sunday at 2 and 3 p.m. Admission $3;
under 18 free; and free on the first Sundays.
Three-man show features woodcuts and intaglio prints by Wendell Brooks,
and sculpture by Johnson Atelier staff member Michael Gyampo, and
his son, Michael Gyampo Jr. Open Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3
p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. To February 23.
609-586-0616. Fall/Winter Exhibition. In the Museum, new work by glass
artist Dale Chihuly, to April 6. In the Domestic Arts Building "Focus
on Sculpture 2003," annual juried exhibition of photographs by
amateur photographers. Juror is Hope R. Proper of Perkins Center for
the Arts. On view to April 6.
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. Individual memberships start
Wildlife and nature photographs by Andrew Chen, a veteran nature photographer
whose work has been published in "North American Birds." To
New Brunswick, 732-846-5777. "From the Old World to the New World,"
recent additions to the collection featuring works by nine Hungarian
Americans who emigrated to the U.S. between 1920 and 1957. Artists
are Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Bertha and Elena De Hellenbranth, Sandor Sugor,
Emil Kelemen, Willy Pogany, Tibor Gergely, Zoltan Poharnok, and Vincent
Korda. Museum hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and
Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. $5 donation. Through April.
732-745-4177. "Uncommon Clay: New Jersey’s Architectural Terra
Cotta Industry," an exhibition of artifacts and written and oral
histories of New Jersey’s once booming architectural ceramics industry.
Open Tuesday through Friday, 1 to 4 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.
To May 30.
908-735-8415. "2003 Annual Members Exhibition," juror Rocio
Aranda-Alvarado of Jersey City Museum. "Drawings by John Patterson:
Process, Reveries, and Accumulations." Open Tuesday to Sunday,
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To March 8.
609-292-6464. "Cultures in Competition: Indians and Europeans
in Colonial New Jersey," a show that traces the impact of European
settlement on the native Indians’ way of life after 1600. On extended
view: "Art by African-Americans: A Selection from the Collection;"
"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;" "Historical Archaeology of Colonial
New Jersey;" "Washington Crossing the Delaware."
215-340-9800. "Randall Exon: A Quiet Light," a solo show by
the Philadelphia-area painter and Swarthmore College professor; to
April 27. "A Home of Our Own," a show that commemorates Levittown’s
50th anniversary featuring the contemporary photographs of Jean Klatchko
and vintage objects from the State Museum; to April 13. Winter hours:
Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.;
and Sunday noon to 5 p.m. Admission $6 adults; $3 students and children.
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