Artists' Gallery Blog

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Beatrice Bork - Art of the Animal Kingdom XIX


Beatrice Bork
"Through the Shoals"
American/Caribbean Flamingos
Watercolor

Beatrice Bork's painting "Through the Shoals" has been juried into the "Art of the Animal Kingdom XIX" national juried exhibit!


Art of the Animal Kingdom XIX
National Juried Exhibit
June 14—August 24, 2014
The Bennington Center for the Arts
Bennington Vermont

http://thebennington.org/


Artists' Gallery, 18 Bridge Street, Lambertville, NJ - map & directions
Gallery hours: Thurs, Fri, Sat and Sunday 11 am - 6 pm
www.lambertvillearts.com


Thursday, May 22, 2014

Plugged in: Digital technology Extends Conventional Media

Alan J. Klawans
"Tackle Box"
digital print


Alan Klawans' digital artistry is included in Gwen Shrift's article on digital media, appearing in the Bucks County Courier Times. 

You can read the full article here:  "Plugged in: Digital technology Extends Conventional Media".


Artists' Gallery, 18 Bridge Street, Lambertville, NJ - map & directions
Gallery hours: Thurs, Fri, Sat and Sunday 11 am - 6 pm
www.lambertvillearts.com





Sunday, May 11, 2014

Andrew Werth: Abstraction in Mind

Abstraction in Mind
An Artist Talk with Andrew Werth 

May 18, 2014, 6:00pm-7:30pm 
952 Alexander Road
West Windsor, NJ 08550
Free



Andrew Werth is giving a talk at the West Windsor Arts Center on May 18, 6:00pm-7:30pm.

Andrew will discuss color theory and perception, meaning in abstract art, pattern formation in nature and on the computer, and how all of these things combine with his love of cognitive science, philosophy, math, and physics in the creation of his paintings

Admission is free; $20 suggested donation.

A donation of $100 includes a 18 x 15 digital reproduction of the artist’s work (while supplies last).

Donations accepted at the door

More details can be found on the West Windsor Arts Center website.



Artists' Gallery, 18 Bridge Street, Lambertville, NJ - map & directions
Gallery hours: Thurs, Fri, Sat and Sunday 11 am - 6 pm
www.lambertvillearts.com

Friday, May 9, 2014

New Member: Jane Adriance

Jane Adriance
"Exotic Flowers"

This month we welcome watercolorist Jane Adriance as Artists' Gallery's newest member.

"I paint what is exotic to me in my daily life. I like to create startling contradictions between the everyday and the unknown. Sometimes the unexpected or bizarre compositions become a springboard to fantasy for me and hopefully the viewer." - Jane Adriance


Jane Adriance
"Homage to Leger"

Jane is a signature member of the Garden State and New Jersey Watercolor Societies.   You can see more of her work on the Artists' Gallery website, or just stop by and see her work in person!


Artists' Gallery, 18 Bridge Street, Lambertville, NJ - map & directions
Gallery hours: Thurs, Fri, Sat and Sunday 11 am - 6 pm
www.lambertvillearts.com

Michael Schweigart Solo Exhibition at Ocean City Arts Center

Michael Schweigart
"Sunset"
 
Artists' Gallery artist Michael Schweigart is having a Solo Exhibition:
 
May 1 - 31, 2014
1735 Simpson Avenue
Ocean City, NJ
 
Opening Reception:
Friday, May 9, 7 - 8:30 pm



Artists' Gallery, 18 Bridge Street, Lambertville, NJ - map & directions
Gallery hours: Thurs, Fri, Sat and Sunday 11 am - 6 pm
www.lambertvillearts.com

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Alla Podolsky and James Pryor: Introspection

"Introspection"
featuring Alla Podolsky and James Pryor
May 8 - June 1, 2014
Opening reception: Saturday, May 10, 5-9 pm
Closing Reception: Sunday, June 1, 1-3 pm


"My images play both in emotion and technique, while portraying private thoughts as public displays." —James Pryor.

"To produce any kind of work, an artist must look inside first. Artists are the ultimate observers, examiners, and interpreters of the internal for the outside world." —Alla Podolsky

Photographer James Pryor and painter Alla Podolsky, both of the Artists' Gallery in Lambertville, NJ, share their new work in "Introspection," a joint show running Thursday, May 8 through Sunday, June 1.

An opening reception will be held Saturday, May 10, from 5 pm to 9 pm. The artists will also host a closing reception from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on June 1. All are welcome!




"I paint moments, slices of time," says Alla Podolsky, "either taken directly from events or supplied by recollection and imagination. Often those intermingle, creating a different kind of reality. They are intensely personal, and yet, I believe, universal. We all carry whole worlds inside ourselves, and it's our job as artist to communicate them, to give them space, interpretation, and life on the outside. We are in a rather unique position of looking inward by expressing outward. Our introspections are public." Alla Podolsky traces her love of psychological painting to the ancient Byzantine icons she saw as a child in Kiev, Ukraine, the city where she was born and raised. She considers herself a "human" painter, the one who paints people, experiences that are inextricably theirs, bearing the stamps of their humanity. Her work deals with the traces people leave on their surroundings and times, and with the traces the surroundings and time leave on the people.

"My style and images combine into subtle emotions that engage the viewer. I have always believed that one should put to print what stimulates," states James Pryor. Combining his custom adapted flex body camera along with his unique printing methods, he has established a creative dreamlike "other-world" through select focus with textural dimension. "My images play both in emotion and technique, while portraying private thoughts as public displays. I find myself emotionally divided as to exhibit my impressions while guarding my intention. If my images are to be taken literally, then let the viewer come to respect my work as simply honest. Whether my subjects are human figures, places or themes, all interpretations remain emotionally confined within a single dimensional print; this art is my passion." Having studied psychology, philosophy and a little theology, James' visual environment is one of awakening. His images explore reactions to strength, weakness, assertion, submission and the beauty that surrounds.



Artists' Gallery, 18 Bridge Street, Lambertville, NJ - map & directions
Gallery hours: Thurs, Fri, Sat and Sunday 11 am - 6 pm
www.lambertvillearts.com

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Ellarslie Open XXXI Awards

Gail Bracegirdle
"Osage"
watercolor


Artists' Gallery was well represented at the Ellarslie Open XXXI awards presentation this weekend: Jose Anico was awarded "Runner Up – Painting", Gail Bracegirdle not only received "Honorable Mention – Watercolor", but she also got the Trenton Museum Society Purchase Award and her painting is now part of the museum's permanent collection. Congratulations to both artists!


Artists' Gallery, 18 Bridge Street, Lambertville, NJ - map & directions
Gallery hours: Thurs, Fri, Sat and Sunday 11 am - 6 pm
www.lambertvillearts.com