September 3 - 29, 2014 "A Sense of Place" Sole Show, The Grand Opera House, Mainstage Gallery, 818 N. Market St., Wilmington, DE 19801. Monday - Friday 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM and other times based on performance schedule. Opening September 5, 2014, 5:00 - 8:00 PM during Wilmington Art Loop.
September 20, 2014 "Calgo Garden Art in the Garden" 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, 462 Adelphia-Farmingdale Rd. Freehold, NJ 07728
3 AAG members, Frank Lumia, Donna Muzzicato and Karen Overbye will be participating in the Monmouth County Senior Art Show. The show runs August 4th- August 28th at Monmouth County Library Headquarters at 125 Symmes Drive, Manalapan. The hours are Monday thru Thursday 9 AM-9 PM and Friday and Saturday 9 AM- 5 PM.
Frank Lumia's oil painting on canvas is entitled Hilton Head Island at Sunset. This painting took honorable mention in the 2014 Monmouth County Show. This is Franks second year in row to receive honorable mention.
Donna Muzzicato's painting oil on canvas is entitled Baby Steps.
Karen Overbye's monoprint is entitled Uninvited II. Karen took first place in Monmouth County Professional Print category. This piece will be hung at in the Monmouth Mall in Eatontown, Route 35 from September 1st to September 19th. Uninvited II will then be part of the State Competition and Exhibition that is open to the public at Meadow Lakes in Hightstown NJ September 25th to October 30th.
Congrats to all. Come out and see what your fellow artists are doing in Monmouth County!
AAG member, Andree Lisettte's fiber art piece , will be exhibiting in the 5th Annual Members Only Show at the Grounds for Sculpture. These are juried exhibitions open to members of Grounds for Sculpture in a variety of media. This exhibition is juried by Kelly Baum, from the Haskell Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Princeton University Art Museum. The show will run July 12-August 14, 2014 at the Education Gallery. Grounds for Sculpture is located at 126 Sculptors Way, Hamilton Township, NJ. The hours are Sun, Tues and Weds 10-6 PM and Thurs, Fri and Sat 10-9PM.
Lisettes fiber arts are known for their wonderful color, whimsey and fantasy. This piece is also called Fantasy. Come out and support our fellow artists.
Update- Lisette's Fantasy was selected as the postcard image by Grounds for Sculpture for the Members Musing Show 2014. Congrats Lisette!
This show is open to all students of Susan Winter and will run the month of July. Susan Winters is a "California Impressionist". She teaches at the Senior Citizens Center in Freehold and at her studio in Hightstown. Call for gallery hours 732-431-3174. The reception is July 12th 4-6PM.
Frank Lumia, AAG Treasurer, will have 2 oil paintings on display at Fidias Gallery, 12 Court St Freehold NJ. Yellow Rose on Black and Rose Study are very representative of Frank's distinctive painting style of flowers.
Donna Muzzicato, AAG member, will also be exhibiting her oil painting called Aruba, painted in her dramatic style. Come out and enjoy the show.
Allentown High School has many talented artists. One of them is Olivia Arnone, the 2014 recipient of the Allentown Art Guild Award. Olivia is planning on studying art and photography in NYC. Olivia will be showing some of her work in the AAG group show at Mill Pond Arts, 20 South Main Street, Allentown NJ The opening is June 28th 12:30-3:30 PM The show will run through July and August. Summer Hours are Monday-Friday 11Am-7 PM, Saturday 9-2PM. Closed on Sunday. Come and enjoy the show.
For the past 3 years AAG has awarded $500, to a graduating Allentown High School Senior, to help their studies in the visual arts. This award is open to all seniors and it is based on a digital portfolio of 3 original
pieces of work that was submitted on a CD.
Past recipients :
AAG wishes all the students success in their pursuits in the arts.
The AAG is happy to announce that the fine artist Lisa Budd, will give a demonstration and lecture at our monthly meeting. Lisa Budd is known for her oil and watercolor paintings of the beautiful New Jersey shore. See more about Lisa Budd and her work at www.lisabudd.com Because of time constraints we are requesting all participants to arrive before 7 so the lecture can begin promptly at 7 PM. After the lecture we will have our general meeting. Looking forward to an evening of learning and sharing.
AAG member, Frank Lumia is also a member of the the Freehold Art Society. The Society is having a group show at the Freehold Library May 12th -Aug 11th 2014. The Freehold library is located at 28 Main Street, Freehold, NJ. The library hours are Monday- Friday 9AM-5PM, closed on weekends.
Frank has 2 oil paintings that he will exhibit in this show: Rose and Carnations and Maryland B &B No Bar.
AAG member, Donna Muzzicato, is also a member of the Freehold Art Society. Members of the Freehold Art Society are exhibiting their work at the Wainright House- Historical Museum and Craft Center. The house is located at 28 Main St, Farmingdale, NJ 07727. The exhibit is free and open to the public. The hours are Sat 10AM-2PM and Sun 1PM-4PM. Information 732-938-5432 or www.freeholdartsociety.homestead.com.
Donna is exhibiting 2 oil paintings: Asparagus Delight and Aunt Betty's Pitcher .
Congratulations to Ellen. Her work will be part of a juried group show and it will be on display May 3, 2014 to June 22, 2014. The reception was May 4th. Below is Ellen's water color piece that is in the show. It is entitled Fall Mountain Stream. It is a beautiful piece with bold vibrant colors.
AAG member Frank Lumia will also be exhibiting at The Freehold Art Society show on May 3rd, 2014 10 AM-4 PM. The show will be at The Oakley Farmstead, 89 Wemrock Rd, Freehold NJ 07728. The theme of the show is "Life in Monmouth". His oil painting is Yellow Rose on Black.
The Freehold Art Society will be having a show on May 3rd, 2014 10 AM-4 PM. The show will be at The Oakley Farmstead, 89 Wemrock Rd, Freehold NJ 07728. The theme of the show is "Life in Monmouth". Donna will be exhibiting 2 paintings: Hibiscus and Bayshore. The Hibiscus was painted from a flower growing in her garden.
Karen Overbye's, mixed media, Bicameral Mind will be showing at the Art Alliance Gallery, 33 Monmouth Street, Red Bank NJ April 2nd to April 30th, 12-4 Tues-Sat. Opening April 5th. The theme of the show was People and the juror was Bruce Waldman.
Mill Pond Arts
20 South Main St
Allentown, NJ 08501
Excited about the collaboration of Allentown Art Guild (www.allentownartguild.org) and Mill Pond Arts (www.millpondarts.com). This collaboration between the Allentown Art Guild and The Mill Pond Arts, with its outstanding musical and performing artists, is a merger of common interests and commitment to the Arts.
The opening of the Allentown Art Guild show at Mill Pond Arts will be on Sunday April 13, 2014 12:30-2:30. Mill Pond hours for Monday to Saturday are 11AM-7 PM. Looking forward to seeing and making new friends.
1. Web Access. If you have been having difficulties on getting to home page, calendar or drop box bring your computer and we can try and solve these issues. You will need computer access before April's meeting so you can judge and vote for Student Art Award.
2. Update on Gourgaud Gallery, Library at Twin Rivers and Mill Pond Arts
3. Send your artist statement and 2 images representative of your work to Frank Lumia ASAP.
Congratulations to AAG member Terry Goldstein for his one person show, for the month of March, at the Twin Rivers Library. The Library is located at 276 Abbington Drive, East Windsor. The hours are: Mon to Thurs 9:30 AM to 9 PM, Fri and Sat 9:30 AM to 5 PM. Sun the library is closed.
Terry is a multi-talented artist. He is known for : pen and ink pieces, pen, ink and watercolor pieces, watercolors and photography. Come and enjoy his latest body of work!
AAG member, Andree Lisette Herz gave a wonderful demonstration of how she paints with alcohol inks on Yupo paper. Lisette is a talented artist that has shown her work nationally. She is a very popular artist that shows locally in Allentown's Copper Frog Gallery. She is a master of this technique and the images she creates are magical.
Preparation for our Sale
1. Prepare your list of items in sale- all items need some form of tags
2. Need galllery sitters and people to put up signs
3. Update on publicity
4. $10, 15 or 20 gift bags?
5. Food or drinks?
6. End of year Party? Gift Exchange?
The Art Alliance Gallery, at 33 Monmouth St, Redbank NJ, has their 27th Annual Juried Exhibition, opening Saturday Nov 9th (6-9 PM) running through December 1st. This year's judge was Mark Alan Samaty, artist and author. His work has been on the cover of the New Yorker. AAG member Karen Overbye's painting Scorch was selected to be part of this exhibition and she was also given a jurors award. Scorch was originally created this summer for the RAYS project to Raise Awareness of Your Sun Exposure. This summer Scorch was on tour of medical centers in Somerset, Morristown and Hunterdon County
This will be a self guided tour through the many artist studios of Roosevelt. Tour maps are available on the web at http://music.columbia.edu/roosevelt/ and at the Roosevelt Post Office. AAG member Lucretia Ellen McGuff Silverman will have her studio, at 10 North Valley Road, open to the tour. Below is one of Ellen's more recent works.
New Jersey artist Al Barker will give a demonstration of his landscape painting style. Mr Barker is known for his water color and oil paintings of nature. His paintings of marshes, seascapes, and landscapes are wonderful with a characteristic spectacular sky that we in NJ are fortunate enough to personally experience. He captures the mood and seasons beautifully.
Looking forward to an informative and collaborative evening.
Jane Kandy Lippincott is a retired teacher and internationally known stamp artist. She will speak and lead a hands on demonstration of making soft cut stamps. Examples of her work and a limited amount of supplies will be provided to try this interesting method of printing.
Judy Nahmias' painting will be part of a group show in the THE VILLAGES in Florida. The show will run from September to December 7, 2013. The title of the show is Inspired by the Masters. Judy's painting Belmar Bay, see below, was inspired by Monet's The Beach at Sainte-Adresse. Judy loves and is moved by the sky, water and light. Judy is out of New Jersey but she brought some of New Jersey's beauty with her to Florida.
Lucretia McGuff-Silverman, aka as Ellen to AAG members, will be in several shows this Fall. Ellen will have a one person show all of September in the Twin Rivers Public Library at 276 Abbington Dr, Twin Rivers NJ. Her work will be on display September 4-September 27, 2013. Pictured below is Ellen's Yellow Living Room painting that will be on display at the library.
Ellen will also be exhibiting her work in a group show at the Noyes Museum of Art's Signature Artist Exhibition September 6-November 24 2013. The museum is located on Lily Lake Road in Oceanville, NJ. The opening reception for this show will be October 4th 5-8PM. Seen below is one of the two pieces Ellen will have in the Noyes show. This water color piece is entitled, Delaware Water Gap.
Ellen will also exhibit her work at the Roosevelt Arts Project Open Studio, in Roosevelt NJ on November 9th and 10th. Ellen is known for her use of color and the depiction of light to create her pieces.
AAG member, Chetna Singh is a medical doctor and a talented artist. She has been extremly busy. As an artist she paints beautiful colorful paintings that are then reproduced on high quality pure silk as wearable art. These pieces can also be framed and hung or as decorations. Chetna wants to share her Indian heritage through these scarves. Her scarves are sold in boutiques and on line at www.chetnasingh.com
Chetna's scarves are also exhibited in the prestigious NOLCHA in NYC Fashion week this September. NOLCHA is an award winning event for the independent fashion designers and lets them show their work to global audiences.
Through her art Chetna has also taken on the issue of domestic abuse. The scarf below was designed by Chetna as part of the Break Through's "Ring the Bell" campaign. Half of all proceeds from the sale of this scarf will go to the campaign. We at AAG are all proud of her.
Karen Overbye will be exhibiting 2 of her clay prints at the Grounds for Sculpture Members Musing Show. The show will run July 6, 2013 to August 25, 2013. The pieces will be on display in the Education Gallery of the Visitors Center Building. The first piece is a portrait entitled Hedda's Remorse and the second is an abstract entitled Mind Warp.
Tess Fields, a member of the AAG and the GSWS will be demonstrating watercolor painting using a wax batik technique on rice paper this Friday, May 24, 2013. The demo will be held at Prallsville Mill, Stockton, NJ (0n route 29) from noon to 2 PM. The GSWS Associate and Members show is on display now at Prallsville until Saturday, May 25th. The awards ceremony and reception will take place on Saturday from 3:30-6 PM, after which the exhibit will close.
Monthly meeting- we will select the Allentown High School Award Recipient. For members that can't make the meeting please send me your top 2 choices. Please order them with # 1 as the best. Absentee votes will be added to the final voting. We have 5 candidates. Please try an view their images in the dropbox link that I emailed to members. We will also be discussing the Hidden Garden Tour on June 8, 2013.
Rays Art Project is trying to Raise Awareness about sun exposure. They hope to educate the community about skin damage and cancers caused by
the sun. Karen Overbye's Scorch will be part of a group of art pieces that will be traveling
around NJ. Sommerset County Gallery (Apr 15-26) , Morristown Medical Center
(Apr26-July26), Xact Studio in Hillsborough (aug5-aug19) Sommerset County
Historical Courthouse (may6th) and Cancer Support in Bedminster (Jun1).
Joe Gyurcsak Resident Artist for Utrecht Art Supplies has demonstrated & lectured throughout North American has written 10 articles of instruction and observation for American Artist Magazine and is an award winning artist. He has an ease and simplicity about his teaching to convey the complex into simple to understand terms. His talk is entitled "Color Theory Unlocking the Mysteries" Joe will present an easy to understand presentation on color theory, understanding the keys to better color perception and manipulations through a series of exercises.This short but informative class will address such topics as value, chroma intensity, pure vs hue, tint strength, color manipulators, mass tone / under tone, color temp and paint making and much more. Examples of his work "Down the Shore" and "Self Portrait"
Congratulations to AAG members, Andree Lisette and karen Overbye, for their participation in the Belmar Arts Council Show Group Show entitled "The Jersey Shore" The opening for the show is March 23, 2013 5-7 PM. Lisettes piece Lonsome Pine is done with alcohol inks on Yupo. Karen's piece Hot Jersey Shore is a clay print done on Pellon. The show will run March 23 to May 4, 2012. The Belmar Arts Council is located at 608 River Road, Belmar NJ 07719.
AAG member Frank Lumia's, work (see above) is being exhibited as part of a group show with the Artists of Yardley (AOY). His painting Tribute is an oil painting landscape that was done in honor of his mother in law. The AOY show will run March 8, 2013 -April 6, 2013. The location of the show is at AOY headquarters located at 949 Mirror Lake Road, Yardely PA. The hours of the gallery are Friday, Saturday and Sunday 12-5 PM.
Ellen Mcgruff-Silverman is also exhibiting 2 of her water color paintings in a group show with the Mercer County Artists at The Gallery, Mercer County Communitiy College. The exhibit will run March 5, 2013- April 4, 2013. The hours for viewing are:
The Allentown Art Guild is excited to have Laura Petrovich- Cheney give a talk and slide show of her work. Her web site is : www.lauracheney.comAs you will see she expresses herself in many different media.
She will also share her experiences on how "to get out there" - places to exhibit, opportunities, residences, useful and interesting blogs. This should be a fun and informative meeting.