Monday, October 12, 2009
Tuesday, June 16, 2009
PS...we are not scheduled to have a meeting in July, but if I have enough people interested in attending, I would be more than happy to do the Raku night the 3rd friday in July...so let me know if you would come!
Monday, June 8, 2009
Friday August 21st, 2009 - The AAG will meet in downtown Bordentown NJ to enjoy an inspiring stroll around the galleries in town followed by a pizza party outside on the deck of Marcellos! More details soon! Should be a fun evening....Galleries and shops stay open late every third friday...for more info visit their website at www.DowntownBordentown.com
Saturday, May 30, 2009
Wednesday, May 20, 2009
AAG Member Jude Harzer Jude Harzer was awarded a Geraldine Dodge Fellowship in the amount of $5,000. for a Visual Arts Initiative that will enable her to spend five weeks as an artist in residence at the School of Visual Arts in NYC beginning in July 2009. Her focus will be on oil painting and the integration of new materials such as metal, wood and wire into her work.
Jude's recent exhibitions:
National Association of Women Artists
120th Annual Exhibition
Opening Reception: May 17th
Salamagundi Art Club
47 5th Ave.
New York, NY
Wednesday, May 13, 2009
Gallery 125 in Trenton, NJ, invites submissions from artists for their Fall, 2009, exhibit, Current Exposures. Artists working in any form of photography: traditional film, digital, alternative, computer enhanced and manipulated are invited to submit up to 5 images (entry fee $20) for consideration. CD images must be .jpg files preferably 4" x 6" at 300 DPI, compression level 10. Submission must also include hard copy version of:
Cover sheet with artist's name, home address, phone number, email address and brief biography/resume
One CD of images (up to 5 images per artist on one CD)JPEGs 4" x 6" at 300 dpi.
Title sheet with title, medium, framed dimensions, and year created for each entry. NOTE: the title of piece must be the SAME name as the file name on CD
A $20 check payable to TDA/Gallery 125.
Send to Gallery 125, 125 S. Warren St., Trenton, NJ 08608. Please include a stamped, self-addressed envelope if you wish to have the CD returned. Accepted entries will be posted on website, July 3. For further info: 609-989-9119, or visit www.gallery125.com.
Deadline- June 17 Current Exposures Photography Show
September 11 through November 7, 2009
Juror: Michael Dalton, Associate Professor and Coordinator of Photography, Mercer County Community College (BFA, School of Visual Arts/MFA, Columbia University). In addition to teaching, Michael Dalton is a working photographer who has exhibited extensively over the last 20 years. His work is in the permanent collections of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Yavne Center for the Arts in Israel. More at www.mcdalton.net .
BOI’s of New Hope Fine Art Gallery is hosting the 2nd annual PAINT-OUT: NEW HOPE on June 12th and 13th, 2009. This plein air painting competition/exhibition takes place over the course of both days. Artist are invited to create works in any 2 dimensional painting or drawing medium on location in the borough of New Hope and Washington Crossing State Park on Friday and/or Saturday.
Exhibition opening, Award Ceremony and Artist reception will be Saturday June 13th. Prizes Awarded include Best in Show Award and The TAWA Member Award.
The competition is open to all artists over the age of 18. Entry is limited to 30 artists (who will be notified by email and/or phone.) Participants must register at BOI’s of New Hope Art Gallery each day of the competition before beginning to
paint, and must have materials in hand. Works submitted to the competition have to have been started and completed within the time/date boundaries of the competition, ‘en plein air.’ No preliminary sketching, drawing, painting may de done prior to the competition. No work can be done in “studio”,
For entry form, further rules and details, contact:
Lonn Braender at BOI’s of New Hope
9 West Mechanic St
New Hope, PA 18938
The Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts in Millville, NJ (South Jersey) invites submissions from all NJ, PA, DE artists, working in all mediums for a July exhibit, Sand, Beach & Glass. Works submitted can not have been shown at RRCA before.
The curators say: “Sand, Beach & Glass takes us farther than relaxing beach havens and shows us not only the beauty and splendor of all things ‘Down the Shore,’ but also the ingeniousness of those artists who not only paint and sculpt art inspired by the beach environment but the artisans who have raised glass making to a fine art. This exhibition will be juried by the Exhibition Committee of the RRCA. Prizes to be Announced. Entry fee is $20.00 for 3 images, and $5.00 each additional image. Only 2 details permitted for 3D work. (no more than 3 works may be entered for consideration.)
Entries must be postmarked by June 8, 2009
For a full prospectus or additional information, you can go to the Center’s website at www.rrcarts.com; or you can call them at 856-327-4500 or email Amy.firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday, May 12, 2009
EN PLEIN AIR OUTING!!!
SUNDAY May 17th 2-5pm
at Laurita Winery
35 Archertown Rd, New Egypt, NJ 08533
Join us at Laurita Winery in New Egypt for an afternoon of En Plein Air Art! Bring your supplies and creativity! Members shall meet upstairs on the 2nd Floor at 2pm for a brief business discussion about our upcoming group show. Rain or Shine!
Remember dues are due!
Monday, May 11, 2009
Governor Corzine's FY2010 budget proposal indicates levels of state funding for arts, history and tourism below minimum levels stated in legislation that established a dedicated revenue stream to support these industries. Please write your district legislators and ask them to honor the law and vote for a budget that includes, at the very least, the minimum levels of support for arts, history and tourism promotion stated within the law.
Please click on the link below to show your support!
Monday, May 4, 2009
Garden State Watercolor Society
40th Annual Open Juried Exhibition
March 29 - April 20, 2009
Historic Prallsville Mills
Delaware River Mill Society at Stockton, Rt. 29
Stockton, New Jersey 08559
Way to go, Tess!!!
For more info:
Monday, March 30, 2009
Sunday, March 22, 2009
AAG member Tess Fields demonstrates a watercolor background technique.
AAG member Bill Martin discusses one of his latest watercolor paintings.
AAG member Lisette Herz talks about her handmade paper mixed media painting.
Thursday, February 5, 2009
BY JENNIFER KOHLHEPP Staff Writer
Jude Vereb Harzer, a painter and educator, believes one of her greatest gifts is the ability to discover beauty in places where it seems the most difficult to find.
The Millstone native, who graduated valedictorian of the Allentown High School class of 1981, grew up in a single parent household as one of six children. In a house "filled with noise," quests for quiet and beauty were constant, necessary pursuits for her. Read Full Article Here.
Tuesday, February 3, 2009
Photo by Matt Rainey/The Star-Ledger
Sunday, January 25, 2009
The newest show in the Allentown Art Guild's continuing art on display at The Bank in Allentown, New Jersey is the first in series of 1 person shows. The current 3 month exhibit features the work of Allentown photographer Jeff Martin. You can learn more about Jeff at his website...www.jeffmartinphoto.com. Stop by The Bank to see the show - 20 North Main St Allentown, NJ 08501.
Monday, January 19, 2009
The Allentown Art Guild would like to thank artist Robert Girandola for coming out and speaking about his life and work. If you would like to learn more about Mr. Girandola, visit his website at www.robertgirandola.com. Stay tuned to see the evening posted on YouTube . . .details soon . . .
Saturday, January 17, 2009
Place -The Roosevelt Public School
2a School Ln, Roosevelt, NJ 08555
Directions: ( Rte 539) towards Hightstown until you get to Windsor Rd and make a right turn(white church on corner on left side). Take that until you reach the next stop sign, make a sharp right turn which is Rte 571 which goes into Roosevelt. Make a right turn on to Pine Dr (opposite the Borough Hall and firestation/first aid building), and then first left onto School La. Go straight and park near the school. Entrance is all the way towards the right side of building.
Materials are limited to water-based paints
AAG Members Only.
Thursday, January 15, 2009
Enter the 26th Annual Art Competition. More than $25,000 in cash prizes! More info here! PRIZES
More than $25,000 in Cash Prizes!
5 First Place Awards: $2,500 each
5 Second Place Awards: $1,250 each
5 Third Place Awards: $750 each
15 Honorable Mentions: $100 each
Winners will be featured and finalists’ names will be published in the December 2009 issue of The Artist's Magazine. 13 finalists will be featured in The Artist's Magazine's 2009 Calendar. In addition, nine finalists will be featured in the "Competition Spotlight" in The Artist's Magazine , 12 finalists will be featured as "Artist of the Month" on our website, and all winners and finalists will receive a certificate suitable for
Plus, the Student/Beginner Division (for artists age 16 or over who (1) have been enrolled in a post-high school art program for no more than four years OR (2) have pursued art on their own or in workshops/lessons for no more than four years):
5 First Place Awards: $150 each
5 Second Place Awards: $75 each
5 Third Place Awards: $50 each
Award Winners in the Student/Beginner division will be featured in the January/February 2010 issue of The Artist's Magazine.
PLUS all Award Winners and Honorable Mentions receive a 1-year subscription to The Artist's Magazine.
Deadline: May 1, 2009
Friday, January 9, 2009
Please visit www.newartgroup.com for further information.
The basics are: No fee
All works must be hand delivered. The work must hang on the wall. No work larger than 72 inches. No insurance. 30% commission. No nudity. We will ask the accepted artists to donate $35.00 or less to the Arts Center. Works accepted as slides, CD's or electronic. Jimfuess@comcast.net
AND . . .
The Monmouth Museum
New Jersey Emerging Artist Series 2009-2010
CALL FOR ENTRIES
The Monmouth Museum provides a unique and exciting opportunity for artists to showcase their work with its New Jersey Emerging Artists Series.
We are planning now for our Third Annual series of six one-person exhibitions. Each exhibition will run for one month during July, August and September 2009 and April, May and June 2010. The exhibitions are open to any artist 18 or older and currently living in New Jersey, who has not been featured in a one-person exhibition in the State (this includes solo exhibitions in any public venue where work was exhibited over a period of three weeks, was publicized in the media, and was accompanied by an opening reception). Artists will be chosen by the Museum Exhibition Committee from submitted CDs. Work will be considered in all media, but the pieces must be wall-mountable, must be original creations by the artist, and produced within the last five years. Submission of work by Monmouth Museum members is free. Non-members must pay a non-refundable fee of $10 to submit CDs for consideration. Guidelines for entry and entry forms are available and may be downloaded from the Museum's website: www.monmouthmuseum.org
Submission deadline: March 27, 2009.
Tuesday, January 6, 2009
Monday, January 5, 2009
Please stop in and celebrate the beauty of winter —
A Group Exhibition including the work of AAG Member/President Ericka O'Rourke Opening Reception
Saturday February 7th 2009 4-8pm
(Snowdate - Sunday the 8th 4-8pm)
The Artful Deposit Gallery
201 Farnsworth Ave
Bordentown City, NJ 08505
Please join our fellow AAG member in celebration at her very first solo show!
Jude Harzer - Serendipity
Saturday February 7th 2009
701 Mattison Ave
Asbury Park, NJ 07712