Monthly Archives: September 2009

Nicaragua in Lawrence

The Abud Family Foundation for the Arts is exhibiting the work of Igor Corrales, born in Somoto, Nicaragua, and living and painting in the Basque  region of Spain. His collection of oil paintings titled “Donostia” (San Sebastian) will be on … Continue reading

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Preserve with Paint

Twenty-two plein air painters will come to Princeton’s Mountain Lakes Preserve, Route 206 and Mountain Avenue, to capture the beauty of the lakes, woods, fields, and the nine miles of trails traverse the preserve and connected lands on canvas on … Continue reading

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Ice Cream and All Good Things

Mike Mann is back, and this time he’s in an ice cream shop. What could be more fun than that? Stockton artist Mr. Mann (read my post about him last year) will be showing a new collection of his colorful … Continue reading

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Circular Thinking

One can only imagine the fun Mary Bundy and Tom George (see post) must have together, traveling to the Southwest and Maine and painting their magnificent colorful works, often with a circle (as in the sun) as a theme. The … Continue reading

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Reflections of a Parallel Universe

As a fine art photographer shooting architecture, portraits, landscapes and abstractions, Paul Grand has created portfolios from around the world. His style is painterly, sculptural, and at times, even a bit theatrical. Mr. Grand avoids the big picture and focuses … Continue reading

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For the Love of a Bridge

You’ve heard me spout off before about my love for the Brooklyn Bridge (see post). Now you can see a play about the Roebling family, those engineering geniuses who changed the way we live. Actors’ NET of Bucks County launches … Continue reading

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Learning New Words

LEARNING new words is fun. The encaustic work of artist Pamela Farrell offers several opportunities to learn new terms. She talks about lacunae, and I have to stop her there to learn more about this term. A lacuna is, basically, … Continue reading

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Dumpster Diving

Everything Rebecca Kelly creates exudes a wonderful sense of whimsy and pathos (at left, her mixed media work, “Sad Clown”). This multitalented woman is a storyteller, teacher, artist, and now curator. She has put together transFORMation: Art Made from Recycled … Continue reading

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Avenue of the Arts

The waters of the Jessup River flows into Indian Lake in the Adirondacks. “Jessup River,” as painted by artist Silvere Boureau, can be seen in the West Windsor Arts Council’s “Avenue of the Arts,” on view at MarketFair, 3535 U.S. … Continue reading

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Artful Knitting

Fall is in the air… well, OK, we will have the Labor Day weekend ahead of us, and I’m sure there will still be dog days of summer ahead, not to mention Indian weather, but it isn’t too early to … Continue reading

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